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Redbank Valley Coach Kundick Wins 200th Match as Bulldogs Beat Brockway, McDowell

Redbank Valley coach Mike Kundick (far right) won his 200th match on Saturday against Brockway. Photo by Mike Maslar.

Jan. 30, 2021 Wrestling

REDBANK VALLEY 33, BROCKWAY 24

REDBANK VALLEY 36, MCDOWELL 31

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Redbank Valley coach Mike Kundick won his 200th career match on Saturday against Brockway, as the Bulldogs beat the Rovers, 33-24, followed by a 36-31 win over McDowell. 

In the match against Brockway, the Bulldogs won five matches via forfeit and the other courtesy of Trenten Rupp, who earned a 10-5 decision at 132. 

For Brockway, Jack Smith (160), Noah Bash (172) and Dylan Bash (138) all won by pin, while Seth Stewart won a 1-0 decision at 189 and Weston Pisarchick a 4-0 decision at 113. 

In the win over McDowell, Rupp, Hudson Martz and Aiden Gardner got pins at 132, 189 and 215, respectively, while the Bulldogs also received three forfeit wins. 

Noah Bielak got a pin for McDowell at 172, while Logan Sallott (106) got a major decision and Artis Simmons (160) and Logan Carrick (138) decision wins. 

CLEARFIELD WINS THREE

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. – Clearfield traveled to Hollidaysburg and came away with three wins, 51-12 over Hollidaysburg, 36-28 over Mifflin County and 51-15 over Huntingdon. 

Nolan Barr (126), Mark McGonigal (189), Hayden Kovalick (215) and Oliver Billotte (285) all went 3-0 on the day for the Bison. 

CURWENSVILLE 40, WEST BRANCH 30

MORRISDALE, Pa. – Curwensville won five matches by fall en route to a 40-30 win at West Branch. 

Jake McCracken (189), Duane Brady (285), Ryder Kuklinskie (132), Zach Shaffer (138) and Logan Augenbaugh (145) all won by pin for the Golden Tide. 

Jacob Carfley won by major decision for Curwensville, 9-0, at 113. 

ST. MARYS 42, BRADFORD 24

ST. MARYS, Pa. – St. Marys got two wins by pin and five more by forfeit in a 42-24 win over Bradford. 

Kaden Snelick (160) and Nick Crisp (172) won by fall for the Dutch. 

Brett Thompson won by pin for the Owls at 138. Bradford got its other wins by forfeit. 

REYNOLDS 41, COMMODORE PERRY 17

HADLEY, Pa. – Mitchell Mason (215), Rocco John-Daniello (285 pounds), Chase Bell (113) and Gary Steen (120) all won by fall as Reynolds beat Commodore Perry, 41-17. 

Clayton Rhoades (145) won by tech fall for the Raiders, while Jalen Wagner (160) got a 5-3 decision and Kane Kettering (132) a 3-0 decision. 

For Commodore Perry, Wyatt Lazar (126), Jonathon Rodgers (189) and Hunter Geibel (106) won by decision, while Ashten Armagost (138) and Gage Musser (172) won by major decision. 

FRANKLIN 39, CLARION 28

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Franklin won six matches by forfeit in a 39-28 win over Clarion. 

Kadin Karns got a 4-2 decision at 215 pounds for the Knights. 

Clarion wrestled well, getting pins from Chesney Boggess at 172 and Peyton Means at 189. The Bobcats also got a major decision from Ashton Rex at 145 and a pair of forfeit wins. 

GREENVILLE 63, FRANKLIN 9

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Greenville won seven matches by fall on its way to a 63-9 win over Franklin. 

Seth Renwick (113), Chase McLaughlin (126), Mason Battles (138), Luke Gentile (145), Bennett Hayne (172), Cole Karpinski (189) and Anthony Gentile (215) all pinned their opponents. 

Braydon Porter earned a decision at 106 for the Trojans, who also got three forfeit wins. 

Trevor Hamilton got a pin for Franklin at 120 and Jonah Heckathorne a 2-0 decision at 160. 

EISENHOWER GOES 5-0 AT SHARON

SHARON, Pa. – It was a very strong day for Eisenhower at the Sharon Duals, as the Knights came away with a perfect 5-0 record.

That mark included wins over Elizabeth Forward (43-11) and Ringgold (50-22) of the WPIAL, as well as wins over District 10 foes Maplewood (39-33), Sharpsville (60-9) and Sharon (40-24).

Going 5-0 for the Knights were Anthony Rivera, Easton Hedman, Gannon Jaquay and Cael Black.

Jacob Williams and Tucker Lindell both went 4-1 for EHS.

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