- Associated Press - Sunday, March 2, 2014

First-round pairings for the PIAA Class AA wrestling championships Thursday at the Giant Center in Hershey. Wrestlers’ names are followed by school, regional finish, grade and record. (x-denotes returning champion.)

106 - Brian Courtney, Athens, NE-1, Fresh., 29-0 vs. Jake Riegel, Bethlehem Catholic, SE-5, Fresh., 25-7; Dallas Bulsak, South Park, SW-3, Fresh., 27-5 vs. Sammy Hepler, Tri-Valley, SE-2, Fresh., 30-5; Nolan Link, Penn Cambria, SW-2, Jr., 29-8 vs. Joe Lobeck, Lancaster Catholic, SE-3, Soph., 42-5; Aaron Burkett, Chestnut Ridge, SW-4, Soph., 36-5 vs. Ryan Carlson, Brockway, NW-1, Soph., 26-6; John Pipa, Bishop McDevitt (Dist. 3), SE-1, Fresh., 38-9 vs. Hunter Neely, Bentworth, SW-5, Soph., 33-6; Michael Lindeman, Greenville, NW-3, Fresh., 39-6 vs. Alan Diltz, Benton, NE-2, Soph., 29-10; Gage Bayless, Reynolds, NW-2, 38-6 vs. Angelo Barberio, Muncy, NE-3, Soph., 34-5; William Girard, Williams Valley, SE-4, Soph., 32-5 vs. Max Murin, Central Cambria, SW-1, Fresh., 34-0.

113 - Taylor Ortz, Brookville, NW-1, Soph., 34-3 vs. Coy Campbell, Upper Dauphin, SE-4, Jr., 29-5; Logan Blackburn, Westmont Hilltop, SW-3, Sr., 27-7 vs. Kyle Drick, Montgomery, NE-2, Sr., 31-5; Austin McDermitt, Burgettstown, SW-2, Jr., 38-3 vs. Jordan Gessner, Lewisburg, NE-3, Soph., 33-9; Collin Glorioso, Huntingdon, SW-5, Soph., 36-2 vs. Luke Karam, Bethlehem Catholic, SE-1, Soph., 36-2; Austin Griffiths, Southmoreland, SW-1, Jr., 34-3 vs. Chase Drawbaugh, Trinity (Dist. 3), SE-5, Soph., 28-12; Seth Hogue, Reynolds, NW-3, Soph., 34-9 vs. Jacob Wasser, Palisades, SE-2, Soph., 35-3; Faris Messai, Jamestown, NW-2, Soph., 29-5 vs. Lenny Ogozalek, Panther Valley, SE-3, Sr., 41-6; Jonathan Gabriel, Bedford, SW-4, Soph., 26-5 vs. Cameron Newman, Line Mountain, NE-1, Jr., 36-5.

120 - x-George Phillippi, Derry Area, SW-1, Soph., 37-4 vs. Sean Stanish, Hamburg, SE-5, Jr., 43-10; Matt Wheeler, Northwestern, NW-3, Sr., 35-4 vs. Joey Gould, Bethlehem Catholic, SE-2, Soph., 36-10; Willis Gruver, Redbank Valley, NW-2, Sr., 32-6 vs. Caleb Bordner, Tri-Valley, SE-3, Jr., 36-5; Sage Moist, Mount Union, SW-4, Sr., 35-5 vs. Todd Lane, Southern Columbia, NE-1, Fresh., 34-4; Jarrette Carter, Fort LeBoeuf, NW-1, Soph., 30-8 vs. Caleb Garland, Hanover, SE-4, Soph., 33-8; Curtis Decker, Penns Valley, SW-3, Soph., 34-7 vs. Mike Stuart, Benton, NE-2, Fresh., 25-13; Triston Law, Forest Hills, SW-2, Jr., 30-5 vs. Zack LeBarron, Warrior Run, NE-3, Soph., 36-2; Joe Swank, Berlin-Brothersvalley, SW-5, Soph., 33-4 vs. Korbin Myers, Boiling Springs, SE-1, Jr., 40-2.

