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WarUp Recaps PA State Tournament Plus Chat With All State Champs From The WPIAL

PAW30: PA Power Wrestling's Greg Warnock @GWarnock24 and Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle recap all the action for Hershey at the 2019 PIAA State Tournament. They interview all seven WPIAL Champions from this year and preview the 45th Annual Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic! Take a listen today! You can now listen to all of PA Power Wrestling’s podcasts on Spotify! [...]

Gerrit Nijenhuis Wins Battle of Nationally Ranked Wrestlers with Edmond Ruth for State Gold

HERSHEY, Pa.: Canon-McMillan stud Gerrit Nijenhuis knew he was on a collision course with Susquehanna Twp. star Edmond Ruth. This is the match high-school wrestling fans have been talking about since December. Ruth moving up to Class 3A, and two nationally-ranked competitors projected to meet for state gold. It was only a matter of time. [...]

Franklin Regional’s Carter Dibert Starts Fast and Finishes Off Run to State Title

HERSHEY, Pa.: Franklin Regional’s Carter Dibert knew everything he needed to about Seneca Valley’s Dylan Chappell. Not only are the two wrestlers friends, they are practice partners. That’s both good and bad when you are staring across the mat at each other with a state championship on the line at Hershey’s Giant Center. A week [...]

Dayton Pitzer Shakes Freshman Nerves and Finishes off State Gold Medal Match

HERSHEY, Pa.: Mount Pleasant’s Dayton Pitzer had a modest goal when he entered his first year of high school wrestling. You really couldn’t blame him. It’s not easy being a freshman in this game, and adding the weight of more self-imposed expectations doesn’t make it any easier. Then, Pitzer changed his mind. He was putting [...]

Final Results From the 2019 PIAA Class 3A State Championships in Hershey

106 Pounds 1st #2 Carter Dibert (Franklin Regional) DEC #1 Dylan Chappell (Seneca Valley), 7-2 3rd #3 Kyle Hauserman (Council Rock North) DEC #5 Aiden Lewis (Cedar Cliff), 6-2 5th #10 Mason Prinkey (Connellsville) DEC #4 Kyle Waterman (Council Rock South), 4-1 7th #8 Braxton Appello (Easton) FOR #11 Julien Maldonado (Boyertown), 0-0   113 [...]

Andrew Cerniglia Makes a Statement, Dominates Gabe Miller in Gold Medal Match

HERSHEY, Pa.: There was some obvious tension between Notre Dame-Green Pond’s Andrew Cerniglia and Pequea Valley’s Gabe Miller during the Parade of Champions Saturday afternoon at Hershey’s Giant Center. The handshake was less than cordial. Of course, it’s understandable. Miller stormed back from an early deficit and pinned Cerniglia in the Regional final a week [...]

Jackson Arrington Avenges Loss to Kole Biscoe and Claims State Gold

HERSHEY, Pa.: Forest Hills is building something special in its wrestling room. Especially in the lower weight classes. That was evident during this year’s PIAA Championships at Hershey’s Giant Center. And the leader of the Rangers pack was Jackson Arrington. The Rangers freshman avenged an early-season loss to Southern Columbia freshman Kole Biscoe thanks to [...]

Finn Solomon Gets Sweet Revenge In State Semifinal Victory Over Kyle Burkholder

  HERSHEY, Pa.: Franklin Regional’s Finn Solomon has been waiting for another shot at Hempfield Area’s Kyle Burkholder. That’s not a surprise. Anytime a wrestler loses twice to the same competitor, he or she is ready for a rematch. It was supposed to happen at sectionals, but Burkholder forfeited after an injury. So, that meant [...]