High school wrestling roundup

HERSHEY – Huntingdon was stopped short of a run to a medal at the PIAA Class AA Duals with a 31-27 loss to Burrell in the consolation quarterfinals at the Giant Center Saturday in high school wrestling action.

Burrell went 3-0 on the day, the win over the Bearcats was the Bucs’ closest meet. Burrell beat Hamburg, 42-22, in the consolation semifinals and Boiling Springs, 45-20, in the consy finals.

One of the key bouts was the first one, a 1-0 Robert Scherer win over Huntingdon’s Mitchell Laurer at 195. The Bucs won the next three bouts by either pin or forfeit for a 21-0 lead.

Collin Glorioso (113) and Matt Norris (182) had the only pins for the Bearcats (20-3).

Bethlehem Catholic won its fourth straight Class AA title with a 41-15 win over Reynolds. Franklin Regional won the Class AAA title with a 37-23 win over Latrobe. Nazareth beat Cumberland Valley, 39-18, to take third place.

195-Scherer, B, dec. Lauer, 1-0; 220-Arabia, B, pinned Morningstar, 2:42; 285-A. Beattie, B, won by forfeit; 106-D. Edwards, B, pinned Kline, :47; 113-Glorioso, H, pinned Jeffery, :50; 120-Scott, H, dec. Roberts, 2-0; 126-Wilson, H, dec. Marra, 2-0.

132-Andrejcik, B, dec. Green, 17-10; 138-Russell, H, dec. Greenwald, 10-4; 145-Oliver, H, dec. Falleroni, 4-2 OT; 152-S. Edwards, B, maj. dec. Wagner, 14-5; 160-D. Beattie, B, dec. Lynn, 7-0; 170-Fisher, H, dec. Pattock, 1-0; 182-Norris, H, pinned Shrum, 1:37.

Records: Huntingdon (20-3); Burrell (15-4).

Tigers defeated

PUNXSUTAWNEY – Hollidaysburg fell to 2-10 with a 42-29 loss at Punxsutawney. Oeyvind Singstad and Hunter Gill had falls for the Tigers.

170-Worley, H, won by injury default over Perry, 2:30. 182-Curry, H, dec. Young, 2-0. 195-Singstad, H, pinned Covateh, 3:26. 220-Bazousky, P, won by forfeit. 285-Gill, H, pinned Shock, 4:23. 106-Smith, P, won by forfeit. 113-No match.

120-Huff, H, dec. Lambiote, 7-3. 126-Kociola, H, tech. fall Bullers, 15-0, 6:00. 132-Bowers, P, pinned Long, 4:20. 138-Young, P, pinned Hagg, 2:38. 145-Shuckers, P, pinned Walls, 5:37. 152-Bottenhorn, P, won by forfeit. 160-Perry, P, won by injury default over Lanzendorfer, :59.

Records: Hollidaysburg (2-10); Punxsutawney (7-9).

Black Knights falter

HOUTZDALE – Brockway won three of the last four bouts to pull away and beat Moshannon Valley, 36-34.

Ryan Thomas (145), Kent Stewart (195), Jack Bunnell (285) and Bryce Bloom (138) had pins for the Black Knights.

145-Thomas, MV, pinned Levinson, :58; 152-McClintick, B, dec. Ohler, 11-7; 160-Martino, B, maj. dec. C. Hamilton, 11-3; 170-Benson, B, pinned C. Stewart, :53; 182-Malinich, MV, won by forfeit; 195-K. Stewart, MV, pinned Tyler, 4:40; 220-Richardson, B, dec. Cramer, 3-0.

285-Bunnell, MV, pinned Yahner, :38; 106-Carlson, B, tech. fall D. Hamilton, 15-0, 5:36; 113-Vanish, MV, won by forfeit; 120-Overbeck, B, dec. Bryan, 7-4; 126-Glasl, B, pinned Krupa, 1:55; 132-Lindemuth, B, won by forfeit; 138-Bloom, MV, maj. dec. Jamison, 8-0.

Records: Brockway (10-10); Moshannon Valley (11-7).

Glendale shines at invite

ALEXANDRIA – Glendale had four champions and eight finalists and won the team title of the Juniata Valley Invitational by 34.5 points, 175-140.5, over defending champion Central.

Glendale’s Jett Sacolic (120), Jon Rojas (132), Kyle Stewart (160) and Ray Carlheim (220) won titles, and teammates Tommy Kovach (106), Patrick Johnson (126), Brandon Simmers (195) and Kody Ness (285) finished second.

Central had five champions in Brock Biddle (113), Ethan Kennedy (126), Nick Hoenstine (138), Mike Mock (152) and Jared Ponder (182). Bryce Biddle (132) finished second.

