Five NA Grapplers Move On To The WPIAL Semifinals

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It was another successful day for North Allegheny at the WPIAL Class AAA Individual Wrestling Tournament as the Tigers advanced five grapplers into the semifinals.  Of the 10 Tigers who have competed in the tournament, eight still remain for tomorrow’s third and final day of action from host Canon-McMillan High School.

Of the Tigers moving on the semifinals, they include Luke Landefeld (113), Dom Forys (126), Jake Hinkson (132), Clay Byerly (182) and Zach Smith (195). Scotty Stossel fell in his quarterfinal bout at 120 pounds, but he’ll continue in the consolation bracket tomorrow morning. Earning first round consolation wins today were A.J. Boeh (138) and Drew Landefeld (145). 

A listing of North Allegheny results are below. For a look at the complete Class AAA brackets through Friday night, click here.

The semifinal round of the Class AAA Individual Wrestling Tournament begins at 10:30 am along with the second, third and fourth round consolations. Tournament action concludes at 7:00 pm with the championship finals at 7:00 pm. You can listen to the entire day of the tournament courtesy of WJPA Radio.

WPIAL Class AAA Wrestling Championships - Day Two

Friday, February 28 at Canon-McMillan High School
106 - ConsolationMason Schaeffer (West Allegheny) dec. Zack Stedeford (NA)4-2
113 - QuarterfinalLuke Landefeld (NA) maj. dec. Tyler Seliga (Belle Vernon)11-0
120 - QuarterfinalKevin Kinyua (Mt. Lebanon) dec. Scotty Stossel (NA) 5-0
126 - QuarterfinalDom Forys (NA) maj. dec. Dom Giannageli (Franklin Regional)14-3
132 - QuarterfinalJake Hinkson (NA) pinned Jake Hartman (Shaler)4:17
138 - ConsolationA.J. Boeh (NA) dec. Brandon Ingram (McKeesport)5-1
145 - ConsolationDrew Landefeld (NA) pinned Zach Matucci (Greensburg Salem)0:53
160 - ConsolationBlaze Kansco (Canon-McMillan) dec. Jake Woodley3-2
182 - QuarterfinalClay Byerly (NA) maj. dec. Elliot King (North Hills)11-0
195 - QuarterfinalZach Smith (NA) pinned Chad Kuhn (Kiski Area)5:11