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Wrestling

Young Eagle wrestler soars in Tyrone’s win

HUNTINGDON — Tyrone and Huntingdon fought nip and tuck for the team title throughout the District 6 Class 2A Section 1 Tournament on Wednesday at Huntingdon High School. And wouldn’t you know it, the team title came down to the very last bout of the night between Tyrone’s Braden Ewing ...

Central crowns four champions en route to title over Glendale

EBENSBURG — Glendale figured to be the favorite to win the team title of Tuesday’s District 6 Class 2A Section 3 Tournament at Central Cambria High School The Vikings were riding the momentum of winning their first District 6 Class 2A Tournament last year and an 8-0 regular season record ...

Tiger wrestlers come up just a bit short

INDIANA — Hollidaysburg had to forfeit five matches in a 30-27 loss at Indiana in high school wrestling action Tuesday night. The Tigers did get falls from Brian Praul at 126 and Nicklas Eppihimer at 189. Campbell Walls (160), Aaron Sleeth (172) and Gaige Rabenstein (132) also picked up ...

Mirror high school wrestling rankings

106 POUNDS 1. Korry Walls Tyrone So 8-3 2. Bryce Proudfit Penn Cambria Sr 8-0 3. Hunter Jones Cambria Heights Fr 6-2 4. Noah Horne Hollidaysburg Fr 8-7 5. Tyler Biesinger Central So 2-2 Ones to watch: Dillon DeGennaro, Alt 113 POUNDS 1. Nick Zabinski Glendale Fr 8-0 2. ...

Wrestlers forced to miss sectionals

Two Blair County star wrestlers won’t be competing in the District 6 Class 2A Section 1 Tournament at Huntingdon High School today. Bellwood-Antis senior and returning Southwest Regional fourth-placer Alex Taylor, who was 9-0 at 172 pounds, will miss the postseason because he’s under ...

Ready or not, postseason starts Tuesday

The wrestling season is less than three months old. Because of COVID-19 protocols, some teams, Glendale for one, just started the dual meet season this month. On Tuesday, though, the postseason starts for 26 District 6 Class 2A teams with four sectional tournaments in Huntingdon, Central ...

Penn Cambria tops Central Cambria

CRESSON — Penn Cambria edged Central Cambria, 36-33, with the help of a fall from Austin Wagner and five forfeit victories in high school wrestling action Saturday. Jonathan Hajzus, Ethan Kubat and Karter Quick pinned their opponents for the Red Devils. 172: Jonathan Hajzus (CC) over ...

Panther wrestlers take care of Lions

CRESSON — The Penn Cambria wrestling team defeated Somerset, 63-12, Friday night in high school action. The Panthers picked up forfeit wins in the first six bouts of the night. They added three more. Austin McCloskey recorded a fall at 152 for the winners. 189: Brandon Yeoman (PC) (For.) ...

Glendale, Bellwood post victories

BROCKWAY — Glendale took care of Brockway, 42-27, thanks to 36 bonus points from six forfeit victories in high school wrestling action on Thursday. 138: Brock McMillen (G) (For.) 145: Troy Misiura (G) over Dylan Bash (Dec 9-3) 152: Zeke Dubler (G) (For.) 160: Garret Misiura (G) (For.) 172: ...

Tigers pick up first victory

BLAIRSVILLE — Hollidaysburg won its first dual of the season, 39-30, over Blairsville, Wednesday night in high school wrestling action. Gaige Rabenstein (132) and Weston Barnes (138) won by fall for the Golden Tigers, who also picked up a decision from Brian Praul (126). The Tigers were ...

PC takes down rivals

PATTON — Penn Cambria defeated Cambria Heights, 39-25, in high school wrestling action on Tuesday. The Panthers got falls from Bryce Proudfit (113 pounds), Nathan Little (145) and Trent Hoover (120). The Highlanders picked up pins from Ian Eckenrode (189) and Issac Westrick (132). 152: ...

Eagles soar to victory over Altoona

Tyrone defeated Altoona, 39-25, at the AAHS Fieldhouse on Saturday behind falls from Reese Wood, Tommy Hicks and Zach Lash in high school wrestling. Caleb Fasick, Colin Allmond and Adam Zerbee picked up falls for the Mountain Lions. 106: Korry Walls (T) over (A) (For.) 113: Remington Fleck ...

Blue Devils pin loss on Warriors

BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis picked up pins from Tyler McCaulsky, Aiden Taylor, Ethan Norris and Aaron Laird in scoring a 35-24 victory over West Branch in high school wrestling action Friday night. The Blue Devils also got an impressive technical fall win from Alex Taylor. 126: Double ...

Wrestle rivals finally get to go at it on the mat

TYRONE –– With so many questions being asked about how and when the high school season was going to be wrestled and dual meets being canceled because of COVID-19, Tyrone and Bellwood-Antis were just glad to wrestle Thursday night. The now 6-4 Golden Eagles won convincingly, 54-11, at home ...

Panthers beat Bedford

BEDFORD — Penn Cambria recorded two falls and three forfeit wins in beating Bedford, 39-25, in high school wrestling action on Thursday. Trent Hoover and Bane Mallory won by fall for the Panthers, and Trey Talko, Austin McCloskey and Austin Wagner won by decision. 120: Trent Hoover (PC) ...

Full slate of wrestlers helping Lions out this year

HOLLIDAYSBURG – The Altoona Area High School wrestling team is 5-0 in dual meets this season, and one of the biggest reasons why is that the Mountain Lions can field a full varsity lineup. While many schools are leaving several weight classes open, Altoona has been fortunate enough to be ...

Forfeits a big part of B-A wrestling win

BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis recorded seven forfeit wins in beating United, 45-0, in high school wrestling action on Tuesday. Bellwood’s Nate Jennings won the only match wrestled with a 7-5 decision over Maximillian Clevenger at 285 pounds. 106: Double Forfeit 113: Double Forfeit 120: ...

Sarbo third at Powerade

MONROEVILLE — Altoona’s Matt Sarbo placed third at the prestigious Powerade Wrestling Tournament Saturday in the 138-pound weight class. Sarbo pinned Chestnut Ridge’s Colton Bollman, got a technical fall victory over Canon-McMillan’s Glanmarco Ramos, won a 5-2 decision over DuBois’ ...

Tigers struggle to find continuity in loss to Golden Eagles

TYRONE — By the end of January in most wrestling seasons, Hollidaysburg would be coming down the home stretch of the dual meet season and beginning its preparation for the postseason. This season, delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, has been far from ordinary for the Golden Tigers and ...

Highlanders get big bonus points in win over Red Devils

EBENSBURG — Zach Weakland recorded a 37-second fall to help Cambria Heights top Central Cambria, 42-9, in high school wrestling Thursday. Deklan Estep, Jonathan Hajzus and Karter Quick won matches by decision for the Red Devils. The Highlanders received four forfeit victories. 106: ...