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Athlete of the week is Glenn's Bosco

The featDefeated Rocky Point's Anthony Volpe, 2-1, in double overtime in a Jan. 15 battle of 160-pound unbeatens. Bosco took the win with 16 seconds remaining in the second 30-second portion of the second overtime. Volpe was ranked No. 1 in the state this season after earning the county title and placing third at states last year.

The quote

"Although I could work on my offense, my strength is definitely my defense. When I escaped in regular time, I was pretty confident going into the overtime."

History in the sport

Bosco began wrestling in fourth grade on the Blue Wave wrestling team and most of his current teammates were part of that team. "We basically grew up wrestling together," he said.

What's next?With the desire to wrestle in college, Bosco is currently interested in finding out more about the SUNY-Cortland program. For now he is focused on making his first trip to the state meet and possibly bringing home the title of state champion.

The lightning roundCareer highlight? "Winning my match against Rocky Point."

Favorite video game? Fifa 2010.

Favorite TV show? "Lopez Tonight."

Last movie you saw? "The Hangover."

Favorite subject? Lunch.

Favorite food? Chicken parmesan.

Favorite holiday? Christmas.

Favorite place to vacation? Italy.

Dream car? "My dad's bright red 1967 Camaro."

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