Wrestling Team Recaptures Catholic League & District 12 Championship
The Wrestling Team at La Salle College High School traveled to Father Judge on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 and defeated the Crusaders to win their sixth Philadelphia Catholic League Championship in seven years.
The Explorers used four pins (three consecutive) in route to a 40-38 victory. First-year coach, Frank Cimato, and his squad recaptured the championship they had lost last year to Father Judge.
The Explorers jumped to an early lead (18-5) and led by 14 with two matches left in the meet.
On Thursday, January 29th, the Explorers defeated Public League Champion Central High School to qualify for the PIAA State Tournament in Hershey.
The team will travel to Hershey's Giant Arena for the PIAA AAA State Tournament with a match starting Thursday, February 5th at 8pm.
For more info on La Salle Wrestling, visit www.lschs.org/Wrestling.
For a PCL Championship full recap, visit: http://www.lschs.org/page.cfm?p=87&teamID=24&event=18886492&show=recap
For a District 12 Championship recap, visit: http://www.lschs.org/page.cfm?p=87&teamID=24&event=18886493&show=recap
Related Multimedia (Credit: Mr. Tony Piscopo)
"La Salle wins Catholic League crown"
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182 - William Burger won by tech. fall over Michael Martosella, 20-4 (0-5)
195 - Anthony Piscopo pinned Sean Armstrong, (6-5)
220 - Santino Pelusi pinned Albert McGrath, (12-5)
285 - Garrett Zobel pinned Dean Jakeman, (18-5)
106 - Tim McCall pinned Michael McLaren, (18-11)
113 - Matthew McLaren won by forfeit (24-11)
120 - Mike Metzger pinned David Gutekunst, (24-17)
126 - Trevor Elfvin pinned Matt Needleman, (24-23)
132 - Christopher Filice maj. dec. Stephen Pons, 9-0 (28-23)
138 - Kyle Mallon dec. Andrew McLaren, 12-8 (28-26)
145 - Greg Konieczny won by forfeit (34-26)
152 - Luke Ratchford pinned Anthony Armstrong, (40-26)
160 - Nick Reidy pinned Pat Deacon, (40-32)
170 - Idris White won by forfeit (40-38)