Brookville, Brockway and Punxsy Sending Wrestlers To State Tournament

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HERSHEY, Pa. (D9Sports) — The pairings for the PIAA Class AA and AAA Wrestling Championships have been released and the region’s wrestlers know the path they must travel in search of a state medal.

(Photo of Brookville’s Gavin Park. Photo courtesy of Clarion University Athletics)

The action begins Thursday. In 2A, the preliminary and first round matches begin at 9 a.m. on six mats.

Wrestling continues Friday and the medal round matches begin Saturday at 2 p.m.

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In 3A, the preliminary and first round matches begin at 4 p.m.

Wrestling continues Friday and the medal round matches begin Saturday at 7 p.m.

Three Jefferson County schools are sending a total of nine wrestlers to Hershey.

In 2A, Brookville has seven and Brockway has one.

In 3A, Punxsutawney has one.

For the Raiders, at 112 pounds, senior Keelan Kunselman (29-11) was second in the Northwest and will face Southeast Region third-place finisher, sophomore Richie Markulics (40-3) of Notre Dame-Green Pond.

At 120 pounds, Raiders senior Gavin Park (39-3) is the Northwest champ and at the top of the bracket.

Park will face the winner of a preliminary match between Newport junior Isaiah Bryner (33-11) and McGuffey sophomore Jett Pattison (37-10).

Bryner was sixth in the Southeast while Pattison was fourth in the Southwest.

At 132 pounds, junior Dontae Constable (25-14) was third in the Northwest. He will wrestle Northern Lebanon senior Trevor Leonard (42-13). Leonard was the Southeast runner-up.

At 152 pounds, junior Caleb Hetrick (40-3) is the Northwest champ. He will wrestle the winner of a preliminary-round match between Moshannon Valley sophomore Jon Dale (30-9) and Mifflinburg freshman Tyler Stoltzfus (38-16).

Dale was fifth in the Southwest and Stoltzfus was fourth in the Northeast.

At 182, senior Noah Cieleski (33-8) was fourth in the Northwest and will wrestle a prelim match against Johnstown junior Austin Barber (22-2). Barber was fifth in the Southwest.

At 195 pounds, junior Xavier Molnar (36-7) placed third in the Northwest and will battle Southwest runner-up Exree Loe (21-4), of Johnstown. Loe is a senior.

At 220, junior Tyler Cook (37-5) will face South Side Beaver junior Bishop McCoy (32-4). McCoy was third in the Southwest.

For the Rovers, freshman 106-pounder Anthony Glasl was second in the Northwest and he drew Southwest Region third-place finisher Allen Simmons of Cambria Heights.

Glasl is 32-7.

Simmons, a sophomore, is 34-8.

For the Chucks, they will be represented by senior Blake Bizousky (24-7) at  220 pounds. Bizousky was third in the Northwest.

His first-round opponent is Parkland junior Nathan Feyrer (26-10), the Northeast runner-up.


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