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Senior Tyler Hughes continued his unbeaten season for his C.B. Aycock High wrestling team last week, making him this week’s Farris & Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week.
Wrestling at 152 pounds, Tyler won both of his matches in a 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference tri-match on Wednesday, then went 4-0 in helping the Golden Falcons win their Pilkington Duals tournament on Friday.
For the season, Tyler is 25-0 with 16 wins by fall, three by technical fall, three by major decision and three by forfeit.
The son of Brandy Fields of Goldsboro and Eddie Hughes of Pikeville, Tyler has a 3.6 GPA at Aycock.
He works part-time at Sky Light Mini-Mart in Goldsboro and studies jiu jitsu. He also wrestles year round at the club level.
Tyler plans to continue his wrestling career at the collegiate level as he pursues a business degree.