WNY Athletics

WNY Athletics Wrestler of the Week: Jaron Barrientos

Starpoint sophomore Jaron Barrientos has been selected as the WNY Athletics Wrestler of the Week for the week of Tuesday, January 3rd to Saturday, January 7th 2023.

Barrientos went a perfect 3-0 with two pins and a major decision on Saturday to help lead the Spartans to the program’s first Section VI Dual Meet title. Jaron earned a first period pin against Clarence in the first round, then bumped up in the lineup from 110 to 118-pounds and major decisioned a returning a fellow returning sectional place winner. In the final, Barrientos earned another crucial pin to help Starpoint secure the sectional dual meet title over a strong Niagara Wheatfield squad.

So far this season, Jaron is 22-3 covering all three of the lowest weights 102, 110, and 118-pounds. Jaron is a retuning Section VI place winner and a big part of the Spartans’ success this season. According to his coaches, Jaron is very hard working in the wrestling room.

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