Senior Zach Watson, 18, has won an individual state title in wrestling on four separate occasions. A member of the National Honor Society, he also presides over the honor council, and his 0.980 win percentage, as recently reported in the Times Free Press, “is without equal in Tennessee.”
Today, Zach competes for Baylor at his fifth Tennessee state championship, held in Franklin at the Williamson County Agricultural Exposition Arena. Despite his jam-packed schedule, he consented to give an interview to The Baylor Notes heading into the competition. Here’s an excerpt of the dialogue.