Indians, Bulldogs, Bears win on mat
BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS Jim Thorpe's Dale Wakefield takes a hand to the face from Schuylkill Haven's Charles Schrader. Wakefield went on to post a 7-1 decision.
Lehighton, Northern Lehigh and Pleasant Valley all rolled to wrestling victories on Wednesday.
Schuy. Haven-Jim Thorpe
The Olympians won three of four bouts wrestled, but still dropped a 33-27 Schuylkill League match to the Hurricanes.
Justin Mazzella, Dale Wakefield and Tyler Mangold all picked up victories for Jim Thorpe, while Brian Ohl and James Denny grabbed victories by forfeit.
Schuy. Haven 33, Jim Thorpe 27
103 - Brian Ohl (JT) won by forfeit
112 - Double forfeit
119 - Tyler Hartz (SH) won by forfeit
125 - James Denny (JT) won by forfeit
130 - Solomon Bonzi (SH) won by forfeit
135 - Domenic Sonon (SH) won by forfeit
140 - Double forfeit
145 - Double forfeit
152 - Jon Nettles (SH) dec. Dillon Smith 5-3 (OT)
160 - Justin Mazzella (JT) pinned Jared Guldin in 5:09
171 - Dale Wakefield (JT) dec. Charals Schrader 7-1
189 - Richie Batz (SH) won by forfeit
215 - Derek Reber (SH) won by forfeit
285 - Tyler Mangold (JT) pinned William Wingle in 3:29
Lehighton started off strong winning the first six matches and never looked back on its way to a 42-25 Mountain Valley Conference win over East Stroudsburg South.
The Indians' Matt Dorward (189), Briar Stern (285), Jason McEvoy (112) and David Lucykanish (145) all recorded pins for wins on the evening.
Lehighton 42, ES South 25
171 - John Mertz (L) dec. Ricky Calvert, 4-1
189 - Matt Dorward (L) pinned William O'Brien in 1:23
215 - Jacen Nalesnik (L) dec. Kyle Gill, 5-2
285 - Briar Stern (L) pinned Tom Lapping in 4:25
103 - Jake Hoats (L) won by forfeit
112 - Jason McEvoy (L) pinned Ryan Hennessey in 1:57
119 - Marcus Rushie (ESS) won by forfeit
125 - Matt Marra (ESS) pinned Jeremy Zellers in :52
130 - Arian Kohler (ESS) won by forfeit
135 - George Bastian (ESS) dec. Anthony Farole, 5-0
140 - Zach Coleman (L) dec. Kevin Finn, 10-7
145 - David Lucykanish (L) pinned Frank Ems in :57
152 - Mitchell Moyer (L) dec. Tito Rodriguez, 8-3
160 - Brian McLaughlin (ESS) major dec. Mike Balliet, 12-1
Northern Lehigh dropped Catasauqua for a 46-23 Colonial League setback thanks to the support of five pins on the night.
The Bulldogs' Connor Hedash (119), Nikko Stevens (140), Dylan Hofmann (145), Zach Fleming (160) and Colin Hedash (189) all scored takedown in the victory.
Hofmann needed only 28-seconds to drop his Roughies' opponent, while Stevens, Fleming and Colin Hedash all recorded first period pins.
The Bulldogs' Chris Christ chipped in with a tech fall at 135.
Northern Lehigh 46, Catasauqua 23
103 - Casey Simmons (C) won by forfeit
112 - Ty Herzog (NL) major dec. Mike Calderon, 17-3
119 - Connor Hedash (NL) pinned Michael Brader in 3:47
125 - Zane Heller (NL) dec. Vinny Pellechia, 3-1
130 - Mike Serrano (C) dec. Lucas Dise, 1-0
135 - Chris Christ (NL) tech. fall Eric Martz in 6:00, 17-2
140 - Nikko Stevens (NL) pinned Aaron Silfies in 1:33
145 - Dylan Hofmann (NL) pinned Chris Creyer in :28
152 - Craemer Hedash (NL) major dec. Jake Williams, 12-4
160 - Zach Fleming (NL) pinned Radheem Wright in 1:57
171 - Luke Garner (C) tech. fall Kyle Greenawald in 4:54, 17-2
189 - Colin Hedash (NL) pinned Lee Clark in 1:21
215 - Anthony Harris (C) dec. Dan Huemmer, 6-4
285 - Curtis Garner (C) pinned Brandon Loch in 5:25
Pleasant Vy-PM West
Pleasant Valley captured victories in 11 of the 13 bouts contest en route to a 57-15 Mountain Valley Conference win over Pocono Mountain West.
