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Siglerville Places Two at PJW Elementary States

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two Siglerville wrestlers placed at the PJW 2017 Elementary states over the weekend in Wilkes-Barre.

Andrew Alexander placed sixth at 14 pounds as a seven-year-old in the 8-under division and Peyton Kearns finished seventh at 150 pounds as a 9-year-old in the 10-under age group.

Siglerville Mat Club Advances Five to PJW States

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Siglerville Mat Club advanced five wrestlers out of  the Area 2 regionals this past weekend and into the PJW Elementary states.

Peyton Kearns took first place at 150 pounds in the 10-under division and Anson Wagner claimed top honors at 115 pounds in the 12-under class. Wagner, making his third trip to states, won 17-2 in the regional finals.

Claiming second place honors were Andrew Alexander (45 pounds, 8-under), Deakon Sheaffer (75 pounds, 12-under) and Hunter Johnson (70 pounds, 12-under).

The PJW States are at the Scranton –Wilkes Barre Mohican Sun Arena March 24-25. Flo Wrestling will also be covering the event.

Trey Kibe Wins PJW Junior High State Title; Nic Allison Third

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mifflin County’s Trey Kibe brought home the gold medal at the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Junior High State Championships over the weekend.

Kibe, wrestling at 132 pounds, went 5-0 on the day and didn’t surrender a point on his way to the title. This is Kibe’s second PJW championship. He won in the 9-10 age group at 85 pounds back in 2013.

The eighth grader started off his tournament with a fall in 55 seconds over Jack Pletcher of Greater Latrobe. He followed that up with a 3-0 win over Gage Musser of Commodore Perry, a 10-0 major over Nick Feldman of Solanco in the quarterfinals, and a 4-0 shutout of Nathan Higley of Sullivan County in the semis.

In the finals, Kibe defeated Dimitri Jandrasics of Easton by a 4-0 score.

At 77 pounds, Nic Allison went 6-1 to grab third-place honors for Mifflin County. Allison defeated Eligh Rivera of Pocono Mountain East by a 6-5 decision for third. Allison’s lone loss came in the quarterfinals where he dropped a 4-2 decision to Connor Brown of Littlestown.

Jacob Krepps (187), Rylan Bailey (187) and Blaine Davis (212) competed at the event for Mifflin County but failed to place.

Mifflin County Sends Five to PJW Championships

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Mifflin County Junior High sent five of seven into the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling (PJW) state finals in Johnstown, next weekend.

Four champs were crowned for Mifflin County with Blaine Davis going 3-0 on the day with three falls at 220. Jacob Krepps also went 3-0 including a victory over teammate Rylan Bailey in the finals at 187. Trey Kibe, wrestling unaffiliated, finished first with two convincing wins and a forfeit in the finals at 130. Nic Allison (77) finished out the day with a big win over Geno Serafeni from Central Mountain with a fall late in the second period after being down 2-1.

The top three in each weight class advanced.

Mifflin County Junior High Qualifies Six to Area 2 Regionals

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Mifflin County Junior high qualified six to the Area 2 junior high regionals in Philipsburg this Sunday.

Nic Allison, Austin Pecht and Blaine Davis finished first, while Hayden Crum and Kyler Everly placed second. Trey Kibe, wrestling unaffiliated from Mifflin County, took first as well.