Standard Stars: Davis High School wrestling's Eli Knowlton

Tuesday , January 02, 2018 - 5:00 AM

PATRICK CARR, Standard-Examiner Staff

Eli Knowlton

School: Davis

Grade level: Junior

Position: Wrestling

Nickname: Shmee

Best friend: Zach Matthews

Favorite food: Hamburgers

Favorite TV show: “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”

Favorite movie: “The Avengers”

Favorite music group/singer: Macklemore

Favorite book: Percy Jackson

Favorite class/subject: Math

Favorite athlete: Donovan Mitchell

Role model: My parents

What I’d like to win a lifetime supply of (Other than money): Climbing ropes

Favorite hobby: Mountain biking

Favorite board game/card game: Risk

Favorite website/app/video game: The Legend of Zelda

Biggest sports thrill: Mountain biking team finished in third place at the state meet.

Best advice ever received: Never give up

Plans after high school: Go to college to be an engineer.

Performance review: Scored a 7-4 decision win over Fremont’s Davian Hendrix, who was 28-2 coming into the match, on Dec. 20.

You can reach prep sports reporter Patrick Carr at Follow him on Twitter at @patrickcarr_ or like him on Facebook at

Sign up for e-mail news updates.

Get the Standard-Examiner Advantage.