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PA Wrestlers Claim Crowns at Ohio TOC

Four Pennsylvania wrestlers won Ohio Tournament of Champions titles in the Elite Division on Saturday in Columbus, including a pair of Union City seniors. Bears teammates Gavin Henry (190 pounds) and Matt Long (285) captured championships to join Canon-McMillan senior Kenny Hayman (132) and Freedom Area sophomore Trent Schultheis (160). Two of the championship matches [...]

Pennsylvania’s Joey Fisher, Clayton Ulrey, and Hunter Catka Win Titles At 2019 FloNationals

It was the 10th Annual FloNationals but for the first time ever, the event was competed in Freestyle & Greco-Roman. USA Wrestling has designated FloNationals as the Trials for the team being sent to the Cadet Pan Am Championships; wrestlers who competed in both styles earned points based on their placement with the highest point [...]

Pennsylvania Earns 9 Champions and 56 Overall Medalists at the NHSCA Virginia Beach Nationals

Pennsylvania's best wrestlers once again travelled to Virginia Beach to take part in the NHSCA High School Nationals. 2019 was the 30th Annual for the NHSCA and Pennsylvania had success in all six levels. In the NHSCA Freshman Nationals Pennsylvania finished in third with 219 points. The Keystone State crowned one champion and earned seven [...]

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 [...]