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Local roundup: Results from Jan. 18

Lehighton downed Tamaqua in wrestling action on Wednesday.



Lehighton came out on top with a 44-27 Schuylkill League win over Tamaqua.

Wyatt Sherer (215) and Reese Balk (285) opened the match with back-to-back pins for the Indians (9-4). Blake Muffley (127), Nicholas Zeigenfuss (139) and Ethan Barachie (145) also added pins for Lehighton.

Gabe Erbe (121), Bradley Whalen (160) and Jacob Hehn (172) all recorded falls for the Blue Raiders (7-7).

Lehighton 44, Tamaqua 27

215 – Wyatt Sherer (L) pinned Tiparth Soneja in 0:22; 285 – Reese Balk (L) pinned Anthony DeBellis in 1:05; 107 – Tamaqua won by forfeit; 114 – Levi Kunkel (T) dec. Connor Dugan, 15-12; 121 – Gabe Erbe (T) pinned Jake Hall in 2:56; 127 – Blake Muffley (L) pinned Allen Tracy in 1:31; 133 – Evan Wentz (L) tech. fall Brody Boyce in 3:27, 15-0; 139 – Nicholas Zeigenfuss (L) pinned Chase Zeigenfuss in 1:12; 145 – Ethan Barachie (L) pinned Matt Hedrick in 5:39; 152 – Jacob Ferguson (L) dec. Jacob Schlier, 4-3; 160 – Bradley Whalen (T) pinned Deacon Kimmins in 0:43; 172 – Jacob Hehn (T) pinned Brok Solt in 2:40; 189

– Deven Armbruster (L) won by forfeit.


Wilson made the most of the bonus points to pull away with a 42-33 Colonial League win over Northwestern.

Hunter Greenawalt (139), Luke Fugazzatto (160) and Dalton Clymer (172) each posted pins for the Tigers, while Noah Schlofer added a decision in overtime at 285 to start the match.

Wilson 42, Northwestern 33

285 – Noah Schlofer (NW) dec. Kevaughn Simpson in OT, 3-2; 107 – Colton Yetter (W) won by forfeit; 114 – Santino Micci (W) won by forfeit; 121 – Giovanni DiBiagio (W) won by forfeit; 127 – David M’Bella (W) pinned Josie Wehr in 1:03; 133 – Rider Heckman (W) pinned Nate Geiger in 0:44; 139 – Hunter Greenawalt (NW) pinned Danny Thatcher in 3:29; 145 – Tristan Minnich (W) won by forfeit; 152 – Jackson Millen (W) pinned Katie Brensinger in 0:47; 160 – Luke Fugazzatto (NW) pinned Zeandros Johnson in 1:31; 172 – Dalton Clymer (NW) pinned Isaiah Lawson in 0:46; 189 – Buck Miller (NW) won by forfeit; 215

– Dart Delillo (NW) won by forfeit.


Catasauqua got the best of Palmerton for a 52-18 win in Colonial League action.

Dillon Lombardi (133) and Daniel Lucykanish (160) both posted falls for the Bombers.

Catasauqua 52, Palmerton 18

114 – E. Reed (C) major dec. Kellen Trotter, 10-1; 121 – M. Hartranft (C) dec. Josh Merkel, 10-4; 127 – B. Nye (C) dec. Aidan Ortiz, 2-1; 133 – Dillon Lombardi (P) pinned V. Limandri in 1:15; 139 – Derek King (P) won by forfeit; 145 – G. Fehr (C) pinned Bryce Smith in 3:46; 152 – M. Melendez (C) pinned Jameson Trainer in 2:33; 160 – Daniel Lucykanish (P) pinned J. Regitz in 0:59; 172 – W. Bear (C) pinned Dominic Massey in 0:57; 189 – Z. Rizzo (C) won by forfeit; 215 – CJ Beller (C) won by forfeit; 285 – J. Saliendo (C) won by forfeit; 107

– E. Bargler (C) won by forfeit.

Jim Thorpe-No. Schuylkill

North Schuylkill posted a 72-6 Schuylkill League win over Jim Thorpe.

Ridge Snyder had a pin for the Olympians (7-7) at 132 pounds.

North Schuylkill 72, Jim Thorpe 6

126 – Nathan Sterner (NS) pinned Christopher Jacobacci in 3:36; 132 – Ridge Snyder (JT) pinned Zak Kluchinsky in 0:57; 138 – Jimmy Weikel (NS) pinned Max Pfeifer in 1:09; 145 – Zander McElhenny (NS) pinned Eric Irizarry in 1:07; 152 – Braydon Kessler (NS) pinned Cael Heaney in 5:25; 160 – Ricky Halford (NS) pinned Raphael Dinarte in 3:07; 172 – Dawson Kleeman (NS) won by forfeit; 189 – Cadyn McGraw (NS) pinned Dawson Meckes in 3:42; 215 – Jared Tinari (NS) pinned Blake Carroll in 1:41; 285 – Yerrick Tiacuati (NS) won by forfeit; 106 – Gaige Mentusky (NS) won by forfeit; 113 – Noah Gilgore (NS) pinned Steven Korte in 1:08; 120

– Kaden Casey (NS) pinned Noah Geiser in 1:17.



Jim Thorpe-Sch. Haven

Schuylkill Haven topped Jim Thorpe 39-36.

A. Evans had 16 points for the Hurricanes.

B. Schrantz led the Olympians with 14 points.

Jim Thorpe-Williams Vy.

Jim Thorpe posted a 38-27 win over Williams Valley.

L. Oshura had 14 points for the Olympians while B. Schrantz added 11.


Pottsville came away with a 40-29 win over Weatherly.

Marquise Miller-Ballard and Jacob Bowman both scored 15 points for the Tide.

Chase Grier paced the Wreckers with nine points, while Chance Stauffer netted seven.

Panther Valley-Pine Grove

Panther Valley erased a nine-point second-half deficit to battle back for a 40-40 tie.

Kaden Koerbler and Chase McArdle scored 14 and 13 points, respectively, to lead the Panthers.

Pine Grove’s Mason led all scorers with 23.



Pottsville knocked off Weatherly for a 30-19 victory.

Ahead 13-10 at the half, the Tide made the most of a 12-3 start to the third quarter to take control.

Trout led Pottsville with eight points.

Kolton Reiner topped all scorers with 12 points for the Wreckers.

Jim Thorpe-Sch. Haven

Schuylkill Haven rolled to a 31-17 win over Jim Thorpe.

Brayden Diehl scored 16 points for the Hurricanes.

S. Gothard had nine points for the Olympians.

Jim Thorpe-Williams Vy.

Jim Thorpe and Williams Valley played to a 30-30 tie.

A. Kiehl had 13 points for the Olympians.

Gabe R. had 11 points for the Vikings.

Panther Valley-Pine Grove

The Panthers used a third-quarter surge to break open a tight game and pull away for a 59-34 victory.

Chase McArdle led the Panthers with 31 points, while Tyler Hall pumped in 17.

Chase Yodro paced Pine Grove with 12.



Weatherly- Pottsville

Pottsville defeated Weatherly, 41-6.

Riely Davis led all scorers with 12 points for the Tide.

Mya Binder led the Wreckers with four points.

Panther Valley-Sch. Haven

Schuylkill Haven cruised to a 45-13 win over Panther Valley.

Runkle scored 19 points to lead the Hurricanes.

Kocha had nine points for the Panthers.


Panther Valley-Sch. Haven

Panther Valley picked up a 16-15 win over Schuylkill Haven.

D’Ancona had 10 points for the Panthers.

Strenkoski’s nine points paced the Hurricanes.