TIMES NEWS Wrestling Rankings

(through Jan. 9)

(Bout minimum - 6)

103 - 1. Colin Mashack, Tamaqua, Fr. (15-3); 2. Jacob Hoats, Lehighton, So. (14-4); 3. Kenny Yanovich, Pleasant Valley, Fr. (10-3).

Honorable Mention - Len Ogozalek, Panther Valley, Fr. (13-8); Benny Mazzella, Jim Thorpe, So. (4-3).

Notes - Mashack went 5-1 last week to move into first place as Hoats went 5-2.

112 - 1. Nick O'Donnell, Panther Valley, Sr. (19-4); 2. Sean Bianco, Pleasant Valley, So. (7-1); 3. Josh Evans, Palmerton, Fr. (12-3).

Honorable Mention - Nick Schaeffer, Lehighton, Fr. (6-6).

Notes - O'Donnell had 6-0 week, including 5-0 at Anthracite Duals.

119 - 1. Lucas Dise, Northern Lehigh, Sr. (10-3); 2. Brian Ohl, Jim Thorpe, So. (12-5); 3. Kurtis Brownmiller, Lehighton, Fr. (10-5).

Honorable Mention - Derek Drum, Tamaqua, Jr. (8-5).

Notes - Dise was 4-0 last week. Ohl and Brownmiller move into 2-3 slots.

125 - 1. Zane Heller, Northern Lehigh, Sr. (10-3); 2. Ernest Klingel, Pleasant Valley, Jr. (11-2); 3. Dillon Massington, Palmerton, So. (14-5).

Honorable Mention - Kory Lopata, Panther Valley, Sr. (13-7); Ethan Keichel, Northwestern, Jr. (11-6).

Notes - Heller went 4-0 to take over top spot. Masington beat Lopata 4-0 at Anthracite Duals.

130 - 1. Michael Dahlstrom, Pleasant Valley, Jr. (14-0); 2. Michael Ortiz, Northwestern, So. (12-4); 3. Sam Oberlander, Palmerton, Jr. (11-5).

Honorable Mention - Jeremy Gornick, Lehighton, Sr. (10-9); Brandon Gurka, Panther Valley, Sr. (10-10); Kyle Baumann, Northern Lehigh, Jr. (4-3).

Notes - Top three remain the same. Gornick pinned Gurka at Anthracite Duals.

135 - 1. Alex Yanovich, Pleasant Valley, Jr. (12-1); 2. Brandan Silkowski, Tamaqua, Jr. (12-2); 3. Dustin Badesso, Northwestern, Sr. (10-6).

Honorable Mention - Austin Stevens, Northern Lehigh, Fr. (7-6).

Notes - Yanovich stays on top. Silkowski moves into second with 4-0 week.

140 - 1. Kolby Mashack, Tamaqua, Sr. (20-0); 2. Nikko Stevens, Northern Lehigh, Sr. (11-3); 3. David Gehr, Pleasant Valley, Jr. (6-3).

Honorable Mention - Cody Grohotolski, Palmerton, Jr. (8-6); Adam Rex, Jim Thorpe, So. (10-8).

Notes - Mashack had 6-0 week with six pins and Stevens goes 4-0.

145 - 1. Anthony Farole, Lehighton, Jr. (17-2); 2. Ty Herzog, Northern Lehigh, So. (10-3); 3. Justin Mazzella, Jim Thorpe, Sr. (11-2).

Honorable Mention - Nick Martucci, Pleasant Valley, Jr. (5-3); Philip Christman, Tamaqua, Sr. (11-9).

Notes - Farole has wrestled 14 bouts at 145 and drops down from 152 to take the top slot. Herzog stays in second and Mazzella drops to third.

152 - 1. Bobby Clymer, Northwestern, Sr. (15-3); 2. Connor Hedash, Northern Lehigh, So. (8-2); 3. Evan Mashack, Tamaqua, Jr. (16-8).

Honorable Mention - Mitch Moyer, Lehighton, Jr. (12-7); Josh Dean, Jim Thorpe, Sr. (5-3).

Notes - With Farole dropping down to 145, Clymer and Hedash moved up into 1-2 slots. Mashack takes third with 5-1 week. Moyer bumps up from 145.

160 - 1. Jon Fritz, Jim Thorpe, Sr. (16-2); 2. Travis Veronsky, Tamaqua, Sr. (19-5); 3. Kyle Sorensen, Northwestern, Sr. (13-5).

Honorable Mention - Dylan Hofmann, Northern Lehigh, Jr. (5-4); Zach Coleman, Lehighton, Jr. (11-9); Darquise Harper, Pleasant Valley, So. (4-4).

Notes - Fritz hangs on to top slot for now. Veronsky had 6-0 week and moves into second slot.

171 - 1. Matt Edmonds, Tamaqua, Sr. (16-5); 2. Mike Weaver, Panther Valley, Jr. (11-5); 3. Levi Veppert, Northwestern, Jr. (13-4).

Honorable Mention - Christian Gavornik, Jim Thorpe, So. (10-6).

Notes - Weaver wrestled a pair of bouts at 171 at Anthracite Duals. He gets bumped up into second place here.

189 - 1. Colin Hedash, Northern Lehigh, Sr. (10-2); 2. Mike Balliet, Lehighton, Jr. (14-5); 3. Jarrett Kleintop, Palmerton, Sr. (8-7).

Honorable Mention - Alex Lorkowski, Panther Valley, Sr. (11-11).

Notes - Top three remain the same.

215 - 1. Garth Lakitsky, Tamaqua, Sr. (20-0); 2. Kane Kralik, Palmerton, Jr. (10-5); 3. Tyler Mangold, Jim Thorpe, Sr. (8-4).

Honorable Mention - Hunter Deihl, Pleasant Valley, So. (5-4).

Notes - Lakitsky was 6-0 with five falls and a forfeit last week.

285 - 1. Brandon Loch, Northern Lehigh, Jr. (8-3); 2. Alec Eidelman, Northwestern, Sr. (10-4); 3. Ryan Ruberto, Jim Thorpe, So. (6-10).

Notes - No changes for now.

(Compiled by Joe Plasko)