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Wrestling

District 5 wrestling picks

106 POUNDS: Finalists: Calan Bollman, Chestnut Ridge vs. Nathan Pelesky, North Star. Champion: Bollman. Comment: Tussey Mountain’s second-seeded Trevor Husick has been out with a wrist injury. 113 POUNDS: Finalists: Kai Burkett, Chestnut Ridge vs. Trevor Donaldson, Meyersdale. Champion: ...

How do you top that?: Vikings have high expectations for D6 tournament

Glendale had a District 6 Class 2A Tournament to remember last season as it crowned three champions for the first time in program history and qualified five wrestlers to the Southwest Regional Tournament. Brock McMillen used the tournament as a launching pad to win the school’s first state ...

District 6 Class 2A wrestling picks

106 POUNDS: Finalists: Coen Bainey, Bald Eagle Area vs. Josh Harbert, Ligonier Valley. Champion: Bainey. Comment: Central’s Jaxon Matthews could make a run on Harbert’s side. 113 POUNDS: Finalists: Hunter Walk, Tyrone vs. Bryce Beatty, Mount Union. Champion: Walk. Comment: Glendale’s ...

Tigers lose

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Central Mountain dominated Hollidaysburg en route to a 62-9 victory in high school wrestling action on Wednesday. The Tigers got wins from Aaron Sleetz, Campbell Walls and Garidan Bridenbaugh. 152—Sleeth, H, dec. Galentine, 6-2. 160—Walls, H, dec. C. Porter, 11-5. ...

Many area wrestling greats to be inducted into D6 HOF

District 6 will be inducting 13 into this year’s Hall of Fame over the next two weekends, including five from the Mirror’s coverage area. Claysburg-Kimmel’s 1999 state champion Derek Tipton and 2002 state champ Jarrett Musselman, Tyrone’s 1974 state runner-up Clay Fink, ...

Mirror rankings

106 POUNDS 1. Calan Bollman Chestnut Ridge Fr 30-3 2. Korry Walls Tyrone Fr 20-8 3. Reyan Imler Northern Bedford So 23-8 4. Landon Dunsmore Huntingdon Fr 23-11 5. Jaxon Matthews Central So 18-14 Ones to watch: Nathan Rabenstein, B-A; Josh Diehl, Bed; Nathan Storm, Glen 113 ...

Ridge takes bronze for third straight year

HERSHEY — After suffering a loss to Southern Columbia in the semifinals of the PIAA Dual Championships on Friday night, Chestnut Ridge didn’t show any signs of a letdown on Saturday. The Lions, ranked fifth by PA Power Wrestling, dominated Burrell, 44-10, in the consolation semifinals and ...

Central wins C-K Duals

CLAYSBURG — Central’s high school wrestling team went 5-0 at the Claysburg-Kimmel Duals to claim the title Saturday. Tussey Mountain went 4-1 with its lone loss coming 46-30 to the Scarlet Dragons. Penn Cambria went 3-2 with losses to Central and Tussey Mountain and wins over Portage, ...

Chestnut Ridge upended in semifinals

HERSHEY — Southern Columbia has been a thorn in Chestnut Ridge’s side in the PIAA Dual Meet Championships. The Tigers (20-2), ranked second by PA Power Wrestling, halted the fourth-ranked Lions’ run to the championship match for the third year in a row in Friday’s semifinals, 39-26, ...

Fast start sparks Bedford

BEDFORD — Northern Bedford’s Brady Clark, Kyler States and Colby Imler each picked up wins, but not before Bedford took the first six bouts in a 52-24 win in high school wrestling action Friday night. Matthew Emerick, Camden Koontz, Jacob Dawson, Cooper Lingenfelter, Ashton Dull and ...

Lions pin their way into second round of tournament

From Mirror reports HERSHEY — District 5 champion Chestnut Ridge piled up seven pins and two major decisions to throttle District 7 runner-up Burgettstown, 56-12, in the first round of the PIAA Dual Meet Championships Thursday afternoon at Hershey’s Giant Center. Daniel Moore (160), ...

Golden Eagles take down B-A

BELLWOOD — As the dual meet between Bellwood-Antis and Tyrone was heading toward its completion, Golden Eagle sophomore Dominick Maloney did some quick calculations. The Eagles took a 12-point lead into his 145-pound bout against Landon Bungo. With Bellwood stars Aiden and Alex Taylor on ...

Bedford cruises to win over Everett

EVERETT — Bedford picked up six wins, finished off by Jacob Dawson’s fall in the final match, to beat Everett, 62-15, in high school wrestling action on Tuesday. Connor Clarke and Camden Koontz each won by technical fall for the Bisons, Gavin Habinyak won a 14-5 major decision, and Cooper ...

Ridge wrestlers should feel right at home at Giant Center

The state’s best teams begin wrestling in the PIAA Duals on Thursday at the Giant Center in Hershey. Some teams who are unfamiliar with the event and the arena will be intimidated, and it will show. For Chestnut Ridge, though, the Giant Center is almost like being in Fisher ...

H.S. wrestling rankings and stats

106 POUNDS 1. Calan Bollman Chestnut Ridge Fr 25-3 2. Korry Walls Tyrone Fr 18-8 3. Reyan Imler Northern Bedford So 20-8 4. Landon Dunsmore Huntingdon Fr 3-10 5. Jaxon Matthews Central So 3-12 Ones to watch: Nathan Rabenstein, B-A; Josh Diehl, Bed; Nathan Storm, Glen 113 ...

Vikings recover to place third after semi loss

TYRONE — Top-seeded Glendale didn’t make the finals of the District 6 Class 2A Dual Meet Championships on Saturday morning, but the Vikings did exact some revenge against Huntingdon. After falling to eventual runner-up Westmont Hilltop, 51-23, in the semifinals, the Vikings pulled out a ...

Ridge wins another title

FISHERTOWN — Chestnut Ridge rolled through its competition Saturday at the District 5 Class 2A wrestling duals to win its eighth consecutive district title. The Lions shut out North Star, 73-0, in the semifinals before topping Berlin Brothersvalley, 59-16, for the championship. Seth ...

Panthers move to semis

LOYSBURG — Northern Bedford advanced to the District 5 Class 2A Team Duals semifinals with a 47-30 win over Tussey Mountain in high school wrestling action on Thursday. Northern Bedford, the third seed, will face second-seeded Berlin Brothersvalley at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Chestnut Ridge ...