Northern Cambria’s Shae Wright (106) and Joey Frontino (195), Juniata Valley’s Brent Troutman (145), Bellwood-Antis’ Nick Torsell (170) and Everett’s Devin Reed (285) also captured titles.

Everett’s Dalton Klotz (113) and Wes Graham (160), JV’s Hunter Kern (120) and Caleb Wagner (138) and B-A’s Nate Claar (145) and Jeremy Wilson (152) were among those who finished second.

B-A (121) finished third in the team standings, and the Blue Devils were followed by Everett (101), Southern Huntingdon (94), Northern Cambria (74.5), Juniata Valley (55) and Sugar Valley (15).


1. G-Glendale 175; 2. C-Central 140.5; 3. BA-Bellwood-Antis 121; 4. E-Everett 101; 5. SH-Southern Huntingdon 94; 6. NC-Northern Cambria 74.5; 7. JV-Juniata Valley 55; 8. SV-Sugar Valley 15.

Championship Finals

106-Wright, NC, dec. Kovach, G, 9-2; 113-Bro. Biddle, C, tech. fall Klotz, Everett, 17-1, 4:47; 120-Sacolic, G, dec. Kern, JV, 4-3; 126-Kennedy, C, dec. Johnson, G, 2-1; 132-Rojas, G, maj. dec. Bry. Biddle, C, 9-1; 138-Hoenstine, C, dec. Wagner, JV, 9-2; 145-Troutman, JV, maj. dec. Claar, BA, 11-2.

152-Mock, C, dec. Je. Wilson, BA, 4-3; 160-Stewart, G, dec. Graham, E, 10-9 OT UTB; 170-Torsell, BA, pinned Parks, SH, 3:55; 182-Ponder, C, dec. Carbaugh, SH, 8-1; 195-Frontino, NC, tech. fall Simmers, G, 15-0, 4:27; 220-Carlheim, G, pinned Collins, SH, 4:45; 285-Reed, E, pinned Ness, G, 1:40.

Consolation Finals

106-Patterson, SH, pinned Giesewite, SV, :17; 113-Davis, NC, dec. Cheripka, G, 9-5; 120-Stover, E, pinned Parks, SH, 3:38; 126-Hollen, BA, pinned Rell, SV, 1:14; 132-Jo. Wilson, BA, dec. Akers, E, 7-3; 138-Hughes, G, dec. Waite, BA, 6-1; 145-Martz, G, dec. Love, SH, 5-3.

152-Hommer, G, pinned Yahner, NC, 4:20; 160-Mikitko, NC, dec. C. Knisely, 3-1; 170-B. Burket, C, maj. dec. Sheeder, E, 12-1; 182-B. Knisely, BA, pinned Brennan, E, 4:02; 195-Herrington, SH, pinned D. Reed, E, :55; 220-Hunter, BA, pinned Claycomb, E, 3:40; 285-Heuston, C, pinned Winfield, SH, 2:43.

High school wrestling roundup

BEDFORD – Ryan Easter (132) pinned his opponent to set the Bedford record for career wins (130) as the Bisons defeated Westmont Hilltop, 51-16, to clinch the Laurel Highlands championship Friday night in high school wrestling.

Daniel Brett (160), Matt Kline (195) and Noah Baughman (106) also won by fall for the Bisons.

145-Grimes, B, dec. Mical, 3-1; 152-Collins, B, dec. Barbara, 3-1; 160-Brett, B, pinned Geibig, 1:24; 170-Crawley, B, dec. Griffin, 3-1; 182-Williams, B, dec. Baron, 1-0; 195-Kline, B, pinned Buck, 3:24; 220-Sbeitan, WH, pinned Wigfield, 3:33.

285-Shoemaker, B, pinned Imler, :55; 106-Baughman, B, pinned Rosemas, 1:18; 113-Gilbert, WH, won by forfeit; 120-Blackburn, WH, maj. dec. Mehle, 10-1; 126-Warren, B, dec. Dorian, 3-1; 132-Easter, B, pinned Kosis, 1:15; 128-Thomas, B, pinned Cernansky, 1:11.

Records: Westmont Hilltop (5-5); Bedford (10-2).

No. Bedford57

Juniata Valley10

LOYSBURG – Chris Eichelberger, Ty Bechtel, Lucas Kolinchak, Chase Ott, Trey Childers, Carter Replogle and Ridge Hershberger all won by fall for Northern Bedford in a victory over Juniata Valley.

145-Troutman, JV, dec. Heck, 14-3; 152-Eichelberger, NB, pinned Singer, 2:09; 160-Bechtel, NB, pinned Dunkle, 5:27; 170-Kolinchak, NB, pinned Houck, :57; 182-Guyer, NB, won by forfeit; 195-no match; 220-no match.

