Young Guns wins PAWF Junior Club Duals over Blair

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Team Young Guns Red - PAWF Club Team Junior Duals Champions

Team Young Guns Red – PAWF Club Team Junior Duals Champions

There is a reason Young Guns Wrestling Club is the #1 ranked wrestling club in the Nation by FloWrestling. Headed by the former Iowa Hawkeye grapplers Eric Juergens and Jody Strittmatter the club has locations in Pennslyvania, Wisconsin, and Iowa/Illinois. Visit their website here.

Strittmatter was a PIAA Class AA Sate Champion at Cambria Heights High School before heading to Pitt-Johnstown where he became a 2x NCAA Division II National Champion. After two seasons at Pitt-Johnstown Jody transferred to Division I powerhouse Iowa and was a 2x All-American and 2x Big Ten Conference Champion for Hawkeye legend Dan Gable. In addition to running the PA branch of Young Guns Wrestling Club Strittmatter is an assistant coach at Pitt-Johnstown.

On Sunday, Young Guns participated in the PAWF Junior Club Duals against teams from across the Northeast region including New Jersey’s Blair Academy. During their pool play competition Young Guns went (3-0) winning their pool and advanced to the Championship bracket. In pool play they defeated LAW (64-4), Chesmont (57-4), and Brookville (61-5).

In the Championship round Young Guns won (36-17) over Rampage and advanced to the finals against Blair Academy’s club team. In the finals the Young Guns came out strong and captured the PAWF Junior Club Duals Championship with a (39-19) victory over Blair. Below is a look at the wrestlers who made up the Championship Team.

Results found here

Videos found here


Young Guns Red Team Members

100 lbs.:  Devin Brown (Sagertown High School – Current Sophomore)

106 lbs.:  Spencer Lee (Saegertown High School – Current Eighth Grader)

113 lbs.:  Collin Glorioso (Huntingdon Area – Current Freshman)

120 lbs.:  A.C. Headlee (Waynesburg Central – Current Sophomore)

126 lbs.:  Sam Krivus (Hempfield Area – Current Sophomore)

132 lbs.:  Michael Kemerer (Franklin Regional – Current Sophomore)

138 lbs.:  Josh Maruca (Franklin Regional – Current Sophomore)

145 lbs.:  Joe Galasso (Father Judge – Current Junior)

152 lbs.:  Zach Kelly (Kiski Prep – Current Sophomore)

160 lbs.:  Cody Law (Forest Hills – Current Senior)

170 lbs.:  Chance Marsteller (Kennard-Dale – Current Junior)

170 lbs.:  Dom Scalise (Kiski Prep – Current Sophomore)

182 lbs.:  Zach Zavatsky (Greater Latrobe – Current Junior)

182 lbs.:  Dustin Conti (Jefferson Morgan – Current Senior)

195 lbs.:  Matt McCutcheon (Kiski Area – Current Senior)

220 lbs.:  Jake Gunning (Bethlehem Liberty – Current Junior)

285 lbs.:  Garrett Ryan (Wyoming Seminary – Current Senior)



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