Bomber, Bulldog, Bear wrestlers win
Palmerton, Northern Lehigh and Pleasant Valley posted wrestling victories to highlight Wednesday's scholastic sports card.
Palmerton picked up six pins and rolled to a 50-25 Colonial League victory over Southern Lehigh.
Sam Oberlander (120), Dillon Masington (126), Zack Christman (138), Cody Grohotolski (152), Peter Dex (182), and Kane Kralik (220) all had pins for the Bombers. Jake Christman (170) added a technical fall.
Palmerton 50, So. Lehigh 25
106 - Daniel Russo (P) won by forfeit
113 - Josh Evans (P) won by forfeit
120 - Sam Oberlander (P) pinned Adam Ziegler in 4:59
126 - Dillon Masington (P) pinned Cole Ruppel in 1:39
132 - Anderson, Lucas (SL) won by forfeit
138 - Zack Christman (P) pinned Tim Rice in 3:52
145 - Joseph Bubble (P) dec. Jacob DelPriore, 6-1
152 - Cody Grohotolski (P) pinned Adam Russek in 1:45
160 - William Hailey (SL) dec. Zachary Graver, 5-0
170 - Jake Christman (P) tech fall Christian Ricci, 22-6
182 - Peter Dex (SL) pinned Mathew Wolfe in 3:14
195 - Michael Swan (SL) maj. dec. Andrew Stauss, 9-1
220 - Kane Kralik (P) pinned Melvin Derby in 1:31
285 - Daulton Romano (SL) pinned Skyler Rosenberry in 3:47
Saucon Valley used four pins and five forfeits to rout Northwestern, 69-3 in a Colonial League match.
The only victory for the Tigers was recorded by Ethan Keichel, who picked up a decision at 138 pounds.
Saucon Valley 69, Northwestern 3
106 - Tyler Harka (SV) won by forfeit
113 - Nick Schneider (SV) won by forfeit
120 - Brody Bisson (SV) won by forfeit
126 - Bryan Israel (SV) pinned David Grace in 0:56
132 - Will Jusino (SV) pinned Dylan Faust in 0:31
138 - Ethan Keichel (NW) dec. Paul Sloand, 4-1
145 - Nate Gimbar (SV) pinned Cole Moyer in 3:21
152 - Sean Miller (SV) pinned Alexander Russo in 1:21
160 - Travis Buddock (SV) dec. Michael Ortiz, 3 - 2
170 - Sam Dickey (SV) maj. dec. Mitchell Evans, 12 - 4
182 - Tyler Evans (SV) won by forfeit
195 - Ray O'Donnell (SV) tech. fall Levi Veppert, 17 - 2 (6:00)
220 - Justin Blobe (SV) dec. David Tirpak, 13 - 8
285 - Matthew Ehrirtz (SV) won by forfeit
Northern Lehigh picked up five forfeits and three pins en route to a 51-15 victory over Colonial League foe Salisbury.
The Bulldogs' quickest pin of the night belonged to Kyle Greenawalk, who pinned Ed Denver in 41 seconds. Teammates Kyle Baumann and Ty Herzog also won via a pin.
The only other Bulldog to win on the mat was Ryan Rubio in the 106-pound class. He earned a 4-2 decision over Nick Scarcia.
No. Lehigh 51, Salisbury 15
106 - Ryan Rubio (NL) dec. over Nick Scarcia, 4-2
113 - Double forfeit
120 - Anthony Dee (S) pinned Derek Ferrer in 1:08
126 - Double forfeit
132 - Kyle Baumann (NL) pinned Corbin Nesfeder in 2:18
138 - Matt Hiesman (S) won by forfeit
145 - Ty Herzog (NL) pinned Trent Stump in 2:56
152 - Dylan Hofmann (NL) won by forfeit
160 - Marcus Hardiman (NL) won by forfeit
170 - Kyle Greenawald (NL) pinned Ed Denver in 0:41
182 - Theo Young (NL) won by forfeit
195 - Tyler Waterman (S) dec. over Tom Nesfeder, 4-0
220 - Kyle Schomp (NL) won by forfeit
285 - Brandon Loch (NL) won by forfeit
ES North-Pleasant Vy.
