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Sheffield’s Finch, Brookville’s Taylor, Saegertown’s Robison, Reynolds’ Berger Claim Class 2A West Super Regional Titles

Brookville's Nathan Taylor. Photo by Rich Rhoades.

INDIANA, Pa. – The first Class 2A Western Super Regional was a big success for District 9 and District 10 wrestlers. 

A pair of D9 wrestlers – Sheffield’s Ethan Finch and Brookville’s Nathan Taylor, as well as two D10 matmen, Saegertown’s Hunter Robison and Reynolds’ Kaden Berger earned Super Regional titles at IUP’s Kovalchick Center

The top four finishers advanced to next week’s state championships in Hershey, with a total of 16 D10 wrestlers moving on and four from District 9. 

Finch, who remained perfect on the season, earned a thrilling 5-3 sudden victory over Trent Schultheis of Freedom Area in the 189-pound final. 

Sheffield’s Ethan Finch, first and Greenville’s Cole Karpinski third at 189

Taylor, meanwhile, dominated in his championship match, earning a 10-2 major decision over Marion Center’s Marvin Beatty. 

At 106 pounds, Robison battled to a 1-0 decision over Burrell’s Cooper Hornack. 

Reynolds’ Kaden Berger battled past Kenny Duscheck of Blackhawk in the 145-pound final, 2-1 in Tiebreaker 2. 

At 120, Reynolds’ Gary Steen, a Penn State commit, was upended by Mason Gibson of Bishop McCort, 5-1. 

First and third-place matches involving District 9 and 10 wrestlers can be seen below. 

DISTRICT 9/10 RESULTS

CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS

106 – Hunter Robison (Saegertown) dec. Cooper Hornack (Burrell), 1-0

120 – Mason Gibson (Bishop McCort) dec. Gary Steen (Reynolds), 5-1

126 – Joey Fischer (South Park) dec. Connor Saylor (Hickory), 3-0

132 – Jackson Arrington (Forest Hills) major dec. Connor Pierce (Harbor Creek), 21-8

145 – Kaden Berger (Reynolds) dec. Kenny Duschek (Blackhawk), 2-1, TB2

160 – AJ Corrado (Burrell) dec. Cole Casilio (Johnsonburg), 3-2

189 – Ethan Finch (Sheffield) dec. Trent Schultheis (Freedom Area), 5-3, SV

285 – Nathan Taylor (Brookville) major dec. Marvin Beatty (Marion Center), 10-2

THIRD-PLACE

106 – Louie Gill (Hickory) dec. Landon Bainey (West Branch), 3-1

113 – Chris Vargo (Bentworth) dec. Justin O’Neill (Hickory), 6-1

120 – Owen Reinsel (Brookville) pinned JoJo Przybycien (Fort LeBoeuf), 1:26

126 – Chase McLaughlin (Greenville) dec. Ross Dull (Chestnut Ridge), 3-0

138 – Amonn Ohl (St. Joseph’s Catholic) major dec. Carson Filer (Mercer), 11-0

145 – Cooper Warshel (Richland) dec. Carter Gill (Hickory), 6-4

152 – Luke Moore (Chestnut Ridge), dec. Jack Rimpa (Fort LeBoeuf), 5-2

172 – Ethan Barr (McGuffey) pinned Tim Church (Fort LeBoeuf), :42

189 – Cole Karpinski (Greenville) dec. Ian Eckenrode (Cambria Heights), 2-1

215 – Hayden Linerhof (Corry) major dec. Eli Reese (Knoch), 9-1

285 – Jordan Schell (Girard) dec. Jalen Stephens (Meyersdale), 1-0

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