- Two-year letter-winner who has three wins and one pin for the Royals
Junior Year (2018-19)
- Posted two wins while wrestling at three different weight classes.
- Posted an 8-4 decision over Quinn Hogue of Elizabethtown on Jan. 8 and had a sudden victory, 12-10 decision over Oneonta's Chris Coyle on Jan. 12.
Sophomore Year (2017-18)
- Competed in four events at 174 pounds, posting one victory, which was by pin.
- Was a two-year varsity starter at 195 pounds for Ridgewood.
- Helped the team win the district championship in all four years of his high school career. Ridgewood was a combined 36-10 in those four years.
- Had a varsity dual career record of 41-5 and an overall varsity career record of 56-18. Finished his career with 18 pins and had 30 wins and 215 team points as a senior.
- Was a Bergen County placer at 195 pounds twice, a District runner-up at 195 pounds twice, and placed at the Mt. Olive Tournament twice.
- Earned all-division second-team honors and all-county honorable mention honors in 2015 and 2016.
- Received the Ross Award for dedication to the sport of wrestling and the Thomas P. Loonie wrestling scholarship.
- Son of Andrew & Patricia Pechko.
- Has an older brother, Connor.