Wrestling

Todd Irwin’s D6 2A picks

106 POUNDS: Finalists: Baylor Shunk, Penns Valley vs. Amonn Ohl, Saint Joseph’s. Champion: Ohl. Comment: They haven’t wrestled each other, but I’ve seen both this season, and I’m more impressed with Ohl. 113 POUNDS: Finalists: Josh Boozel, Mount Union vs. Brock McMillen, Glendale. ...

Richner, Mykut garner 2A top seeds

TYRONE — Unlike previous years, top seeds were hard to come by for Mirror coverage area wrestlers at the District 6 Class 2A seeding meeting on Tuesday night at Tyrone Area High School. In fact, Moshannon Valley’s Alex Richner (126) and Huntingdon’s Alex Mykut (195) are the only No. 1 ...

Ridge’s McCoy remains true to his upbringing

There have been many opportunities in which Chestnut Ridge’s Justin McCoy could brag about himself. He could brag about winning a Class 2A state title last year and his three state medals. He could boast about winning three District 5 titles. He could go on and on about his 156-17 ...

Time to turn focus from duals to postseason

We’ve come to the point in the high school wrestling season where we turn our focus from dual meets to postseason tournaments. The District 6 Class 2A Tournament and the District 5 Tournament begin the postseason around here. For Chestnut Ridge, its dual meet season lived up to the ...

Mirror rankings

106 POUNDS 1. Kai Burkett Chestnut Ridge Fr 26-7 2. Greg Edwards Bedford Fr 11-5 3. Hunter Walk Tyrone Fr 18-10 4. Garrett Misiura Glendale Fr 20-11 5. Ian Crouch Central Fr 15-12 Ones to watch: Hunter Horton, TM; Matthew Davis, CH; Collin Sparr, JV 113 POUNDS 1. Brock ...

wrestling leaders

WINS 1. McGill CR 35-0 2. McCoy CR 34-1 3. Fisher Hunt 34-3 4. McMillen Glen 32-1 5. Benson Hunt 32-5 6. L. Shaffer Port 30-7 7. Hobson CR 29-5 8. Col. Sossong Port 29-6 9. Mykut Hunt 29-10 10. Brown PC 28-4 PINS 1. McCoy CR 22 2. Fisher Hunt 21 3. Whaley B-A 18 ...

Ridge finishes third

HERSHEY — After suffering a heartbreaking loss to Southern Columbia in the semifinals of the PIAA Duals on Friday night, Chestnut Ridge didn’t have much time to recover from the loss. They were back in the Giant Center on Saturday morning. And whatever emotions they were feeling from ...

Tyrone takes care of rival Bellwood

BELLWOOD — The Tyrone Area High School wrestling team won three of the final four bouts on Friday to score a 36-25 win over rival Bellwood-Antis. The Golden Eagles got wins from Isaac Parks (126), Jamal Hicks (132) and Alex Weaver (145) to secure a victory. Bellwood’s win in that span ...

Lions get into Rd. 2 with win

From Mirror reports HERSHEY — The District 5 champion Chestnut Ridge Lions advanced to the quarterfinals of the PIAA Class 2A team wrestling championships after knocking out WPIAL runner-up Derry Area, 43-18, at the Giant Center Thursday afternoon. Ridge put a lock on the match, winning ...

Central finishes up regular season at 10

MARTINSBURG — Kasen Deterline (182), Cameron Ulery (132), Braedon Swab (138) and Logan Marko (152) all picked up wins by pinfall for Central as it defeated Claysburg-Kimmel, 54-19, Thursday night in high school wrestling action. The Scarlet Dragons finised the regular season at 10-9. The ...

Lions, Bearcats go today

The Chestnut Ridge and Huntingdon wrestling teams begin their quest for a medal at the PIAA Duals today at the Giant Center. Both teams will open the tournament at 4 p.m. District 6 runner-up Huntingdon, which won a wrestle-in against Greenville on Monday, takes on District 3 champion ...

Scarlet Dragons take two in triangular meet with United, CC

EBENSBURG — Central got a pin from Braeden Swab at 138 pounds in a 51-21 win over United at Central Cambria in a tri-meet in which the Scarlet Dragons also beat Central Cambria, 51-25, Tuesday night in high school wrestling action. Against Central Cambria, the Scarlet Dragons (9-9) got pins ...

Pins help Bearcats move onto round 2

HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon topped Greenville in the PIAA Class 2A State Duals Opening Round, 37-33, after getting falls from Landon Fisher, Cody Bilger, Izac Benson and Jacob Wagner in high school wrestling action Monday. Greenville took a forfeit loss at 152 pounds. Braeden Knode’s win by ...

Lions’ McClellan at 220 for postseason

By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirror.com Altoona’s Parker McClellan has been one of the elite 195-pounders in the state the last couple years, winning a District 6 Class 3A title and finishing second at the Northwest Regional last season. But when the District 6 Tournament rolls around in ...

Westmont Hilltop knocks Bearcats from their perch

By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirror.com TYRONE – The Huntingdon wrestling team had won four District 6 Class 2A Duals titles since 2011, including the last two. But Westmont Hilltop didn’t look like a team that was intimidated by the Bearcats’ history on Saturday afternoon at Tyrone ...

Chestnut Ridge cruises to title

NEW PARIS — When it comes to wrestling in District 5 this season, it’s Chesnut Ridge then everyone else. The Lions are simply on another level. Top-seeded Ridge rolled to its sixth straight District 5 Class AA dual meet tournament title Saturday, knocking off No. 5 Northern Bedford ...

Northern Bedford advances to semis

MEYERSDALE — Alex Fouse (152) and Austin Mowry (170) picked up wins by pinfall to get the winning rolling for the Northern Bedford (11-7) high school wrestling team as it upset fourth-seeded Meyersale, 45-24, in the District 5 Class 2A team dual quarterfinals Thursday night. Tristin Guyer ...

Cats crush Vikings on way to semis

By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirror.com HUNTINGDON — With some talented wrestlers on the roster now and more coming up through the lower levels of its program, Glendale could be a power in District 6 in the future. But Huntingdon is the power of the present, having won four straight ...

Hilltop too much for Central Cambria program

JOHNSTOWN — Nathan Martin and Isaac Thompson pinned their opponents for Central Cambria, but the Red Devils were eliminated in the quarterfinals of the District 6 Class 2A Team Duals by Westmont Hilltop, 54-18, on Tuesday in high school wrestling. Central Cambria had defeated Juniata ...

Ridge’s McGill the last unbeaten in area

Chestnut Ridge’s Jared McGill is an impressive 27-0, and he is the only undefeated starting wrestler left in the Mirror coverage area. Even his teammate and returning state champion Justin McCoy has a loss this season. The junior has placed twice at the PIAA Championships, taking fourth ...