126 - John Demaske, Jefferson-Morgan, SW-1, Sr., 40-0 vs. Colin Mashack, Tamaqua, SE-4, Sr., 31-5; Charles Johnson, Wyoming Area, NE-3, Soph., 36-5 vs. Michael Bartolo, Reynolds, NW-2, Jr., 33-9; Shawn Nitcznski, Sullivan County, NE-2, Sr., 34-4 vs. Tanner Altobelli, Redbank Valley, NW-3, Soph., 32-8; Joseph Davis, Cambria Heights, SW-5, Sr., 27-5 vs. Zeke Moisey, Bethlehem Catholic, SE-1, Sr., 40-0; Cody Blankenship, Kane, NW-1, Sr., 30-1 vs. Stone Kepple, Derry, SW-4, Soph., 34-12; Grant Bond, Boiling Springs, SE-3, Jr., 38-5 vs. Pat Dewitt, Valley, SW-2, Sr., 39-2; Dante Albanese, Pius X, SE-2, Sr., 33-7 vs. Tom Openhoff, Central Cambria, SW-3, Soph., 32-6; Josh Giorgio, Schuylkill Valley, SE-5, Jr., 35-6 vs. Lewis Williams, Central Columbia, NE-1, Jr., 34-2.

132 - Ian Brown, Hanover, SE-1, Sr., 35-0 vs. Devon Green, Huntingdon, SW-4, Sr., 34-9; Ryan Easter, Bedford, SW-3, Sr., 29-4 vs. Kyle Lukowich, Conneaut Area, NW-2, Sr., 30-7; J.R. Andrejcik, Burrell, SW-2, Sr., 29-15 vs. Dalton Zimmerman, Brookville, NW-3, Jr., 25-8; Scott Cooper, Biglerville, SE-5, Soph., 37-9 vs. Austin Harry, Lake Lehman, NE-1, Sr., 37-1; Mike Carr, South Fayette, SW-1, Soph., 40-0 vs. Stephen Maloney, Bethlehem Catholic, SE-4, Soph., 35-12; Zach Fry, Hughesville, NE-3, Soph., 35-5 vs. Kyle Shoop, Boiling Springs, SE-2, Jr., 36-8; Keith Batkowski, Montoursville, NE-2, Soph., 40-2 vs. Andrew Sutton, Pen Argyl, SE-3, Sr., 32-7; Austin Hemminger, Somerset, SW-5, Fresh., 22-13 vs. Tyler Vath, Saegertown, NW-1, Jr., 34-6.

138 - Brock Zacherl, Brookville, NW-1, Sr., 37-2 vs. Jeffrey Inman, Annville Cleona, SE-4, Jr., 32-9; Garrett Thomas, Bedford, SW-3, Sr., 27-5 vs. Cody Klinger, Bloomsburg, NE-2, Jr., 23-6; Jason Miller, Jefferson-Morgan, SW-2, Sr., 27-3 vs. Trevor McWhorter, Williamson, NE-3, Sr., 39-2; Gio Vonne Sanders, Jeannette, SW-5, Fresh., 31-14 vs. Josh Evans, Palmerton, SE-1, Sr., 33-2; Jake Wentzel, South Park, SW-1, Soph., 36-1 vs. Angel Canela, Wyomissing, SE-5, Sr., 38-8; Nick Monico, Saegertown, NW-3, Soph., 34-9 vs. Mike Labriola, Bethlehem Catholic, SE-2, Fresh., 30-7; George McGuire, Fort LeBoeuf, NW-2, Sr., 37-5 vs. Chase Shaeffer, Tri-Valley, SE-3, Soph., 33-10; Richie McGinnis, Chartiers-Houston, SW-3, Sr., 35-12 vs. Kent Lane, Southern Columbia, NE-1, Jr., 25-1.

145 - Billy Barnes, Williamson, NE-1, Jr., 39-0 vs. John Vaughn, Boiling Springs, SE-5, Jr., 34-11; Nicholas Naglic, Richland, SW-3, Sr., 31-7 vs. Michael Comunale, Pius X, SE-2, Jr., 35-3; Corey Falleroni, Burrell, SW-2, Sr., 38-13 vs. Hunter Harner, Tri-Valley, SE-3, Jr., 29-10; Jacob Oliver, Huntingdon, SW-4, Fresh., 37-3 vs. Levi Stoyer, Reynolds, NW-1, Sr., 30-3; Tyler Shafer, Hanover, SE-1, Sr., 34-2 vs. Tony Welsh, Beth-Center, SW-5, Soph., 36-6; Taylor Ellis, Conneaut Area, NW-3, Sr., 31-6 vs. Dakota Nixon, Muncy, NE-2, Jr., 33-5; Zach Vroman, Brookville, NW-2, Sr., 29-5 vs. Sam Miller, Bloomsburg, NE-3, Jr., 32-5; Mason Angstadt, Bethlehem Catholic, SE-4, Sr., 28-15 vs. x-Jason Nolf, Kittanning, SW-1, Sr., 40-0.

