Trent Hidlay advances to Junior Nationals in Fargo in July after finishing first in Greco and second in Freestyle at the Pennsylvania Amateur Wrestling Federation State Championship at Chambersburg High School on May 21-23.
Mifflin County wrestlers competing at the PAWF Freestyle and Greco-Roman championships were:
Junior: Trent Hidlay and Joey Taptich
Cadet: Christian Fisher
Schoolboy: Trey Kibe and Nic Allison
Hidlay defeated Eric Hong of Kiski Prep by a 5-3 score at 160. The Husky sophomore dropped a 6-2 decision to Hong in Freestyle. Allison (70) and Kibe (128) finished second in the Schoolboy freestyle division.
Allison captured Greco gold with a fall over Jason Jasionowicz, while Kibe placed fourth in Greco.
The complete Mifflin County results at PAWF are below:
Both Flo Wrestling and InterMat selected North Carolina State with the top recruiting class of 2016. Penn State, with three of the top seven recruits in the nation, was second.
The Wolfpack landed five top 100 recruits in deep class of 12 total recruits to edge the Nittany Lions. Mifflin County state champion Hayden Hidlay committed to NC State a year ago.
Check out Hidlay and the InterMat Top 25 in the article link below.
Mifflin County’s Hunter Wagner (195) wrestled for team PA Blue in the middle school division at the Heartland National Duals in Iowa going 5-2 with four falls.
Team PA Blue went 6-1 at the event.
The Gruesome Twosome – Hayden and Trent Hidlay – dominated the competition Sunday at the Phil Portuese Greco-Roman Tournament in East Stroudsburg.
In the University division, Hayden outscored his opponents by a 48-2 score, rolling to the 70kg title. In the round-robin weight class, Hidlay defeated John Goyetche (Maine) 13-2, Christopher Rodgers (Pennsylvania) 14-0, Sean Miller (New York) 10-0 and Codey Smock (Michigan) 11-0.
Trent captured first at 160 in the Junior division, racking up three technical falls and a pin.
Hidlay opened with a bye and then scored a 10-0 technical over Aryemis Brown (Maryland) to advance to the quarterfinals where he pinned Conner Johnson (Maine) in 1:07. He reached the finals with a 11-1 technical fall over A.J. Calas (New Jersey).
In the finals, the Husky sophomore took out Nick Pederson (New York) by a 14-4 technical fall.
University Division – 70kg
Hayden Hidlay technical fall John Goyetche, Maine, 13-2.
Hayden Hidlay technical fall Christopher Rodgers, PA, 14-0.
Hayden Hidlay technical fall Sean Miller, New York, 10-0.
Hayden Hidlay technical fall Codey Smock, Michigan, 11-0.
Trent Hidlay, bye
Trent Hidlay technical fall Ayremis Brown, Maryland, 10-0.
Trent Hidlay pinned Conner Johnson, Maine, 1:07.
Trent Hidlay technical fall A.J. Calas, New Jersey, 11-1.
Trent Hidlay technical fall Nick Pederson, New York, 14-4.