WNY Athletics

WNY Athletics Wrestler of the Week: Jaden Heers

Newfane senior Jaden Heers has been selected as a WNY Athletics Wrestler of the Week presented by G&G Fitness for the thirteenth week of the 2019-2020 season (Monday, 2/25 – Saturday, 2/29).

In his second appearance at the NYS tournament, Jaden captured the Division II 285-pound state title on Saturday, February 29th in Albany. Heers started the event as the 4-seed in the weight class and took down the top seed in the semifinals before a 5-4 win in the championship bout over the 2-seed. Jaden became the first state champion for Newfane since 2003 and will leave the program as a two time sectional champion as well.

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