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EYWC Takes 2nd Place at the GL-EWL Championship Tournament!


Two Edinboro Youth Wrestlers Place at the State Tourney

Two 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.

At 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.

Cody 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.

Gabe 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.


16 Wrestlers Make the Area VIII Medal Stand

16 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





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