Steele sends wrestler to state tourney in style


Steele junior wrester Matt Lee shares an embrace with his grandfather, Carl, grandmother, Michelle, sister, Katy, and mother, Maureen before traveling to this year’s state tournament in Columbus.


Lee and his sister Katy take a couple of celebratory laps around Steele High School’s halls.


Teammates gather to congratulate Lee outside Steele’s front doors.


Band members clear the way for Lee before he heads to Columbus.


Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News Times

Junior Matt Lee will fly the banner of Amherst Steele High School this weekend in Columbus at this year’s Ohio state tournament. He was greeted by family, friends, fellow students, and staff March 8 in a sendoff ceremony with plenty of flags waving and an inspiring rendition of “Hang On Sloopy.”

Steele junior wrester Matt Lee shares an embrace with his grandfather, Carl, grandmother, Michelle, sister, Katy, and mother, Maureen before traveling to this year’s state tournament in Columbus.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/03/web1_IMG_6916.jpgSteele junior wrester Matt Lee shares an embrace with his grandfather, Carl, grandmother, Michelle, sister, Katy, and mother, Maureen before traveling to this year’s state tournament in Columbus.

Lee and his sister Katy take a couple of celebratory laps around Steele High School’s halls.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/03/web1_IMG_6908.jpgLee and his sister Katy take a couple of celebratory laps around Steele High School’s halls.

Teammates gather to congratulate Lee outside Steele’s front doors.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/03/web1_IMG_6911.jpgTeammates gather to congratulate Lee outside Steele’s front doors.

Band members clear the way for Lee before he heads to Columbus.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/03/web1_IMG_6906.jpgBand members clear the way for Lee before he heads to Columbus.