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The DuBois wrestling team opened the season with an impressive showing at the Eastern Area Wrestling Invitational, crowning one champion while placing eight wrestlers in the Top 6 on its way to a third-place team finish in the event at Gateway High School.

ST. MARYS — A new year bring new hope in the St. Marys wrestling room, as head coach Dominic Surra has a good blend of veterans and youth to work with to get the Flying Dutchmen back in the mix team-wise when it comes to the District 4/9 Class AAA postseason.

DuBOIS — The DuBois wrestling program underwent a major overhaul in regards to its coaching staff in the offseason, but the on the mat product will look very familiar as the Beavers return 10 wrestlers who saw starting action at some point a year ago.

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BROOKVILLE — With nine postseason starters back, including PIAA Class 2A heavyweight champion Colby Whitehill and another state qualifier in Owen Reinsel, the Brookville Raiders wrestling team heads into another season starting at Saturday’s Greenville Duals.

CURWENSVILLE — After struggling with numbers the past few seasons, Curwensville has 16 wrestlers on the team for the 2019-20 campaign, which should help the Golden Tide fill a lineup and be more competitive in dual meets. And, it has already improved practice time in the room.

The 2019 Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling (PJW) Junior High State Championships were held March 2-3 at the Cambria County War Memorial in Johnstown, and the Tri-County Area was well represented as 10 competitors brought home medals with Top 8 finishes.

HERSHEY — St. Marys senior Tyler Dilley opened the PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Championships with a bang Thursday, while Clearfield freshman Mark McGonigal found the going tough in his first trip to Hershey.

HERSHEY — Curwensville senior Blake Passarelli and Redbank Valley junior Ethan Wiant made the trip to the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships with vastly different experience at the state level but suffered the same fate — 0-2 showings Thursday that ended their time in Hershey.

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HERSHEY — The DuBois wrestling team had a mixed bag of results Thursday to open the PIAA Class AAA Championships in Hershey, but by day’s end the Beavers had three of its four state qualifiers advance to Day 2.