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Wrestling

H.S. wrestling stats

106 POUNDS 1. Calan Bollman Chestnut Ridge Fr 22-3 2. Korry Walls Tyrone Fr 16-8 3. Reyan Imler Northern Bedford So 18-7 4. Landon Dunsmore Huntingdon Fr 20-10 5. Jaxon Matthews Central So 11-12 Ones to watch: Nathan Rabenstein, B-A; Dustin Hockenberry, Glen; Josh Diehl, Bed 113 ...

Ridge’s Moore pins way to 160 title

BEDFORD – Chestnut Ridge’s Daniel Moore came into the Thomas Chevrolet Tournament as the fifth seed at 160 pounds. So much for seeding. All Moore did was pin his way through the tournament, including pinning the fourth seed, the top seed in Meyersdale’s Austin Broadwater in 5:00 in ...

Walk, Finnegan get ‘Ultimate’ crowns

MORRISDALE — Two area wrestlers — Tyrone’s Hunter Walk and Altoona’s Damion Finnegan — captured titles at the 34-team Ultimate Warrior Wresting Tournament hosted by West Branch High School on Saturday. Walk won the 113-pound weight class by earning a 6-2 decision over Mount ...

Glendale repeats as Fred Bell tourney champion

GROVE CITY — Glendale captured the team title for the second straight year at the 37th annual Fred Bell Wrestling Tournament at Grove City High School on Saturday. Suds Dubler and Cory Johnston repeated as individual champions, and Zeke Dubler also won a title for the Vikings in the 38-team ...

Ridge in good shape at Bedford

BEDFORD — Many area wrestlers are still alive to take the medal stand when the Thomas Chevrolet Tournament resumes today at Bedford High School. Chestnut Ridge leads the team standings with 155.5 points and 10 wrestlers in the semifinals, while Huntingdon comes into today with 87 points at ...

Lions vexed by Bearcats

When it comes to high school wrestling, the Huntingdon Bearcats remain a mystery to the Altoona Mountain Lions. At least that’s the way Altoona coach Joel Gilbert sees it. “I’m not sure if it’s a mystery like the Bermuda Triangle,” Gilbert said, with a chuckle, “but we can’t ...

Glendale, Mo Valley, Everett record victories

MORRISDALE — Glendale pulled away from West Branch in the final two bouts, as Zeke Dubler and Suds Dubler eached notched pinfall wins, in the Vikings’ 45-29 victory in high school wrestling on Thursday. Garrett Misiura won by major decision, 14-3, in the opening match at 138, and at 145 ...

Burkett clutch for Ridge in victory over Westmont

FISHERTOWN — Trailing 33-24 heading into the final bout of the night, Chestnut Ridge defeated Westmont Hilltop, 34-33, in high school wrestling action Tuesday. Kai Burkett needed just 56 seconds to pin Dorian Hanley at 113 for the victory. 120: Nathan Holderbaum (CRH) over Luke Benner ...

P-O pins its way to big win

PHILIPSBURG – Philipsburg-Osceola’s Jimmy Richtscheit’s cradle of Tyrone’s Dean Grassi ended with referee John Edgell slapping the mat in 3:19 and the Mountie bench erupting in celebration. It was not only the sophomore’s first win in three varsity bouts, but the pin in the ...

Getting technical: Bedford senior Cassidy chasing record

Wrestlers have different goals for how they want to win. Some just want to win. The more skilled wrestlers are always looking for pins. For Bedford’s Kaden Cassidy, his goal is to win by technical fall every time. He has nearly achieved that goal in every bout this season. Cassidy, who is ...

Bellwood-Antis displays good sportsmanship

Sometimes you hear about the ugly side of high school sports like riots, shootings, trash-talking fans and fights in the stands. Then there’s the good side, like what happened at Thursday’s wrestling match at Bellwood-Antis. I figured there was going to be a big crowd for the Blue ...

Mirror wrestling rankings

106 POUNDS 1. Calan Bollman Chestnut Ridge Fr 17-3 2. Korry Walls Tyrone Fr 12-6 3. Landon Dunsmore Huntingdon Fr 15-8 4. Reyan Imler Northern Bedford So 13-5 5. Jaxon Matthews Central So 7-7 Ones to watch: Nathan Rabenstein, B-A; Dustin Hockenberry, Glen; Mike Lazor, TM 113 ...

Wrestling leaders

WINS 1. Sarbo Alt 22-1 2. Mills Hunt 21-3 3. Knisely CR 20-3 McMillen Glen 20-3 5. Dudurich Glen 19-4 Walk Ty 19-4 7. Dull CR 19-6 8. Cassidy Bed 18-0 9. Pellegrine B-A 18-2 Eckenrode CH 18-2 Johnston Glen 18-2 PINS 1. Dudurich Glen 13 2. ...

Bearcats, Lady Eagles earn wins

HUNTINGDON — The Huntingdon boys are 8-2 after a 100-46 win over Tyrone on Monday in high school swimming action. Huntingdon received two wins each from Colby Grubb and Nick Buckley. Grubb won the 100-yard freestyle and 200 IM, while Buckley took the 50 freestyle and 500 freestyle. On ...

Vikes’ Johnston finishes 2nd

HOLLAND — Glendale High School senior Cory Johnston earned a second-place finish in the Escape the Rock Tournament at Council Rock South High School on Sunday. Johnston, at 220 pounds, lost to Kyonte Hamilton of Maryland in the final by technical fall. The score was 17-0 after ...

Glendale has three alive in medal round

NEWTOWN — Glendale has three wrestlers still alive to take the medal stand when wrestling resumes today at the Escape the Rock Tournament in high school action at Council Rock High School. At 220, Cory Johnston remains in position to claim a tournament championship. He faces Michael ...

A sizable matter: H.S. wrestler fights off physical limitations

By Pat Huggins The Associated Press LEBANON — With its significant physical and mental challenges, wrestling is not a sport for the faint-hearted. Nor, it would seem, is wrestling a sport for someone who stands just 4 feet, 5 inches tall and won’t get much bigger because of dwarfism, ...

McMillen makes Glendale history in rout

BELLWOOD — Glendale’s Brock McMillen posed for photos with family, friends, fans and teammates long after the dual meet with Bellwood-Antis was over Thursday night at the Bellwood gym. “Pictures really aren’t my thing,” he said with a smile. The returning state champion was the ...

Bonus points help Mounties top Central

MARTINSBURG — Philipsburg-Osceola recorded five falls in topping Central, 40-33, in high school wrestling action on Thursday. Nick Coudriet, Luke Hughes, Hunter Weitoish, Parker Moore and Tyler Anderson all had pins for the Mounties. Central recorded four forfeit wins, and Alexander ...

Mtn. Lions feel at home in win

The Altoona Area High School wrestlers made their first home appearance of the season Tuesday and cruised past a depleted Hollidaysburg squad, 62-15, at the AAHS Fieldhouse. Coach Joel Gilbert’s Mountain Lions needed only 50 minutes to dispatch the Golden Tigers. “It’s nice to come ...