High school wrestling

CRESSON – Eight area wrestlers captured titles, and Huntingdon won the team title at the Sheetz Holiday Classic, which was run Saturday without breaks because of the winter storm.

Huntingdon had three champions in Collin Gloriso (113), Jacob Oliver (145) and Matt Norris (182). Oliver, a freshman, was voted the Outstanding Wrestler after beating Hazleton’s Larry Romanchik, 3-0, in the finals.

Central Cambria’s Max Murin (106) and Tommy Opdenhoff (132) won titles, as did Altoona’s D.J. Hollingshead (152), Tyrone’s Jared Beckwith (195) and Cambria Heights’ Aaron Gill (285).

Huntingdon’s Devon Green (132) and Nathan Russell (138) finished second, as did Central Cambria’s Ian Ostrowski (113) and Altoona’s Trenton Kephart (182).

Murin, a freshman, probably had some votes for OW after beating Altoona’s Cole Manley, 1-0, in the semifinals and South Park’s Dallas Bulsak, 2-0, in the finals.

Manley, Hollidaysburg’s Dalton Long (132) and Hunter Gill (285), Cambria Heights’ Levi Niebauer (160) and Penn Cambria’s John Wilkinson (220) finished third. Penn Cambria’s Nolan Link (106), Altoona’s Hunter Hileman (113) and Huntingdon’s Logan Fisher (170) took fourth.

Key, Team Standings

1. H-Huntingdon 217; 2. BB-Berlin Brothersvalley 197; 3. CF-Colonial Forge, Va. 186.5; 4. SM-St. Marys 130; 5. CAN-Canandaigua, N.Y. 110; 6. HAZ-Hazleton 103; 7. A-Altoona 95.5; 8. R-Richland 94; 9. CC-Central Cambria 93; 10. HOL-Hollidaysburg 90; 11. SP-South Park 85; 12. MP-Mount Pleasant 79.5; 13. T-Tyrone 78.5; 14. PC-Penn Cambria and FH-Forest Hills 77; 16. CH-Cambria Heights 76.5; 17. MRC-Mercer 68; 18. LV-Ligonier Valley 37.5; 19. NC-Northern Cambria 24; 20. W-Williamsport 16.5; 21. P-Portage 12; 22. SJA-St. Joseph’s Academy 3.

Championship Finals

106-Murin, CC, dec. D. Bulsak, SP, 2-0; 113-Glorioso, H, pinned Ostrowski, CC, 5:09; 120-Hoffman, HAZ, dec. Nail, CF, 5-4; 126-George, R, pinned Swank, BB, 3:58; 132-Opdenhoff, CC, tech. fall Green, H, 17-2, 3:51; 138-Wentzel, SP, pinned Russell, 5:32; 145-Oliver, H, dec. Romachik, 3-0.

152-Hollingshead, A, dec. G. Bulsak, SP, 6-0; 160-Fisher, CAN, dec. Bry. Fochtman, BB, 6-5; 170-Pecora, R, dec. A. Carter, CF, 5-0; 182-Norris, H, maj. dec. Kephart, A, 13-1; 195-Beckwith, T, dec. C. Cartner, CF, 6-0; 220-Grayson, CF, dec. Trulick, BB, 3-1; 285-Gill, CH, dec. Collins, BB, 6-1.

Third-Place Finals

106-Manley, A, maj. dec. Link, PC, 9-0; 113-Brodie, CF, dec. Hileman, A, 2-0; 120-Rouser, R, dec. Keiper, FH, 6-0; 126-Law, FH, dec. Novak, R, 4-2; 132-Long, HOL, dec. Abarca, CAN, 5-2; 138-Pecht, SM, dec. Clark, LV, 9-4; 145-Mears, MP, dec. Bra. Fochtman, BB, 9-4.

152-Ta. Cahill, BB, dec. Hunziker, CF, 3-1; 160-Niebauer, CH, dec. Charlesworth, MP, 8-7; 170-Cameroni, SM, maj. dec. Fisher, H, 14-5; 182-Winters, CF, dec. Pepper, BB, 5-1; 195-To. Cahill, BB, dec. Dillon, CN, 3-1 OT; 220-Wilkinson, PC, dec. Smith, MRC, 10-8; 285-Gill, HOL, pinned Phillips, MRC, 4:47.

Outstanding Wrestler: Jacob Oliver, Huntingdon

Bedford’s Easter places fifth

MILL HALL – Ryan Easter (132) finished fifth, and Jonathan Gabriel (113) took sixth were the only Bedford wrestlers able to place in the top eight of the rugged King of the Mountain Tournament.

Bethlehem Catholic won the team title by 22 points over Boyertown, 201-179. Bedford (53) finished in 28th place.

Kittanning two-time state champion Jason Nolf was voted the Outstanding wrestler of the tournament earning racking up a 22-8 major decision of Cumberland Valley’s Class AA returning state runner-up Patrick Duggan at 145 pounds.

Top 10 Team Standings

1. Bethlehem Catholic 201; 2. Boyertown 179; 3. Cumberland Valley 149.5; 4. Latrobe 147.5; 5. Parkland 136.5; 6. Burrell 126.5; 7. Boiling Springs 109.5; 8. McDowell 108.5; 9. Hempfield 106.5; 10. Spring Grove 99; 28. Bedford 53.

Championship Finals

106-Palmer, Council Rock South, dec. Kaldes, Cumberland Valley, 3-0; 113-Wheeling, General McLane, dec. Lenox, McDowell, 2-1; 120-Pletcher, Latrobe, dec. E. Lizak, Parkland, 4-3 OT; 126-Moisey, Bethlehem Catholic, dec. Giorgio, Schuylkill Valley, 8-4; 132-Krivus, Hempfield, dec. Coy, Penn Trafford, 1-0; 138-Hidlay, Mifflin County, pinned Labriola, Bethlehem Catholic, 2:19; 145-Nolf, Kittanning, maj. dec. Duggan, Cumberland Valley, 22-8.

152-Edwards, Burrell, dec. Bentzel, Spring Grove, 9-4; 160-Warner, Cumberland Valley, maj. dec. Kasumic, Benton, 9-1; 170-Cortopassi, Bethelem Catholic, dec. Hazel, Penns Valley, 4-3; 182-Zavatsky, Latrove, maj. dec. Spearman, McDowell, 15-5; 195-Sleigh, DuBois, dec. Haddad, Parkland, 2-1; 220-Wood, Boyertown, dec. Dunn, Bethlehem Catholic, 5-1; 285-Beattie, Burrell, dec. Mironenko, Mifflinburg, 4-2.

Fifth Place Finals

Bedford Results

113-J. Lizak, Parkland, dec. Gabriel, Bedford, 3-1; 132-Easter, Bedford, dec. Corl, Bellefonte, 2-1.

Outstanding Wrestler: Jason Nolf, Kittanning