Central Mountain Varsity WrestlingCentral Mountain High School · District 6 AAA · Northwest Region
When the 2017-18 high school wrestling season began, the Central Mountain Wildcat squad didn’t boast a multitude of battled-tested veterans.
The NW Regional High School Wrestling Tournament was held over the weekend, and two local teams had strong showings both finishing in the top five.
Bald Eagle Area and Central Mountain both advanced four wrestlers into today’s semifinals of today’s PIAA Northwest AAA wrestling regionals Friday night at the Altoona Fieldhouse.
Central Mountain Boosters's PigTen event, BEA shows the greatness of wrestling isn’t limited to the mats, and congratulations goes out to the Central Mountain Junior High coaching staff as they were recognized as the District 6 Junior High Staff of the Year.
Saturday night was an action-packed evening when the Central Mountain High School wrestling team defended their District 6 AAA Championship title in Altoona.
Preparation and anticipation has been the theme this week at Central Mountain High School, as both the boys basketball and wrestling teams got ready to defend their district titles.
At this time of the year, most wrestlers are in peak physical condition. They have been tested through rugged schedules, and their technique is as good as it will be for post-season. But now, during the PIAA run, the difference between their standing on the podium and advancing to the next tournament or ending their season is mental toughness.
Anyone who has followed my wrestling columns or posts are aware that I emphasize that what we wrestle are dual meets. Earlier this week, I had that discussion with former fellow educators Dave Johnson and Bill Mosser. Each knew the correct terminology, but were unaware of the derivation.
It was a rare dual meet at Bucktail Area High School on Monday when Central Mountain hosted the Bellefonte Red Raiders in Farwell, and in a match both schools agreed to allow Bucktail wrestling fans a chance to see a match featuring some of their own.