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Owner & Operator of PA Power Wrestling • 2015 PA Wrestling "Person of the Year" • Former Central Dauphin Wrestler
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Chance Marsteller Talks Attitude and Gratitude on PA Power Podcast

PAPC4:  4-time undefeated Pennsylvania State Champion Chance Marsteller has been busy competing and getting back to the grind. He joins the dynamic duo of @WarnTriz and @Beck_Diggity on the PA Power College Podcast to discuss his attitude and the gratitude he has for life.

The pair also preview the Lock Haven squad for the 2017-2018 season and take a […]

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NCAA Champion Darian Cruz Talks About Staying Focused for 2018

PAPC3:  2017 NCAA National Champion Darian Cruz joins the PA Power College Podcast to talk about re-focusing for 2018 and what he has been up to this summer.

The dynamic duo of @WarnTriz and @Beck_Diggity take a stab at the best ever college wrestling families from Pennsylvania. They discuss a variety of topics in episode 3 including Aaron Pico, […]

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Anthony Walters Makes College Commitment Live Plus Guest AJ Schopp

PAP27: 2-time PIAA State Finalist and Bishop McCort star Anthony Walters makes his college announcement on the PA Power Podcast and talks about his decision. Hosts Jeff Upson and Eric Knopsnyder debate who would be on their Mount Rushmore of Pennsylvania Wrestling.

Pennsylvania State Champion and 2-time All-American AJ Schopp (Tyrone Area) stops by to talk about […]

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PA Power Podcast: Post-Fargo Thoughts and Debate with Guest John Strittmatter

PAP26: The PA Power Wrestling pair Jeff Upson and Eric Knopsnyder return from Fargo and give a recap on Team Pennsylvania’s performance and the State of Freestyle/Greco-Roman Wrestling in the Keystone State. 

They breakdown a seven year average on All-Americans from PA and discuss what the PAWF can do to improve numbers. Guest John Strittmatter of Young […]

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Greco Champion Starocci Leads 7 Pennsylvania Cadet Double All-Americans

FARGO, ND – After an extended stay in Fargo for the Cadet National Championships Team Pennsylvania capped their trip by earning eleven All-Americans and finishing third in the team race. Seven of those wrestlers became Cadet Double All-Americans taking home both Freestyle and Greco-Roman hardware. Leading the Cadets was PIAA State runner-up Carter Starocci (Cathedral […]

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UPenn Head Coach Roger Reina Joins The College Podcast Plus Much More

PAPC Episode 02 – PA Power Wrestling’s College Edition Podcast returns as hosts Mason Beckman and Tristan Warner discuss a variety of topics and welcome on guest Roger Reina the new and former head coach of UPenn.   

The dynamic duo of @WarnTriz and @BeckDiggity preview returning Pennsylvania wrestlers at 125 lbs. next season in addition to debating the best Pennsylvania […]

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Fargo Junior Freestyle Nationals Conclude with Eight All-Americans for Team PA

FARGO, ND – Although it wasn’t how Team Pennsylvania wanted to end their Fargo Junior National Freestyle Championship there is much to be celebrated for the Keystone State. Overall eight Team Pennsylvania Junior wrestlers came away with hardware including two runner-ups.

At 113 lbs. Pottsville Area wrestler Nick Onea, who in 2017 was a PIAA State […]

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Pennsylvania’s Cadet Women Earn Three Fargo All-Americans

FARGO, ND – While most of the day’s attention was spent on the Junior Men’s Finals and medal round matches Pennsylvania’s Cadet Women did battle inside the Fargodome on Tuesday. Pennsylvania earned three Cadet Women All-Americans with Caitlyn Walker (Wyoming Seminary) and Kayla Kehr (Spring Grove) taking fourth while Jillian Bruno (East Stroudsburg) finished in 

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Pennsylvania Advances 25 Wrestlers into Fargo Junior Nationals Day 2

FARGO, ND – Pennsylvania Juniors began their journey at the 2017 Fargo Freestyle Nationals with some of the most recognizable names hitting the mats. Thirteen Keystone State grapplers are competing in the Championship Round of 16 with Sammy Sasso (Nazareth), Trent Hidlay (Mifflin County) and Jake Woodley (North Allegheny) taking charge.

Check out Pennsylvania’s results below!

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Team Pennsylvania Set to Earn 12 Cadet Freestyle All-Americans in Fargo

FARGO, ND – Despite having a dismal quarterfinal round going only 2 for 7 Team Pennsylvania bounced back in the consolation round to come away with 12 Cadet Freestyle All-Americans in Fargo. 


Pennsylvania Semifinalists

152 – Carter Starocci (Cathedral Prep) 

170 – Gerrit Nijenhuis (Canon-McMillan) 

Pennsylvania All-Americans

94 – Sheldon Seymour (Troy Area) 

106 – Ryan Miller (Blair Academy)

120 – Marckis Branford (Wilson Area)

132 – Carter Tuttle (Wyoming Seminary) 

138 – Michael Kistler (Northampton Area)

145 – Luca Frinzi (Bethlehem Catholic)

152 – Aurelius Dunbar (Mercersburg Academy)

182 – Darrien Roberts (Wyoming Seminary) 

220 – Hunter Catka (Sun Valley) 

285 – Colby […]

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