Daily Local News' 2019/20 All-Area Wrestling Teams

by Nate Heckenberger, Daily Local

Posted on April 5, 2020

Article originally appeared here:

Wrestler of the Year

Dalton Harkins, Sr., Malvern Prep, 152 pounds

First Team

106- Tommy Link, Fr., Malvern Prep

Went 51-11 with a second-place finish at prep states and bronze at prep nationals. Won a Escape the Rock title, as well.

113- Spencer Barnhart, Fr., Malvern Prep

Finished runner-up at prep states and went 41-14. He took fourth at Powerade and eighth at Escape the Rock.

120- Dayton DelViscio, Sr., Malvern Prep

Claimed a prep state title before taking third at prep nationals. He went 52-11, with wins over two eventual PIAA silver medalists.

126- Sammy McMonagle, Jr., West Chester Henderson

Earned his first state medal, taking seventh in Hershey after a third-place finish at regionals. Set a school record with 46 wins.

132- Trent Kochersperger, Jr., Kennett

Became first state qualifier from Kennett since 2009 after placing third at regionals. He went 42-6 with 24 pins.

138- Ryan Aquilani, Soph., Malvern Prep

Reached the prep state finals, qualifying for his first national tournament as the runner-up. He went 35-17.

145- Isaiah Wright, Soph., Malvern Prep

Won 39 of 51 bouts, advancing to the national tournament with a fourth-place finish at prep states.

152- Bo Horvath, Fr., Downingtown East

Burst onto the scene with a record of 30-9. He won the District 1 West section title, qualifying him for regionals.

160- Jack Wehmeyer, Soph., Malvern Prep

Placed at nationals for the first time, taking sixth after a third-place finish at states. He went 44-16.

170- Caden Rogers, Soph., Malvern Prep

Followed a runner-up finish at states with a bronze medal at nationals. He finished with a 50-14 reord.

182- Max Hale, Sr., Downingtown West

Won his third straight regional title and became the first wrestler from West to earn three state medals, placing fifth in Hershey. He went 37-10.

195- Nick Feldman, Soph., Malvern Prep

Breezed through the postseason winning his first state and national titles, to go with a Beast of the East crown. He went 55-3.

220- Chase Mielnik, Sr., Downingtown West

Pinned his way to a regional title and then was the highest-local placer at states, taking fourth. He went 38-7.

285- Cole Deery, Jr., Malvern Prep

Lost just once all season, in the Beast semifinals, claiming state and national titles in his first year at Malvern. He went 55-1.

Second Team

106- Keanu Manuel, Jr., Downingtown East

113- Dom Findora, Soph., Downingtown West

120- Nate Lucier, Jr., Coatesville

126- Reed Fulmer, Fr., Malvern Prep

132- Josh Viarengo, Jr., West Chester Rustin

138- Palmer Delaney, Soph., West Chester Henderson

145- Alex Pratzner, Jr., West Chester Rustin

152- Paul James Pebly, Jr., Kennett

160- Koh Bauman, Jr., West Chester Henderson

170- Matt Romanelli, Jr., Downingtown East

182- Andrew Connolly, Soph., Malvern Prep

195- Kelvin Figueroa, Jr., Oxford

220- Owen Vietmeier, Jr., Malvern Prep

285- Emmanuel Lawal, Sr., Church Farm

Honorable Mention

Cannon Hershey, Soph., Oxford; Carmen Cortese, Fr., West Chester Henderson; Ryan Loraw, Fr., Downingtown East; Max Jackman, Soph., West Chester Henderson; Killian Delaney, Sr., West Chester Henderson; Jimmy King, Jr., West Chester Rustin; Mitch Baker, Soph., Conestoga; Max Parnis, Fr., West Chester East; Cooper Johnson, Soph., Oxford; Josh Barlow, Fr., Kennett; Kevin Quin, Jr., Oxford; James Toal, Soph., Malvern Prep; Landon Meredith, Jr., Oxford; Morgan Lofland, Jr., Conestoga; Bobby English, Jr., West Chester Henderson; Chris Yanko, Soph., West Chester Rustin; Ezra Toll, Sr., Conestoga; Sam Elsen, Jr., Unionville, Spencer Uggla, Sr., Downingtown East; Wilson Cano, Jr., Westtown School; Mason Hale, Fr., Downingtown West; Mason Baldwin, Sr., West Chester Henderson; Matt Hamilton, Sr., Conestoga; Cash Artis, Sr., West Chester Henderson; Anthony Meadows, Soph., West Chester Rustin; Josh Reuter, Soph., Avon Grove; Tyler Humphreys, Sr., Great Valley; Ray Wileczek, Jr., Downingtown East; Matt Micale, Jr., Downingtown West; Hugh Lemmon-Kishi, Sr., West Chester East; Zach Aceto, Sr., Downingtown East

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