Bedford Varsity WrestlingBedford High School · District 5 AA · Southwest Region
The preliminary round for the Gazette coverage area wrestlers was a superb one. The quarterfinals was a completely different story.
The Chestnut Ridge Lions moved 10 of the 13 grapplers they took to Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Friday to the quarterfinals.
It was an up and down District 5- AA Tournament for the Bedford County wrestlers, but in the end, the county advanced 25 wrestlers to the Southwest Regional Tournament next weekend at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
With the score 31-28 in Everett's favor going into the last bout of the night, the match was anyone's for the taking.
Everett's Zach Reed got the fall at 113 pounds to secure a 37-28 victory over county rival Bedford, Friday.
While the teams from the Bedford Gazette coverage area not named Chestnut Ridge were not in the hunt for the team title, 14 wrestlers from those schools placed at the tournament including a runner-up.
Northern Bedford had five place, Everett had four, Bedford had three, and HOPE for Hyndman and Tussey Mountain each had one. Ridge had 10 place.
* Everett 61, Southern Huntingdon 17
* Northern Bedford 60, Bellwood-Antis 15
* North Star 51, Bedford 21
* Moshannon Valley 45, Claysburg-Kimmel 13
* Mount Union 54, Tussey Mountain 18
* Mountain Ridge 54, HOPE for Hyndman 27
* Hampshire (W.Va.) 48, HOPE for Hyndman 18