Nate Vargas – Student Athlete Of The Week

Name: Nate Vargas

Sport: Wrestling

School: Sultana

Grade: Junior

This week’s accomplishment: Vargas won the Mojave River League championship at 152 pounds with an 11-4 victory in the finals Friday. He reached the championship match with a technical fall in the semifinals.

What do you like most about your sport: Not relying on anyone else but yourself.

How long have you been playing your sport and how did you get started: I’ve been grappling since I was 6 years old, but I was introduced into wrestling at the age of 9 in coach Humphrey’s wrestling room.

Pregame ritual: Visualizing success in my matches.

Most memorable sports moment: Technical fall over my opponent in the finals at CIF.

If you could be someone else for a day, who would it be and why: My brother, he ain’t no joke.

Something most people don’t know about you: My middle name is my first name.

How would you spend $1 million: Invest into business and make more money like Mark Cuban.

Where would you go if you could travel anywhere in the world: Bahamas

If you had an extra hour every day, how would you spend it: I would spend it with my brother and my parents.

What superpower do you wish you had: Being immortal

Favorite sports team: Oklahoma State Cowboys, the Money Team

Favorite athlete: Nate Diaz

Favorite superhero: Deadpool

Favorite TV show: “Martin” or “Eastbound & Down”

Favorite movie: “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Favorite song: “KRS 1” by My Philosophy

Favorite meal: Tacos

Favorite local restaurant: Casa Jimenez

Favorite app: Twitter

Twitter handle: @RealThatDudeNV

For more local sports information visit:   www.vvdailypress.com/sports

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