High school wrestling: Avon’s Tate Zeman eyeing big things

By Fuad Shalhout, The Morning Journal POSTED: 01/13/17, 11:17 PM EST Akron>> For Avon junior Tate Zeman, this season is all about one thing: Becoming a state placer. Zeman (120) is coming off an impressive first two seasons at the varsity level, qualifying for districts his freshman year and qualifying for state last year at 106 pounds. The junior is determined more than ever to get back down to Columbus and make the most of it. “My ultimate goal is to get back to Columbus,” he said. “I want to get hopefully in the top four, but I don’t know …
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HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING ByShaun Bennett | The Chronicle-Telegram Published on Dec. 12, 2016 | Updated 3:18 p. m. Tate Zeman had to be a wrestler. The Avon junior was walking on mats shortly after learning how to walk and the sport has been as much a part of his life as eating and sleeping. “Everyone in my family has wrestled — my dad, my grandpa, (my older brother) Zane,” Zeman said. “Pretty much I’d go to all of Zane’s tournaments and help him warm up, even though I was a lot smaller than him. I started hanging out with him and …
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