NA Grapplers Take 2nd Place At Eastern Area Tournament

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The North Allegheny Wrestling Team earned a second place finish and saw two Tigers claim gold at the annual Eastern Area Wrestling Tournament this weekend.  The Tigers finished with a team score of 230, just 15 points behind Tournament Champion, Kiski Area. 

Helping NA to the second place showing were seniors Scotty Stossell and Dom Forys who both took first place in their respective weight class. At 120 pounds, Stossell defeated Belle Vernon’s Brendon Hasson by pinfall.  At 126 pounds, Forys downed top-seeded Justin Patrick of Kiski Area by a 7-2 decision.

Of the Tigers who medaled, Zach Stedeford (106), Jesse Rodgers (145), and Zach Smith (195) took home silver.  Luke Landefeld (113), Jake Hinkson (132), A.J. Boeh (138), and Clay Byerly (182) grabbed bronze. For a complete listing of brackets from the Eastern Area Tournament, click here.

North Allegheny takes to the mat in its first section affair with a road meeting with the Seneca Valley Raiders. Start time is at 5:30 pm.

Eastern Area Tournament (Dec. 6-7, 2013)

Eastern Area Results  
PLACETEAMSCORE
1Kiski Area245
2NORTH ALLEGHENY230
3Belle Vernon199
4Jefferson Morgan163.5
5Plum145