Depies garners Athlete of the Week honors
A three year starter at 120 pounds for the Merrill varsity wrestling squad, Merrill High School Junior Tanner Depies has been rock solid for the Jays with a record of 20-9 as of January 11. Depies will look to continue his positive trend this year and finish in first place in the Wisconsin Valley Conference, after taking third place as a freshman and second place as a sophomore.
In the fall Tanner is one of the top runners for the Merrill boy’s varsity cross country team. Outside of sports Depies stays busy at school, participating in FCA and Earth Club. On his free time Depies enjoys spending time with his friends and family.
The son of Katrina and Geoff Depies of Merrill, Tanner currently maintains a perfect 4.0 GPA. Following graduation in spring of 2021, Depies plans to attend a 4-year university, however is undecided on a school and major.