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1997 PIAA Championships Results

Class AAA 27, Class AA 24

on Sunday, March 16th, 1997

at Chestnut Ridge HS
sponsored by the Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Association

103 - Kyle Szewczyk (North Star, AA, 1st) dec. Mike Khan (Harrisburg, AAA, 1st), 5-3 (0-3)

112 - Trap McCormack (Bald Eagle Nittany, AA, 1st) pinned Mike Jones (Haverford High, AAA, 4th), 3:50 (0-9)

119 - Matt Plasterer (Penn Manor, AAA, 3rd) dec. Joe Ciotti (Girard, AA, 4th), 8-6 (3-9)

125 - Chad Filson (Red Land, AAA, 3rd) dec. Rob English (West Branch, AA, 1st), 11-5 (6-9)

130 - Jake Stanchock (Southern Columbia, AA, 3rd) dec. Jarrod Adams (New Oxford, AAA, DNP), 7-3, (6-12)

135 - Marc Hoffer (Manheim Central, AAA, DNP) dec. Chad Shirk (Middleburg, AA, DNP), 8-3 (9-12)

140 - Mike Sommer (Northampton, AAA, 4th) pinned Rob Sarviss (Danville, AA, 6th), 2:50 (15-12)

145 - Joel DesLauriers (Burrell, AA, 1st) dec. Richie Heeman (Philipsburg-Osceola, AAA, DNP), 7-1, (15-15)

152 - Rick Springman (Norristown, AAA, 1st) won by tech. fall over Ted Rakar (Portage, AA, 4th), 16-1 4:00 (20-15)

160 - Vince DeAugustine (Hempfield Area, AAA, 1st) maj. dec. Chad Teasdale (Jefferson Morgan, AA, 5th), 11-3 (24-15)

171 - Andrew Povenski (Palisades, AA, 1st) dec. Joe Dougherty (Manheim Central, AAA, 1st), 5-1 (24-18)

189 - Greg Eynon (Downingtown, AAA, 5th) dec. Brad Krepps (Schuylkill Valley, AA, 4th), 9-5 (27-18)

275 - Ryan Kehler (Tri Valley, AA, 1st) pinned Pete Mielnik (Ephrata, 0:41 (27-24)

AA OW = Ryan Kehler (Tri Valley, 275 lbs)
AAA OW = Chad Filson (Red Land, 125 lbs)

Preliminary Regional All-Star Meet

103 - Aaron Diehl (Girard) dec. Mike Garman (Ephrata), 15-10

119 - Von Lisbon (North Star) maj. dec. Chad Sell (Chestnut Ridge), 12-0

130 - Lance Harpster (State College) dec. Chuck Taneyhill (Altoona), 9-2

135 - Lance Harpster (State College) maj. dec. Ross Lloyd (Portage), 18-7

140 - Josh Gould (Bedford) dec. Rob Sarviss (Danville), 10-6

145 - Willis Reed (Bald Eagle Area) maj. dec. Tim Mitchell (Southern Huntingdon) 15-4

160 - Dave Surovec (Bald Eagle Area) dec. Bill Dubler (Glendale), 4-2

160 - Rob Horon (Altoona) dec. Rock Wyrwas (Central Cambria), 8-5)

160 - Dave Surovec (Bald Eagle Area) dec. Andre Britt (Greater Johnstown), 9-6

171 - Jade Thompson (Bald Eagle Area) maj. dec. Andy Sines (Meyersdale), 13-5

171 - Dewey Vasses (Central Cambria) dec. Matt Darr (Berlin Brothersvalley), 4-2

275 - Scott Russell (Altoona) dec. Bryan Champluvier (Wyalusing), 9-2