The PIAA released the official brackets for the 2018 AAA State Wrestling Championships. Wrestling begins at the Giant Center on Thursday in Hershey.
The regional finals concluded on Saturday night at the Altoona High School Field House. Clearfield had three wrestlers compete in the finals and consolation finals, and they all did their home town proud. The day was action packed, each wrestler had their own story to tell, and there were life lessons to be learned for all in attendance.
Avenging two of his three senior season losses, Steven McClure of Curwensville edged Colby Whitehill of Brookville 1-0 in the Northwest Region Class AA Wrestling Tournament heavyweight gold medal match at Sharon High School Saturday night.
There is one major key to the individual wrestling postseason: advancing.
Of the eight Bison wrestlers who made it to the Northwest Regional AAA Wrestling Championships, two made it to the semi-finals on Saturday.
District 9 champion Blake Passarelli and runner-up Steven McClure of Curwensville advanced to the semifinals of the 2017 PIAA Northwest Region Class AA Wrestling Tournament with contrasting victories during Friday evening‘s session at Sharon High School.
The Class AAA Northwest Regional Wrestling Tournament opens today with 27 area competitors looking to navigate their way through their respective weight classes in hopes of keeping alive their dreams of winning a state medal.
The Class AA Northwest Regional Wrestling gets underway Friday, and 32 competitors from the Tri-County Area will hit the mats at Sharon High School with hopes of reaching the PIAA Championships in Hershey.
Having cleared the first hurdles on their journey to, hopefully, a step on the winner’s stand at the PIAA Class AA Tournament, the three Curwensville Area High School wrestlers who placed in the District 9 Tournament will face obstacles every bit as tough, or tougher, in the Northwest Region Tournament.
The Clearfield Bison wrestling team will battle at the Northwest Regional Wrestling Tournament at the Altoona Area High School Field House on Friday and Saturday.