Aaron Bancroft concluded an impressive freshman season for his Fike High wrestling team over the weekend, making him this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week.
Aaron finished fifth in the 145-pound weight class at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3-A tournament, going 3-2 over the three-day tournament in the Greensboro Coliseum. He posted a 44-6 mark on the season.
The son of Rebecca Bancroft of Kinston and George Bancroft of Wilson, Aaron is an honor-roll student at Fike, where he also was a standout for the Golden Demons junior varsity football team last fall.
Aaron wrestles year-round for Backyard Wrestling Club of Wilson and Rocky Mount and just earned the North Carolina USA Wrestling Cadet Wrestler of the Year honor. He finished second in his weight class at the USA Wrestling Schoolboy Nationals in 2015 in Wisconsin.
He works part-time for his father’s home maintenance business.