Wrestling

WPIAL Wrestling Realignment for 2013 and 2014
February 22, 2012
The WPIAL Board of Control Tuesday approved the new alignment for WPIAL wrestling sections for the 2012-2013 and the 2013-2014 seasons. The League has retained the "sub-section" format for the regular season. In Class AAA there are four sections while in Class AA there are still three sections.Some of the changes include Blackhawk and Central Valley moving up from Class AA to Class AAA. Steel Valley dropping out, but both North Catholic and Mapletown adding teams.Bold schools are teams that moved and are in a new sub-section compared to the current cycle.WPIAL CLASS AAA:Section 1-A: Franklin Regional Panthers Gateway Gators Kiski Area Cavaliers McKeesport Tigers Penn Hills Indians Woodland Hills Wolverines

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This Week on the MSA Sports Network – 02/20/2012
February 20, 2012
We have high school and college winter sports postseason action gone wild all this week here on the MSA Sports Network. We have EVERY WPIAL First Round and Quarterfinals boys and girls basketball playoff game along with District 6 postseason boys and girls hoops and men's and women's college basketball regular season and postseason hardwood action and three PIHL high school hockey showdowns, plus the 2012 WPIAL Class AA Individual Wrestling Championships, the WPIAL Individual Wrestling Class AAA-3 and Class AAA-4 Sectionals, the District 6 Class AAA Wrestling Championships, the WPIAL Boys and Girls Diving Championships along with Inside the WPIAL Wrestling Circle, and the WPIAL Roundball Report and the PIHL Power Play Show on a special day ALL here at MSAsports.net

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WPIAL Individual Wrestling Class AA Sectional Results 2012
February 18, 2012
The WPIAL held its individual wrestling sectionals in Class AA Saturday at three different sites to set the field for the classification championships next weekend. The top five wrestlers in each weight class in each of the three AA sections qualify for the 2012 WPIAL Class AA Individual Wrestling Championships on Friday, February 24th and Saturday, February 25th right here on the MSA Sports Network.Section 1-AA at Burgettstown High School:

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Scholastic Notebook – 02/17/2012
February 17, 2012
The coaching wheels are turning – not only in football, but already in basketball. There were some noteworthy coaching changes in both sports this week. 

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This Week on the MSA Sports Network – 02/13/2012
February 13, 2012
Because we think YOU are special, our Valentines Day gift to you is plenty of regular season and postseason high school and college basketball, wrestling and hockey action all week long here on the MSA Sports Network.

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Canon-McMillan Golden in Claiming PIAA Team Wrestling AAA Title
February 11, 2012
It wasn’t easy, but Canon-McMillan (24-0) won the 2012 PIAA Class AAA team wrestling championship with a 35-20 victory over McDowell (18-2) this afternoon at the GIANT Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. In a dual meet that featured four lead changes, the Trojans made things very interesting. After winning six of the first nine bouts contested, McDowell built a slim four point lead.

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PIAA Team Wrestling Championships – Day Three Highlights
Mechanicsburg’s talented big men proved to be too much for North Allegheny (20-6) to overcome, as the District 3 runner-up Wildcats tamed the Tigers, 43-22, in a fourth round consolation match today at the PIAA Team Championships at the GIANT Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. North Allegheny led early, 6-0, on the strength of decisions by sophomores Domenic Forys (113 pounds) and Blynn Shideler (120 pounds). The Wildcats’ Tristan Skelly then knotted the match at 6-6 with a fall at 126 pounds. The Tigers regained the lead briefly at 10-6 as sophomore Jesse Rodgers tallied a convincing 14-1 major decision over Kyle Shuler at 138 pounds. But it would prove to be the final lead of the match for North Allegheny.

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PIAA Team Wrestling Championships – Day Two Highlights
February 10, 2012
With one huge victory, Canon-McMillan (22-0) ended Central Dauphin’s four year stranglehold on the PIAA Class AAA title; ended the Rams’ state-record of 95 straight dual meet wins; and earned the opportunity to win its first-ever state team championship.

