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Pennsylvania Wins USAW Kids Greco-Roman Nationals in Georgia; Will Detar Champion

ATLANTA - Sure, Pennsylvania isn't traditionally strong in Greco-Roman, but when it comes to kids, they wrestle any style, any where. Apparently the youth of Pennsylvania Wrestling can mix it up in Greco as they captured the Team Championship at the 2018 USAW Kids Greco-Roman Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia. A day before Freestyle kicked off, [...]

Gavin Garcia Wins 7th PJW State Title

JOHNSTOWN – Gavin Garcia etched his name into Pennsylvania wrestling history on Sunday. The Southern Columbia eighth-grader won his seventh Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling title, becoming just the fourth wrestler to hit that mark. He joins Cary Kolat (1988 Jefferson-Morgan) and Rocky Anderson (1997 Southmoreland/Mount Pleasant) with seven. Only Nico Cortese (2004 Franklin Regional) has more. [...]

Pennsylvania Kids Earn 50 All-Americans at Nationals in Wisconsin

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 [...]

Pennsylvania Finishes Third at Schoolboy National Freestyle Duals

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 [...]

Team PA Finishes Fourth in Schoolboy National Freestyle Duals

Photo From Steve Mytych 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 [...]