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    Jacob Spino named Independence Athlete of the Week

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    Jacob Spino finished 4-0 to win the 145 pound weight class at the Hawken Invitational Tournament and subsequently earned Independence Athlete of the Week honors for the week of Dec. 8, 2014. Spino pinned all four of his opponents during the tournament.

    Three of his pins were in the first period and he didn’t give up an offensive point during the tournament. Spino finished last year one win away from placing at the state tournament and is on a mission this year to become Independence’s fourth wrestling state champion. He is a ferocious competitor and is driven every day to reach his goal.

    The Jacob Spino File:

    • Class: Senior
    • Age: 18
    • Sport: Wrestling
    • Family: Parents: Mark & Amy; Brother: Matthew; Sister: Alexandra
    • Favorite Food: Nuts
    • Favorite Hobby: Hacky Sacking
    • Favorite Athlete: Josh Prohibition
    • Favorite Film: Forrest Gump
    • Favorite TV Show: Hell on Wheels
    • Favorite Sports Team: Tune Squad from Space Jam
    • Best Advice: To be a Champion, you have to think like a champion.

     

    Steve Harehttps://www.ohiovarsity.com
    The creator and publisher of OhioVarsity.com, Hare has covered high school sports in Northeast Ohio since 1997. He began as a correspondent for the Lake County News Herald, where he contributed until 2011, primarily covering high school football and wrestling. In 1999, Hare began writing for IrishIllustrated.com, a member of the Scout.com network of high school and college sports web sites. He focuses on covering Notre Dame football recruiting. OhioVarsity.com was created in 2004 and was a member of the Rivals.com network until 2012. The site's original purpose was to cover Ohio high school football and recruiting news but since has grown to cover all sports and to provide sports information services to high school athletic programs and individual teams. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.
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