CM has multiple wrestlers advance

At the District 6 Class AAA tournament, Central Mountain had one champion, four second-place finishers, a third-place finisher and two fourth-place finishers take home medals on Saturday at Altoona.

In District 6 Class AAA, the top four finishers in each weight advance out of districts.

Seth Andrus won at 132 pounds, defeating Mifflin County’s Logan Wise by major decision in the championship final. Andrus received a bye in the quarterfinals and in the semifinals, pinned Altoona’s Jordan Wagner in 1:42.

The Wildcats’ second-place finishers were Logan Long (145 pounds), Tanner Weaver (170), Mahlik Houtz (220) and Jacob Edwards (285).

Long lost to Bald Eagle Area’s Garrett Rigg by pin in 3:35. Long defeated Altoona’s Gavin Wagner in 50 seconds in the quarterfinals and went on to pin Bellefonte’s Ethan Richner in 3:19.

Weaver pinned State College’s Ryan Kunz in 1:52 in the quarterfinals and proceeded to pin Philipsburg-Osceola’s Ian Klinger in 2:58 before he lost in the championship finals to Mifflin County’s Trent Hidlay by tech fall, 4:33, 21-6.

At 220 pounds, Mahlik Houtz lost to Altoona’s Parker McClellan, getting pinned in 3:09 and at 285 pounds, Jacob Edwards was pinned by Altoona’s Nate Simmers in 1:13.

In the third-place consolations, Central Mountain’s Johnny Shreffler won by decision at 113 pounds, 3-0, and Cody Coleman won for the Wildcats at 138 pounds by pin in 2:42.

Central Mountain’s Alonzo Henry lost in the third-place consolation finals at 152 pounds by major decision, 16-2, and Tanner Riggle lost at 195 pounds to Bald Eagle Area’s David Close by decision.

In the consolation fifth-place finals, Central Mountain had a pair of winners in Jason Rinker at 106 pounds and Dalton Bechdel at 120, both of whom won by pin, but will not advance.

DISTRICT 6

CLASS AAA TOURNAMENT

Final team scores: 1. Central Mountain 205, 2. Mifflin County 188, 3. Philipsburg-Osceola 175.5, 4. Bald Eagle Area 156.5, 5. Altoona and Bellefonte 110.5, 7. State College 104.5, 8. Hollidaysburg 92.5, 9. Somerset 8.

Championship

Round of 16

160: Asher Corl, Central Mountain, bye. … 170: Tanner Weaver, Central Mountain, bye. … 285: Jacob Edwards, Central Mountain, bye.

Championship

Quarterfinals

106: Nicholas Bryan, Philipsburg-Osceola, pinned Jason Rinker, Central Mountain, 2:58. … 113: Johnny Shreffler, Central Mountain, dec. Damion Finnegan, Altoona, 3-1. … 120: Owen Wolcott, State College, dec. Dalton Bechdel, Central Mountain, 5-1. … 126: Cody Dively, Hollidaysburg, dec. Davis Seyler, Central Mountain, 6-0. … 132: Seth Andrus, Central Mountain, received a bye. … 138: Cody Coleman, Central Mountain, pinned Cole Hoover, Philipsburg-Osceola, 1:15. … 145: Logan Long, Central Mountain, pinned Gavin Wagner, Altoona, 0:50. … 152: Matt Johnson, Philipsburg-Osceola, major dec. Alonzo Henry, Central Mountain, 11-2. … 160: Asher Corl, Central Mountain, pinned Richard Taylor, BEA, 0:26. … 170: Tanner Weaver, Central Mountain, pinned Ryan Kunz, State College, 1:52. … 182: Gage Sutliff, Central Mountain, dec. Jacob Krepps, Mifflin County, 3-1. … 195: Tanner Riggle, Central Mountain, pinned Austin Smith, Bellefonte, 2:55. … 220: Mahlik Houtz, Central Mountain, pinned Asher Burkett, BEA, 1:32. … 285: Jacob Edwards, Central Mountain, pinned Kurt Hall, BEA, 0:50

Consolation

First Round

106: Jason Rinker, Central Mountain, bye. … 120: Dalton Bechdel, Central Mountain, bye. … 126: Alex Holt, BEA, pinned Davis Seyler, Central Mountain, 5:37. … 152: Alonzo Henry, Central Mountain, pinned Andrew Beach, Altoona, 1:30

Consolation Semifinals

106: Colin Smilnak, Hollidaysburg, pinned Jason Rinker, Central Mountain, 4:30. … 113: Johnny Shreffler, Central Mountain, major dec. Aaron Foster, 12-1. … 120: Cole Stewart, Bellefonte, dec. Dalton Bechdel, Central Mountain, 4-2. … 138: Cody Coleman, Central Mountain, pinned Jason Dry, State College, 3:37. … 152: Alonzo Henry, Central Mountain, dec. Lance Urbas, State College, 3-1. … 182: Gage Sutliff, Central Mountain, dec. Devon York, Altoona, 13-8. … 195: Tanner Riggle, Central Mountain, dec. Dylan Grassmeyer, Mifflin County, 7-2.

Championship SemifinalS

113: Christian Fisher, Mifflin County, dec. Johnny Shreffler, Central Mountain, 5-1. … 132: Seth Andrus, Central Mountain, pinned Jordan Wagner, Altoona, 1:42. … 138: Nathan Swartz, Hollidaysburg, maj. dec. Cody Coleman, Central Mountain, 16-2. … 145: Logan Long, Central Mountain, pinned Ethan Richner, Bellefonte, 3:19. … 160: Asher Corl, Central Mountain, pinned Ethan Fisher, Hollidaysburg, 5:55. … 170: Tanner Weaver, Central Mountain, pinned Ian Klinger, PO, 2:58. … 182: Mason McCready, Hollidaysburg, pinned Gage Sutliff, Central Mountain, 3:22. … 195: Cole Urbas, Altoona, pinned Tanner Riggle, Central Mountain, 3:59. … 220: Mahlik Houtz, Central Mountain, dec. Josh Hubler, PO, 6-1. … 285: Jacob Edwards, Central Mountain, pinned Jordan Smith, PO, 3:36.

Championship Finals

132: Seth Andrus, Central Mountain, major dec. Logan Wise, Mifflin County, 10-1. … 145: Garrett Rigg, BEA, pinned Logan Long, Central Mountain, 3:35. … 160 – Ian Barr, State College, wins by injury default. … 170: Trent Hidlay, Mifflin County, tech fall Tanner Weaver, Central Mountain, 4:33 (21-6). … 220: Parker McClellan, Altoona, pinned Mahlik Houtz, Central Mountain, 3:09. … 285: Nate Simmers, Altoona, pinned Jacob Edwards, Central Mountain, 1:13.

Consolation

THIRD-PLACE Finals

113: Johnny Shreffler, Central Mountain, dec. Garrett Giedroc, BEA, 3-0. … 138: Cody Coleman, Central Mountain, pinned John Rutherford, Mifflin County, 2:42. … 152: Matt Johnson, Philipsburg-Osceola, major dec. Alonzo Henry, Central Mountain, 16-2. … 182: Jacob Krepps, Mifflin County, dec. Gage Sutliff, Central Mountain, 4-2. … 195: David Close, BEA, dec. Tanner Riggle, Central Mountain, 7-1.

Consolation

Fifth-Place FINALS

106: Jason Rinker, Central Mountain, pinned Aaron Little, Bellefonte, 0:51. … 120: Dalton Bechdel, Central Mountain, pinned Andrew Simpson, Hollidaysburg, 1:47

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