This week we profile sophomore Dylan Winchel who will enter the dual against Holmen with a 29-3 record at 106 pounds.
Name: Dylan Winchel
Year/Grade: 10th Grade
Wrestling highlights: Beating JJ McClelland 10-6 at Lancaster Invite while he was ranked.
Favorite subject: Woodworking
Lessons learned: Don’t let the score affect you after the first period. Just always wrestle like it’s the last seconds of your last match.
Three words to describe me: Strong, Determined, Artistic.
I got my start in sports: My older brother Nick. I started in sixth grade.
I wish I could wrestle: Team and Individual State.
My most memorable moment in sports: When I heel-picked JJ Donar to his back at team sectionals.
I enjoy wrestling because: It let’s me be who I am and do what I like.
Advice: Don’t look or research the kids you wrestle before a tournament. Just wrestle your hardest every match.
My role model is: My older brother Nick.
Most inspirational teammate: Michael Murnane.
Nickname: Lil Winchel
Words to live by: Pain is temporary. Pride is forever.
Favorite athlete: Zach Sanders
Favorite team: Badgers
Favorite opponent: JJ Donar or JJ McClelland
Favorite movie: Open Range
Favorite TV show: Walker Texas Ranger
Favorite food: Stuffed crust supreme pizza from Pizza Hut
Favorite restaurant: North Country Bufffet
Favorite sport to watch on TV: Football or wrestling
Favorite place to visit: Harrisonville, MO
I want to visit: Baker, Montana. The town where my dad grew up in.
Top five songs on my iPod are: Voodoo by Godsmack, Body Language by Jesse McCartney, I am not a human being by Lil Wayne, YM Salute by Lil Wayne, 6 foot 7 foot by Lil Wayne
Favorite website: youtube.com
I drive: nothing
Dream car: Dark green Chevy 2500
I like Sparta High School because: It will get you a good education and they help you if you need it.
If I could change anything: I would take back all the stupid things I’ve done.
I wish we could compete against: Wisconsin Rapids just to see how we would do.
I wish I could meet: Cael Sanderson
Dream date: Megan Fox
Dream gift: A green Chevy S10
My perfect day: Hunting or fishing in the woods with my grandpa.
I like to read: Outdoor magazines and USA Wrestling magazines.
Most people don’t know this about me: I like to draw and build things.
Hobbies: Biking, fishing, hunting, spending time with friends and listening to music.
Post-high school plans: Go to school for architecture.
Career goals: Going undefeated as an individual and as a team. Also winning state for both.