Six local wrestlers win at the PIAA Class 3A tournament

Pennridge wrestler Josh Stillings (rear) works on drills with teammate Christian Perrine. Stillings won in the quarterfinals on Friday.

The PIAA Class AAA state individual wrestling quarterfinals were held at Giant Center in Hershey on Friday, and six local wrestlers advanced.

Kyle Waterman of Council Rock South (106 pounds), Killian Delaney of West Chester Henderson (113), Doug Zapf of Downingtown West (120), Tyler Williams of Souderton (132), Ryan Vulakh of Pope John Paul II (145) and Josh Stillings of Pennridge (182) all won by decision.

PIAA Class 3A Tournament, Friday’s second session:

Quarterfinals

106 – Kurtis Phipps, Norwin pinned Brennan McBride, Coatesville, 3:02; Ben Monn, Cumberland Valley dec. Matt Mayer, Bethlehem Catholic, 6-4 OT; Alejandro Herrera-Rondon, Seneca Valley dec. Tal-Reese Flemming, Liberty, 2-0; Kyle Waterman, Council Rock South dec. David Evans, Tunkhannock, 4-3.

113 – Ryan Sullivan, Shaler pinned Timothy Uhler, New Oxford, 3:29; Matt Maloney, Liberty dec. Jordan Watters, West Allegheny, 7-5; Killian Delaney, West Chester Henderson dec. Christian Fisher, Mifflin County, 4-2; Kyle Burkholder, Hempfield dec. Luke Lucerne, Council Rock North, 2-1.

120 – Doug Zapf, Downingtown West dec. Wyatt Henson, Waynesburg, 3-1 OT; J.J. Wilson, Cedar Cliff dec. Louis Newell, Seneca Valley, 4-0; Sean Pierson, Nazareth dec. Shane Hanson-Ashworth, Council Rock South, 2-1; Logan Macri, Canon-McMillan tech. fall Rafael Portilla, Carlisle, 23-8, 4:03.

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Downingtown West’s Doug Zapf

126 – Sam Hillegas, North Hills pinned Dalton Rohrbaugh, Spring Grove, 1:06; Jacob Ealy, Hopewell dec. Gunnar Fuss, Harry S. Truman, 8-6 OT; Chris Wright, Central Dauphin dec. Caleb Morris, Waynesburg, 4-2; Gabe Willochell, Latrobe pinned Lukas Richie, Downingtown East, 2:15.

132 – Andrew Wert, Central Dauphin dec. Jonathan Miers, Easton, 1-0; Jeffrey Boyd, McDowell dec. Devon Britton, Bethlehem Catholic, 8-4; Colton Camcho, Franklin Regional major dec. Michael Cassidy, Cedar Cliff, 11-1; Tyler Williams, Souderton dec. Zack Zeamer, Manheim Central, 6-1.

138 – Seth Koleno, Bald Eagle dec. Zach Ortman, Parkland, 5-3; Paul Feite, Northern York pinned Cameron Robinson, Council Rock North, 3:24; Noah Levett, Kiski Area dec. Leno Ciotti, McDowell, 8-3; Ryan Anderson, Bethlehem Catholic tech. fall T.T. Elhajj, Lower Dauphin, 19-4, 3:26.

145 – Sam Sasso, Nazareth tech. fall Tate Nichter, Chambersburg, 17-2, 3:05; Ryan Vulakh, Pope John Paul II dec. Cam Connor, Kiski Area, 4-0; Micah Hoffman, Northern York dec. Alex Hornfeck, Mars, 3-2; Kolby Ho, DuBois dec. Job Chishko, Penn Trafford, 3-2.

152 – Gage McClenahan, Bald Eagle tech. fall Dillon Sheehy, Council Rock North, 18-3, 3:48; Ty McGeary, West Allegheny dec. Jack Blumer, Kiski Area, 8-6; William Evanitsky, Scranton dec. Daniel Mancini, Owen Jr. Roberts, 5-4; Clayton Ulrey, Lower Dauphin dec. Lenny Pinto, Stroudsburg, 9-8.

160 – Carter Starocci, Cathedral Prep dec. Nick Delp, Kiski Area, 9-3; Gerrit Nijenhuis, Canon-McMillan pinned Ethan Baney, South Western, 1:16; Luke Stout, Mt. Lebanon dec. Jacob Burgette, Scranton, 9-7; Zach Hartman, Belle Vernon dec. Caden Wright, Emmaus, 6-0.

