Wrestling Recruiting News

A.C. Headlee commits to North Carolina

By Joe Tuscano

The way A.C. Headlee sees it, this is a perfect match.

The senior from Waynesburg High School will wrestle next year at the University of North Carolina, home of Tar Heels assistant coach and Headlee’s close friend Coleman Scott.

“I grew up watching him,” said Headlee, who made his decision known Sunday. “I’m hoping that the next national champion from Waynesburg is wrestling for the last national champion from Waynesburg.”

Not only was Scott an NCAA champion while at Oklahoma State but also a bronze medalist in freestyle at 60 kg (136 pounds) in the 2012 Olympics. Headlee is projected at either 133 or 141 in college, so Scott will be a welcome workout partner.

Continue Reading: Observer-Reporter | Headlee commits to North Carolina.

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