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Wrestling

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 ...

Bellwood earns two victories

BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis picked up two wins, beating Juniata Valley, 51-21, and Central, 42-38, in high school wrestling action on Thursday. In the win over Valley, Ty Noonan, Aiden Taylor, Alex Taylor, Dominic Caracciolo, Aarron Laird and Evan Pellegrine had falls for the Blue ...

Vikings experience deja vu

MOUNT UNION — One night after beating Mount Union in the District 6 Class 2A Team Duals quarterfinals, Glendale beat the Trojans in a regular-season match, 40-27, in high school wrestling action on Wednesday. Suds Dubler and Cory Johnston recorded falls for the Vikings, who received three ...

Vikings take down Mount Union

FLINTON — Glendale made sure early against Mount Union that there would be no late drama in their District 6 Class 2A quarterfinal match. The top-seeded Vikings won the first seven weights, including three by forfeit wins and key decisions from sophomores Suds Dubler, up two weights at 138, ...

Huntingdon advances

HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon advanced to the District 6 Class 2A wrestling team semifinals with a 48-21 win against seventh-seeeded Richland on Tuesday. Roland Mills, Caden Reamer, Brian Deline, Gage Peters, Zack Pecker, Gunner Singleton and Landon Dunsmore were all winners by fall for the ...

Lions nearly perfect in pounding Eagles

FISHERTOWN — Chestnut Ridge finished six points short of a perfect score in routing Somerset, 78-0, in high school wrestling on Tuesday. Kaleb Miller, Daniel Moore, Seth Holderbaum, Duane Knisely, Kai Burkett and Ross Dull recorded falls for the Lions, who also received five forfeit ...

Athlete of Week: Dubler making name for himself

Name: Suds Dubler School: Glendale Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Wrestling Athlete of the week achievement: Dubler won the 126-pound championship and repeated as champion in the Grove City Fred Bell Tournament, while also leading his team to a second straight team title. He also won ...

Excitement builds with start of D6 2A Duals

The excitement of the 2019-2020 wrestling season gets ramped up a little bit more tonight when the first round of the District 6 Class 2A Duals begins. Glendale (13-1) enters the Duals as the No. 1 seed, while returning runner-up Huntingdon (11-3) is the second seed. Yes, Huntingdon beat ...