This season, Matthew Garland closed out an outstanding high school wrestling career at South Jefferson.
Over the years, he produced a 171-41 record while making multiple runs in state wrestling tournaments.
In 2017, at 106 pounds, Garland finished third in states as a wildcard. As a wildcard in 2018, he again placed third in states. This season, he made it to the championship match at 120 pounds and placed second.
Matthew is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete Of The Week for March 1, 2019. To see him in action, and hear from Matthew, click on the picture above this post to watch Mel Busler's report.