Athlete Spotlight – Bosworth punishing opponents on the mat

BY COLTEN STEELE
WEEKLY REPORTER

bossworth-pic-resizedSouthwestern Conference standout, Kobey Bosworth was selected to be in the Athlete Spotlight as he pinned all three of his opponents, each in the first period, against Springfield, Mattoon, and De Smet High School.

Bosworth is currently 6-1 on the season with six pins. Bosworth is a senior, and the son of Mike and Holly Koechner.

Bosworth plans to further his academic and athletic career after high school. He plans to continue to wrestle through college and get an Undergraduate degree in Pre-Law and continue on to law school.

Bosworth is not only successful on the mat, but also off the mat. Bosworth is a member of the Leadership Council.

Last year, Bosworth was 35-7, and the Regional Champion at 195 pounds.

Bosworth talked about his expectations for the season saying, “I expect to reach State and wrestle well enough to reach the podium, with the best of the best. I also want to grow as a leader and a person that my teammates can look up to. I want each and every one of them to learn from me as an individual and a wrestler.”