Huskies Have Six Place, Finish 12th at CV Tournament

| December 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mifflin County had six wrestlers still alive after day one and all six did their jobs on day two by placing at the Conestoga Valley Holiday Wrestling Classic on Saturday.

Kyle Kahley led the way at 220 with a fourth-place finish. Isaac Underhill (120) and Noah Stewart (126) came in fifth; Tre Carter (195) placed sixth; Joe Knarr (152) took seventh, while Caleb Rhodes (285) was eighth.

The Huskies finished 12th in the team race with 87.5 points.

Kahley advanced to the third-place bout with wins over Mechanicburg’s Lucas Chestnut and Patrick Fitzgerald of Juniata. Kahley came up short in his third-place bid, losing by fall to Crestwood’s Zack Parker in 1:34.

Underhill beat Marple Newtown’s David Graves 7-0, before dropping a tough 8-7 decision to top-seeded Patrick Callaghan of Marple Newtown. In the match for fifth, Underhill scored a 9-0 major over Juniata’s Rich Gilson.

Stewart lost 13-5 in the semifinals to eventual champion Mica Hight, two-time Delaware state champ from Cesar Rodney. In the wrestlebacks, Stewart was pinned by Waynesboro’s Colbey Mowen in 2:53, dropping him to the fifth-place bout where he defeated Hamburg’s Kerry Mega by medical forfeit.

Carter beat Exeter’s Scott Scheaffer 3-0 before losing to Chris Orantes of Conestoga Valley by a 4-3 decision. Carter lost a 4-2 OT decision to Tyreek Smith of Marple Newtown for fifth place.

Knarr advanced to the medal rounds by defeating Marple Newtown’s Nick Hershey 2-0. The Husky senior dropped a 7-2 decision to Mechanicsburg’s Sam Marsicano to fall into the seventh-place bout. It was there that Knarr posted a 4-3 decision on Zach Cain of Conestoga Valley.

Rhodes went 0-2 on the day but still finished in the medals after losing a 2-0 decision to Nick Reber of Hamburg for eighth.

Juniata had four placewinners to finish tenth in the team race with 93 points. Sean Heggs was third at 138; Adam Barrick took fourth at 132; Patrick Fitzgerald was fifth at 220, and Gilson placed sixth at 120 to lead the Indians.

Owen J. Roberts won a tight team race with two champs, nine place earners and 178 points. Spring Grove was second with 177.5 points. Rounding out the top five were Westfield,Virginia with 161.5, Dubois (155), and Manheim Township (143).

You can download the team standings and complete brackets below:

Team Standings

Complete Brackets

 

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