Wrestling

Kiski Area’s Enzo Morlacci works to defeat Penn-Trafford’s Wesley Stull at 160 pounds during the WCCA championship match on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Kiski Area High School.
Young Kiski Area wrestling team takes 3rd at WCCA tournament
January 8, 2022
Considering how young the Kiski Area wrestling team is, coach Chris Heater walked away from the 69th annual Westmoreland County Coaches’ Association tournament pleased with his team’s performance.

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Mt. Lebanon’s Mac Stout beats Wyoming Seminary’s Jude Correa in the 189-pound final during the Powerade Wrestling Tournament on Dec. 30, 2021, at Canon-McMillan High School.
Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament to make anticipated return at Fox Chapel
One of the winter’s main events is coming up as Fox Chapel High School will be the site of the 20th Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament.

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Highlands heavyweight Noah Leslie works against Hampton’s Nate Glock during their Section 1-3A match on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at Highlands.
High school roundup for Jan. 5, 2022: North Allegheny wrestlers rally past Pine-Richland
January 5, 2022
Nathan Monteparte (132) and Jayson Flener (138) recorded clutch pins and Krist Vizcarra (145) took a critical decision in the final three bouts of the night to lead North Allegheny to a 34-33 victory over Pine-Richland in Section 3B-3A wrestling Wednesday night.

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Latrobe’s Vinny Kilkeary escapes Notre Dame’s Adam Schweitzer in the 120-pound consolation bout during the Powerade Wrestling Tournament last Thursday.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports on Jan. 5, 2022: Favorites emerge on mats
Wednesday is another busy night of dual meets in WPIAL team wrestling with over 30 sub-section matches scheduled.

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Hempfield’s Briar Priest and Latrobe’s Nate Roth compete at 132 pounds during last year’s Westmoreland County Coaches Association wrestling tournament finals.
Hempfield’s Briar Priest could join elite club with 3rd WCCA title
January 4, 2022
Since the Westmoreland County Coaches’ Association wrestling tournament began in 1954, only 57 wrestlers have won three titles. Eleven of those were four-time champions.

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Waynesburg’s Mac Church wrestles Wyoming Seminary’s Nic Bouzakis in the 132-pound final during the Powerade Wrestling Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, at Canon-McMillan High School.
TribHSSN WPIAL team wrestling rankings: As of Jan. 4, 2022
TribHSSN Wrestling Rankings as of Jan. 4

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Penn-Trafford’s Troy Hohman beats Jack Consiglio to win the 120 pound bout in the Powerade Wrestling Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 at Canon-McMillan High School.
TribHSSN WPIAL individual wrestling rankings: As of Jan. 4, 2022
TribHSSN Live Wrestling Rankings as of Jan. 4

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Highland’s Jrake Burford was a section runner-up last season.
A-K Valley senior spotlight: Highlands’ Jrake Burford
January 3, 2022
Jrake Burford

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Hempfields’ Briar Priest beats St. Joseph Regional’s Alex Almeyda in the 138-pound third-place bout during the Powerade Wrestling Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 at Canon-McMillan High School.
Powerade wrestling notebook: Loaded tournament was brutal for WPIAL’s best
December 31, 2021
It says how tough the 55th annual Powerade Wrestling Tournament was this season when only 26 wrestlers from the WPIAL earned medals and only six reached the finals.

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Connellsville’s Jared Keslar (blue) battles Roberto Padilla of St. Joseph Regional (NJ) at 160 pounds at the Powerade Tournament on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. Keslar won 3-1 in overtime.
Powerade notebook: Training center takes off
December 29, 2021
When Norwin wrestling coach Kyle Martin and assistant Jarod King started the Knights Regional Training Center this summer, they had a five-year plan.

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Latrobe’s Vinny Kilkeary (top) wrestles Waynesburg’s Joseph Simon (bottom) in the 113-pound final of last year’s Powerade Wrestling Tournament.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports on Dec. 29, 2021: Top wrestlers hit Powerade mats
December 28, 2021
One of the top regular season high school wrestling tournaments in the country is back in its normal place at its regular site.

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Latrobe’s Vincent Kilkeary (top) wrestles Waynesburg’s Joseph Simon (bottom) in the 113-pound final of the Powerade Wrestling Tournament on Jan. 30, 2021.
Powerade Wrestling Tournament again loaded with talent
December 26, 2021
High school wrestling fans are in for a holiday treat.

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Mt. Lebanon’s Ashleigh Connor drives to the basket between Oakland Catholic’s Angelina DeRiso (1) and Kimaya Williams during their game on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, at Mt. Lebanon High School. Connor scored 29 points in Lebo’s 61-50 win.
High school roundup for Dec. 22, 2021: Connor leads Mt. Lebanon in girls clash with Oakland Catholic
December 22, 2021
Ashleigh Connor scored a game-high 29 points with four 3-pointers to lead Class 6A No. 3 Mt. Lebanon to a 61-50 victory over Class 5A No. 4 Oakland Catholic in a nonsection girls basketball showdown between undefeated teams.

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Mt. Pleasant’s Jamison Poklembo (right) works to turn Valley’s Dion Lyons at 138 pounds during last season’s WPIAL Class 2A individual wrestling championship.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports on Dec. 22, 2021: Wrestlers vie for 1st place in early season tests
December 21, 2021
Three days before the focus is on the family chimney and the big guy making his yearly visit, the focus is on the scholastic wrestling circle as district teams hit the mat for one more sub-section match before the holidays.

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Vincent Kilkeary was among Latrobe’s champions at the Hickory Invitational. The Wildcats won the event.
Latrobe, Connellsville wrestling teams off to good starts in new season
So, what have we learned about wrestling in the WPIAL two weeks into the season?

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Latrobe freshman Luke Willochell works to pin Derry’s Dylan Klim at 106 pounds Monday, Dec. 20, 2021.
No letdown for Latrobe wrestling team in decisive win over rival Derry
December 20, 2021
The Latrobe wrestling team could have easily had a letdown Monday in a nonsection match against Derry after a solid performance at the King of the Mountain tournament over the weekend.

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Gateway’s Floyd McKenna (left) placed fifth at the 2021 Eastern Area Invitational Wrestling Tournament.
Gateway notebook: Gators wrestlers place at host invitational
December 19, 2021
A pair of Gateway wrestlers earned fifth-place medals in the season-opening Eastern Area Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Dec. 10-11.

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Quaker Valley’s Patrick Cutchember helps Burgettstown’s Shane Kemper from the mat after winning the 189-pound title during last season’s WPIAL Class 2A individual wrestling championships.
Led by 3-sport standout Cutchember, Quaker Valley wrestling sets goals high
Quaker Valley’s wrestling goals for 2021-22 are three-fold.

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Penn-Trafford wrestlers get needed win thanks to 2 football players
After an extended and rewarding football season for Joe Enick, the junior probably could have taken a few weeks off before he started the wrestling season.

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Members of the North Allegheny girls wrestling team include (from left) assistant coach Amanda Walker, Taylor Stover, Hannah Williams, Leyna Rumpler and head coach Dan Heckert.
George Guido: Girls wrestling picking up steam
December 18, 2021
Girls high school wrestling is starting to take a foothold in Pennsylvania.

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