Chapin, SC (WLTX) --- The Chapin wrestling team owes of a lot of its success to senior Chandler Owens.

With a young and inexperienced squad, Owens was a catalyst for that unit and his leadership has helped the Eagles overcome some early growing pains.

A Life Scholar and AP Scholar, Owens is ranked in the top 10% of the senior class with a 4.378 grade point average.

The captain of the wrestling team, Chandler plans on attending USC and majoring in religious studies, with the goal of becoming a pastor.