Archive for October, 2014

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.

PIAA Runner-up Stout Commits to Penn State

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

PIAA state runner-up Kellan Stout of Mt. Lebanon committed to Penn State Wednesday evening.

Stout finished 36-4 last season at 182 pounds, losing in the PIAA finals to Zack Zavatsky of Greater Latrobe by a 3-1 score.

The projected 197-pound wrestler is ranked No. 89 overall in the Class of 2015 by Intermat and has a 100-18 career mark.

Stout joins No. 8 Vincenzo Joseph (Pittsburgh Central Catholic) as verbal commits to the Nittany Lions.

Hidlay Brothers Go Unbeaten at Journeymen Classic

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hayden picks up a victory at the Journeymen Classic on Sunday.

Hayden Hidlay picks up a victory at the Journeymen Classic on Sunday.

Hayden Hidlay went 4-0 to capture the 145-pound championship at the Journeymen Classic in Albany, New York, while in the 145-pound C bracket, younger brother Trent went 3-0 at the event.

Here are Hayden’s scores from the tournament:

Round 1: 12-1 over Evan Fidelibus, Easton, PA
Round 2: 5-1 over Danny Boychuck, NJ and Wyoming Seminary
Round 3: 8-3 over Frankie Gissendanner, NY
Finals: 6-2 over Leonard Merkin, NY
Trent Hidlay collected three wins: 10-0 over Darren Ruiz-Sauer VT, 4-1 over Kevin Jackson NY, and 3-1 in OT over Anthony Lewinski, NY.
The event attracted 48 nationally ranked wrestlers from 29 states.