Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Steven Chopek

Countryside H.S.

Wrestling/Senior

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.

SEASON STATS

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.

FELLOW COUGAR

Chopek was joined at states by senior teammate Desmon Marshall (182 pounds). Marshall won districts and placed third at regionals.