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April 6, 2014

Winter Athletes of the Year: Breese dominant during perfect senior season

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Moving on

Breese was as enjoyable to interview as he was to watch wrestle this season. Always confident but never cocky, Breese earned the right to speak his mind, showcasing how a student-athlete should conduct himself in and out of the gym.

Ranked 15th in his academic class at Lakeview, Breese embodies the work ethic and determination that every athlete can hope to have at some point during their high school career.

Now it’s time to look ahead, as Breese has decided to take his wrestling talents to Ohio and wrestle for Kent State University.

The jump to collegiate wrestling will naturally have its ups and downs, but it’s never too early to look ahead and begin setting goals for the next chapter.

Most kids would still be celebrating a state title.

Breese isn’t most kids.

“I’d like to be an All-American, and eventually a national champion,” Breese said. “That should be everyone’s goal, as long as you’re willing to work for it.”

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