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Ascension Athlete of the Week

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The Weekly Citizen Athlete of the Week is East Ascension senior wrestler Trent Mahoney.

Mahoney concluded his brilliant high-school career last weekend as he won his third state championship.

Mahoney won the 170-pound title after pinning four straight opponents. In the championship match, he took down St. Paul's Blain Cascio in two minutes and 53 seconds.

Mahoney went a perfect 83-0 this season. The 83 wins tied a record for most wins in a single year, a record which he set as a sophomore.

This year, he set a new state record with most career victories with 295. That also ranks second nationally.