Male Athelete of the Year
Baylor School, Senior
Farr-Worsham Award Outstanding Achievement in Wrestling
Dr. John Franklin Award Outstanding Achievement in Academics
WHY HE WON
Watson, a senior, became only the second five-time wrestling state champion in TSSAA history this season, finishing his prep career with a record of 200 wins and 4 losses after winning the 126-pound title with a 4-0 victory in the state final. The Virginia signee also was chosen as Tennessee’s D-II outstanding wrestler and was recently named the state’s winner of the Dave Schultz high school Excellence Award as selected by the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.
“I’ve wrestled against some of the best from around here, and I respect them so much. A lot of people deserve this. ... Chattanooga is the best city in Tennessee for wrestling. ”