Ohio’s Top 50 Athletes of the Decade: No. 39 Harry Lester

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No. 39: Harry Lester, Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, Wrestling, 1997-2001

Today we continue the countdown of JJHuddle’s “Top 50 Ohio High
School Athletes of the Decade” for 1999-2009. Every Monday through
Friday from now until March 26, a new athlete will be released. Today’s entry won four state titles and racked up a career record of 165-2.


Today we continue the countdown of JJHuddle’s “Top 50 Ohio High
School Athletes of the Decade” for 1999-2009. Every Monday through
Friday from now until March 26, a new athlete will be released.

Today’s entry won four state titles and racked up a career record of 165-2.

39. Harry Lester, Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, Wrestling, 1997-2001: A two-time World bronze medalist, Lester is currently regarded as one of the country’s top Greco-Roman wrestlers. During his high school career, Lester went 165-2 and won four state titles. After earning All-American honors as a senior, Lester went to Iowa State and then Northern Michigan to train with the US Olympic team.

Harry Lester Highlights

 

COMPLETE COUNTDOWN

Honorable Mention

50. Daequan Cook, Dayton Dunbar, Basketball, 2002-2006

49. Maurice Hall, Columbus Brookhaven, Football, 1997-2001

48. Erick Howard, North Canton Hoover, Football, 2006-2010

47. Jared Sullinger, Columbus Northland, Basketball, 2006-2010

46. Marc Sylvester, Cleveland St. Ignatius, Track,  1997-2001

45. Collin Palmer, Lakewood St. Edward, Wrestling, 2005-2009

44. Dustin Schlatter, Graham/Massillon Perry, Wrestling, 2001-2005

43. Cachet Murray, Girard, Track, 2002-2005

42. Jantel Lavender, Cleveland Central Catholic, Basketball, 2003-2007

41. Whitney Meyers, Cincinnati St. Ursula, Swimming, 1999-2003

40. Lance Palmer, Lakewood St. Edward, Wrestling, 2002-2006


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