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Kyle Swartz holds off Donovan Ball in intense, physical 195-pound sectional final

MECHANICSBURG: Northern York’s Kyle Swartz climbed down from the top of the podium at Mechanicsburg High School with blood still trickling from his nose. It looked like the Polar Bear junior was in a street fight. That wasn’t the case, but he was in a pretty intense 195-pound slugfest high-school-wrestling style with Cedar Cliff’s Donovon [...]

State Rankings Updated as Individual Post-Season Kicks-Off This Weekend

PA Power Wrestling's State and Regional Rankings have been updated heading into the first weekend of individual post-season action. The PIAA State Dual Team Championships saw numerous State ranked wrestlers go head-to-head in Hershey, causing several notable changes across the State. In Class 3A PIAA State Champion and #1 Ryan Anderson (Bethlehem Catholic) fell to [...]

The Open Room Talks How Good Penn State Really Is Plus Chat With Chance Marsteller

PAPC47:  Back at it Rob Waltko @Rob_SwagginU and Joe Youngblood @CoachYBee return to The Open Room and talk about all things College Wrestling. They discuss how good the 2019 Penn State Wrestling really is and breakdown their win in Columbus. In addition they are joined by All-American and one of Pennsylvania's best ever Chance Marsteller of Lock Haven who [...]

District 3 Sectional Brackets and Weekend Preview on the PA Power Podcast

PAP50: The individual post-season has arrived! PA Power Wrestling's Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle and Jeremy Elliott breakdown the District 3 Section Championships taking place this weekend in both Class 2A and 3A. They look at the top seeds and discuss who may surprise fans across each Section. Check out brackets and schedules for all of the six District 3 [...]

WarUp on The WPIAL Recaps State Dual Team and Talks 2A Post-Season with State #1 Jacob Ealy

PAW26: The State Dual Team Tournament concluded over the weekend and PA Power Wrestling's Greg Warnock @GWarnock24 and Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle recap how the WPIAL teams competed and overall observations from Hershey. The pair also preview the upcoming WPIAL Section and District Tournaments taking place this weekend. They are joined by Hopewell senior Jacob Ealy who is [...]

No. 1 Julian Gorring To Miss Postseason Unless Court Intervenes

Julian Gorring has been the state's top-ranked 182-pounder in Class 2A for almost the entire season, but it looks like the Fort LeBoeuf senior will miss the postseason for an alleged incident involving a teammate that Gorring's father says was retaliation for ongoing racial and verbal abuse. Gorring has been suspended by the school district, [...]

Final Thoughts: State Dual Team Rankings Updated Following PIAA State Championship

The PIAA State Dual Tournament is over. Perennial powers Reynolds and Bethlehem Catholic were crowned Champions. Following a long weekend in Hershey, here are updated State Dual Team rankings.   District 11 Dominance In Pennsylvania's Class 3A State Dual Team Rankings the most obvious fact is that District 11 occupies six of the top twelve [...]

Reynolds Makes it a Three-Peat in Hershey Defeating Southern Columbia in the State Dual Team Finals

For the third straight year Pennsylvania Powerhouse Reynolds claimed a PIAA State Dual Team Championship inside the GIANT Center. It was their sixth overall as a program.       Class AA Championship Finals     #1 Reynolds over #2 Southern Columbia Area (31-23)   170 - #17 Cole Toy (RY) maj. dec. Brandon Gedman (SC), 9-1 (4-0) 182 [...]