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Brookville Earns First Round Win at PIAA Class 2A Team Wrestling Championships

Brookville's Chris Carroll. Photo by Molly Zimmerman.

HERSHEY, Pa. – The District 9 champion Brookville Raiders got off to a strong start at the PIAA Class 2A team wrestling championships, earning a 31-30 win over WPIAL third-place finisher Burgettstown.

The Raiders built a 31-18 lead heading into the final two bouts to secure the match. With the match in hand, the Raiders didn’t have to send out state-ranked wrestlers Owen Reinsel or Brayden Kunselman in the final two bouts.

Burgettstown jumped out to an early 9-0 lead after the first two bouts at 145 and 152, but after that, Brookville began a run of four-straight wins, including major decisions from Coyha Brown, Easton Belfiore and Bryce Rafferty at 160, 172 and 215 respectively, as well as a pin from Jackson Zimmerman in just 31 seconds at 189.

Chris Carroll earned a 14-0 major decision at 106, while Cole Householder got a 3-0 decision at 120 and Logan Oakes secured the win with a 34-second pin at 126.

With the win, the Raiders advance to face Benton, a 36-30 winner over Faith Christian, in the semifinals at noon on Friday.

145 – Anthony Lancos (BU) pinned Brecken Cieleski, 1:17
152 – Eric Kovach (BU) dec. Carson Weaver, 4-2
160 – Coyha Brown (BR) maj. dec. Hunter Guiddy, 12-3
172 – Easton Belfiore (BR) maj. dec. D.J. Slovick, 10-0
189 – Jackson Zimmerman (BR) pinned Michael Grant, 0:31
215 – Bryce Rafferty (BR) maj. dec. Jacob Noyes, 14-0
285 – Joey Baronick (BU) dec. Porter Kahle, 1-0
106 – Chris Carroll (BR) maj. dec. Darius Simmons, 14-0
113 – Parker Sentipal (BU) pinned Jared Popson, 3:46
120 – Cole Householder (BR) dec. Dylan Slovick, 3-0
126 – Logan Oakes (BR) pinned Autumn Snatchko, 0:34
132 – Joey Sentipal (BU) pinned Antonio Thornton, 0:44
138 – Rudy Brown (BU) won by forfeit

WEST PERRY 42, HICKORY 23

Hickory got off to a strong start in its Class 2 PIAA opener against West Perry, getting a major decision at 145 from Connor Saylor and a forfeit victory at 145, but it was West Perry that came charging back for a 42-23 win.

Louie Gill, who bumped up to 120 pounds for the Hornets, had his lengthy win-streak snapped via pinfall against Jackson Rush in the third period.

The Hornets did get wins from Ty Holland via major decision at 189, as well as a 9-8 decision from Yuri Figueroa at 215 and a forfeit win at 106.

They will meet Lackawanna Trail in the first round consolations Friday morning.

145 – Connor Saylor (H) maj. dec. Tucker Seidel, 13-5
152 – Carter Gill (H) won by forfeit
160 – Carter Nace (W) pinned Dylan Hunyadi, 2:50
172 – Justice Hockenberry-Folk (W) pinned Cameron Bucher, 2:06
189 – Ty Holland (H) maj. dec. Quade Boden, 11-3
215 – Yuri Figueroa (H) dec. Loyal Carver, 9-8
285 – Brad Morrison (W) pinned Nicholas Maule, 1:18
106 – Dylan O’Brien (H) won by forfeit
113 – Deven Jackson (W) won by tech. fall over Kayden Cominsky, 18-3 5:28
120 – Jackson Rush (W) pinned Louie Gill, 5:05
126 – Tyler Morrison (W) maj. dec. Timmy Krivosh, 10-2
132 – Blain Puchalsky (W) dec. Cody Miller, 6-5
138 – Nolen Zeigler (W) won by forfeit

NOTRE DAME-GREEN POND 57, CORRY 6

Corry found tough sledding in its PIAA Class 2A opener against District 11 champion Notre Dame-Green Pond, dropping a 57-6 decision.

Hayden Linerkhof got a third-period pin at 215 for the Beavers.

Corry’s Hayden Linkerhof earned a pin for Corry at 215. Photo by Molly Zimmerman.

Corry will meet Burrell in the first round of consolations.

145 – Evan Maag (N) pinned Hunter Savitz, 1:02
152 – Keegan Ramsay (N) maj. dec. Trey Proper, 9-1
160 – Holden Garcia (N) pinned Waylon Jackson, 0:31
172 – Garrett Tettemer dec. Mason Savitz, 7-0
189 – Joseph Lapenna dec. Ethyn Allen, 10-3
215 – Hayden Linkerhof pinned Jared Blobe, 5:25
285 – Mason Ludlow dec. Xavier Reyda, 5-0
106 – Ayden Smith won by forfeit
113 – Cooper Feltman maj. dec. Isaiah Bayle, 10-0
120 – Adam Schweitzer maj. dec. Cody Proper, 13-1
126 – Jacob Wehr pinned Gabe Scouten, 3:34
132 – Brandan Chletsos pinned Kayden Reyda, 0:38
138 – Bryson Vaughn pinned Andre’ Henderson, 0:28

CLASS 3A

CENTRAL DAUPHIN 34, GENERAL MCLANE 24

General McLane got off to a strong start in its opening-round match at the PIAA championships, but it was District 3 runner-up Central Dauphin that came out with a 34-24 victory.

The Lancers got a pin from Jessi Stempka at the end of the second period at 215 to open the match, which was followed by a 5-3 decision victory for Wilson Spires at 285.

CD won the next five matches, however.

Hudson Spires got a 6-4 decision at 138 for GM, while Magnus Lloyd and Brandon Dedrick received forfeit wins to close the match.

The Lancers will meet District 1 champion Council Rock South in the first round of consolations.

215 – Jessi Stempka (G) pinned Carson Cassel, 3:58
285 – Wilson Spires (G) dec. Ben Stewart, 5-3
106 – Liam Flanagan (CD)pinned Sam Cain, 0:14
113 – C.J. Ferree (CD) maj. dec. Teige Berger, 12-3
120 – Dallas Schorr (CD) won by tech. fall over Ethan Snyder, 15-0 5:38
126 – Nathan Fletcher (CD) dec. Ethan Brest, 5-0
132 – Matt Repos (CD) pinned Christian Gillette, 0:40
138 – Hudson Spires (G) dec. Michael Beers, 6-4
145 – Arthur Ruud (CD) dec. Kyle Cousins, 6-4
152 – Jerimiah Craig (CD) dec. Chance Kimmy, 12-5
160 – Ryan Garvick (CD) maj. dec. Daniel Mulligan, 11-0
172 – Magnus Lloyd (G) won by forfeit
189 – Brandon Dedrick (G) won by forfeit

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