103 - 1. Kenny Yanovich, Pleasant Valley, Fr. (36-11); 2. Nick O'Donnell, Panther Valley, Sr. (34-7); 3. Colin Mashack, Tamaqua, Fr. (28-10).

Honorable Mention - Jacob Hoats, Lehighton, Jr. (26-8); Lenny Ogozalek, Panther Valley, Fr. (19-11).

Notes - Yanovich went 1-2 in making his first appearance at the PIAA Class AAA Championships. Look for both Yanovich and O'Donnell to be recognized when THE TIMES NEWS 2010-11 Wrestling All-Star Team is announced in the upcoming weeks.

112 - 1. Josh Evans, Palmerton, Fr. (29-7); 2. Sean Bianco, Pleasant Valley, So. (25-12); 3. Brian Ohl, Jim Thorpe, So. (24-14).

Notes - No State qualifiers here, but Evans was a Southeast AA Regional qualifier and Bianco was a Northeast AAA Regional qualifier.

119 - 1. Lucas Dise, Northern Lehigh, Sr. (28-9); 2. Dillon Masington, Palmerton, So. (23-9); 3. (tie) Derek Drum, Tamaqua, Jr. (10-13) and Kurtis Brownmiller, Lehighton, Fr. (12-13).

Notes - Dise placed 6th at Southeast AA Regional, one place away from a State berth.

125 - 1. Zane Heller, Northern Lehigh, Jr. (30-8); 2. Ernest Klingel, Pleasant Valley, Jr. (33-9); 3. Sam Oberlander, Palmerton, Jr. (26-7).

Honorable Mention - Ethan Keichel, Northwestern, Jr. (17-9); Kory Lopata, Panther Valley, Sr. (21-15).

Notes - Heller earned an 8th place medal in AA at States. Klingel qualified for the Northeast AAA Regional tournament.

130 - 1. Michael Dahlstrom, Pleasant Valley, Jr. (42-7); 2. Michael Ortiz, Northwestern, So. (25-9); 3. Jeremy Gornick, Lehighton, Sr. (15-14).

Honorable Mention - Kyle Baumann, Northern Lehigh, Jr. (10-10).

Notes - Dahlstrom went 1-2 at AAA 130 in his first State Meet appearance. Ortiz placed 6th at SE-AA, just missing a State berthby one place.

135 - 1. Nikko Stevens, Northern Lehigh, Sr. (25-10); 2. Brandan Silkowski, Tamaqua, Jr. (18-7); 3. Joseph Bubble, Palmerton, So. (17-11).

Honorable Mention - Dustin Badesso, Northwestern, Sr. (14-11).

Notes - Stevens, a past State qualifier, placed 6th at SE-AA Regional, one spot short of States.

140 - 1. Anthony Farole, Lehighton, Jr. (35-9); 2. Kolby Mashack, Tamaqua, Sr. (34-3); 3. Alex Yanovich, Pleasant Valley, Jr. (33-10).

Honorable Mention - Dylan Hofmann, Northern Lehigh, Jr. (16-11); 2. Cody Grohotolski, Palmerton, Jr. (18-10).

Notes - Farole qualified for his first State Meet but dropped both his bouts. Yanovich qualified for the NE-AAA tournament.

145 - 1. Ty Herzog, Northern Lehigh, So. (30-9); 2. Justin Mazzella, Jim Thorpe, Sr. (24-9); 3. Zach Coleman, Lehighton, Jr. (23-12).

Honorable Mention - David Gehr, Pleasant Valley, Jr. (22-13); 2. Philip Christman, Tamaqua, Sr. (20-15).

Notes - Herzog made his first trip to States as a sophomore, dropping two bouts at AA 145..

152 - 1. Bobby Clymer, Northwestern, Sr. (32-7); 2. Mitch Moyer, Lehighton, Jr. (26-13); 3. Connor Hedash, Northern Lehigh, So. (18-10).

Honorable Mention - Jon Fritz, Jim Thorpe, Sr. (32-8); Evan Mashack, Tamaqua, Jr. (21-17).

Notes - Clymer went 1-2 at AA 152 in his first State Meet showing. Moyer was a SE-AA qualifier.

160 - 1. Mike Balliet, Lehighton, Jr. (27-9); 2. Kyle Sorensen, Northwestern, Sr. (26-9); 3. Travis Veronsky, Tamaqua, Sr. (29-10).

Honorable Mention - Mike Weaver, Panther Valley, Jr. (19-12); Christian Gavornick, Jim Thorpe, So. (19-17).

Notes - No State qualifiers here.

171 - 1. Colin Hedash, Northern Lehigh, Sr. (32-5); 2. Levi Veppert, Northwestern, Jr. (27-7); 3. Matt Edmonds, Tamaqua, Sr. (26-12).

Honorable Mention - Alex Lorkowski, Panther Valley, Sr. (20-7); Phil Schron, Jim Thorpe, Jr. (11-11).

Notes - Hedash advanced to the AA 171 semifinals at States before sustaining an ankle injury that eventually had him settling for 6th place. It was Hedash's third State medal to go with a 4th place in 2009 and a 5th place in 2010.

189 - 1. Hunter Deihl, Pleasant Valley, So. (22-14); 2. Jarrett Kleintop, Palmerton, Sr. (16-15); 3. L.J. Walker, Northwestern, Jr. (18-13).

Notes - No State qualifiers here.

215 - 1. Garth Lakitsky, Tamaqua, Sr. (42-0); 2. Kane Kralik, Palmerton, Jr. (24-10); 3. David Tirpak, Northwestern, Jr. (11-13).

Honorable Mention - Tyler Mangold, Jim Thorpe, Sr. (11-6, injured).

Notes - Lakitsky capped an undefeated season by becoming Tamaqua's first PIAA State wrestling champion.

285 - 1. Brandon Loch, Northern Lehigh, Jr. (12-8); 2. Alec Eidelman, Northwestern, Sr. (14-15); 3. Mike Benner, Pleasant Valley, So. (7-14).

Notes - No State qualifiers here.

(Compiled by Joe Plasko)