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Hartsock 1st; Stewart 2nd at Super 32 Qualifier

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mifflin County juniors Trey Hartsock and Noah Stewart placed at the Super 32 qualifier in Chambersburg recently.

Hartsock was champ at 190 pounds, while Stewart finished second at 160.

Both qualified for the Super 32, along with Hayden Hidlay, to be held on November 1-2 at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.


NC State Coaches to Conduct Free Clinic at MCHS

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The North Carolina State coaching staff will be conducting a free wrestling clinic on Wednesday, August 27, from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Mifflin County High School.

The Wolfpack, coached by Pat Popolizio, along with assistants Frank Beasley, Jamil Kelly and Obe Blanc, finished the 2013-14 season with a 14-7 mark and crowned a national champion in heavyweight Nick Gwiazdowski.

Blanc, who will serve as a volunteer assistant this season, is a a 2013 U.S. World Team Trials champion and U.S. Open champion.

Popolizio and staff are in Pennsylvania for recruiting purposes and asked to hold the clinic at Mifflin County.

Hidlay Goes 3-2 at Junior National Freestyle Championships

| July 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

Mifflin County’s Hayden Hidlay finished 3-2 and was eliminated from the competition on day one of the Junior National Freestyle Championships in Fargo, North Dakota on Friday.

Hidlay, who earned All-American status earlier with a fifth-place finish in Greco, opened up the 145-pound weight class with a 11-0 technical fall over Nate Malinowski of Maryland.

In the second round, Hidlay dropped a tough 5-4 decision to Minnesota’s Mark Voss falling into the consolation bracket.

Hayden bounced back with a 12-2 technical fall victory over Jake Bell of Texas and a 10-0 tech fall over Tyler Gilger of West Virginia.

Hidlay’s tournament came to an end after a 10-0 tech fall loss to Mike Longo of California.


First Round

Hayden Hidlay tech fall Nate Malinowski, Maryland 11-0.

Second Round

Mark Voss, Minnesota dec. Hayden Hidlay, 5-4.

Consolation – Second Round

Hayden Hidlay tech fall Jake Bell, Texas, 12-2.

Consolation-Third Round

Hayden Hidlay, Mifflin County tech fall Tyler Gilger, West Virginia, 10-0.

Consolation-Fourth Round

Mike Longo, California tech fall Hayden Hidlay, 10-0.

Junior National Greco Results – Day Two; Hidlay Takes Fifth

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mifflin County’s Hayden Hidlay (145) went 6-2 and finished in fifth place at the Junior National Greco-Roman Championships at the Fargodome.

Hidlay breezed through to the quarterfinals with two pins and a technical fall before losing to Sir Romeo Howard of Illinois by a 14-1 tech fall.

The soon-to-be junior battled back with two wins in the consolations before dropping a 14-4 tech fall to Larry Early of Illinois. In the match for fifth place, Hidlay dominated Chase Lemons of Idaho by a 10-0 score.

Hayden will compete in the Junior National Freestyle Championships this weekend.



Sir Romeo Howard, Illinois tech fall Hayden Hidlay, 14-1.

Consolation Round 8:

Hayden Hidlay dec. Patricio Lugo, Florida, 4-2.

Consolation Quarterfinals:

Hayden Hidlay tech fall Keenan Carter, Illinois, 10-0.

Consolation Semifinals:

Larry Early, Illinois tech fall Hayden Hidlay, 14-4.

5th Place:

Hayden Hidlay tech fall Chase Lemons, Idaho, 10-0.

Junior National Greco Results – Day One

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

First Round:

Hayden Hidlay, bye.

Second Round:

Hayden Hidlay tech fall Jay Oakes, New York, 10-0.

Third Round:

Hayden Hidlay pinned Anthony Africano, Connecticut, :18.

Fourth Round:

Hayden Hidlay pinned Wyatt Wycoff, California, 2:23.