McGuffey pins down Section 5 crown

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Thursday, February 5, 1998

McGuffey pins down Section 5 crown

CLAYSVILLE -- McGuffey won the Section 5-AAA championship with a 46-17 victory over Peters Township. McGuffey, ranked No. 2 in the O-R Wrestling Rankings, improved to 10-0 in the section and 15-0 overall.

The Highlanders started quickly, winning the first five bouts, including falls by Adam Watson (103) and Jared Gashel (119). Jim Hanning (140), Dave Schlaupitz (145) and Shawn kelley (171) also won by fall for McGuffey.

Peters Townships' record is 5-5, 8-5.

Waynesburg 46Upper St. Clair 18

WAYNESBURG -- Waynesburg overcame an early 9-6 deficit and rolled to a 46-18 Section 5-AAA win over Upper St. Clair

Mike Seybold (125), Jeremy Patton (130), Pat O'Donnell (160), Lanfer Simpson (189) and Charlie Kiger (Hvy) all won by fall for the Raiders.

Chartiers-Houston 37Avella 24

HOUSTON -- Chartiers-Houston won four out of five matches in the middleweights to key a 37-24 Section 3-AA win over Avella.

Roy Pierce (140) had a pin for the Bucs. Roger West (140) had Mike Lonick (152) had pins for Avella.

Fort Cherry 45South Fayette 27

McDONALD -- Fort Cherry coupled pins from Joel Duran (140) and Tim Bennett (Hvy) with four forfeits to pick up a 45-27 Section 3-AA win over South Fayette.

Ken Varoli (189) had a pin for South Fayette.

The Rangers are now 7-5.

Washington 58S.S. Beaver 12

Washington had no trouble recording a 58-12 non-section win over South Side Beaver.

The Little Prexies (11-3) got pinfalls from Dan Mousetis (103), Dave Cox (125), Mike Mousetis (130) and Scott Belcastro (160).

Burgettstown 51Sewickly Academy 18

BURGETTSTOWN -- Scott Vallina, Jess LeMaster, Jack McCoy and Jim McCoy all had pins as Burgettstown topped Sewickly Academy, 51-18, in a Section 2-AA match.

Burgettstown is now 12-2 on the season.




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