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Student-Athlete of the Week: Max Pechersewski


February 1, 2019

Jocelyn Rowley

Junior Max Pechersewski after his win over Skyline’s Nathan Gelles at the Berthoud Diny Pickert Invitational on Jan. 26.

Like many high school wrestlers, junior Max Pechersewski followed his father’s footsteps into the sport. However, it took a bit of nudging to get him there.

“During my freshman year, my parents wanted me to do a sport and I don’t really like basketball that much,” he said. “I knew my dad did wrestling, so I went out to try it. There were some supportive people that helped me find clubs, and I just kept going from there.”

Pechersewski is now in his third year with the Niwot wrestling program, and has become one of its most reliable and consistent wrestlers. He said he enjoys th...

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