Undefeated Wrestler Allowed Himself to be Pinned by Student with Down’s Syndrome

Ben Graham | January 29, 2016
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During a high school wrestling competition, senior Devin Schuko, the undefeated wrestling champion of Norton High School in Massachusetts, reaffirmed the meaning of sportsmanship when he sacrificed his perfect record to brighten the day of Andrew Howland, a student with Down’s syndrome.

"He wanted a match, and I wanted to tangle with him," Schuko told WCVB. "He was strong. He's a tough kid."

"If I had to lose to someone, I'd like to lose to Andy. It was a win-win in my book.”



This is a video of what a team captain and leader looks like. Devin Schuko, a senior with a 27-0 record this year, a young man who earned his 100th career win a few days ago to join the century club at NHS, took the time to make a dream come true for young wrestler with special needs from Dighton Rehoboth's team. So proud to have witnessed this. Truly a special young man.. Thank you Schuko!

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