170 – Trent Hidlay, Mifflin County tech. fall Nehemiah Diggs, Harrisburg, 21-6, 5:19; Scott Joll, Belle Vernon dec. Maximus Hale, Downingtown West, 5-1; Cade Wilson, Nazareth dec. Jason Montgomery, Belle Vernon, 3-2; Luke Nichter, Chambersburg dec. Kyle Homet, Waynesurg, 3-1 OT.

182 – Josh Stillings, Pennridge dec. Donovon Ball, Cedar Cliff, 8-1; Josh Krieger, Shikellamy dec. Brendan Shaffer, Lower Dauphin, 9-2; Max Shaw, Thomas Jefferson dec. Andrew Kidd, Delaware Valley, 5-2; Tim Wallace, Albert Gallatin pinned Luigi Yates, Cathedral Prep, 0:34.

195 – Cole Urbas, State College pinned Mitchell Talbott, Central Dauphin, 1:32; Nathan Ansell, Connellsville dec. Nate Stine, Blue Mountain, 11-7; Luke McGonigal, Clearfield major dec. Elijah Jones, Boyertown, 13-3; Dorian Crosby, Cathedral Prep dec. Nathan Mankey, North Hills, 3-1.

220 – Ian Edenfield, Laurel Highlands dec. Denny Karas, Exeter, 5-1; Hunter Catka, Sun Valley dec. Nate Schon, Selinsgrove, 8-3; Cole Forrester, Shippensburg dec. Jake Slinger, Upper St. Clair, 8-6; Parker McClellan, Altoona dec. Greg Bensley, Pocono Mountain West, 6-4.

285 – Isaac Reid, Kiski Area pinned Kyler Wuestner, Lower Dauphin, 1:11; Ryan Stewart, Warwick dec. Garret Zobel, LaSalle College, 7-2; Michael Wolfgram, Central York major dec. Gerald Brown, West Mifflin, 13-2; Kawaun DeBoe, Cathedral Prep pinned Nick Cooper, Bensalem, 5:14.

Second Round Consolations

106 – Carter Dibert, Franklin Regional major dec. Aidan Lewis, Cedar Cliff, 9-1; Matt Sarbo, Altoona pinned Adam Jacob, East Pennsboro, 2:55; Matt Vulakh, Pope John Paul II dec. Brady Sherback, Latrobe, 4-2 OT; Kyle Hauserman, Council Rock North pinned Peyton Brown, Emmaus, 1:45.

113 – Will Betancourt, Manheim Central pinned Nick Onea, Pottsville, 3:20; Andrew Smith, Nazareth dec. Frankie Bonura, Moon, 14-8; Cole Wilson, Northeastern major dec. Maximize Mendez, Council Rock South, 13-4; Jared Kuhns, Upper Perkiomen dec. Zachary Martin, Neshaminy, 6-1.

120 – Brandon Meredith, Spring-Ford dec. Matt Leehan, General McLane, 6-3; Josiah Gehr, Cocalico pinned Tyler Kocak, Hampton, 2:14; Paniro Johnson, Cathedral Prep dec. Brandon Kassis, Parkland, 6-5; Cameron Enriquez, Stroudsburg major dec. C.J. Morton, Twin Valley, 13-5.

126 – Nick Dolak, Parkland pinned Ed Scott, DuBois, 4:13; Nick Tewell, Mechanicsburg dec. Bryce Brennan, Red Land, 6-2; Kenny Herrmann, Bethlehem Catholic dec. Cade Balestrini, Shikellamy, 1-0; David Krokowski, Wyoming Valley West dec. Tyler McKinney, Cathedral Prep, 9-4.

132 – Patrick Gould, East Stroudsburg South major dec. Seth Andrus, Central Mountain, 14-6; Ryan O’Grady, Nazareth major dec. Andrew Stark, Cathedral Prep, 12-1; Ben Radner, Council Rock South pinned Garrett Reinsfelder, Shaler, 3:33; Nick Coy, Penn Trafford dec. Kibwe McNair, Methacton, 3-0.

138 – Tim Hritsko, Canon-McMillan dec. Anthony Petrucelli, Owen J. Roberts, 9-3; Nick Lilley, Downingtown West dec. Mike McKinney, Delaware Valley, 6-5; Nathan Stefanik, Nazareth dec. Ty Linsenbigler, Hempfield, 3-1; Nathan Swartz, Hollidaysburg dec. Joseph Pecaitis, Gettysburg, 3-0.

145 – Evan Widing, Pennridge dec. Jackson Erb, Neshaminy, 10-4; Cole Handlovic, Bethlehem Catholic dec. Joey Stoak, Lower Dauphin, 5-2; Connor Finkey, Garden Spot dec. Garrett Rigg, Bald Eagle, 7-2; Nick Acuna, Moon dec. Jeremiah Oakes, Scranton, 5-0.

152 – Cole Spencer, Pine-Richland dec. Matt Johnson, Phillipsburg-Osceola, 4-2; Luke Kemerer, Hempfield dec. Trey Kibe, Mifflin County, 6-2; Luca Frinzi, Bethlehem Catholic dec. Stefahn Mayo, Muhlenberg, 3-2; Dylan Reinert, Gettysburg dec. Ed Hay, Bangor, 9-2.

160 – Jarrett Feeney, Dallastown dec. John Crawford, Strath Haven, 6-3; A.J. Wilson, Solanco dec. Coy Bastian, Selinsgrove, 3-0; Patrick O’Neill, North Penn by forfeit; Anthony Hinson, Spring Grove dec. Angel Garcia, Mariana Bracetti, 2-1.

170 – Steven Newell, Dallas major dec. Andrew DiBernardo, West Chester East, 8-0; Tyler Mousaw, Unionville pinned Nick Korbich, Council Rock South, 0:12; Ben Root, Solanco dec. Cole Painter, Pottsville, 7-4; Jesse Quatse, Greensburg Salem tech. fall Dominic Falcone, Easton, 17-0, 3:34.

182 – Jeremy Seymour, West Scranton dec. Alex Litz, Harry S. Truman, 9-5 OT; Blake Barrick, Big Spring dec. Jacob Miller, Boyertown, 5-0; Christian Sequete, Butler dec. Damen Moyer, Liberty, 2-0; Mason McCready, Hollidaysburg dec. Justin Hart, Hampton, 1-0.

195 – Jake Koser, Northern York dec. Robert Spezza, Bethlehem Catholic, 5-0; Shane Noonan, Hazleton dec. Shamil Zynullaev, Chartiers Valley, 11-9; Yusuf Aladinov, William Tennent pinned Darrick Rudisill, New Oxford, 1:36; Bruno Stolfi, Souderton dec. Alex Donahue, Indiana, 3-1.

220 – Joseph Bearinger, Cocalico pinned Nick Chapman, Hatboro Horsham, 0:24; John McCarthy, Delaware Valley dec. Dylan Byrd, Milton Hershey, 7-3; Mahlik Houtz, Central Mountain pinned Owen Verespy, North Penn, 0:59; Ogden Atwood, Armstrong dec. Connor Forrest, Hopewell, 5-1.

285 – Isaiah Vance, Hempfield dec. Jonathan Pineda, Easton, 3-1 OT; Michael Leyland, Roman Catholic dec. Derek Devine, North Allegheny, 5-0; Ryan Cody, North Penn dec. Lee Holbert, Strath Haven, 3-1 OT; Tommy Mahoney, Garnet Valley pinned Jordan Espinosa, Governor Mifflin, 2:14.

Third-Round Consolations

106 – Matt Mayer, Bethlehem Catholic dec. Carter Dibert, Franklin Regional, 5-4; Matt Sarbo, Altoona major dec. Brennan McBride, Coatesville, 18-5; Matt Vulakh, Pope John Paul II dec. David Evans, Tunkhannock, 4-0; Tal-Reese Flemming, Liberty dec. Kyle Hauserman, Council Rock North, 5-0.

113 – Will Betancourt, Manheim Central dec. Jordan Watters, West Allegheny, 2-1; Andrew Smith, Nazareth dec. Timothy Uhler, New Oxford, 8-6; Cole Wilson, Northeastern dec. Luke Lucerne, Council Rock North, 7-6; Christian Fisher, Mifflin County dec. Jared Kuhns, Upper Perkiomen, 2-1.

120 – Louis Newell, Seneca Valley dec. Brandon Meredith, Spring-Ford, 5-3 OT; Wyatt Henson, Waynesburg dec. Josiah Gehr, Cocalico, 5-3; Paniro Johnson, Cathedral Prep dec. Rafael Portilla, Carlisle, 3-2; Cameron Enriquez, Stroudsburg dec. Shane Hanson-Ashworth, Council Rock South, 3-1.

126 – Gunnar Fuss, Harry S. Truman dec. Nick Dolak, Parkland, 6-4; Dalton Rohrbaugh, Spring Grove major dec. Nick Tewell, Mechanicsburg, 14-6; Kenny Herrmann, Bethlehem Catholic dec. Lukas Richie, Downingtown East, 1-0; Caleb Morris, Waynesburg dec. David Krokowski, Wyoming Valley West, 4-0.

