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Vote: Who should be SBLive's Lower Weight National Wrestler of the Week (3/13/2024)?

Here are seven wrestlers for your voting consideration
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It's time once again for you to help us decide who is SBLive Sports National High School Lower Weight Wrestler of the Week.

Below are the details on the candidates we have selected for your consideration. Share this post with your friends, family, teammates and classmates and encourage everyone to support the wrestler they find most deserving. You can vote as often as you like and the winner will be announced in next week's poll. Voting ends on Sunday, March 17th at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific).

Congratulations to last week's winner: Kade Nicolas of Becker (Minnesota).

Here are this week's nominees:

Brandon Bickerton (Highland, OH) 106 – Bickerton was third a week ago at Districts in a weight class won by Ayden Dood (Perrysburg). At the DI states, Bickerton rebounded and won the battle of honorable mention wrestlers, 6-5, to claim the state crown.

Grey Burnett (Perrysburg, OH) 113 – In the District tournament No. 14 Burnett fell to No. 13 Ethan Timar (St. Edward), 6-5. In the DI State finals, Burnett avenged that loss for the state glory, 3-2.

Landon Sidun (Norwin, PA) 114 – Sidun is currently ranked No. 2, but was sitting in the No. 1 position going into the Pennsylvania regionals where he was upset by then No. 19 Santino Sloboda (Butler). At the AAA States, Sloboda was tripped up and landed in the sixth spot of the podium, while Sidun won the bracket, beating Ridley’s Curtis Nelson, 6-3, in the finals. Nelson handed Sloboda his first loss of the season in the semis.

Lincoln Sledzianowski (Bishop McCort, PA) 121 – Sledzianowski arrived on the high school scene with a lot of hype but took his lumps early on. Perhaps the freshman has made the necessary adjustments at the high school level because he had a breakout performance at the AA state tournament. While he didn’t win his weight, Sledzianowski was third and picked up wins over No. 5 Louie Gill (Reynolds) and No. 7 Gauge Botero (Faith Christian Academy).

Cole Evans (Perrysburg, OH) 126 – No. 19 Evans was beaten by No. 18 Phoenix Contos (Waite) by a 9-1 major decision in the District Finals. Flash forward to the DI states and Evans gained revenge on Contos in the state finals with a 7-3 victory.

Charlie Robson (Conwell Egan, PA) 133 – Like Sledzianowski, Robson was unranked going into the state tournament but landed on the third rung of the AA podium at 133, putting three ranked wins in the books over No. 13 Mason Gibson (Bishop McCort), and two honorable mention wrestlers – Cyrus Hurd (North East) and Hunter Gould (Conneaut).

Kade Brown (St. Edward, OH) 138 – No. 14 Brown lost to No. 13 Charles Curtis at the OHSWCA State Duals, 13-8. In the DI state finals, Brown reversed that outcome with a 10-3 victory for the state championship.