The 2017 Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Junior High brackets have been released and fans can get a glimpse of the future this weekend. Taking place on March 4th & 5th at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown the top junior high wrestlers from across the Keystone State will do battle to determine PJW State […]
Many of Pennsylvania’s top youth wrestlers headed west to Wisconsin Dells, WI where they competed in the ASICS/USAW Kids Nationals. Three days of wrestling in both Greco-Roman and Freestyle concluded on Friday with Pennsylvania wrestlers finding success along the way.
In total there were 24 All-Americans in Freestyle and 26 All-Americans in Greco-Roman. Even more impressive […]
Pennsylvania sent two teams to Indianapolis, Indiana where they competed in the USAW Schoolboy National duals in both Freestyle and Greco-Roman. Team Pennsylvania Red was the top performer finishing third in Freestyle and fourth in Greco-Roman over two days of competition (Photo by Joe Finkey).
Team Pennsylvania Red first competed in Greco-Roman at the Schoolboy National […]
The 2016 Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling State Championship took place over the weekend with PA’s stars of tomorrow hitting the mats. If one thing can be taken away from the 2016 PJW Junior High State Championships it is that the future of Pennsylvania Wrestling looks very bright. Hosted in the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in […]
Team Pennsylvania followed up their Schoolboy Greco-Roman National Duals Championship with a fourth place finish at the Freestyle National Duals.
Pennsylvania opened pool play with solid victories over Nebraska (70-7) and Kansas (59-16) to advance into the Pool finals against Washington. Team PA was already familiar with Washington having defeated them in the Greco-Roman National Dual […]
Team Pennsylvania captured a Schoolboy National Duals Championship in the Greco-Roman Division in Indianapolis.
Team PA was led by Northampton Area eighth grade wrestler Michael Kistler Jr. who went undefeated at 105 lbs.
During the pool round Team PA cruised to a first place finish defeating Minnesota in the finals (41-21). The Gold/Silver round Pool was a […]
Pennsylvania’s next door neighbor is host to one of the largest off-season Tournaments in the Nation with the Ohio Tournament of Champions. The event, which takes place in Columbus, is said to be the largest one day wrestling tournament in the world and the #1 Youth Tournament in the Nation.
Many of the top wrestlers in […]
Not only did Eric Hong capture his fifth straight Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling State Championship title this season, he also earned his seventh career PJW Medal in 10 appearances at the State Tournament. In 2013 competing at 107 lbs. Hong faced a tough field of competitors that included 2013 PIAA State Fourth Place finisher Jacob Wasser (Palisades). The […]
After the first issue of the 2013 Top Incoming Freshmen was released feedback began pouring in and several revisions/additions have been made. Two of the previous Top 20 wrestlers, Altoona’s Cole Manley and Belle Vernon’s Derek Verkleeren, have been removed due to the pair only entering eighth grade this school year. In addition, Bethlehem Catholic […]
Luke Pletecher, an eighth grade student at Greater Latrobe Junior High, captured his 5th Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Championship on Saturday. Pletcher, who also competes for Rob Waller’s All-American Wrestling Club, won the 13 & 14 Division 107 LBS Championship with a (2-0) decision in the finals over Todd Lane of North Schuykill. It was Pletcher’s […]