NA Rolls Over Mars, Prepares For WPIAL Team Tournament

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The North Allegheny boys’ wrestling team wrapped up the regular season section slate with a 70-6 victory at Mars on Thursday night.

Facing the last-place Planets, NA collected nine wins by forfeit to cruise to an easy victory. Of the four contested bouts, the Tigers earned pinfalls in two of them. Nathan Monteparte (133) claimed a win by fall over Brandon Frantz and A.J. Rohan (160) pinned Cooper Courson in 1:21. At 152 pounds, Kellen Buggey earned a maj. decision over Joseph Zottola. The lone win for the Planets came at 139 where Rocco Darocy claimed a win by fall.

North Allegheny improves to 10-4 overall and finishes Section 2-AAA action with a 4-1 mark, good for second place. The Tigers advance to the WPIAL Class AAA team tournament where they will face Plum in the first round on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at Waynesburg Central High School. The WPIAL first round (and potentially the quarterfinals if NA wins) will be broadcast live by the North Allegheny Sports Network.

For a look at the WPIAL Class AAA Team Tournament bracket, click here.

Wrestling Match Summary: NA vs. Mars

107Gus Stedeford (NA) wbf
114Casey Walker (NA) wbf
121Griffen Reid (NA) wbf
127William Bentrim (NA) wbf
133Nathan Monteparte (NA) pinned Brandon Frantz (Mars)1:02
139Rocco Darocy (Mars) pinned Sam Horton (NA)3:13
145Jayson Flener (NA) wbf
152Kellen Buggey (NA) maj. dec. Joseph Zottola (Mars)17-6
160A.J. Rohan (NA) pinned Cooper Courson (Mars)1:21
172Michael Hershberger (NA) wbf
189Mason Hartung (NA) wbf
215Aidan Buggey (NA) wbf
285Joseph Booth (NA) wbf