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February 27, 2013

Christmann wins D-10 mat title

By Lynn Saternow
Herald/Allied Sports Editor

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.