AlliedNews.com - Grove City, Pennsylvania

Sports

February 27, 2013

Christmann wins D-10 mat title

MERCER COUNTY AREA — Slippery Rock High heavyweight Forrest Christmann was disappointed a week before when he lost the Section 2-AA title to Lakeview’s Sam Breese.

He made up for it last Saturday!

The Rockets’ big man defeated defending champion Jeff Burger of Union City, 5-0, to win the District 10 Class AA Championship at 285 pounds Saturday at Sharon High.

“He finally finished a shot,” said a happy Rockets’ coach Tyler Allen of his big man who recorded his 100th victory with a pair of takedowns and an escape against Burger. “He got in and finished. When he gets on top he can ride a guy out. He lost to Burger at the Hickory tournament, so he wanted this one.”

Other Allied News area wrestlers who finished in the top 6 at districts to advance to this weekend’s Northwest Regional Tournament at Sharon are:

The Reynolds Raiders, led by 4-time champion Austin Matthews (152), posted 204.5 points to outdistance 2nd-place Fort LeBoeuf (139) and Saegertown (135) to win the D-10 team title.

Besides Matthews, other 2012 champions to repeat were: Saegertown sophomore Tim Vath (120) and Sharon’s Jarray Norris (126). Fort LeBoeuf’s Evan Daley won at 220, his 2nd title after a victory at heavyweight 2 years ago.  

Others winning their first crowns were: Michael Bartolo (113), Levi Stoyer (145) of Reynolds; Sharon’s Michael Bonner (138); Saegertown’s Devin Brown (106) and Dylan Reynolds (182); Seneca’s Adam Fish (132) and Trevor Beiter (195); Fort LeBoeuf’s Taylor Fox (160); Union City’s Tim Vargo (170), and Christman (285). 

106 – Lakeview’s Evan Clayton 4th;120 – Slippery Rock’s Dave Huselton 5th; 132 — Grove City’s Luke Walter 5th; 138 – Mercer’s Rodney Brant, 6th; 145 – Grove City’s Trey Maher 5th; 152 – Grove City’s Chet Simoni 4th; 170 – Lakeview’s Marquis Spence 6th; 285 – Lakeview’s Sam Breese 3rd.

Championship Finals

  106 – Devin Brown (Saegertown) pinned Seth Hogue (Reynolds), 3:06; 113 – Michael Bartolo (Reynolds) dec. Cody Buchanan (Sharon), 6-4; 120 – Tyler Vath (Saegertown) dec. Matt Wheeler (Northwestern), 10-6; 126 – Jarray Norris (Sharon) major dec. Mason McCollum (Reynolds), 12-3; 132 – Adam Fish (Seneca) dec. Nick Floch (Jamestown), 6-4 OT; 138 – Michael Bonner (Sharon) major dec. Matt Humes (Saegertown), 14-5; 145 – Levi Stoyer (Reynolds) dec. Robert Boozer (Cochranton), 3-1; 152 – Austin Matthews (Reynolds) major dec. Blake Horne (Greenville), 4-3; 160 – Taylor Fox (Ft. LeBoeuf) dec. Ryan Northcott (Cochranton), 5-2; 170 – Tim Vargo (Union City) dec. Austin Andrews (Cochranton), 4-2 (OT); 182 – Dylan Reynolds (Saegertown) dec. Jamar Henry (Reynolds), 7-3; 195 – Trevor Beiter (Seneca) pinned Ryan Morris (Corry), 1:34; 220 -  Evan Daley (Fort LeBoeuf) dec. Cam Cyphert (Cochranton), 8-6 OT; 285 -  Forrest Christmann (Slippery Rock) dec. Jeff Burger (Union City), 5-0.   

3rd-place Consolations

 106 – Isaac Bengal (Ft. LeBoeuf) dec. Evan Clayton (Lakeview), 5-1; 113 – Jarrette Carter (Ft. LeBoeuf) dec. Nate Kline (Cochranton), 4-0; 120 – Tyler Kuzma (Ft. LeBoeuf) dec. Cyle Yaple (Seneca), 1-0; 126 – Nick Monico (Saegertown) dec. Kyle Lukowich (Conneaut), 1-0; 132 — Gavin Kroesen (West Middlesex) dec. Cam Cianci (Reynolds), 5-3;  138 – Chris Hibbler (Seneca) dec. Seth Thurber (Jamestown), 7-5 (OT); 145 – Brad Malinowski (Ft. LeBoeuf) dec. Talor Ellis (Conneaut), 9-1; 152 – Taylor Harrington (Ft. LeBoeuf) dec. Chet Simoni (Grove City), 5-0; 160 – Ben BuCher (Sharpsville) dec. Mike Millero (Reynolds), 4-2; 170 – Shane Taubert (Corry) dec. Chris Matthews (Franklin), 8-2; 182 – Justin Reynolds (Greenville) dec. Joe Hines (Hickory), 4-3; 195 – Jake Johnson (Eisenhower) dec. Dan Geer (Franklin), 6-2; 220 – Logan Rickert (Reynolds) dec. Jaykup Durlin (Youngsville), 3-1; 285 – Sam Breese (Lakeview) dec. Gene Ringer (Reynolds), 6-2.      