132 – Devon Britton, Bethlehem Catholic dec. Patrick Gould, East Stroudsburg South, 3-1; Jonathan Miers, Easton dec. Ryan O’Grady, Nazareth, 2-0 OT; Ben Radner, Council Rock South dec. Zack Zeamer, Manheim Central, 3-2; Nick Coy, Penn Trafford dec. Michael Cassidy, Cedar Cliff, 5-1.

138 – Cameron Robinson, Council Rock North dec. Tim Hritsko, Canon-McMillan, 7-4; Zach Ortman, Parkland dec. Nick Lilley, Downingtown West, 3-0; Nathan Stefanik, Nazareth dec. T.T. Elhajj, Lower Dauphin, 5-4; Leno Ciotti, McDowell dec. Nathan Swartz, Hollidaysburg, 3-1.

145 – Cam Connor, Kiski Area dec. Evan Widing, Pennridge, 9-3; Cole Handlovic, Bethlehem Catholic dec. Tate Nichter, Chambersburg, 5-3; Job Chishko, Penn Trafford dec. Connor Finkey, Garden Spot, 8-2; Alex Hornfeck, Mars dec. Nick Acuna, Moon, 2-1.

152 – Cole Spencer, Pine-Richland dec. Jack Blumer, Kiski Area, 4-3; Luke Kemerer, Hempfield dec. Dillon Sheehy, Council Rock North, 5-3; Luca Frinzi, Bethlehem Catholic dec. Lenny Pinto, Stroudsburg, 5-1; Daniel Mancini, Owen Jr. Roberts dec. Dylan Reinert, Gettysburg, 4-0.

160 – Ethan Baney, South Western dec. Jarrett Feeney, Dallastown, 3-1 OT; A.J. Wilson, Solanco dec. Nick Delp, Kiski Area, 9-5; Patrick O’Neill, North Penn dec. Caden Wright, Emmaus, 3-1; Jacob Burgette, Scranton pinned Anthony Hinson, Spring Grove, 1:32.

170 – Maximus Hale, Downingtown West dec. Steven Newell, Dallas, 2-1 TB2; Tyler Mousaw, Unionville pinned Nehemiah Diggs, Harrisburg, 1:36; Ben Root, Solanco major dec. Kyle Homet, Waynesurg, 13-5; Jesse Quatse, Greensburg Salem dec. Jason Montgomery, Belle Vernon, 2-1.

182 – Brendan Shaffer, Lower Dauphin dec. Jeremy Seymour, West Scranton, 11-6; Donovon Ball, Cedar Cliff dec. Blake Barrick, Big Spring, 4-2 UTB; Christian Sequete, Butler major dec. Luigi Yates, Cathedral Prep, 21-10; Mason McCready, Hollidaysburg dec. Andrew Kidd, Delaware Valley, 3-1.

195 – Jake Koser, Northern York pinned Nate Stine, Blue Mountain, 1:43; Mitchell Talbott, Central Dauphin dec. Shane Noonan, Hazleton, 9-3; Yusuf Aladinov, William Tennent dec. Nathan Mankey, North Hills, 7-5; Elijah Jones, Boyertown dec. Bruno Stolfi, Souderton, 7-0.

220 – Nate Schon, Selinsgrove major dec. Joseph Bearinger, Cocalico, 12-3; Denny Karas, Exeter pinned John McCarthy, Delaware Valley, 1:43; Greg Bensley, Pocono Mountain West major dec. Mahlik Houtz, Central Mountain, 16-5; Jake Slinger, Upper St. Clair pinned Ogden Atwood, Armstrong, 1:25.

285 – Garret Zobel, LaSalle College dec. Isaiah Vance, Hempfield, 8-6; Michael Leyland, Roman Catholic pinned Kyler Wuestner, Lower Dauphin, 2:53; Ryan Cody, North Penn dec. Nick Cooper, Bensalem, 3-2; Gerald Brown, West Mifflin pinned Tommy Mahoney, Garnet Valley, 2:09.

Team Standings

  1. Nazareth 49, 2. Cathedral Prep 45, 3. Kiski Area 37, 4. Bethlehem Catholic 32, 5. Canon-McMillan 29.5, 6. Lower Dauphin 27, 7.

Central Dauphin 26, 8. Northern York 24, 9. (tie) Council Rock South 23, Hempfield (Dist. 7) 23.