STATE OF MIND: Seven wrestlers talk about state meet

Rachel Sloan, Co-Editor in Chief

With seven wrestlers competing at the state meet Thursday through Saturday, we asked for their thoughts about the upcoming meet.

What does state mean to you?

“A lot, I’ve been working three years to get here.”
–junior Jesse O’Rourke

“Means I’m a winner.”
–senior Nakiah Richardson

“All your hard work pays off.”
–sophomore Elise Coleman

“The state hoodie.”
–junior Evan Coleman

“State means everything to me.”
– junior Jemmuel Lacanaria

“It means we’re a great team.”
–junior Drew Mioton

“Recognition. And that we actually accomplished something.”
–junior Micah Schonfeld

 

Are you doing anything specific to prepare for state?

“I’m going to eat salmon the day before.”
–junior Jesse O’Rourke

“I’m going to choose a color for my state hoodie and dance.”
–senior Nakiah Richardson

“KeKe and I ice bath together.”
–sophomore Elise Coleman

“Cut weight.”
–junior Evan Coleman

“I cut my hair.”
– junior Jemmuel Lacanaria

“I usually just hang out with my girlfriend.”
–junior Drew Mioton

“I’m going to cut weight.”
–junior Micah Schonfeld

 

What are you going to eat after your last match?

“Everything.”
–junior Jesse O’Rourke

“Pluckers.”
–senior Nakiah Richardson

“Junk food. All the junk food.”
–sophomore Elise Coleman

“I’m going to Estancia, it’s an all you can eat meat buffet.”
–junior Evan Coleman

“Steak.”
– junior Jemmuel Lacanaria

“Surf and Turf.”
–junior Drew Mioton

“Panda Express.”
–junior Micah Schonfeld