Westmont Hilltop Varsity WrestlingWestmont Hilltop High School · District 6 AA · Southwest Region
Fourteen area wrestlers advanced to the semifinal round of the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional Tournament with two wins apiece on Friday at the Kovalchick Center on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus.
More than 60 area wrestlers will find their way to the mats at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Kovalchick Center on Friday when the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional tournament takes center stage this weekend.
Twenty-two area wrestlers will be fighting for a berth in the state tournament when the PIAA Class AA Regional Wrestling Championships begin this afternoon and run through Saturday night at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Ed Frey Arena inside the Kovalchick Convention & Athletic Complex.
Eighteen area wrestlers are still alive in championship contention as the first day of the District 6 Class AA wrestling tournament pounded the mats at Altoona Area High School.
Westmont Hilltop found a modicum of success on the second day of the PIAA Class AA team wrestling tournament, and for a squad loaded with kids waiting to reach driving age, that’s going to be enough.
When Conner Polacek became the first Hilltopper to win in the first round of the PIAA Class AA team wrestling tournament Thursday, it could have been a statement against Bishop McDevitt, which won the first two bouts.
Westmont Hilltop will make its first appearance since 2009 in the PIAA Team Wrestling Championship event while Chestnut Ridge will be in a familiar territory in its sixth consecutive trip to the event held at Hershey’s Giant Center.
Westmont Hilltop built an insurmountable lead over the Huntingdon Bearcats and cruised to a 36-33 win to take home the District 6 Class AA Dual Meet Championship on Saturday in Tyrone.