More Than The Score

January 09, 2007

Tyson Bennett
Berkeley Springs

What do you like best about your sport? "It is both a team sport and an individual sport."

Your greatest accomplishment in your sport? "I was runner-up at states last year at 152 pounds."

Toughest individual opponent you have faced? "Probably my opponent from that match, Rhett Northcraft from Oak Glen."

Toughest team you have faced? "Probably Oak Glen since those kids are pretty tough."

Other sports? Football

Pregame rituals? "Before football games, we listened to AC/DC."

Besides your parents, the most influential person in your life? "My grandma, who died last November right before the season started."


Favorite professional team? Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite athlete? Joey Porter

Favorite movie? Varsity Blues

Favorite song? "Animal I Have Become" by Three Days Grace

Dream car? Ford Mustang GT500

What I actually drive: 2002 Ford Taurus

Favorite school subject? Math or Science

Least favorite school subject? English

Best place to hang out? "A friend's house. Doesn't really matter who."

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