Stow High School
Stow High School junior sharpshooter Matt Beech is the WAKR Student Athlete of the Week for March 8th-March 15th.
Matt has scored 52 points in Stow's last two playoff wins at Copley High School, including 27 in the triple overtime win over Twinsburg last weekend.
"My team and coach find ways to get all of us shots and my shot was working" Beech said.
Matt is averaging 19.8 ppg and is an All-NWC performer for the Bulldogs. He also excels on the stow football team as a tailback and linebacker. Beech was also an All-Conference player in football.
Matt is much more than sports at Stow High School as he volunteers with the basketball team to donate Holiday gifts to families. Matt has worked with the Stow Police and has sent letters to area hospitals for sick children.
"I like school and athletics, and my parents have stressed to me that without the academics there is no athletics" Beech said.
Matt poured in 25 points in the team's opening round win over Firestone at Copley High School.
Beech carries a 3.875 GPA.
Matt is involved in the school's Career Program as he will look to get into a Business Management career.