Name: Austin Buttry
School: Chestnut Ridge
Athlete of the week achievement: Buttry defeated Somerset's Jake Hayman in the championship of the Richland Duals in the 285-pound weight class. His victory helped lift Chestnut Ridge to the tournament championship.
Season update: Buttry is now 23-4 on the season.
Coach Greg Lazor's quote: "Austin puts in a lot of work, a lot of heart, time and effort. He does a lot of offseason tournaments and camps, so he works as hard as anyone in the area."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Clark
Favorite subject: History
Favorite movie: "Step-Brothers"
Favorite food: Spaghetti
Favorite song: "The Realest Sport" by TP & Esco
Outside interests: Hanging out with friends, hunting
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: West Virginia
Pro athlete most admired: James Harrison
Best athlete I ever played with: Thomas Haines
Best athlete I ever competed against: Thomas Haines
Most influential person on my athletic career: Michael Berkey
Proudest athletic achievement: Going to nationals with the Pennsylvania national team and winning in both freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling.
How I got my start in wrestling: "I think I was probably 5 and that was a sport that I wanted to do."
Future goal: "Go to college and get a degree in teaching."