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Cathedral Prep’s Van Dee Wins Class 3A State Wrestling Title at 113 Pounds

HERSHEY, Pa. – Cathedral Prep’s Jacob Van Dee is a PIAA champion. 

The Rambler captured gold in the Class 3A 113-pound weight class with a 3-1 decision over Delaware Valley’s Zachary Jacaruso. 

Van Dee, a junior, took silver at 106 pounds a year ago. 

Van Dee won his quarterfinal match, 2-0 over Charlie Bunting of Nazareth, and earned a 4-2 decision against Cael McIntyre of Bethlehem Catholic in the semifinals. 

Fellow Rambler Paniro Johnson lost in the semifinals but rallied to take third, thanks to an 8-3 decision over Evan Gleason of Bethlehem Catholic and an 8-5 decision against Connellsville’s Jared Keslar. 

DuBois’ Chandler Ho advanced to the semifinals before a 6-0 loss to Finn Solomon of Franklin Regional. Ho went on to finish sixth.

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