Coach Cook's Corner
2006 - 2007
Congratulations to the General McLane Wrestling Team - Wrestlers of the Week for Week 10!!!
2006-07 WRESTLER of the WEEK!
Week 1
Cyrus Parlin. Went 2-0 opening week. Scored a 3-0 win over 2 time D10 Champ, Steve Mancuso at War at the Shore, then followed with a 4-2 win over Bellefonte's Nathan James.
Week 2
Clay Steadman. Went 5-0 @ the McDowell Tournament with 3 pins and a major. He scored a huge 10-0 win over 12th ranked Travis Reed (St Marys) in the finals.
Week 3
Tyler Bowers. Posted his
first varsity win on the mat with an 11-3 major over Steve Knapp. He gave an all out effort in what should have been a key swing bout against Conn. Lake.

Week 4
Seth Stonis. Placed 6th at the Tool City Tournament... had wins over #6 seed, Justin McAninch (DuBois), Connor Gibbons (St. Ignatius) & Zac McManus (Howland).
Week 5
Keith Scharrer. Went 7-0 with 7 pins at the Corry Duals. Six of Keith's seven pins came in the first period. Those 7 pins were good for 42 team points.

Week 6
Lou Decker. Lou went 5-0 with 5 pins at the Lewistown Duals. Lou's 5 pins brought his career total to 50, putting him at #7 on the all time list.

LeRoy Jenkins. LeRoy won the Cranberry Invitational J.V. Tournament on 1/27/07. He went 4-0, posting 3 falls and a major decision.
Week 8
Keith Scharrer. Keith looked very impressive beating North East's Tony Langdon, 14-3. He's also won 14 of his last 15 bouts.

Week 9
Ethan Polaski. With his team trailing Saegertown 23-7, Ethan pinned Kyle Hudson and started a GM rally that would result in a come from behind win.

Week 9
Glen Sult. With his team leading Saegertown by a mear 9 points with two bouts to go, Glen came through with a match clinching pin over Pat Byham.
Week 10
The McLane Wrestling team. All 14 wrestlers contributed to a team effort which resulted in a second straight District 10 AAA title.




Hurricane Hayden Harrison hits a devastating
double leg takedown in the NAIA Finals

GM Wrestlers Who Have Beaten
State Ranked Wrestlers!

Keith Scharrer (#13) beat AAA #17 Gage Smith, Lewistown,
beat AAA #19 Zack Hoy, St. Marys (twice),
AAA #16 Ryan Walters, Latrobe, AAA#11 Erik Galloway, State College.

Eric Zelina (#19) beat AAA #23 Shane Alterio, Bellefonte, beat
AA #12 Tyler Myers of Penns Valley.
Beat AA #15 Dominick Demor, Southside.

Clay Steadman (#21) beat (majored) AAA #12 Travis Reed, St. Marys.

Cyrus Parlin beat AAA #24 Nathan James, Bellefonte.


Former GM Wrestlers in College

Ashton Osterberg 125 Theil College DIII. Update: Ashton wrestled to a fifth-place finish at the the NCAA D III Midwest Regional Tournament and finished the season 22-11. Nice season for Ashton.
Hudson Harrison 157/174 Mercyhurst College DII. Two-time NCAA qualifier, Hudson won a hard fought 2-1 decision over Gannon's A.J. Sayles at War at the Shore, then followed that by going 5-0 and winning the Northern Ohio Invitational! He beat #1 seed Corey Murphy of Theil in the finals.
Ryan Dunlap 197 Gannon university DII.
Hayden Harrison 157 Embry Riddle Aer. University NAIA. Hayden went 5-2 at the Las Vegas Invitaional and just missed placing. He lost a close match to ASU's top-ranked D1 wrestler. Hayden then helped lead his team to a couple of wins against Menlo and Mo. Valley with a major and a tech fall. Hayden went 3-2 at the Reno Tournament of Champions. Hayden was selected to represent Embry-Riddle at the inaugural Collegiate All-Star Challenge. Hayden won a wild, 21-17 decision over Cal State Bakersfield's Jeremy Doyle on January 4th. Hayden placed 2nd at the NAIA Western Regional Tournament. Update: Hayden won the 2007 NAIA 157 lbs. title...CONGRATULATIONS!!

Hayden was Runnerup at the NAIA Championships in Sioux City, Iowa in 2005! Hayden helped his team to a top 5 finish, one of the best in the school's recent history.
Hadley Harrison 149 Clarion University D1. Hadley went 4-2 with 2 pins at the Penn State Open. He also helped Clarion defeat American International and Duquense with a tech fall and a pin in his last 2 bouts. Hadley went 3-2 and finished in the top 8 in the Reno Tournament of Champions. Update: In dual meets against Davidson and Buffalo, Hadley went 2-0 in a 1-1 week for the Clarion Golden Eagles. Hadley pinned Davidson’s Scott Matthews at 1:24 to help guide Clarion to a 33-12 victory. He then posted a 12-3 major decision over Buffalo’s Ryan Needle in a Clarion loss. Hadley was selected as the PSAC Wrestler of the Week for the week of January 9th, 2007. Hadley placed 5th at the PSAC Championships (1/26-27/07). He just missed making the finals when dropped a 5-3 decision to Bloomsburg's Matt Moley in the semi-finals. Clarion lost their final dual meet of the season, 40-6 to Lock Haven, but Hadley beat former PA. state champ, Donnie Ament 5-3. Update: Hadley placed 6th in the EWL Tournament.

Branden Stearns 184 Brown University DI.

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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.



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