Nazareth v. Bethlehem Catholic wrestling: What you need to know

PIAA Class 3A team wrestling championship When: Saturday, 1 p.m. Where: Giant Center, Hershey Who: Nazareth (19-1, District 11 3A champion); Bethlehem Catholic (18-4, District 11 3A runner-up) How they got here: Nazareth d. Owen J. Roberts (District...

Nazareth v. Bethlehem Catholic wrestling: What you need to know

PIAA Class 3A team wrestling championship

When: Saturday, 1 p.m.

Where: Giant Center, Hershey

Who: Nazareth (19-1, District 11 3A champion); Bethlehem Catholic (18-4, District 11 3A runner-up)

How they got here: Nazareth d. Owen J. Roberts (District 1, third place) 53-13; d. Cedar Cliff (District 3 runner-up) 46-18; and d. Council Rock South (District 1 champion) 45-19.

Bethlehem Catholic d. Cumberland Valley (District 3, fourth place) 54-12; d. Central Mountain (District 6 champion) 49-6; d. Kiski Area (District 7 champion) 38-18; d. North Allegheny (District third-place team) 50-23.

Defending champion: Bethlehem Catholic (defeated Boyertown 37-12 in 2016 final)

What’s at stake: Officially, PIAA 3A championship. Unofficially, Lehigh Valley bragging rights for a long time.

Past PIAA team championships: Nazareth 1 (2007); Bethlehem Catholic 5 (2011-2014 2A; 2016 3A)

All-time series record: Nazareth leads, 12-9

Admission: $8 adults/$4 senior citizens and students. Pre-K children are admitted free. Tickets will be available at the gate.

Parking: free

TV: PCN (live)

Streaming: PCN Select (fee involved)

Probable lineups (Nazareth wrestler listed first; regional rankings by lehighvalleylive/state by PaPower Wrestling)

106 pounds: Fr. Andrew Cerniglia (13-4; 1 LVL, 3 PPW) v. So. Dillon Murphy (21-9; 3 LVL, 23 PPW)

113: So. Sean Pierson (14-3; 1 LVL, 8 PPW); v. Fr. Kenny Herrmann (25-10; 2 LVL, 9 PPW)

120: Jr. Ryan O’Grady (31-9, 4 LVL, 6 PPW) v. Jr. Zach Glenn (20-2; 2 LVL, 4 PPW [at 126])

126: Sr. Trevor Tarsi (22-11, 3 LVL, 14 PPW) v. So. Ryan Anderson (18-3, 1 LVL, 2 PPW [at 120])

132: Jr. Ian Pulli (18-14, HM LVL) v. Sr. Luke Carty (12-3) or Jr. Jarred Papcsy (26-10, 3 LVL, 16 PPW)

138: Fr. Nathan Stefanik (16-12, HM LVL) or Fr. Connor Herceg (3-3) v. Carty or Papcsy  

145: N. Stefanik or Jr. Sammy Sasso (28-0, 1 LVL, 1 PPW) v. So. Luca Frinzi (17-11, HM LVL)

152: Sasso, Fr. Jake Dressler (7-5) or Sr. Brock Wilson (29-6, 1 LVL, 2 PPW) v. Sr. Ryan Zeiner (23-8, 5 LVL, 17 PPW)

160: Wilson or Dressler v. Fr. Tavion Banks (16-8, HM LVL)

170: Jr. Zac Keifer (14-5) or Jr. Cade Wilson (21-9, 3 LVL, 11 PPW) v. Sr. Mikey Labriola (32-0), 1 LV, 1 PPW or Jr. Luc Mauro (6-7)

182: Sr. Travis Stefanik (25-2, 1 LVL, 2 PPW), Keifer or Wilson v. Labriola or Jr. Robert Spezza (3-5)

195: Stefanik or Jr. Tucker Klump (15-12) v. Sr. Jody Crouse (31-7, 3 LVL, 15 PPW) or So. Andrew Balukas (16-11, HM LVL [at 220])

220: Klump or Stefanik v. Crouse or Balukas

285: Sr. Mohamed Tounkara (13-16) v. Sr. Niko Camacho (32-3, 1 LVL, 1 PPW)

Brad Wilson may be reached at bwilson@lehighvalleylive.com. Follow him on Twitter @bradwsports. Find Lehigh Valley high school sports on Facebook.

 

 

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