Athletes of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Corey Hazel

Penns Valley’s Corey Hazel, left, is a Centre County Athlete of the Week.
Penns Valley’s Corey Hazel, left, is a Centre County Athlete of the Week. CDT file photo

Penns Valley wrestler Corey Hazel is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week.

Hazel, wrestling at 182 pounds, was unbeaten as he helped the Rams to a 3-2 record at the Anthracite Duals at Panther Valley on Saturday.

Hazel accumulated the maximum number of points for the day. He recorded four pins and won by forfeit. Two of his pins came in less than a minute and another came in just 1:03.

Penns Valley scored wins over Wilson Area (54-21), Williams Valley (60-24) and Panther Valley (50-21).

Hazel finished fifth in the 170-pound weight class at the PIAA Class AA Tournament last March, becoming the first Ram to medal in 12 years.

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