152 - Steve Edwards, Burrell, SW-1, Sr., 42-4 vs. Kyle Wanner, Pequea Valley, SE-5, Sr., 38-8; Brad Malinowski, Fort LeBoeuf, NW-3, 33-9 vs. Vinny Vonelli, Pius X, SE-2, Sr., 37-5; Robert Boozer, Cochranton, NW-2, Sr., 35-5 vs. Ryan Ramich, Schuylkill Valley, SE-3, Jr., 40-5; Taylor Cahill, Conemaugh Township, SW-4, Jr., 39-4 vs. Cole Walter, Mifflinburg, NE-1, Jr., 40-2; Brodie Zacherl, Brookville, NW-1, Sr., 35-3 vs. Anthony Snyder, Tri-Valley, SE-4, Jr., 33-11; Grant Fetchet, South Fayette, SW-3, Sr., 40-4 vs. Blake Marks, Southern Columbia, NE-2, Soph., 32-5; Andrew Doak, Blairsville, SW-2, Jr., 33-4 vs. Dominic Vitale, Benton, NE-3, Jr., 36-10; Nolan Wise, Highlands, SW-5, Sr., 33-10 vs. Richie Cerebe, Calvary Christian, SE-1, Sr., 21-5.

160 - Jared Walker, South Fayette, SW-1, Jr., 40-1 vs. Jarred Hardinger, Wyomissing, SE-5, Soph., 28-9; Samuel Colebert, Oswayo Valley, NW-3, 30-4 vs. Adam Soldridge, Bethlehem Catholic, SE-2, Soph., 33-9; Jimmy Miller, Brookville, NW-2, Jr., 23-9 vs. Zack Bradley, Catasauqua, SE-3, Sr., 38-5; Ryan Zalar, Jefferson-Morgan, SW-4, Sr., 34-8 vs. Ryan Preisch, Milton, NE-1, Sr., 37-2; Kyle Bova, Coudersport, NW-1, Sr., 32-0 vs. Connor Murphy, Boiling Springs, SE-4, Sr., 28-16; Nico Brown, Beth-Center, SW-3, Jr., 33-14 vs. Jeric Kasunic, Benton, NE-2, Sr., 32-7; Levi Niebauer, Cambria Heights, SW-2, Jr., 32-3 vs. Max Reed, Lewisburg, NE-3, Jr., 32-10; Bryce Fotchman, Berlin-Brothersvalley, SW-5, Jr., 35-6 vs. Briton Shelton, Bermudian Springs, SE-1, Jr., 38-2.

170 - Nick Cortopassi, Bethlehem Catholic, SE-1, Sr., 33-5 vs. Landon Lohr, Somerset, SW-4, Sr., 26-6; Nico Pecora, Richland, SW-3, Sr., 31-3 vs. Dakota Geer, Franklin, NW-2, Soph., 34-2; Bill Bowlen, Jefferson-Morgan, SW-2, Soph., 39-4 vs. Mike Millero, Reynolds, NW-3, Jr., 40-8; Jason Lynch, Saucon Valley, SE-5, Jr., 40-11 vs. Garrett Hoffman, Montoursville, NE-1, Soph., 42-2; Corey Hazel, Penns Valley, SW-1, Jr., 34-3 vs. Nick Mort, Fairfield, SE-4, Sr., 36-3; Derek Dragon, Lake Lehman, NE-3, Jr., 31-8 vs. Auston Hummel, North Schuylkill, SE-2, Sr., 38-3; Alex Lieberman, Midd-West, NE-2, Sr., 33-7 vs. Zane Black, Bishop McDevitt (Dist. 3), SE-3, Fresh., 29-5; Derek Hull, Chartiers-Houston, SW-5, Sr., 34-9 vs. Evan Delong, Kane, NW-1, Sr., 32-0.

