The 2019 Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling (PJW) Junior High State Championships were held March 2-3 at the Cambria County War Memorial in Johnstown, and the Tri-County Area was well represented as 10 competitors brought home medals with Top 8 finishes.
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HERSHEY — St. Marys senior Tyler Dilley opened the PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Championships with a bang Thursday, while Clearfield freshman Mark McGonigal found the going tough in his first trip to Hershey.
HERSHEY — Curwensville senior Blake Passarelli and Redbank Valley junior Ethan Wiant made the trip to the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships with vastly different experience at the state level but suffered the same fate — 0-2 showings Thursday that ended their time in Hershey.
HERSHEY — The DuBois wrestling team had a mixed bag of results Thursday to open the PIAA Class AAA Championships in Hershey, but by day’s end the Beavers had three of its four state qualifiers advance to Day 2.
HERSHEY — Brookville didn’t bring one of its larger contingents to the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships this year, but the Raiders did what they are accustomed to doing on the Giant Center floor Thursday — win.
HERSHEY — The Brockway wrestling team experienced a rough start Thursday at the PIAA Class AA Championships but bounced back to advance three of its four competitors to Day 2.
HERSHEY — Curwensville senior Blake Passarelli made history last weekend at the Northwest Regional Wrestling Tournament when he became the school’s first-ever four-time state qualifier with a fourth-place finish.
HERSHEY — Brookville is taking its smallest contingent in recent memory to the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships, but the duo of junior Colby Whitehill and freshman Owen Reinsel look to put in a full weekend of work at the Giant Center in Hershey.
HERSHEY — Brockway matched DuBois for the most state qualifiers by a Tri-County Area school this year and will have four wrestlers hit the mats Thursday in Hershey with hopes of bringing home a medal at the Class AA Championships.
HERSHEY — St. Mary’s Tyler Dilley and Clearfield’s Mark McGonigal finds themselves on opposite ends of the wrestling spectrum in regards to their high school careers as each prepares for the PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Championships this weekend in Hershey.