Muncy’s Blair captures first
At the King of the Mountain championship on Sunday Muncy’s Jacob Blair captured the 113-pound weight class. Blair defeated New Jersey state qualifier Cullen Day of Phillipsburg in the semifinals, 4-3, before defeating Mifflin County state eighth-place finisher Christian Fisher in the final, 4-1. Blair went 5-0 in the tournament as the No. 2 seed.
Muncy’s Hunter Poust finished second at 220 pounds as 14 local wrestlers. Central Mountain finished third in the team standings with seven placewinners and 141 points. Chestnut Ridge won the team title with 168.5 points. Muncy’s Joe Klock took fourth place at 138, and Mike Kustanbauter was fourth at 182.
Results: Finals-106: Kyle Waterman, Council Rock South, dec. Andrew Brest, General McLane, 8-2. 113: Jacob Blair, Muncy, dec. Christian Fisher, Mifflin County, 4-1. 120: Kaden Cassidy, Chestnut Ridge, dec. Chase Shields, Bishop McDevitt, 1-0. 126: Louis Newell, Seneca Valley tech. fall Kenny Kiser, Saegertown, 15-0. 6:00. 132: Colton Camacho, Franklin Regional, dec. Ben Radner, Council Rock South, 8-5. 138: Seth Koleno, Bald Eagle Area, dec. Cody Harrison, Phillipsburg, 8-5. 145: Job Chishko, Penn Trafford, pinned Kollin Myers, Boiling Springs, 1:21. 152: Justin McCoy, Chestnut Ridge, maj. dec. Brian Meyer, Phillipsburg, 9-1. 160: Creighton Edsell, Wyalusing, maj. dec. Ray Martin, West Chester Henderson, 8-0. 170: Jared McGill, Chestnut Ridge, dec. Jason Montgomery, Bethel Park, 10-4. 182: Trent Hidlay, Mifflin County, dec. Cody Mulligan, Saegertown, 3-2. 195: Elijah Jones, Boyertown, dec. Blake Barrick, Big Spring, 3-0. 220: Dennis Karas, Exeter, pinned Hunter Poust, Muncy, 1:52. 285: Jacob Edwards, Central Mountain, dec. Ryan Crane, Exeter, 3-1.
Red Raiders beat Mounties
Red Raiders recorded four first-period falls defeating South Williamsport, 65-15, in their season opener. Montgomery won six of the contest bout with bonus points.
Freshman Elijah Alexander scored a quick takedown and quickly got the pin in 35 seconds. Terez Sewell followed with half-nelson for a fall in 1:35 at 126 pounds. Jensen Drick and Hudson Werner also got falls in 36 seconds and 1:04, respectively.
106: Elijah Alexander, M, pinned Taylor Heverly, :35. 113: Dylan Reese, SW, won by forfeit. 120: Colby Puderbach, M, won by forfeit. 126: Terez Sewell, M, pinned Kamron Shams, 1:35. 132: Brandon Daldo, M, won by forfeit. 138: Chad Banzhof, SW, dec. Kai Felix, 12-7. 145: Oscar Garcia, M, tech. fall Nate Conser, 15-0, 2:43. 152: Trevor Kennedy, M, pinned Masen Lane, 2:59. 160: Jensen Drick, M, pinned Gerald Tawney, :36. 170: Hudson Werner, M, pinned Cameron Heverly, 1:04. 182: Chris Mangle, M, won by forfeit. 195: Dan Bleckley, M, won by forfeit. 220: Rion Withers, SW, won by forfeit. 285: Eithan Marino, M, won by forfeit. *Match started at 220 pounds. Takedowns: Montgomery 7, South Williamsport 2. Official: Joe Cesari.
Muncy 69, Bloomsburg 11
Muncy picked up five falls and five forfeits defeating Bloomsburg in its season opener, 69-11. Mario Barberio, Bryce Vollman, Joe Klock, Noah Gush and Michael Kustanbauter won their matches with pins.
220: Larry Bilyew (M) forfeit. 285: Hunter Poust (M), forfeit. 106: Jacob Leonardo (B), tech fall Collin Wertz (M), 15-0 4:20. 113: Jacob Blair (M), forfeit, 120: Mario Barberio (M) pinned Daulton Watt (B), 0:50. 126: Bryce Vollman (M) pinned Logan Webb (B), 3:20. 132: Christian Good (M) forfeit. 138: Joe Klock (M) pinned Derek Hendrickson (B), 1:08. 145: Matt Milbrand (B) pinned Ethan Gush (M), 1:25. 152: Coleman Good (M) dec. Steven Roder (B), 12-6. 160: Noah Gush (M) pinned Max Bradley (B), 1:23. 170: Gavin Eisenhouer (B) forfeit. 182: Michael Kustanbauter (M) pinned Jacob Mattive (B), 1:18. 195: Cael Hembury (M) forfeit.
Warrior 66, Hughesville 9
Justin Whitmoyer, Hughesville, edged Forrest Seybold, 3-1, in the 138-pound weight class, but the Spartans were only able to pick up two more wins in their loss 66-9 to the Defenders.
126: Jeremy Hanford (WR) pinned Benjamin Heinrich, 2:13. 132: Dylan Kolenda (WR) pinned Spencer Thomas, 2:37. 138: Justin Whitmoyer (H) dec. Forrest Seybold, 3-1. 145: Brandon Orwig (WR) by forfeit. 152: Caleb Dixon (H) dec. Samuel Crawford, 8-5. 160: Austin Blair (WR) pinned Beau Draper, 0:48. 170: Ty Kirkner (WR) pinned Nick Maris, 2:33. 182: Christian Wachter (WR) pinned Evan Stutzman, 2:39. 195: Alex Brouse (WR) by forfeit. 220: Wyatt Fisher (WR) by forfeit. 285: Jeff Burkhart (WR) by forfeit. 106: Kaden Majcher (WR) by forfeit. 113: Noah Hunt (WR) by forfeit. 120: Luke Gorg (H) dec. Keefer Goodspeed, 3-0.