182 - Dylan Reynolds, Saegertown, NW-1, Jr., 37-4 vs. Connor Frey, Lehighton, SE-4, Soph., 34-8; Gavin Berkley, Meyersdale, SW-3, Sr., 36-2 vs. Lucas Shaheen, Montoursville, NE-2, Sr., 37-11; Scott Thompson, Blairsville, SW-2, Jr., 35-2 vs. Matt Herr, Hughesville, NE-3, Sr., 37-3; Dalton Wildman, West Greene, SW-5, Sr., 28-6 vs. Stephen Loiseau, Lancaster Catholic, SE-1, Sr., 42-0; Terrell Fields, Valley, SW-1, Sr., 33-1 vs. Colton Dull, Bermudian Springs, SE-5, Jr., 35-5; Mahamed Messai, Jamestown, NW-3, 32-8 vs. Jose Ortiz, Bethlehem Catholic, SE-2, Sr., 35-6; Zachery Bruce, Cranberry, NW-2, Sr., 33-1 vs. Cody Miller, Hamburg, SE-3, Sr., 45-5; Connor Buttry, Chestnut Ridge, SW-4, Soph., 35-7 vs. Isaiah Bobatas, Montgomery, NE-1, Sr., 25-3.

195 - Tristan Sponseller, Bermudian Springs, SE-1, Sr., 39-0 vs. Brad Grinnen, Ellwood City, SW-4, Sr., 33-5; Marcus Davenport, Valley, SW-3, Sr., 36-4 vs. Zach Stafford, Cambridge Springs, NW-2, Soph., 31-8; Tyler Oliver, United, SW-2, Jr., 30-4 vs. Garrett Reinwald, Fort LeBoeuf, NW-3, Jr., 39-8; Rhaine Sziy, Catasauqua, SE-5, Sr., 37-5 vs. Garrett Wesneski, Canon, NE-1, Sr., 38-1; James Bennett, Hyndman, SW-1, Sr., 35-1 vs. Richard Nase, Panther Valley, SE-4, Sr., 31-7; Austin Swoyer, Western Wayne, NE-3, Soph., 38-9 vs. Kyle Taylor, Boiling Springs, SE-2, Sr., 35-8; Logan Womelsdorf, Benton, NE-2, Jr., 32-8 vs. Alek Hummel, North Schuylkill, SE-3, Jr., 37-7; Jared Beckwith, Tyrone, SW-5, Sr., 30-5 vs. Ryan Morris, Corry, NW-1, Sr., 26-5.

220 - Andrew Dunn, Bethlehem Catholic, SE-1, Jr., 38-4 vs. Tom Sever, Yough, SW-5, Jr., 35-9, Andrew Phelps, North East, NW-3, Jr., 28-6 vs. Ethan Barnes, Hughesville, NE-2, Sr., 28-13, Connor Overman, Conneaut Area, NW-2, Sr., 29-9 vs. Dylan Otis, Wyalusing, NE-3, Jr., 40-3; Rian Shubeck, Panther Valley, SE-4, Jr., 33-8 vs. Jake Temple, Avella, SW-1, Sr., 39-0; Connor Route, Canton, NE-1, Sr., 36-5 vs. Vanyel Letham Peterson, Columbia, SE-5, Sr., 30-8; Jacob Robb, Kittanning, SW-3, Soph., 40-7 vs. Ryan Martin, Pine Grove, SE-2, Sr., 41-4; Reynold Maines, West Branch, SW-2, Jr., 35-1 vs. Sam McCollum, Bermudian Springs, SE-3, Jr., 34-6; Seth Hitchens, South Allegheny, SW-4, Jr., 36-9 vs. Cole Rickert, Reynolds, NW-1, Fresh., 30-7.

285 - Brady Mutton, Pen Argyl, SE-1, Sr., 36-1 vs. Aaron Gill, Cambria Heights, SW-3, Sr., 32-2; Austin Buttry, Chestnut Ridge, SW-4, Sr., 27-6 vs. Ben Carillo, Redbank Valley, NW-2, Sr., 28-3; Jacob Beistel, Southmoreland, SW-2, Soph., 35-4 vs. Gene Ringer, Reynolds, NW-3, Soph., 36-12; Wes Bankus, ELCO, SE-5, Jr., 43-13 vs. Saul Wilkins, Wilkes-Barre GAR, NE-1, Jr., 30-8; Allan Beattie, Burrell, SW-1, Jr., 40-5 vs. Nathan Gadinski, North Schuylkill, SE-4, Jr., 38-8; Dalton Chilson, Wyalusing, NE-3, Soph., 42-4 vs. Brett Harris, Fairfield, SE-2, Sr., 33-7; Dylan Brennan, Troy, NE-2, Jr., 28-9 vs. Noah Davis, Boiling Springs, SE-3, Sr., 36-11; Devin Reed, Everett, SW-5, Jr., 26-8 vs. x-Sam Breese, Lakeview, NW-1, Sr., 32-0.