More UC Bears to Compete in Wresting Regionals


More UC Bears to Compete in Wresting Regionals
From Staff Reports

Our first article on this weekends District 10 2 A wrestling tournament focused on Union City seniors Gavin Henry and Matt Long. However, other Union City grapplers will be in this weekends tournament. The top four finishers advance to the state championships at the Giant Center in Hershey.

Union City’s William Burgess was one match shy of making states last year. He is back with some tough competition in his category. William Burgess, sr., Union City 28-4 vs. Jonathan Ploss, sr., Fort LeBoeuf.

The other Bears match pairings include:

132: Tallin Henry, soph., Union City 27-12 vs. Kaeden Berger, so., Reynolds 25-7

138: Rocco Bartolo, sr., Reynolds 27-11 vs. Judah Gardner, sr., Union City 22-12

152: Dylan Muscarella, sr., North East 32-9 vs. Esteban Waldmann, sr., Union City 22-8

170: Marshall VanTassel, jr., Union City 18-7 vs. Andrew Hickman, jr., Brockway 19-17

220: Justin Smith, sr., Brockway 13-8 vs. Tyler Hedderick, sr., Union City 23-16

285: Matt Long, sr., Union City 32-5 bye vs. winner of Jacob DeSimone, jr., Youngsville 15-14 vs. Nick Knowles, sr., Sheffield 26-5

The quarterfinals are Friday night, the semis Saturday morning, the 3rd- and 5th-place bouts at 3:30 p.m. with the parade of champions set for 5:15 p.m.