Six Tigers Advance To Semifinals At WPIAL Individual Tournament

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North Allegheny will have six representatives in the semifinals in Day Two of the WPIAL individual wrestling tournament. Luke Landefeld (126), Jake Hinkson (138), A.J Boeh (145), Sean Hoover (160), Jake Woodley (182) and Francis Duggan (195) all won their first round and quarterfinal bouts to open the tournament on Friday at Penn Hills High School.

Landefeld picked up a win by fall over Gino Silvat of Montour to start the day at 126 pounds and followed that up with an 8-3 decision over Cole Rush of Waynesburg. At 138, Hinkson quickly pinned Upper St. Clair’s Thomas Kyle and earned a 5-0 decision over Scott Dietrich of Butler in the quarterfinals. Sean Hoover garnered a 9-3 decision at 160 pounds over Collin Eger of Chartiers Valley, and in the quarterfinals claimed a win by fall over Nate Vukovich of Armstrong. Woodley, at 182 pounds, claimed major decision wins over Bryce Biskup of Penn-Trafford and Korbin Bundy of Greensburg Salem for a trip to the semifinals. At 195 pounds, Duggan claimed a major decision over Chartiers Valley’s Salvatore DiBacco and an 8-3 decision over Jake Pickup of Franklin Regional in the quarterfinals.

Also continuing into the second day of the tournament for the Tigers will be Jake Downing (106) and Zach Stedeford (132) who will be competing in the consolation bracket. A complete listing of North Allegheny wrestlers and results are below.

Semifinal round action and second round consolations will begin at 10:00 am from Penn Hills. For extensive live coverage of the WPIAL individual wrestling tournament, follow the WJPA Radio wrestling page by clicking here.

WPIAL Class AAA Wrestling Championships - Day One

Friday, March 4 at Penn Hills High School
106Jacob Downing (NA) maj. dec. Kyle Burkholder (Connellsville)9-0
QuarterfinalsJacob Dunlop (Belle Vernon) dec. Jacob Downing (NA)1-0
126Luke Landefeld (NA) pinned Gino Silvat (Montour)3:33
QuarterfinalsLuke Landefeld (NA) dec. Cole Rush (Waynesburg)8-3
132 - Pigtail Zach Stedeford (NA) dec. Alex Weber (Thomas Jefferson)3-1
First RoundLuke Kemerer (Hempfield) dec. Zach Stedeford (NA)4-1
1st ConsolationZach Stedeford (NA) dec. Logan Henderson (Waynesburg)7-5
138Jake Hinkson (NA) pinned Thomas Kyle (Upper St. Clair)1:06
QuarterfinalsJake Hinkson (NA) dec. Scott Dietrich (Butler)5-0
145A.J. Boeh (NA) dec. Trey Howard (Waynesburg)8-1
QuarterfinalsA.J. Boeh (NA) dec. Scott Joll (Belle Vernon)10-3
152 - PigtailJon Hoover (NA) pinned Z. Magdich (Trinity)2:28
First RoundAustin Bonacci (West Mifflin) dec. Jon Hoover (NA)5-2
1st ConsolationA.J. Buckiso (Peters Twp) dec. Jon Hoover (NA)3-1
160Sean Hoover (NA) dec. Collin Eger (Chartiers Valley)9-3
QuarterfinalsSean Hoover (NA) pinned Nate Vukovich (Armstrong)4:51
170 - PigtailJacob Fritsch (NA) pinned Nick Rendulic (Mt. Lebanon) 3:23
First RoundMatt McGillick (Penn-Trafford) maj. dec. Jacob Fritsch (NA)13-4
1st ConsolationJacob Bombardier (Montour) dec. Jacob Fritsch (NA) 3-1
182Jake Woodley (NA) maj. dec. Bryce Biskup (Penn-Trafford)11-3
QuarterfinalsJake Woodley (NA) maj. dec. Korbin Bundy (Greensburg Salem)14-3
195Francis Duggan (NA) maj. dec. Salvatore DiBacco (Chartiers Valley)11-2
QuarterfinalsFrancis Duggan (NA) dec. Jake Pickup (Franklin Regional)8-3
220 - PigtailSterling Miller (Connellsville) dec. Derek Devine (NA)8-4
285Billy Korber (Belle Vernon) dec. Chuck Sanders (NA)12-6
1st ConsolationLouis Mauro (Connellsville) dec. Chuck Sanders (NA)9-2