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Wrestling Rankings

(through Feb. 1)

103 - 1. Nick O'Donnell, Panther Valley, Jr. (23-6); 2. Sean Bianco, Pleasant Valley, Fr. (13-8); 3. Jake Hoats, Lehighton, So. (14-12).

Honorable Mention - Michael Ortiz, Northwestern, Fr. (6-0); Brian Ohl, Jim Thorpe, Fr. (12-12); Samantha Klingel, Pleasant Valley, Jr. (4-0).

Notes - O'Donnell was the only one of the top three to see action last week, going 3-0. Klingel has been seeing some action for Pleasant Valley.

112 - 1. Dylan Long, Northwestern, Sr. (23-2); 2. Ernest Klingel, Pleasant Valley, So. (22-7); 3. Ty Herzog, Northern Lehigh, Fr. (20-6).

Injured List - Tyler Heffelfinger, Panther Valley, Fr. (8-8); Cody Garner, Palmerton, Sr. (5-5).

Notes - No changes in top three, and Herzog joins Long and E. Klingel in the 20-win club.

119 - 1. Zane Heller, Northern Lehigh, So. (21-4); 2. Mike Dahlstrom, Pleasant Valley. So. (19-6); 3. Brandon Gurka, Panther Valley, Jr. (20-9).

Honorable Mention - Ethan Keichel, Northwestern, So. (16-13); Sam Oberlander, Palmerton, So. (17-7); Jeremy Gornick, Lehighton, Jr. (16-9); Kyle Boyer, Tamaqua, So. (16-15).

Notes - Gurka hits 20 wins and takes over third slot for Keichel. Could Gurka-Keichel be on tap for District Duals?

125 - 1. Alex Yanovich, Pleasant Valley, So. (22-6); 2. Eddie Faust, Northwestern, Sr. (17-7); 3. Lucas Dise, Northern Lehigh, Jr. (17-8).

Honorable Mention - Dillon Massington, Palmerton, Fr. (12-12).

Notes - Status quo for now with Yanovich in top spot.

130 - 1. Jordan Toledo, Pleasant Valley, Sr. (27-2); 2. Connor Hedash, Northern Lehigh, Fr. (14-12); 3. Brandan Silkowski, Tamaqua, So. (16-14).

Notes - No changes as Toledo continues to torpedo the competition.

135 - 1. Kolby Mashack, Tamaqua, Jr. (23-2); 2. Mike Pokrinchak, Pleasant Valley, Sr. (19-6); 3. Anthony Farole, Lehighton, So. (17-9).

Honorable Mention - Chris Christ, Northern Lehigh, Sr. (11-7); Cody Grohotolski, Palmerton, So. (11-11); David Gehr, Pleasant Valley, So (5-1).

Notes - Top three remain intact as Kolby stays numero uno at 135 for now.

140 - 1. Nikko Stevens, Northern Lehigh, Jr. (21-4); 2. Jake Chamberlain, Pleasant Valley, Sr. (20-5); 3. Dan Costenbader, Palmerton, Sr. (20-5).

Honorable Mention - Zach Coleman, Lehighton, So. (14-11).

Notes - Costenbader drops down from 145 and takes over third spot, joining Chamberlain in 20-win club.

145 - 1. Dillon Smith, Jim Thorpe, Sr. (23-5); 2. David Lucykanish, Lehighton, Sr. (24-4); 3. Dylan Hofmann, Northern Lehigh, So. (19-5).

Honorable Mention - Bobby Clymer, Northwestern, Jr. (20-4); Justin Christman, Panther Valley, Sr. (20-10); Ryan Sokolowski, Pleasant Valley, Sr. (12-11); Matt Edmonds, Tamaqua, Jr. (16-8).

Notes - No margin for error in this class. not with Smith-Lucykanish 1-2. Hofmann takes over third slot from Clymer. Christmas joins 20-win club.

152 - 1. Craemer Hedash, Northern Lehigh, Sr. (21-4); 2. Mike Englert, Palmerton, Sr. (20-5); 3. Kevin Schaller, Panther Valley, Sr. (20-11).

Honorable Mention - Mitchell Moyer, Lehighton, So. (12-11); Levi Veppert, Northwestern, So. (15-14).

Notes - Craemer and Englert stay 1-2, with Englert hitting 20 wins. Schaller drops from 160 and moves into third spot for Moyer.

160 - 1. Mike Weaver, Panther Valley, So. (18-5); 2. Kyle Sorensen, Northwestern, So. (15-5); 3. Mike Balliet, Lehighton, So. (12-8).

Honorable Mention - Zach Fleming, Northern Lehigh, Sr. (6-6).

Notes - Replaced one Panther at the top with another, as Weaver drops from 171 to take over number one. Weaver-Sorensen on tap at District Duals?

171 - 1. Colin Hedash, Northern Lehigh, Jr. (23-1); 2. John Mertz, Lehighton, Sr. (9-6); 3. Alex Lorkowski, Panther Valley, So. (16-12).

Notes - Lorkowski drops from 189 and slips into third spot here.

189 - 1. Garth Lakitsky, Tamaqua, Jr. (27-0); 2. Cameron Kroemelbein, Pleasant Valley, Sr. (15-10); 3. Nate Black, Lehighton, Sr. (10-8).

Honorable Mention - Kane Kralik, Palmerton, Fr. (15-7); Matt Dorward, Lehighton, Sr. (12-12).

Notes - No changes. Lakitsky remains unbeaten. Black drops down to 189 and knocks off Kralik for third.

215 - 1. John Scheaffer, Panther Valley, Sr. (18-8); 2. Dustin Wentz, Tamaqua, Sr. (21-10); 3. Jacen Nalesnik, Lehighton, Fr. (5-2).

Notes - Top two remain the same. Nalesnik takes over third spot for Black this week.

285 - 1. Briar Stern, Lehighton, Sr. (17-7); 2. Tyler Mangold, Jim Thorpe, Jr. (10-12); 3. Keith Cheadle, Panther Valley, So, (12-11).

Notes - Sterns stays on top. Mangold holds onto second. Cheadle, who has been at 189 and 215 as well as 285, bumps up to grab third slot to fill out the weight class.

(Compiled by Joe Plasko)