The Bears had no problem with the Timberwolves as they wound up with 10 falls in a 72-6 in MVC wrestling on Wednesday night.
Kenny Yanovich, Sean Bianco, James Felipa, Michael Dahlstrom, Alex Yanovich, Hunter Deihl and Dominick Ammirato all wound up with falls under a minute for the Bears.
Pleasant Vy. 72, ES North 6
106 - Kenny Yanovich (PV) pinned Nate Caraballo in :11
113 - Sean Bianco (PV) pinned Trent Moya in :23.
120 - James Felipa (PV) pinned Justin Tripoli in :48.
126 - John Fedin (PV) dec. Dustin Dones, 8-7.
132 - Michael Dahlstrom (PV) pinned Eddy Camara in :25.
138 - Ernie Klingel (PV) won by forfeit
145 - Alex Yanovich (PV) pinned Richard Johnson in :40
152 - David Gehr (PV) pinned Justin Spates in 1:48
160 - Joell Toledo (PV) pinned Jared Stevens in 1:28
170 - Adrian Alvarez (ESN) pinned Luis Bentancourt in 3:28
182 - Aaron Brewer (PV) pinned Jace Wingerter in 1:19
195 - Hunter Deihl (PV) pinned Xavier Feliciano in :24
220 - Dominick Ammirato (PV) pinned Sha-quan Seals in :43
285 - Ahmad Curtis (PV) dec. Trey Peterson, 12-6
Panther Valley jumped out to a commanding first quarter lead and rolled to a 63-30 non-league victory over Freeland MMI.
The Panthers (3-1), who led 16-2 after one quarter of play, got great balance. Sam Zlock scored a game-high 14 points to lead PV, Brittany Cunfer added 12 points, Madison Blasko had 10 points, Abbey Whilden had nine points, and Mary Jane Thomas chipped in eight.
Purcell 0-0-0-0, Stanziola 2-5-8-9, Lobitz 3-2-2-8, Carrato 3-1-1-7, Shearer 1-0-1-2, Karchner 1-0-2-2, Lara 0-0-0-0, Ferry 1-0-2-2. TOTALS: 11-8-16-30.
Whilden 3-3-6-9, Blasko 3-4-4-10, Kehrli 0-0-0-0, Phillips 0-2-2-2, M. Markovich 1-0-0-2, Thomas 3-2-2-8, Paul 0-0-0-0, Rice 1-0-1-2, O. Markovich 2-0-0-4, Cullen 0-0-0-0, Cunfer 4-4-7-12, Zlock 4-6-6-14. TOTALS: 21-21-28-63.
MMI 2 5 11 12 - 30
Panther Vy. 16 15 14 18 - 63
Catasauqua held Lehighton to four points in both the first and third quarters and went on to defeat the Indians, 54-43, in non-league play.
Anthony Rossino and Tyler Crum each scored 12 points to lead Lehighton (0-6).
Catty's Jared Strong led all scorers with 16 points.
Rossino 4-3-6-12, Farano 1-0-1-2, Kresge 1-0-0-2, Guyn 0-1-2-1, Crum 5-1-3-12, J. Knappenberger 2-0-0-5, Mele 0-1-2-1, Nalesnik 2-4-8-8. TOTALS: 15-10-22-43.
Edwards 3-0-0-7, Bloszinsky 4-1-2-9, Burton 2-0-0-4, Brinkley 0-0-0-0, Snyder 2-1-2-5, Ritter 0-0-0-0, Marshall 1-0-0-3, Burker 1-2-3-4, Nichols 0-0-0-0, Parker 1-0-0-2, Strong 7-2-4-16, Biviano 0-0-0-0, Purrone 0-4-6-4. TOTALS: 21-10-17-54.
Lehighton 4 15 4 20 - 43
Catasauqua 11 16 11 16 - 54
Three-Pointers: L - Rossino, Crum, Knappenberger; C - Edwards, Marshall.
Tamaqua held off North Schuylkill, 45-36.
Connor Hartung and Dylan Baddick led the Raiders (4-1) with 13 points each.
Tamaqua lost its first game of the season, falling to North Schuylkill, 44-26.
Russel Blaker led the Blue Raiders (4-1) with eight points.