Coach Cook's Corner
2005 - 2006
2005-06 WRESTLER of the WEEK!
Week 1-Donald Osinski
(6-0 on the week/6-0 on the season) 6 pins in 6 matches No points allowed
Week 2-Hadley Harrison
( 5-1/11-1) Finished 2nd at the King of The Mountain. Week included 3 pins and 1 major.
Week 3-Kyle Goss
(8-0/17-4) Went 8-0 at the General McLane Duals.
All 8 of his wins were by fall.
Week 4-Hadley Harrison
(4-0/23-1 ) Tool City Champion. Had wins over state placewinners, Corey Slater (4th) & Aaron Nestor(2nd).
Week 5-Lou Decker
(1-0/18-6) Followed a 3rd place finish at Tool City
with his 3rd win over #2 (D10) Dana Goodwill of Corry.

Week 6- Clay Steadman
(4-0/4-0) Went 4-0 at the Lewistown Duals immediately after returning to the lineup. 1 pin/1 decision.

Week7- Shawn McFadden
(3-1/19-10) Shawn earned 3rd place at the Seneca Valley Tournament with 1 fall and an overtime win in the consolation finals.
Week 8-Brandon Saraceno
(3-0/26-10) Brandon went 3-0. Had wins against Prep & McDowell @ District 10 Duals and a big win over #2 (D10) Clint Copeland vs Conn. Lake.
1 decision/1 major/1 pin.

Week 9- Eric Zelina
(1-0/29-9) Eric had a big 9-3 win over state ranked (#12 AA) Jeff Langdon at the McLane vs. North East dual meet.

Week 10-Brandon Saraceno
(2-0/29-10) 2-0 with 2 falls at the PIAA Team Duals. 1 pin was against Justin McAninch of DuBois (ranked 4th-D9) and the other against Easton's Ju Ju Drummond (state ranked-7th).
Week 11- Brian Clark
(1-0/13-16) Brian pulled out a hard-fought, last second, 6-5 win over Fort LeBoeuf's Kurt Lindberg at GM on Senior Night.
Week 12-Clay Steadman, Eric Zelina, Hadley Harrison, Donald Osinski & Brandon Saraceno
These five wrestlers won District 10 AAA titles. It was the first time in history that GM crowned 5 District wrestling champs in one year.
Week 13-Hadley Harrison
Hadley won the NW Regional title for the third time in his career. He became General McLane's first 3 time Regional Wrestling Champion.
Week 14-Hadley Harrison
Hadley captured 5th Place at the PIAA AAA Championships in Hershey. He also set a new school record for Most Wins in a single season.


Congrats to the 2005-06 McLane Wrestling Team
Who finished #5 in the state with 186 falls
according to PA Sports Beat!

Hayden Harrison was top NAIA academic
wrestler in the Nation with a 4.0 GPA.
Hayden also had his name in Sports Illistrated
Faces in the Crowd.


GM Wrestlers Who Have Beaten
State Ranked Wrestlers!

Eric Zelina (NR) beat AA #18 Brock Leitzel, Ridgway, beat AA #12 Jeff Langdon, North East, AAA #6 Joe McCullough, Prep, Bobby Steetle #25 AAA Franklin.

Brandon Saraceno (NR) beat AAA#17 Adam Steele, G Salem, AA #14 Eric Weaver, Greenville, beat AAA#7 Ju Ju Drummond. Note: Patton from Westmont Hilltop beat brandon 1-0 and he was ranked #12, right behind Steve Waite!).

Don Osinski (#8) beat AAA#6 Dillon Evans CRS, AAA#9 Alex Lauffenberger, Warren, AA#9 Colby Pisani Ridgeway, AAA#22 Dan Svec, G Salem, AAA#23 Cody John, Lewistown, AAA#25 Zach Bussard, DuBois.

Hadley Harrison (#5 PIAA, #17 Nationally) beat AA#2 Aaron Nestor, Reynolds, AA#10 Corey Slater, Comm Perry, AAA#16 Christian Harr, Holidaysburg, AA#25 Justin Ferguson, Greenville and AAA#24 Cash Horne, beat AAA#13 Zach Lundgren, DuBois.

Lou Decker beat (NR) AA#22 Grant McCabe, Freedom.

Former GM Wrestlers in College

Ashton Osterberg 125 Theil College DIII 0-2 (9-7 record) Update: After a slow start Ashton came on strong, winning 5 of his last 6 matches. He topped it off by taking 3rd place at the John Summa Invitational at Balwin Wallace.


Hudson Harrison 157/174 Mercyhurst College DII 4-1 @ SRU Oopen (11-4, 6-8, 13-0, 9-1, 3-1). Hudson took 6th at the Ashland Tourney. He's now a starter at 174. Hudson went 2-2 at the Midwest Classic recently. Update: Hudson picked up back to back wins for Mercyhurst Jan. 29th. He pinned Limestone's Greg Satterfield and beat Heidelberg's Brian Lichty 13-10.
Hudson went 2-2 at the NCAA Division II Championships!

Ryan Dunlap 197 Gannon university DII.

Hayden Harrison 157 Embry Riddel Aer. University NAIA.
Hayden went 4-0 at Embry-Riddle Open ..was named the tournaments Outstanding Lower Weight Wrestler. Hayden lost 2 close bouts to the #3 & #5 ranked wrestlers, then went 3-2 at the Las Vegas Tourney (one major/1 pin). Hayden was 5th at Reno tournament of Champions. He went 4-2 w/ 1major and 2 wins over D1 #13 Eric Neil of Central Mich. Hayden went 3-2 at the NAIA-NWCA National Duals and helped his team to a 6th place finish.
Update: Hayden was Runnerup at the NAIA Championships in Sioux City, Iowa! Hayden helped his team to a top 5 finish, one of the best in the school's recent history.


Jake Keene 125 University of North Carolina/ greeensboro DI
(2-4 record ) Jake wrestled well but went 0-2 at the Las Vegas Tourney.


Branden Stearns 184 Brown University DI Branden went 1-2 at the LasVegas Tourney. Update: Branden went 2-2 at the Lone Star Duals. One of his wins was by fall over Ben Wissell of Purdue, who is ranked 4th in the nation.


Click here for photos and other information on former General McLane wrestlers in college.


Results From 2006 Team Camp at Edinboro University
Keith Scharrer - 12-2 record with 5 falls Dale Sanders - 2-8 record
Cyrus Parlin - 8-4 record with 1 fall Seth Stonis - 2-6 record
Joe Zimmerman - 4-7 record with 1 fall Jake Carter - 7-3 record with 3 falls
Eric Zelina - 7-2 with 1 fall Shawn McFadden - 5-3 record with 2 falls
* Nick Enders from Titusville was on the team with GM wrestlers at Team Camp. He compiled an 11-0 record with 5 falls.


A Note to Former General McLane Wrestlers

If you are a former General McLane Wrestler, Coach Cook would like to keep in touch with you. Please email Coach Cook your name, address, graduation year and phone number. Mr. Cook would like to start an alumni list, which will be used to send out a G.M. wrestling schedule and other information at the beginning of each season.


A Big Thank You to the Lancer Wrestling Booster Club
for the finances that paid for the Clinic featuring Coach Jay Robison of Washington and Jefferson College, formerly a 3X All American at Edinboro. This was a invaluable experience for our wrestling team!!!


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