Tribune-Herald Athlete of the Week: Waiakea’s Waylon Spain

  • Waylon Spain.

Waylon Spain • wrestling

This is the Waiakea senior’s first time being honored in this space, which means we may have missed the boat three times before.


On Saturday, Spain joined rare company in becoming a four-time BIIF wrestling champion. He conquered the 140-pound division at Konawaena and helped the Warriors regain the team title.

5 questions

Favorite food: Pork adobo

Favorite movie: Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

Favorite thing about wrestling: How challenging it is

Favorite athlete: William Spain, my brother


Favorite place on the Big Island: Carlsmith Beach Park

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