02/18 – 02/24: Darvin Anderson & Steven Dwight

Darvin Anderson and Steven Dwight
Darvin Anderson and Steven Dwight

Athlete(s) of the Week
February 18 – 24, 2013

Varsity Wrestling

Coach Kidwell writes: “This week Hyde honors two Athletes of the Week.  Both emerged from the 2013 New England Independent Schools Wrestling Association Championships as medalists and qualifiers for the National Prep Wrestling Championships.  Junior Captain 138 pounder Darvin Anderson displayed grit, toughness, and character battling back from an injury suffered in the semifinals to earn 5th place with a dominant 12 – 1 victory in his final bout.  Senior Captain 285 Steven Dwight defended his #1 ranking in New England in dominant fashion, pinning his #2 ranked opponent in the Championship finals in a mere :16 seconds!  Both of these warriors embody the determination, selflessness, and sportsmanship that is Hyde Wrestling.  Both of these gentleman are headed to Pennsylvania to National Preps, where Steven is ranked #3,  to test their mettle against the best in the country.”