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Hidlay, Stewart and Hartsock Win Titles at LHU Fall Classic

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hayden Hidlay (147), Noah Stewart (172) and Trey Hartsock (197) won championships at the Lock Haven Fall Classic on Sunday.

Hidlay defeated Kyle Shoop of Boiling Springs by a 3-0 score in the 147-pound final. Shoop committed to Lock Haven over the summer.

At 172, Stewart took care of Jared Siegrist of Manheim Central by a 3-1 count, while Hartsock defeated Max Mason of Jersey Shore, 7-2.

Trent Hidlay finished third at 147. His only loss coming at the hands of Shoop by a 5-0 score. Joey Taptich (108), Jonah Kyle (128) and Brandon Wilson (184) competed but failed to place.

Here are the complete results for all Mifflin County wrestlers:

Hayden Hidlay 147 First Place (5-0)
12-1 over Richie Burke, Ithaca NY
Fall 2:14 over Shane Ging, South Fayette
11-2 over John Ritter, Liberty
Fall in 1:30 over Garrett Buckley, MatHawgs
3-0 over Kyle Shoop, Boiling Springs
Noah Stewart, 172 First Place (5-0)
3-0 over Rowdy Harman, Northwest Guilford
3-1 over Adam Soldridge, Bethlehem Catholic
16-0 over Alondo Wallace, Chambersburg
6-0 over Brett Beltz, South Fayette
3-1 over Jared Siegrist, Manheim Central
Trey Hartsock, 197, First Place (3-0)
Fall in :29 over Austin Shanklin, South Williamsport
Fall over Marcello Gennaro, Crusader Training Center
7-2 over Max Mason, Jersey Shore
Trent Hidlay, 147 Third Place (7-1)
3-2 over nathan Jones, South Williamsport
0-6 loss to Kyle Shoop, Boiling Springs
3-0 over Righie Burke, Ithaca NY
3-1 over Noah Goss, Skyline, VA
4-0 over Kevin Dans, Liberty
1-0 over John Ritter, Liberty
FF over Kevin Ciresa, Hunterdon Central NJ
2-1 over Nathan Jones, South Williamsport
Joey Taptich, 108 DNP (0-2)
8-2 loss to William Evanitsky, Scranton
8-1 loss to Logan Ninos, Northampton
Jonah Kyle, 128 DNP (0-2)
10-1 loss to Dylan Brown, Freedom
Fall loss in 2:26 to Keenan Bottorf, Central Mountain
Brandon Wilson, 184 DNP (3-2)
2-1 over Isaiah Burgette Mat Assassins
6-4 over Howie Nolan, Prescott Wrestling
4-2 over Jonathan Thomas, North Star
1-3 loss to Gavin Hoffman
1-11 loss to Conner Bohringer, Jackson Memorial

Penn State 5th in Intermat Preseason Rankings

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Intermat just released its preseason rankings and Penn State is rated fifth in the nation to kick off the 2014-15 season.

The Nittany Lions, who have eight wrestlers making the preseason individual rankings, trail No. 1 Minnesota, No. 2 Ohio State, No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Cornell.

The Big Ten continues its dominance of the sport with six teams ranked in the top 10.

Below are Penn State’s individual ranked wrestlers:

125: Jordan Conaway, Jr, No. 12
133: Jimmy Gulibon, So, No. 8
141: Zain Retherford, So, No. 3
149: Zack Beitz, So, No. 18
157: Dylan Alton, Sr, No. 9
174: Matt Brown, Sr. No. 3
197: Morgan McIntosh, Jr, No. 4
Hwt: Jon Gingrich, Sr, No. 7
(Redshirt freshmen Garrett Hammond at 165 and Matt McCutcheon at 184 are unranked)

Hidlay Ranked in Preseason WIN Rankings

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

WIN magazine released its preseason high school rankings and Mifflin County’s Hayden Hidlay made the top 20 at his weight class.

The Husky junior is rated 17th in the nation at 145 pounds. Hidlay is ranked 15th at the same weight by FloWrestling. Another District 6 competitor, D.J. Hollingshead of Altoona, is 17th at 152 pounds.

Franklin Regional’s Devin Brown and Spencer Lee are ranked first at 113 and 120 respectively to pace the Keystone State.

Eight Huskies Competing at the LHU Fall Classic

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eight Mifflin County wrestlers are competing at the Lock Haven Fall Classic on Sunday.

Husky participants include:

Joey Taptich, 9, 108
Jonah Kile, 9, 122
Trent Hidlay, 9, 147
Hayden Hidlay, 11, 147
Noah Stewart, 11, 162
Brandon Wilson, 11, 184
Scout Kyper, 10, 184
Trey Hartsock, 11, 197
(Thanks to Mark Hidlay and Bob Fleck for the info)

Hidlay Ranked 15th in Preseason FloRankings at 145

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mifflin County’s Hayden Hidlay finds himself ranked 15th in the nation at 145-pounds in the latest Preseason FloRankings.

Hidlay, a sixth-place finisher at states as a 138-pound sophomore, is one of seven Keystone State grapplers ranked in the top 20 nationally at 145.

Penn State recruit Vincenzo Joseph (Pittsburgh Central Catholic) is No.1 overall, followed by Micheal Kemerer (Franklin Regional) N0. 3; Patrick Duggan (Cumberland Valley) No. 6; Kent Lane (Southern Columbia) N0. 12; Jake Wentzel (South Park) No. 18, and Kyle Shoop (Boiling Springs) at No. 19.

In addition to Joseph, Kemerer committed to Iowa, Duggan to West Virginia, Lane to Lehigh and Shoop to Lock Haven. Hidlay and Wentzel are juniors.