The Bears' Samantha Klingel (103), Mike Dahlstrom (119), Alex Yanovich (125), Jordan Toledo (130), Jake Chamberlain (145), Ryan Sokolowski (152) and Cameron Kromelbein (189) all dropped their Panther opponents for pins.
Ernest Klingel added a 17-0 technical fall at 112 for PV.
Pleasant Valley 57, PM West 15
103 - Samantha Klingel (PV) pinned Manny Ramdat in 3:14.
112 - Ernest Klingel (PV) tech. fall Tyler Hernandez, 17-0.
119 - Mije Dahlstrom (PV) pinned Sean Phuah in 4:25.
125 - Alex Yanovich (PV) pinned Cody Melendez in 1:49.
130 - Jordan Toledo (PV) pinned Andrew Okie in :30.
135 - David Gehr (PV) dec. Sean Aris, 6-1.
140 - Mike Pokrinchak (PV) major dec. Matt Suter, 14-2.
145 - Jake Chamberlain (PV) pinned Brandon Rios in :44
152 - Ryan Sokolowski (PV) pinned Christian Lopez in 1:15.
160 - Jesse Poplawski (PMW) dec. Aaron Brewer, 3-0.
171 - James Poplawski (PMW) pinned Andrew Deegan in 1:33.
189 - Cameron Kromelbein (PV) pinned P.J. Costanzi in 1:22.
215 - Hunter Diehl (PV) dec. John Beras, 4-3.
285 - Josh Gonzalez (PMW) pinned Ryan Gouger in 1:46.
Pottsville came out on top with a 54-27 Schuylkill League victory over Tamaqua.
Kolby Mashack (130), Evan Mashack (135) and Garth Lakitsky (189) all scored pins for wins for the Blue Raiders.
Dustin Wentz (215) added a decision, while Matt Edmonds picked up a forfeit win at 145.
Pottsville 54, Tamaqua 27
103 - Joseph Bickelman (P) won by forfeit
112 - Bailey Roos (P) pinned Roger Taras in 1:33
119 - James Harris (P) won by forfeit
125 - Aaron Ditzler (P) pinned Kyle Boyer in 3:22
130 - Kolby Mashack (T) pinned Nick Hair
135 - Evan Mashack (T) pinned Justin Schwalm in 3:10
140 - Josh Bickelman (P) pinned Brandon Silkowski in 1:54
145 - Matt Edmonds (T) won by forfeit
152 - Ty Gardner (P) pinned Josh Turner in 1:16
160 - Shawn Cicero (P) won by forfeit
171 - Brian Harper (P) pinned Travis Veronsky in 1:03
189 - Garth Lakitsky (T) pinned Craig Sinkovich in :17
215 - Dustin Wentz (T) dec. Stanley Burke, 11-4
285 - Gabriel Robitaille (P) won by forfeit
Justine Hook's 21-point performance highlighted Columbia Montour Vo-Tech's 44-29 non-league victory over Panther Valley.
Hook scored 12 of her game-high 21 in the first half to help propel CMVT to a 30-18 halftime lead and they never looked back.
Dana McFadden paced the Panthers with a team-high 12 points.
C. Hook 2-0-0-5, J. Hook 6-7-7-21, Hunsinger 2-1-2-5, Devine 4-0-3-8, Musselman 2-1-2-5. TOTALS: 16-9-14-44.
Gates 3-0-0-7, McFadden 4-2-3-12, A. Markovich 1-0-0-2, O. Markovich 2-0-0-4, Cullen 0-0-0-0, Ogozalek 1-0-0-2, Cunfer 0-0-0-0, Zlock 0-0-0-0, Thomas 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 12-2-3-29.
CMVT 17 13 6 8 - 44
Panther Valley 11 7 5 7 - 29
Three-pointers: CMVT - J. Hook 2, C. Hook 1; PV - McFadden 2, Gates 1.
JR HIGH BASKETBALL
Tamaqua overcame an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat Weatherly, 44-36.
Tanner Kehl had a huge game with 23 points for the Blue Raiders (6-7). Brett Kelly had 17 points for the Wreckers.
Tamaqua beat Weatherly, 41-35.
The Raiders were led by Mike Weinert who scored 10 points. The Wreckers Luke Reiner led all scorers with 16 points. Nick Miller added 13.