2nd Place at the GL-EWL Championship Tournament!
Two Edinboro Youth
Wrestlers Place at the State Tourney
wrestlers from the Edinboro Youth Wrestling Club made the podium
at this year's PAJW Tournament, which was held in Erie. Six
other EYWC wrestlers qualified for the tournament.
90 lbs.(9-10 division) Gavin Connolly placed 7th. Connolly
won his preliminary bout with a pin, before falling to Northern
York's Cole Bartram, 3-0 in the quarterfinal round. Gavin bounced
back with a win by fall in the 4th consi round and then lost
a 2-0 squeaker to Adam Rohan Jr. of North Allegheny in the consolation
quarterfinals. He pulled out a 2-0 decision in this last bout
to snag the 7th place medal.
Stempka took 4th place at 145 lbs. in the 11-12 division.
Stempka won his first two bouts to make the quarterfinals and
then lost by fall to Tate Nichter of Chambersburg. Stempka won
three straight bouts in the consolation rounds and did not lose
again until the consolation finals. Cody won five matches in
the tournament, all by fall.
Dorman (7-8, 60#), Magnus Lloyd (9-10, 120#), Hudson
Spires (9-10, 80#), Beau Caro (11-12, 85#), James
Laird (11-12, 115#) and Hunter Robison (11-12, 65#)
also qualified for the tournament. All of the EYWC wrestlers
got at least 1 win in the tornament. Spires went 2-2, Robison,
Dorman, Lloyd, Laird and Caro all went 1-2.
Wrestlers Make the Area VIII Medal Stand
EYWC members placed in the top four at the 2016 Area VIII Finals.
8 wrestlers qualified for the PAJW State Tournament by finishing
1st or 2nd. Please see the complete list below:
6 & Under
Seth Mulligan 55# - 3rd
Mario Panighetti 50# - 2nd
7 - 8
*Gabe Dorman 60# - 2nd
Bo Hess 110# - 4th
9 - 10
*Gavin Connolly 90# - 1st
*Magnus Lloyd 120# - 2nd
*Hudson Spires 80# - 2nd
11 - 12
Danny Bruce 125# - 3rd
*Beau Caro 85# - 1st
Kyle Cousins 75# - 3rd
*James Laird 115# - 2nd
Scott Litz 85# - 4th
Danny Mulligan 100# - 3rd
*Hunter Robison 65# - 1st
*Cody Stempka 145# - 1st
Billy Sechrist 200# - 3rd
* Denotes state qualifier