Wrestling - 2004

JOE HAILE III graduated from Corning East following a stellar four-year career as a member of the Corning District varsity wrestling team. Joe's first season as a freshman resulted in a 19-11 record and he just got better each year. He was 24-9 as a sophomore, 32-2 as a junior and 30-1 as a senior with his only loss coming in the state tournament where he finished second. Joe finished his high school career with 105 wins and 23 losses with only three losses combined in his junior and senior seasons. As a junior he won four tournaments including the Class A tournament and finished second in the Section. As a senior he won six tournaments including the Class A and Section 4 tournaments. He then suffered his only loss of the season in the state finals. Joe was also a standout offensive and defensive lineman earning All-Twin Tiers honors as a senior.