5th-place Consolations

  106 – Jase Paxson (Greenville) dec. Faris Messai (Jamestown), 8-5; 113 – Logan Gray (North East) pinned Bingbong Elizon (Saegertown), 1:49; 120 – Dave Huselton (Slippery Rock) dec. Daniel Simmerman (Maplewood), 9-5; 126 – Jared Morrison (Cochranton) dec. Dustin Tomcho (Union City), 6-4; 132 – Luke Walter (Grove City) dec. Zak Dennis (Maplewood), 6-2; 138 – Matt Leise (Reynolds) pinned Rodney Brant (Mercer), 4:59; 145 – Trey Maher (Grove City) dec. Louie Head (Eisenhower), 6-3; 152 – Caleb Peterson (Cochranton) pinned Dakota Geer (Franklin), 4:24; 160 – Josh Reinke (Union City) major dec. Andrew Boylan (Saegertown), 9-1; 170 – Zach Miller (Greenville) dec. Marquis Spence (Lakeview), 8-4; 182 – Isiah Stearns (Maplewood) pinned Stone Sivak (Youngsville), 4:41; 195 – Cody Hughes (Sharpsville) dec. Jason Shappee (Jamestown), 5-0; 220 – Tim Suydan (Corry) dec. Ryan Cardman (Fairview), 4-2; 285 – Braden Gladysz (Greenville) pinned Kaleb Robertson (Sharpsville), 1:25.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • On to baseball GC coach Bell retired — sort of!

    You can take the man out of coaching, but you can’t take coaching out of the man.
    Former Grove City High football coach Jeff Bell has spent his first few months of retirement hearing the ping of a baseball ricocheting off an aluminum bat instead of clap of shoulder pads coming together.
    “My grandson Maddox (Bell) and a few of his friends play on a traveling team, so I’m helping out with that,” said Bell, who retired as the Eagles’ football coach this past winter. “They’re a good group of kids to work with and this is a lot more enjoyable. It’s a lot less stress.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • RANDOM THOUGHTS: Pouncey latest Steeler to make court news

    HERE I THOUGHT, we were going to make it through an offseason without a Pittsburgh Steeler getting in trouble for something stupid.
    Thanks Maurkice Pouncey for allowing that to not happen.
    I just love seeing Steelers players in the police blotter or on the court docket (tongue firmly in cheek).

    July 30, 2014

  • EXTRA INNINGS: Forget trade deadline, focus on signing Martin

    WHILE BASEBALL fans are focused on tomorrow’s 4 p.m. EDT non-waiver trade deadline, there is an issue that is even more pressing for the Pirates: re-signing catcher Russell Martin, eligible for free agency after the 2014 season.
    Andrew McCutcheon is the team’s most valuable player, but Martin is the most valuable TO the Pirates. It is no coincidence that the Pirates’ return to the postseason last year occurred in Martin’s first year with the Bucs.

    July 30, 2014

  • NCAA Football: Rock 6-1 after 17-3 win over Cal U

    Slippery Rock University rode a length-of-the-field scoring drive by its offense and a goal-line stand by its No. 1-ranked defense late in the first half of action Saturday to a 17-3 win over 14th-ranked visiting California (Pa.).

    October 19, 2011

  • steez pc.jpg NFL: Steelers top Jags as Mendenhall makes return

    Mike Tomlin isn’t ready to say the Pittsburgh Steelers are back. Not after watching his team sleepwalk through the second half against Jacksonville on Sunday.

    October 19, 2011 1 Photo

  • wheldon, dan pc.jpg IndyCar Racing: Crash takes Wheldon’s life

    Every race car driver heads onto the track understanding this race could be the last and hoping it won’t be. On Sunday, IndyCar drivers got a harsh reminder when the worst happened to one of their own.

    October 19, 2011 3 Photos

  • pens pc.jpg NHL: Sabres beat Penguins 3-2

    The Buffalo Sabres have had trouble with the Pittsburgh Penguins whether Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin play or not.

    October 19, 2011 1 Photo

  • canadiens logo pc.jpg NHL Quick glance: Montreal at Pittsburgh

    A breakdown of the National Hockey League game Thursday night between the Pittsburgh Penguins and visiting Montreal Canadiens.

    October 19, 2011 4 Photos

  • High School Highlights: Oct. 19, 2011

    A look at the last few days in local high school fall sports action.

    October 19, 2011

  • washington, ron pc.jpg Leading Off: Oct. 19, 2011

    News and notes from the local, regional and national sports scene.

    October 19, 2011 5 Photos

Featured Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide