Nine Class AAA State Quarterfinals You Should Not Miss on Friday

106 lbs. #10 Tal-Reese Flemming (Liberty) vs. #4 Alejandro Herrera (Seneca Valley)






126 lbs. #7 Gunnar Fuss (Harry S. Truman) vs. #15 Jacob Ealy (Hopewell)

Jacob Ealy of Hopewell had a great first round match against PIAA State Medalist Kenny Herrmann and will have his hands full with regional Champion Gunnar Fuss. Upson’s pick: Ealy






132 lbs. #2 Andrew Wert (Central Dauphin) vs. #5 Jonathan Miers (Easton)

Neither of these wrestlers score a ton of points. Both are grinders who are comfortable winning by a point or two. Upson’s pick: Wert 






138 lbs. #2 Seth Koleno (Bald Eagle Area) vs. #5 Zach Ortman (Parkland)

Ortman wrestles tough inside the GIANT Center as he took out Jackson Henson in the first round. Ortman was a medalist last season who has been up and down this year unlike his opponent Seth Koleno who is undefeated and one of the most consistent around. Upson’s pick: Koleno






145 lbs. #6 Job Chishko (Penn Trafford) vs. #3 Kolby Ho (DuBois Area)

These two faced off in the POWERade Tournament with Ho coming away with a (8-6) victory over Chishko. These two have trained together and are tight. Ho has had the hot hand. Upson’s pick: Ho






152 lbs. #7 Dan Mancini (Owen J. Roberts) vs. #9 William Evantisky (Scranton)

Evantisky was an ETR Champion this year and has a win over Nathan Haubert who Mancini lost to. Mancini knocked off Luke Kemerer in the first round and has the hot hand. Upson’s pick: Mancini 






182 lbs. #7 Tim Wallace (Albert Gallatin) vs. #2 Luigi Yates (Cathedral Prep)

Wallace was considered to be a State title contender up until a week ago. He fell in the WPIAL Regional finals but has bounced back. He was third in the State last year with Yates being 8th last year. Upson’s pick: Wallace






220 lbs. #5 Nate Schon (Selinsgrove) vs. #7 Hunter Catka (Sun Valley)

The freshman vs. the sophomore at 220 lbs. These two faced off in the Penn Manor Tournament finals with Schon getting a fall in 0:37 seconds against the returning State Qualifier. Schon is a high level freshman but Catka is out for revenge. Upson’s pick: Schon






285 lbs. #2 Gerald Brown (Mifflin County) vs. #4 Michael Wolfgram (Central York)

A marquee match-up at 285 lbs. folks. Gerald Brown is a stud who last year took fourth at States while Wolfgram went (1-2). Brown defeated Wolfgram (5-2) in the consolation round. Upson’s pick: Brown

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