HHS Senior Tyler Joseph Clinches NYS Wrestling Championship
Harrison High School senior Tyler Joseph clinched the New York State Wrestling Championship at the 170 lb weight class in the Journeyman/Rudis NYS Wrestling Championships, featuring the top wrestlers from New York State. Tyler is the first Harrison wrestler to earn the state championship title.
In a bracket that included 32 wrestlers from Division 1 and 2, Tyler won all five matches leading to the final competition without giving up a point. The championship match went into double overtime; Tyler scored an escape and a takedown with time running out to win the match and earn the state title. Tyler also was named the Con Edison Athlete of the Week.
A three-season team captain, Tyler posted a stellar career as a Husky Wrestler with the most all-time wins (191) in program history. In addition to winning the 2021 State Championship title, Tyler has qualified for state competition three times, earned all-state honors twice, all section five times, and all league six times. He is a two time Westchester County Wrestling Champion and Section One Leadership Award Winner.
Tyler will continue his wrestling career as a student athlete at the University of Chicago.