Wrestlers qualify for regional tourney

Montrose’s Jacob O’Brien placed second in the District 2 Class AA Wrestling Championships held Saturday at the Kingston Armory.

Blue Ridge’s Dalton Hogle and Elk Lake’s Blaise Cleveland pinned their opponents in the third-place 138 and 182 matches; and at 220 Chad Swift of Montrose took a 6-2 decision to earn a third place win.

O’Brien, Hogle, Cleveland and Swift all qualified to move on to the Northeast Regionals this weekend at Williamsport High School.

Blue Ridge finished in eight place with 79.5 points; followed by Montrose in ninth with 75. Elk Lake finished in 12th place with 32 points.

Championship finals
106: Colin Pasone (MEY) maj. dec. Jacob O’Brien (MON), 17-5.

Third-place bouts
113: Mike Dempsey (MEY) dec. David Austin (BR), 7-3. 120: Brett Toth (WW) pinned Patrick Cramer (BR), 2:47. 138: Dalton Hogle (BR) pinned Brandon Swift (MON), 2:45. 170: Rashaun Mathis (GAR) dec. Addison Parsons (BR), 9-6. 182: Blaise Cleveland (EL) pinned Tanner Gillette (WW), 2:47. 220: Chad Swift (MON) dec. Dakota Swoyer (WW), 6-2. 285: John Sheridan (HA) dec. John Shaffer (MON), 9-7.

Fifth-place bouts
126: Danny Semanek (MEY) dec. Francisco Lopez (EL), 8-5. 152: Thomas Williams (LL) dec. David Gardner (MON), 7-4. 160: Justin Carpenter (BR) pinned Pedro Cherry (GAR), 4:47. 195: Jon Haines (BR) dec. Nathaniel Barbolish (LT), 8-2. 220: Evan Aldrich (BR) by forfeit.

Consolation semifinals

David Austin (BR) dec. Ronnie Mrsich (WW), 3-2. 120: Brett Toth (WW) dec. Francisco Lopez (EL), 1-0; Patrick Cramer (BR) maj. dec. Danny Semanek (MEY), 9-1. 138: Brandon Swift (MON) pinned Jared Simon (LT), 1:31; Dalton Hogle (BR) tech. fall Tommy Carroll (SP), 19-2. 160: Garret Allabaugh (NAN) pinned Justin Carpenter (BR), 4:30; 170: Addison Parsons (BR) dec. Joe Tomasetti (WW), 5-2. 182: Blaise Cleveland (EL) pinned Namir Murphy (GAR), 3:32. 195: Kaine Rimmer (HA) dec. John Haines (BR), 3-2; 220: Dakota Swoyer (WW) dec. Evan Aldrich (BR), 7-3; Chad Swift (MON) pinned Tyler Long (LL), 1:11. 285: John Shaffer (MON) pinned Jordan Hannon (LT), :48.

Consolation quarterfinals

113: David Austin (BR) pinned Bryce Waters (HA), 3:12. 120: Francisco Lopez (EL) pinned Bryan Hammer (LT), 1:13; 145: Jonathan Martines (SP) dec. Patrick Parks (MON), 9-5; 152: David Gardner (MON) pinned Brandon Traver (EL), 4:18. 160: Pedro Cherry (GAR) pinned Connor Kojola (EL), 3:31. 195: John Haines (BR) pinned Mohamed Toure (GAR), 4:44; 220: Evan Aldrich (BR) pinned Giocamo Bova (NAN), 5-4.

Championship semifinals

106: Jacob O’Brien (MON) tech. fall Jeffrey Bennett (HA), 16-1. 120: Brad Glazenski (HA) pinned Patrick Cramer (BR), 5:11. 138: Morgan Fuller (WW) pinned Brandon Swift (MON), :43; Tyler Patronick (MEY) dec. Dalton Hogle (BR), 3-2. 160: Bobby Wright (LL) pinned Justin Carpenter (BR), 1:09; 170: Derek Fisher (NAN) dec. Addison Parsons (BR), 6-2, OT. 182: Trent Phillips (LT) dec. Blaise Cleveland (EL), 8-3. 220: Thor Balavage (SP) pinned Chad Swift (MON), :46. 285: Kyle Krepich (MEY) dec. John Shaffer (MON), 7-2.