Seven Tyrone Wrestlers to Compete at Regionals this Weekend

Seven the Tyrone wrestlers competed at the District VI Wrestling Championships.

Seven of the 12 Tyrone wrestlers who competed at the District VI Wrestling Championships last weekend at the Altoona Fieldhouse advanced to the PIAA Class 2A Southwest Regional Championships this Friday and Saturday.

Tyrone had three district runner-ups, two-third placers, and two fourth-place finishers at districts.

“We all wrestled amazing and we took home bronze as a team,” said freshman Logan Rumberger about the Golden Eagle’s performance at Districts.

The wrestlers are excited to move on and hopes are high that Tyrone can move at least some of their wrestlers on to States.

We all wrestled amazing and we took home bronze as a team”

— Logan Rumberger

“The only placements that matter are in Hershey. I plan to avenge my finals match when it counts, for a state medal,” said senior Ashton Sipes, who finished second at districts at 132 lbs.

In addition to Sipes, junior Korry Walls (106) and sophomore Braden Ewing (HWT) were also district runner-ups.

Freshman Logan Rumberger (113) and sophomore Andrew Weaver (160) both placed third.

Sophomore Lukas Walk (138) and junior Reese Wood (145) both placed fourth.

The Regional Championships will be held at Peters Township High School on Friday and Saturday. The preliminary round begins at 4:30 p.m on Friday with the quarterfinals at 8:30 p.m.

Saturday’s consolation round begins at 9 a.m. with the semifinal at 12:30 p.m. and the Parade of Champions and finals at 5 p.m.

The top six finishers in each of the 13 weight classes earn a berth in the PIAA Class 2A Championships March 10-12 at the Giant Center in Hershey.

Wrestlers from Districts 5 (Bedford, Somerset, and Fulton counties), District 6 (Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clinton, Indiana, Huntingdon, and Mifflin counties), and the WPIAL (District 7) will compete.

General admission tickets are only available online. No cash ticket sales will occur at the gate. All rounds are $8 for adults and students, plus handling fees from the provider. Series tickets may be purchased for all rounds for the cost of $24 plus handling fees.