NA Locks Up Share Of Section Crown With Win at Seneca Valley

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The North Allegheny wrestling team clinched at least a share of the Section 2-AAA title on Wednesday night with a 40-12 win at Seneca Valley.

The Tigers controlled the dual meet from start to finish and won 10 of 13 bouts. Earning pin falls for NA were freshman Evan Schomburg and junior Kellen Buggey. Schomburg pinned Riley Smith in 2:50 at 107 pounds, while Kellen Buggey pinned Brooks Beras in 5:48 at 172 pounds.

At 152 pounds, senior Travis Stipetich picked up a 14-0 tech fall over Angel Kristo. Also earning bonus point victories were junior Charlie LaQuatra (114) and sophomore Griffen Reid (139) with major decisions in their respective weight classes. See below for a look at all results.

With the win, North Allegheny improves to 15-3 overall and 4-0 in Section 2-AAA. Seneca Valley slips to 6-6 overall and 2-2 in the section. The Tigers have a chance to lock up an outright section championship with a home meet with the Mars Planets on Wednesday, Jan. 24.

Boys Wrestling Match Summary: NA vs. Seneca Valley

107Evan Schomburg (NA) pinned Riley Smith (SV)2:50
114Charlie LaQuatra (NA) maj. dec. Cole Corrigan (SV)13-1
121Connor Smith (SV) dec. Gus Stedeford (NA)6-0
127Casey Walker (NA) dec. John Tofanelli (SV)6-1
133William Bentrim (NA) dec. Zachary Hill (SV)8-4
139Griffen Reid (NA) maj. dec. James Bidoli (SV)9-1
145Gabriel Hernandez (NA) dec. David Cerra (SV)9-4
152Travis Stipetich (NA) tech fall Angel Kristo (SV)14-0
160Brody Pirt (SV) pinned Nathan Orlando (NA)1:15
172Kellen Buggey (NA) pinned Brooks Beres (SV)5:48
189Corey Wolfe (SV) dec. Mason Hartung (NA)9-3
215Aidan Buggey (NA) dec. Thomas Wuycheck (SV)12-5
285Bradyn McConneha (NA) dec. Roman Royal (SV)6-2