Pinellas Athlete of the Week
THIS WEEK’S FEATS
Chopek placed second at the FHSAA state wrestling meet in Lakeland after reaching the Class 2A 138-pound final. The senior won his first three bouts by technical fall, pin and major decision before falling to Lake Gibson sophomore Brendon Abdon.
Chopek finished his senior campaign with a 53-4 overall record. He entered states as the Class 2A Region 3 champ and Class 2A District 9 champ.
Chopek was joined at states by senior teammate Desmon Marshall (182 pounds). Marshall won districts and placed third at regionals.