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Central Cambria’s Murin earns championship at 106 pounds
Central Cambria freshman Max Murin was the only area wrestler to capture gold Saturday during the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional tournament at Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
The 106-pounder edged out Penn Cambria’s Nolan Link 2-0 in the bracket’s championship bout.
Red Devils’ Murin remains unbeaten in AA Southwest tourney
While wrestling in the lowest possible varsity weight class, it appears that there isn’t a stage too big for Central Cambria freshman Max Murin.
At least that’s what he’s shown during the first day of the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional tournament at Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
Three from UPJ among national inductees
The Pitt-Johnstown wrestling program has been among the best at the NCAA Division II level for decades under veteran coach Pat Pecora.
Three reasons the Mountain Cats have such a respected reputation on the national level will be in Cleveland for the Division II Wrestling Hall of Fame ceremony on March 13.
District 6 lists Class A, AA seedings
On Tuesday, District 6 basketball chairman T.J. Kakabar released the seedings for Class A and AA for the upcoming basketball tournament.
The Portage girls and the boys from Bishop Carroll and Richland all earned top seeds in their respective classes.
LHAC, WestPAC titles up for grabs
The winter weather has played havoc on the area athletic schedules and athletic directors have been challenged to reschedule events in a smaller and ever-narrowing time frame.
With that in mind, several teams still have to nail down their berths in Saturday’s WestPAC and Laurel Highlands Conference basketball championship games.
- High school basketball in brief | Feb. 11, 2014
Westmont wrestlers advance out of District 6 duals
Some wrestling observers felt that Westmont Hilltop was lucky to get the No. 4 seed in the District 6 Dual-Meet Tournament.
The Hilltoppers are now “lucky” enough to be in the semifinals.
Martinazzi reaches scoring milestone, Lee five away as Bishop Carroll rolls past Cambria Heights
Brandon Martinazzi eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for his career, netting 20 points in Bishop Carroll’s 69-22 victory over Cambria Heights.
His teammate Marcus Lee scored 34 points and came within five points of reaching the milestone himself.
- High school basketball in brief | Jan. 30, 2014
Berlin puts five in final round to win Thomas tournament
Berlin Brothersvalley sent five wrestlers to championship matches Saturday at the Thomas Subaru Tournament at Bedford Area High School.
Even though the Mountaineers only had one champion – Joe Swank at 120 pounds – the round served as a victory lap of sorts with Berlin Brothersvalley easily outdistancing the field to take the team title with 205 points. Chestnut Ridge followed with 156 points.
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