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Tom Elling's 2017-18 PA Wrestling Handbook
|......||This is THE book
everyone talks about.. from PCN to most of the top
coaches in the state to media outlets: all use this
Most returnees from every high school in PA
their records, place finishes, wt class from last season)
EVERY PIAA placewinner since 1938.
listed both by last name alphabetically and by school
Results from top wrestling tournaments in PA
PJW placers (all divisions)
Top 100 Individual Rankings
Team Rankings: Statewide and by District. AAA * AA * Ind.
All the information you need for reference.
Coaches have told us they have won dual meets by using the information from this book.
Bill Welker's book - The Sparrow's Spirit: A Champion
Wrestler's Lifetime Reflections on Prayer and Perseverance -
is the WINNER in the sports category in the 6th Annual
Beverly Hills Book Awards Contest.
PIAA Wrestling Ticket Information 11/16/17
Wilkes Open 1961
I am starting to compile all of the Wilkes Open entries/brackets/placers.
I would appreciate any and all help.. old news clips, brackets, etc.
New head coaches:
Ben Clymer - Faith Christian Academy
Ron Swingle, Jr.- Berwick
David Luthy - Plymouth Whitemarsh
Dave Krantz - Pittston Area.
Ross Myers - Blue Mountain
Steve Adam - Upper Perkiomen
Josh Haines - Pocono Mountain East.
Jim McCabe - Tamaqua
Mike Griffith - Hanover Area.
Brandan Clark -
Josh Anspach - Milton
Dee Evans - Steelton-Highspire
Tony Gish - Susquehanna Twp.
Jason Foor - Milton
Hershey (assistants will be Ed Neiswender and Dan Ireland)
Billy Chamberlain - Manheim Central
Joe Russo - Catasaqua
Buck Watkins - Frazier
Mike Egan - Shikellamy
Bryan Smith - Palasades (Dan Putnam asst)
Mike Ottimger was named head coach at Parkland; Ryan
Nunamaker has resigned.
John Walizer has been named the HWC at Hempfield (Dist 3)
Tim Andrekovich takes over at Bellwood-Antis
Corey Fetterolf is new HC @ North Schuylkill.
Jeff Havelka - Canon McMillan
Chucky Connor - Conwell Egan.
Nick LaFevre - Emmaus
Jeff 'Peanut' Bowyer - Coatesville
Christian Harr - Hollidaysburg
Jason Gibble at Wilson West Lawn
Tim Simon - McDowell
Musselman - Claysburg-Kimmel
Chris Voshell - Cedar Crest
Sal Lascari - Berlin BrothersValley
Not new but I neglected to amke the change in my database last year.. shout out to Terry Tate at Tyrone.
Floyd Brown is at Lehighton (Thanks to Sean McMahon)
(Please let Tom know of other changes. THANK YOU!) email@example.com ..
PIAA Wrestling Dates for 2017-2018
|..............|| First Practice November
First Regular Season Contest December 8
Maximum Length of Regular Season 11 weeks
Maximum Number of Regular Season Contests 22
District Deadline Team Wrestling February 3
Team Wrestling Preliminary Round February 5
PIAA AA & AAA Team Wrestling Championships
February 8, 9 & 10 GIANT Center, Hershey
Last Regular Season Contest Date and District Deadline February 24
Region Deadline March 3
PIAA AA & AAA Wrestling Championships
March 8, 9 & 10 GIANT Center, Hershey
Counting your 22 Contests
A PIAA member school is permitted to participate in a maximum of twenty-two (22) Regular Season wrestling Contests based on the following method of counting Regular Season wrestling Contests:
a. One (1) Contest for each dual meet.
b. Two (2) Contests for each triangular meet or each individually or Team bracketed Tournament involving no more than 8 Teams, pursuant to NFHS Wrestling Rule 10, Conduct of Tournaments, Section 3, Tournament Brackets.
c. Three (3) Contests for each quadrangular meet, each individually or Team bracketed Tournament involving at least 9 Teams, pursuant to NFHS Wrestling Rule 10, Conduct of Tournaments, Section 3, Tournament Brackets, and each one-day Multiple School (Dual) Event or Individual Pool Event. A PIAA member school may participate in no more than two (2) Multiple School (Dual) or Individual Pool Events, excluding triangular or quadrangular meets, during the Regular Season.
d. Multiple day Combination Tournament competition points and/or multiple day Multiple School (Dual) Event competition points are the aggregate of b and/or c herein.
e. All of the foregoing must be compliant with NFHS Wrestling Rule 1, Competition, Section 4, Representation, Article 3, which provides for no wrestler to represent that wrestler’s school in more than one weight class in any meet or wrestle in more than five matches (championship or consolation), excluding forfeits in any one day.
Dual Meet Scores 16-17
PIAA Brackets 2017
Outstanding Wrestler - 2A - Max Murin, Central Cambria
Outstanding Wrestler - 3A - Austin DeSanto, Exeter Twp
|Mark Dugan - makes presentations for Keystone
|Most Falls - 2A - Devin Fontanez, Saucon Valley||Most Falls - 3A - Erech Noecker, Blue Mountain|
******************** PIAA 2A Individual Champions 2017
******************** PIAA 3A Individual Champions 2017 ***************************
PIAA TEAM Championships Brackets
AA AAA We will be updating them from the arena.
Follow the PIAA TEAM Championships as each dual meet is being
wrestled - Rich Vetock and Gimp productions.
I will post photos from the duals as often as I can upload. (Check back often
to see if your favorite wrestler is in the gallery
Amateur Wrestling News' Jim Kalin has written a book about wrestling icon Mike Milkovich.
This a book all wrestling fans will want to read.
Check out the press release
Class of 2017 PA Chapter - National Wrestling Hall of Fame April 30, 2017
PWCA Hall of Fame Class of 2017 - April 9, 2017
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