Saint Mary's Varsity WrestlingSaint Mary's Area High School · District 9 AAA · Northwest Region
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.
This year’s Bison Duals marks an important milestone: an entire decade of hosting one of the best dual meet tournaments in the area, in a gym named after perhaps the greatest high school wrestling coach of all time, Arthur J. Weiss.
Wrestling in Saint Marys is always an exciting experience, as the District IX rivals wrestle with the lights dimmed on a single mat centered in the high school gymnasium. As this match was likely a preview of the team districts semifinals match coming up, bragging rights and team confidence were on the line.
The semifinals of the Sheetz Holiday Classic will be highlighted by clashes between wrestlers from AA and AAA, with a 132-pound bout among the most intriguing.
There will be 33 teams competing in the Sheetz Holiday Classic this weekend, but most fans will be looking forward to one potential match between a pair of top-ranked wrestlers.