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CVA wrestler shows incredible sportsmanship

CVA wrestler shows incredible sportsmanship

Posted: Jan. 10, 2019 6:31 PM
Updated: Jan. 10, 2019 6:31 PM

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on saturday, sportsmanship. the athlete turned down his opponent's forfiet and took the loss himself. this story is gaining national attention - a reporter for cbs was there - and so was newschannel twos alicia daddario. central valley academy wrestler - marek bush - may not have won the tournament, but he definitely came out a winner. bush's finals opponent - indian river's logan patterson - held a commanding 5-0 lead - but the match came to a screaching halt. he posted his arm i think he dislocated his elbow or sprained it and then i heard him scream he jsut rolled off, jholding his elbow,. after that - everyone expected bush to complete the comeback win. but that's not what happened. bob says: actually i was working with the injured wrestler. my assistant coach wasspeaking with marek. i didnt know it until i looked back at the film he was visibly shaken by the whole incident when he went back out i turned to him to tell him not to do anything. before i could say a word, he said i got this dad, i with the final 30 seconds ticking away -bush - did what not many kids would do - he laid on the mat and allowed patterson to finish what he started. i already sent my shot if i was gonna win the match i already sent it. i sent a big throw and it didnt workso he won that match. if he didnt get hurt, he probably wouldve just won te match fair and square. he deserved that win, that was all his match. he dominated the entire time. as a coach and as a dad - bob bush could not have been more proud. very proud. obviously hes gonna make the right decisions in life if he's making decision like this now as a 10th grader.the impressivepart n made without hesitation.winning of wrestling. there's more to the sport than getting your hand raised at the end of the match. and it shows who you are as a person not just winning the match. we can all learn something from marek - winning isn't everything. reporting in ilion - alicia daddario - newschannel two. the new hartford american legion auxiliary presented the "feed our vets"
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