285-Ott, NB, pinned Stewart, 2:47; 106-Clark, NB, won by forfeit; 113-Childers, NB, pinned Fisher, :20; 120-Kern, JV, won by forfeit; 126-Helsley, NB, won by forfeit; 132-Replogle, NB, pinned Spillman, :25; 138-Hershberger, NB, dec. Wagner, 10-6

Mount Union44

No. Bedford28

LOYSBURG – Zach Clark and Chris Eichelberger picked up pins in a Northern Bedford loss to Mount Union.

152-Eichelberger, NB, pinned Eastep, 1:46; 160-Smith, MU, won by forfeit; 170-Kolinchak, NB, dec. Kylor, 8-4; 182-Kyle, MU, dec. Guyer, 12-10; 195-Bookwalter, MU, won by forfeit; 220-Stapleton, MU, pinned Ott, 1:45; 285-Smith, MU, won by forfeit.

106-Clark, NB, pinned Stidfole, 3:59; 113-Childers, NB, won by forfeit; 120-Moist, MU, won by forfeit; 126-Boozel, MU, tech. fall Helsley, 15-0; 132-Replogle, NB, dec. Steel, 7-0; 138-Hershberger, NB, maj. dec. Tress, 14-4; 145-Long, MU, pinned Crawford, :33.

Records: Mount Union (20-5); Northern Bedford (7-6); Juniata Valley (1-18).


Mo. Valley37

HOUTZDALE – Ozzy Cheripka (113), Jett Sacolic (120), Bradon Hughes (126), Justin Hommer (152), Kyle Stewart (170) and Ray Carlheim (220) had pins for Glendale as it edged Moshannon Valley.

Ryan Thomas (138), Sam Ohler (145), Cody Hamilton (160), Kent Stewart (195) and Dylan Hamilton (106) won by fall for Mo Valley.

113-Cheripka, G, pinned Vanish, 2:58; 120-Sacolic, G, pinned Bryan, 3:56; 126-Hughes, G, pinned Krupa, 1:52; 132-Bloom, MV, maj. dec. Johnson, 13-2; 138-Thomas, MV, pinned Rojas, 4:38; 145-Ohler, MV, pinned Martz, 3:59; 152-Hommer, G, pinned Kruise, 2:23.

160-C. Hamilton, MV, pinned Myers, :28; 170-Stewart, G, pinned Laird, 1:09; 182-Hamilton, G, dec. C. Stewart, 9-3; 195-K. Stewart, MV, pinned Simmers, 2:56; 220-Carlheim, G, pinned Cramer, 4:22; 285-Bunnell, MV, dec. Ness, 7-0; 106-D. Hamilton, MV, pinned Kovach, 1:34.

Records: Glendale (16-6); Moshannon Valley (10-6).

West Branch64


MORRISDALE – Cole Hypes (132 pounds) recorded a pin, and Dakota Walter (120) earned Claysburg-Kimmel’s only other victory against West Branch.

126 – Brown, WB, pinned Ritchey, 2:26. 132 – C. Hypes, CK, pinned Conklin, 1:24. 138 – Quick, WB, maj. dec. Dunmore, 14-3. 145 – Bumbarger, WB, pinned. S. Walter, :50. 152 – Smeal, WB, tech. fall Sell, 15-0, 3:45. 160 – Green, WB, maj. dec. Hammel, 12-3. 170 – Myers, WB, dec. Feathers, 16-11.

182 – Pearce, WB, pinned O. Musselman, :47. 195 – McDowell, WB, pinned Elder, 2:34. 220 – Maines, WB, won by forfeit. 285 – Selepack, WB, won by forfeit. 106 – Couteret, WB, pinned J. Musselman, 3:49. 113 – Sankey, WB, won by forfeit. 120 — D. Walter, CK, dec. Parks, 4-2.

Records: West Branch (23-2); Claysburg-Kimmel (10-12).

No. Cambria30


CAIRNBROOK – Joey Frontino and Brad Mikitko won by fall as Northern Cambria bested Shade in its second consecutive victory.

220-no match; 285-Brown, S, pinned Smith, 1:49; 106-Wright, NC, won by forfeit; 113-Davis, NC, won by forfeit; 120-no match; 126-Lawson, S, won by forfeit; 132-Smith, S, dec. Gaston, 9-4.

138-no match; 145-no match; 152-Yahner, NC, won by forfeit; 160-Mikitko, NC, pinned Miller, 3:15; 170-no match; 182-Gill, S, dec. Johns, 7-4; 195-Frontino, NC, pinned Baublitz, 2:07.

Records: Northern Cambria (2-9).