Wrestling

Two returning champions defend titles at Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament
January 21, 2018
Defending a title isn't easy, just ask Moon senior Frankie Bonura and Baldwin senior Gehrig Hutchison. But for Moon senior Nick Acuna and Mt. Lebanon

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Strong showing at Allegheny County tourney for Fox Chapel wrestler Cutchember
January 20, 2018
For Fox Chapel sophomore Donovan Cutchember, the Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament did not end how he planned, with a win in the finals. But Cutchember

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Quaker Valley’s Kazalas, West Mifflin’s Brown make quick work of foes at Allegheny County tournament
John Rocco Kazalas and Gerald Brown are ranked No. 1 in the WPIAL in their weight classes by the Tribune-Review. They also are highly ranked

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Fox Chapel’s Cutchember reaches semifinals at county tournament
January 19, 2018
Fox Chapel sophomore Donovan Cutchember was the lone A-K Valley wrestler to advance to the semifinals of the Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament on Friday. Cutchember

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Derry to be shorthanded for section tournament
Derry wrestling coach Mike Weinell feels his second-ranked Trojans can compete with anyone in Class AA when healthy. But when the team tournament begins Wednesday,

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North Journal high school sports roundup: North Allegheny wrestling on to section championships
North Allegheny won't have to worry about wrestling its way into the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs. The young Tigers beat Shaler, 42-31, in a subsection

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Senior pair helps Thomas Jefferson wrestling advance to section tournament
They have been a staple for the Thomas Jefferson wrestling program for the last three years. Senior grapplers Kellen Lynch and James Mulenga were recognized

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WPIAL wrestling teams earn subsection championships
January 18, 2018
The WPIAL team wrestling postseason is all but set. More than a dozen teams wrapped up subsection championships Wednesday night, earning first-place seeds for the

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2017-2018 WPIAL Team Wrestling Standings
Here are the latest WPIAL team wrestling standings for the 2017-2018 season through Thursday, January 18th. The top three teams from each sub-section qualify for the Section Championship Tournament. The top team in each sub-section faced the runner-up in the opposing sub-section with the two winners then doing battle for the section championship while the […]

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No. 1 Burrell wrestlers roll past rival Valley, clinch top spot in Section 3B
The expected battle for the Section 3B wrestling title never materialized Wednesday night. With four Valley starters out of the lineup, Class AA No. 1

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Kiski Area’s Reid: Return from pulmonary embolism ‘worked out perfectly’
January 17, 2018
Isaac Reid walked to the center of the mat and wrestled for a grand total of zero seconds before getting his arm raised by the

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No. 3 South Fayette wrestling takes down No. 6 Quaker Valley
A subsection title was on the line when two undefeated wrestling programs — South Fayette and Quaker Valley — squared off on the Lions' senior

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Derry wrestling defeats Mt. Pleasant, will host Section 2 tournament
Derry wrestling coach Mike Weinell gave his team a stern talk after Wednesday's Section 2B match against Mt. Pleasant. Even though the Class AA No.

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Penn Hills used ineligible wrestler
Penn Hills let a student from Serra Catholic wrestle several matches this season for its team despite not being enrolled in the district, WPIAL executive

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Kiski Area wrestling wins annual rivalry match with Burrell
With the WPIAL wrestling playoffs looming and both teams gearing up for a title defense, the annual match between Burrell and Kiski Area became even

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A-K Valley wrestling notebook: Valley aims to end rival Burrell’s winning streak
The rivalry between Burrell and Valley encompasses seemingly every sport where the teams square off against each other, understandable given the schools' geographic closeness and

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High school team, individual wrestling rankings for week of Jan. 15
January 16, 2018
Here's a look at the Tribune-Review's team and individual wrestling rankings for the week of Jan. 15, 2018: Team rankings Class AAA School Rec. Pvs. 1. Canon-McMillan 4-0 1

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Wrestling notebook: Section tournament berths up for grabs Wednesday
There is a lot on the line Wednesday for the final wrestling section matches in the WPIAL. Section titles and section team tournament berths are

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Latrobe tandem Sherback, Willochell tries to stay sharp
Brady Sherback and Gabe Willochell haven't made any reservations for Hershey in early March. But that's where the two Latrobe wrestlers hope end up on

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Mt. Lebanon’s Stout set to defend title at Allegheny County wrestling tournament
During the 16-year history of the Allegheny County Wrestling Championship, only four wrestlers have become four-time champions. While no one is in line to capture

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This Week on the TribLive High School Sports Network
We shake off the bitter cold weather by delivering red hot high school sports winter action this week here on the TribLive High School Sports Network. We continue our coverage of section play on the hardwood with plenty of boys and girls high school basketball section action in the WPIAL as well as District 6 […]

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Kiski Area’s Reid set to return after pulmonary embolism
At perhaps his darkest moment as he dealt with a pulmonary embolism in his lung, Isaac Reid wondered if he would ever wrestle again. That

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2017-2018 WPIAL Team Wrestling Standings
January 11, 2018
Here are the latest WPIAL team wrestling standings for the 2017-2018 season through Wednesday, January 10th. The top three teams from each sub-section qualify for the Section Championship Tournament. The top team in each sub-section faced the runner-up in the opposing sub-section with the two winners then doing battle for the section championship while the […]

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Peters Township wrestling stays atop Section 2B after taking down Mt. Lebanon
January 10, 2018
Peters Township had a chance to put a stranglehold on its sub-section Wednesday when the Indians matched up against Mt. Lebanon in a Class AAA,

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