Wrestling

Derry’s Dom DeLuca faces Montoursville’s Cameron Wood in the 220-pound class AA semifinal during the PIAA state wrestling tournament on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Giant Center in Hershey. DeLuca defeated Wood by a 5-1 decision and moves onward to the final against Greenville’s Jacob McMaster.
Derry’s DeLuca, Mt. Pleasant’s Pitzer going for gold at PIAA Class AA tournament
March 8, 2019
HERSHEY – Derry senior Dom DeLuca hopes to end high school wrestling career with a bang.

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Norwin’s Kurtis Phipps wrestles Stroudsburg’s Cameron Enriquez in the 120-pound class AAA quarterfinal during the PIAA state wrestling tournament on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Giant Center in Hershey.
Norwin’s Phipps keeps PIAA title hopes alive following comeback win
HERSHEY — What a difference a couple years made for Norwin junior Kurtis Phipps.

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Kiski Area’s Darren Miller wrestles Matt Sarbo of Altoona in the 126-pound class AAA quarterfinal during the PIAA state wrestling tournament on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Giant Center in Hershey.
Kiski Area’s Miller, Connor earn spots in PIAA Class AAA semifinals
HERSHEY — Darren Miller didn’t make it to the Giant Center last March, the victim of an upset in the WPIAL Class AAA tournament. So the Kiski Area senior appreciates the value of even wrestling in the state wrestling championship, let alone earning a medal.

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Gateway’s Evan Whiteside, junior, weight class 113. Lillian DeDomenic | For The Tribune Review
Gateway’s Whiteside, Hanisak gain experience at WPIAL championships
Gateway coach Ryan Sula saw improvement from Evan Whiteside in every area of his wrestling, but the one thing that stood out the most was the growing confidence in his 113-pound junior.

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Plum’s Vinny Citrano competes against Central Catholic Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at Plum.
Plum’s Citrano, Stecik cap season at WPIAL wrestling championships
As a freshman this year, Plum’s Vinny Citrano believed in himself every time he stepped on a mat, and it showed in his results. But before his first match at the WPIAL individual championships Feb. 28, the magnitude of the event set in.

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Norwin’s Ryan Weinzen (right) defeated Armstrong’s Ogden Atwood in the 220-pound title match.
Norwin sends program record 10 wrestlers to WPIALs; 2 capture titles
The Norwin wrestling team walked away from the WPIAL Class AAA individual tournament with some serious hardware.

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North Hills’ Sam Hillegas removes his gear after beating St. Mary’s Tyler Diley in the 132-pound class AAA quarterfinal during the PIAA state wrestling tournament on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Giant Center in Hershey.
WPIAL sends 17 wrestlers to PIAA Class AAA semifinals
HERSHEY — The WPIAL is proving itself a heavyweight in the state’s lighter weights.

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Derry’s Ty Cymmerman wrestles Greenville’s Bryce Knauf in the 126-pound quarterfinal during the PIAA state wrestling tournament on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Giant Center in Hershey. Cymmerman won the match and advances onward to the semi-finals on Friday night.
5 Westmoreland County wrestlers advance to PIAA Class AA semifinals
Ty Cymmerman found himself down three points in the second period of his quarterfinal match at the PIAA Class AA wrestling championships Friday.

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Hughesville’s Ben Heinrich struggles underneath Derry Area’s Tyler Cymmerman in the 126-pound first round bout during the PIAA state wrestling tournament on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Giant Center in Hershey.
Derry’s Cymmerman overcomes slow start to reach PIAA Class AA quarterfinals
March 7, 2019
HERSHEY — Derry sophomore Ty Cymmerman started slowly in his opening-round match Thursday at the PIAA Class AA wrestling championships at the Giant Center.

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Franklin Regional’s Carter Dibert struggles against Seneca Valley’s Dylan Chappell in the 106-pound championship bout at the WPIAL Class AAA individual tournament finals on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Canon-McMillan High School.
Wrestlers to watch at the PIAA championships this week
HERSHEY — The PIAA wrestling championships begin at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Giant Center.

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Mt. Pleasant’s Dayton Pitzer is announced winner after defeating Ellwood City’s Austin Walley in the 182-pound final on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 in WPIAL class AA individual wrestling championships.
5 things to watch at the PIAA wrestling championships
March 6, 2019
HERSHEY — The PIAA wrestling championships begin Thursday, with Class AA kicking things off at 9 a.m. at the Giant Center.

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Kiski Area’s Cam Connor pins Seneca Valley’s Nick Montalbano at 152 pounds, as the Cavaliers bench erupts during the WPIAL Class AAA team championship Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Norwin High School.
A-K Valley wrestling notebook: Burrell’s Oswalt, Kiski Area’s Connor have targets on their backs
Burrell’s Ian Oswalt and Kiski Area’s Cam Connor didn’t have to look far to find their names in their respective brackets for the PIAA wrestling championships: They were right there, smack-dab at the top.

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Burrell’s Austin Mele pins Derry Area’s Eric Catone in the 160lbs bout during the section 3 2AA team championship Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at Burrell High School.
Wrestlers are creatures of habit when preparing for PIAA tournament
March 5, 2019
Like many people, Austin Mele looks at his phone almost immediately upon waking up in the morning. The Burrell senior checks his texts and SnapChat account before plugging it back in, making sure it’s got a full charge. Then it’s time to brush his teeth, followed by checking his weight and drinking a glass of apple juice.

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Kiski’s Darren Miller wrestles atop Hampton’s Zach Wright in the 126-pound quarterfinal at the WPIAL wrestling class 3A individual tournament on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Canon-McMillan High School.
Kiski Area wrestlers to rely on experience at PIAA tournament
With top-three finishes at the PIAA Class AAA team championships each of the past three seasons, Kiski Area knows the feeling of wrestling in Hershey’s Giant Center.

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Norwin’s Kurtis Phipps wrestles against Belle Vernon’s Logan Seliga in the 120-pound championship bout at the WPIAL class AAA individual tournament finals on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Canon-McMillan High School.
Norwin wrestler Phipps chasing PIAA gold this weekend
Kurtis Phipps and his brother Drew having something in common — both suffered heart-breaking, 1-0 losses in the PIAA Class AAA wrestling finals.

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Seneca Valley’s Alejandro Herrera works underneath Hempfield’s Kyle Burkholder in the 113-pound championship bout at the WPIAL class AAA individual tournament finals on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Canon-McMillan High School.
High school wrestling notebook: Hempfield sending 5 to state tournament
It was quite a weekend for the Hempfield wrestling team at the WPIAL/PIAA Class AAA Southwest Regional tournament.

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Belle Vernon’s Scott Joll wrestles against Mt. Lebanon’s Luke Stout in the 182-pound championship bout at the WPIAL class AAA individual tournament finals on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Canon-McMillan High School.
Trib HSSN individual wrestling rankings for week of March 4, 2019
Trib HSSN individual wrestling rankings

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Trib HSSN Wrestler of the Week: North Hills’ Sam Hillegas
WRESTLER OF THE WEEK: Sam Hillegas, jr., North Hills

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Trib HSSN Wrestling Team of the Week: Kiski Area
TEAM OF THE WEEK: Kiski Area

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Burrell’s Ian Oswalt wrestles Amonn Ohl of St. Joseph’s Academy in the 120-pound championship final in the PIAA class 2A southwest regional wrestling tournament on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 at the Kovalchik Complex at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
A-K Valley wrestlers took different paths to PIAA Class AA tournament
March 4, 2019
Ian Oswalt noticed the lights of the Giant Center when he stepped in to the arena as a first-time competitor at the PIAA Class AA wrestling tournament last year.

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