Dee Lockett, a wrestler from Stillwater Excessive College (Oklahoma), was named the 2022 Boys Rising Star Award winner of the USA Right now Excessive College Sports activities Awards throughout the July 31 digital present.
The USA Right now Excessive College Sports activities Awards are the most important highschool sports activities recognition program within the nation. Over 800 athletes have been honored and the winners of 29 sports activities and different particular awards have been introduced throughout the reside present, hosted by former NFL tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Vernon Davis.
Months earlier than his first wrestling match in highschool, Lockett had a few U15 Nationwide Championships wins. He overtook his opponents 51-8 within the Freestyle event and was named Excellent Wrestler, leaving him with a few nationwide titles.
Lockett rode that momentum in his first highschool stint, successful the distinguished Ironman Event in Ohio. He capped off his stellar debut season by claiming the Oklahoma state 6A championship at 145 kilos, beating a junior and a senior on the best way to the ultimate. He’ll enter his early second season with a nationwide high 10 rating at £ 152 from FloSports.
In all, 51 boys have been nominated for the All-USA Right now Excessive College Sports activities Awards Boys Rising Stars Staff, together with one athlete from every state.
Lockett busted the opposite finalists: Bryce Underwood, a soccer participant from Belleville Excessive College (Michigan); And Cameron Boozer, a male basketball participant at Columbus Excessive College in Miami, Florida.