Regional Wrestling Championships
In many occasions on a trip to the PIAA state wrestling tournament, having three wrestlers from Bedford County place in the top three in the state would be a reason to celebrate.
However, having a defending state champion fall in his final high school bout made potentially joyous occasion sting a lot.
Results from Friday and Saturday.
State College’s Cole Urbas is a Centre Daily Times’ Athlete of the Week.
Chestnut Ridge senior 152-pounder Justin McCoy walked slowly to his corner and shared a long embrace with coach Greg Lazor.
Some raised their eyebrows when Altoona’s Parker McClellan moved up to 220 pounds late in the season.
Bishop McCoy’s South Side wrestling career ended with a touch of silver Saturday afternoon.
Two of the toughest things in sports are to win a championship and then to repeat it.
On Friday, Chestnut Ridge's Justin McCoy put on another fine display at the PIAA Wrestling Championships as he rolled to both quarterfinal and semifinal victories to earn a berth in his second straight final.
At least three bouts in the PIAA Class 2A Championships sent shockwaves throughout on Friday at the Giant Center.
Altoona senior Parker McClellan will be standing on the medals podium on Saturday night at the Giant Center.
Hopewell's Ealy, West A.'s McGeary reach Class 3A semifinals