Somerset 63, Johnstown 27
JOHNSTOWN — The Somerset junior high wrestlers improved to 6-0 on the season, defeating Johnstown 63-27 on Thursday.
The Eagles cruised, claiming eight pins and a decision. Daniel Balog was impressive in dominating his opponent.
Somerset wins title
BEDFORD — The 2012 Bedford junior high wrestling tournament was held over the weekend.
The Somerset Golden Eagles dominated the 10-team event. Somerset won the team title with 319 points over Clearfield 246. Other Somerset County schools participating were Berlin 4th, Meyersdale 6th and Conemaugh Township 9th.
The Eagles had seven individual champions: Derek Talley 75 pounds, Quinn Cole 95, Morgan Bell 105, Jansen Hemminger 110, Austin Hemminger 122, Zach Laue 130 and Chase Marple 165. Zach Tinkey 100 and Jack Hause 185 both placed 2nd.
Berlin had a champion at 90 pounds with Kyle Boyce as well as two runners-up wrestlers: Austin Lee 105 and Nathan Zanoni 210. Zanoni was defeated 3-0 by Tobin Cahill of Conemaugh Township in the highlight finals match of the tournament.
Meyersdale had a champ in Christian Hutzell 122 and a runner-up in Kenneth Sigler 145.