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Three D9/10 Grapplers Bring Home Gold at MyHouse PA State Girls Wrestling Championships

Northwestern's Sierra Chiesa captured gold at 112 pounds. Photo by Matt Still/D10 Wrestling.

 

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Northwestern’s Sierra Chiesa, Mercer’s Avry Ryhal, and Punxsutawney’s Jael Miller captured state titles at the 2022 PA Girls State championships on Sunday at Central Dauphin High School.

The tournament is open to any female grappler competing at a public or private school within the geographic boundaries of Pennsylvania.

Chiesa, competing at 112 pounds, earned a pin over Journie Rodriguez of J.P. McCaskey in the second period (2:55), while Rhyal earned an 8-0 major decision over Athens’ Lacey Hinman at 152 and Miller notched a tech fall over Maya Krieger (Bensalem), 16-0 to claim gold.

Chiesa had a dominant tournament, earning a pin and two tech falls before her pin in the finals.

Ryhal, meanwhile, got a pin and a 7-2 decision in the semis before her major decision in the finals.

Miller was also impressive in every bout, notching two pins and a tech fall before her tech fall in the finals.

In addition, DuBois’ Andrea Wilmouth, a state champion a year ago, finished second at 190 and Slippery Rock’s Lexi Doerflinger second at 100.

Finishing with third place medals were Fort LeBoeuf’s Andi Przybycien and Greenville’s Madilyn Enterline.

Przybycien earned a pin at the 2:06 mark against Milton’s Abigail Moser at 106, while Enterline earned a hard-fought 1-0 decision over Montrose’s Larissa Taylor at 112.

Getting a fifth-place finish was Mercer’s Kristin Swartz, who got a pin in 45 seconds against Sophia Cordon of South Western.

Place winners are listed below.

CHAMPIONSHIP

100 – Natalie Handy (South Western) dec. Lexi Doerflinger (Slippery Rock), 6-1
112 – Sierra Chiesa (Northwestern) pinned Journie Rodriguez (J.P. McCaskey), 2:55
155 – Avry Ryhal (Mercer) maj. dec. Lacey Hinman (Athens), 8-0
170 – Jael Miller (Punxsutawney) won by tech. fall over Maya Krieger (Bensalem), 16-0
190 – Trinity Monaghan (Souderton) pinned Andrea Wilmoth (DuBois), 3:05

THIRD PLACE

106 – Andie Przybycien (Fort LeBoeuf) pinned Abigail Moser (Milton), 2:06
112 – Madilyn Enterline (Greenville) dec. Larissa Taylor (Montrose), 1-0

FIFTH PLACE

170 – Kristin Swartz (Mercer) pinned Sophia Cordon (South Western), 0:45

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