Trio of Indians and a Lone Raider Advance
Three Muncy wrestlers and one Montgomery wrestler placed in the top five at the District IV AA wrestling championships which were held this past weekend.
These wrestlers will advance to the regional competition this weekend in Williamsport. Zach Strickland, Muncy, placed second at 140; Aaron Fry, Muncy, took third place in the 135 pound weight class, Ryan Hembury, Muncy brought home fifth (152); while Montgomery’s Seth Barlett also placing fifth at 125.
The following is a listing of how the area wrestlers fared:
Friday Night Results
Preliminary Round:103-Heath Strickland, Muncy, bye; 112 Herbie Shannon, CC, dec. Andrew Gilcrest, Muncy; 125- Kurt Meske, CC, dec. Tyler Snyder, Hughesville; 135: Aaron Fry, Muncy, bye; Jamal Beechey, Hughesville, pinned Alan Miller, Mifflinburg;140-Zach Strickland, Muncy, bye; Garrett Shnyder, Montgomery, bye; 145- Frank Smith, Muncy, pinned Josh Cowfer, Bucktail; 152-Ryan Hembury, Muncy, dec. Tyler Frey, Warrior Run, 6-2; Dakota Deem, Montgomery, bye; 160- Frank Robbins, Bloomsburg, pinned Dakota May, Hughesville; 171-Sam Shaheen, Montoursville, dec. Cody Shreck, Muncy, 9-2; 189- Brad Poust, Hughesville, bye; Bobby Hecknauer, Montgomery, bye; 285-Jeff Mach, South Williamsport, dec. Chet Ritter, Hughesville, 2-0
103-Caleb Pearson, Montoursville dec. H. Strickland, 6-4; 135-Aaron Fry, Muncy major dec. Logan Weed, Troy15-6; Jamal Beechey, Hughesville pinned Aaron Kenyon, Wyalusing 5:40; 140-Zach Strickland, Muncy dec. Eli Rusczyk, Montoursville 3-1; Elias Biddle, Warrior Run dec. Garrett Shnyder, Montgomery 6-4 OT; 145:Ty Knepp, Mid West tech fall Frank Smith, Muncy 15-0 (2:28);152-Ryan Hembury, Muncy major dec. Dakota Deem, Montgomery 12-3; 189-Zach Bruce, Troy pinned Brad Poust, Hughesville, 3:22; Nick Domanski, Shamokin dec. Bobby Hecknauer, Montgomery 4-2
Consolation First Round
103-Heath Strickland, Muncy pinned Darren Heddings, Warrior Run, 1:59; 112-Brock Waughn, Milton pinned Andrew Gilchrest, Muncy, 1:43; 125-Ben Carey, Montoursville pinned Tyler Snyder, Hughesville, 2:08; 140-Garrett Shnyder, Montgomery pinned Codie Ross, Canton, 2:33; 145-Frank Smith, Muncy dec. Carlos Zrake, Line Mountain 8-3; 152-Dakota Deem, Montgomery dec. Brian VanSickle, Lewisburg 6-2; 160-Tyler Stettler pinned Dakota May, Hughesville, 1:23; 171-Remington Weigle, Bloomsburg pinned Cody Shreck, Muncy, 1:54; 189-Bobby Hecknauer, Montgomery pinned Macenzie Button, 2:44; Jake Mankey, Benton dec. Brad Poust, Hughesville, 7-6; 285-Chris Steck, Mount Carmel dec. Chet Ritter, Hughesville, 4-2.
125-Derek Leiby, Troy major dec. Seth Bartlett, Montgomery, 8-0; 135-Travis Erdman, Line Mountain dec. Aaron Fry, Muncy, 4-2; Derek Shingara, Shamokin major dec. Jamal Beechey, Hughesville, 16-5; 140-Zach Strickland, Muncy dec. Matt Marcheski, Shamokin 5-3 TB; 152-David Snook, Mifflinburg major dec. Ryan Hembury, Muncy, 10-1.
Consolation Second Round
103-Braden Calkins, Troy dec. Heath Strickland, Muncy, 7-2; 140-Devon Leiby, Troy dec. Garrett Shnyder, Montgomery, 2-1; 145-Jake Clemons, Wellsboro dec. Frank Smith, Muncy, 3-1; 152-Jacob Baichikonis, Northeast Bradford dec. Dakota Deem, Montgomery, 1-0; 189-Bobby Hecknauer, Montgomery pinned Ryan Longenberger, 2:47.
125-Ethan Midkiff, Mifflinburg dec. Seth Barlett, Montgomery, 13-8; 135-Aaron Fry, Muncy dec. Aaron Kenyon, Wyalusing 8-1; Caleb Lomax, Montoursville major dec. Jamal Beechey, Hughesville, 14-1; 152-Colton Eyer, Bloomsburg dec. Ryan Hembury, Muncy, 6-1; 189-Zach Bruce, Troy, dec. Bobby Hecknauer, Montgomery, 3-2.
District Team Champion: Montoursville
District IV AA wrestling champions
103: Cody Wheeler, Towanda; 112: Luke Frey, Montoursville; 119: Mike Rhone, Benton; 125: Josh Lahr, Shamokin; 130: Bryson Brooke, Warrior Run; 135: Tyler Erdman, Line Mountain; 140: Elias Biddle, Warrior Run; 145: Eric Hess, Benton; 152: David Snook, Mifflinburg; 160: Corey Lear, Benton; 171: Nathaniel Brown, Lewisburg; 189: Jon Fausey, Line Mountain; 215: Jesse Chesla, Towanda; 285: Tyler DeMott, Benton