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PIAA Team Wrestling Championships – Day One Highlights
February 9, 2012
The WPIAL saved its strongest team for last, the Class AAA District 7 champion Canon-McMillan Big Macs (20-0).

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PIAA Team Wrestling Playoff Results: Canon-Mac Wins AAA State Gold
February 6, 2012
In the 14-year history of the PIAA Team Wrestling Playoffs, only two WPIAL teams had won state gold.

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This Week on the MSA Sports Network – 02/05/2012
February 5, 2012
With the Big Game behind us, we have a Super week of high school and college winter sports coming up all this week here on the MSA Sports Network. The 2012 PIAA Team Wrestling Playoffs take place along with the final week of the 'Stretch Run' of the WPIAL and District 6 boys and girls high school basketball regular season, with men&

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Golden Run Continues as Burrell Upsets Jeff-Morgan To Win AA Title
February 4, 2012
A year removed from winning their fifth straight WPIAL Championship, Burrell came into the 2011-2012 season replacing seven starting seniors and a new head coach. But that did not stop the Buccaneers from keeping their WPIAL Championship streak alive.

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Canon-McMillan Pins North Allegheny To Win WPIAL AAA Gold
After winning two straight WPIAL Championships, Canon-McMillan looked to join North Allegheny as the only team in AAA Team Tournament history in winning three consecutive WPIAL titles. The Tigers tried everything they could to keep the Big Macs from joining them in the elite status.

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Scholastic Notebook – 02/03/2012
February 3, 2012
When the WPIAL announces playoff brackets at a meeting every February, the league also hands out plaques to section champions. For the first time ever, Bentworth might double team the WPIAL for the championship plaques. Things have been good for Bentworth basketball this season. Twice as good, actually.

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This Week on the MSA Sports Network – 01/29/2012
January 29, 2012
The first WPIAL winter sports postseason begins as January fades into February this week here on the MSA Sports Network. The Week long 2012 WPIAL Team Wrestling Playoffs can be heard ONLY here on The Network along with the start of 'Stretch Run' WPIAL and District 6 boys and girls high school baske

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CANON-McMILLAN & BURRELL CONTINUE WPIAL TEAM WRESTLING DOMINANCE
January 26, 2012
Two incredible golden streaks continued Saturday at Chartiers Valley High School as Canon-McMillan and Burrell continued their district mat mastery. The top-seed Big Macs dominated in their three wins to become the fourth team ever to win three straight WPIAL Team Wrestling Championships.

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MSA Sports Top Ten – WPIAL Team Wrestling Playoff Rankings – 01/26/2012
As is the tradition here at MSA Sports, our final season rankings for a sport doesn't consist of our normal Top Ten.

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This Week on the MSA Sports Network – 01/22/2012
January 22, 2012
We get out first taste of winter high school sports postseason action this week here on the MSA Sports Network. Midweek features the WPIAL Team Wrestling Sectionals and the 2012 WPIAL Team Wrestling Playoff Pairings Show along with full week coverage of WPIAL and District 6 boys and girls high school basketball

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2012 WPIAL Team Wrestling Sectionals RESULTS
January 20, 2012
With the WPIAL Team Wrestling Playoffs starting next week, the steering committee got a hand Wednesday night with the team sectionals taking place at seven different sites. With the five matches in the books from each site, each section has its five teams now ranked from one to fiv

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MSA Sports Top Ten – WPIAL Wrestling – 01/19/2012
January 19, 2012
Every Thursday through January, MSA Sports ranks the top ten teams in both the WPIAL Class AAA and Class AA. Don't miss Inside the WPIAL Wrestling Circle Show every Monday at 7:00pm AND weekly matches broadcast as well only here on the MSA Sports Network.Records shown are section records.WPIAL CLASS AAA:

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