Izzy Casarez, Reed wrestling
Casarez completed a career sweep of regional titles on Saturday afternoon at Reno. Casarez won the 4A North 152-pound regional title by major decision, 14-6. It was his fourth consecutive regional title, winning at 120 as a freshman, 126 as a sophomore and 138 as a junior. He’s the only Reed wrestler ever to win four regional titles. Casarez went on to win the 138-pound state title last winter. He will attempt to claim a second consecutive state title this weekend at Spanish Springs.
The Scheels Athlete of the Week is announced every Tuesday throughout the athletic calendar. The winner receives a $50 gift card to Scheels.