Panthers Advance To PIAA Quarterfinals In Hershey (Brought to You by Spirk Brothers Inc.)

The District XI champion Saucon Valley Panthers advanced to the 2018 PIAA State Championship Quarterfinal Round!

The Panther pin parade continued in Hershey at the PIAA State Championships.  Saucon recorded nine falls from Dane Druckenmiller (106), Kevin Dyer (113), Josh Jones (126), Nick Rosengrant (132), Thomas Spirk (160), Dane Csencsits (182), Jarrett Hirschbeck (195), Jared Harka (220) and Tim Weaver (285). Six of the falls came in the first period.

Saucon Valley also earned major-decision bonus points from Justin Kyra (138) and Angelo Mahaffey (152).  Kyra won a head spinner 22-9 while Mahaffey tallied an 18-5 victory.

Jason Jones (145) padded his stats with another win.  He defeated Max Schultz by a score of 8-1.  Schultz had a 20-5 record coming into the tourney.

SauconValley Panthers  65   –  Faith Christian Academy Lions  9

106: SV’s Dane Druckenmiller won by Fall, 2:20

113: SV’s Kevin Dyer won by Fall, 5:25

120: Faith Christian won by Forfeit

126:  SV’s Josh Jones won by Fall, :42

132:  SV’s Nick Rosengrant won by Fall, 1:44

138:  SV’s Justin Kyra won by Major-Decision, (22-9)

145:  SV’s  Jason Jones won by Decision, (8-1)

152:  SV’s Angelo Mahaffey won by Major-Decision, (18-5)

160:  SV’s Thomas Spirk (So.) won by Fall, :16

170:  Faith Christian won by Decision, (11-6)

182:  SV’s Dane Csencsits won by Fall, 3:34

195:  SV’s Jarrett Hirschbeck won by Fall, 1:03

220:  SV’s Jared Harka won by Fall, :26

285:  SV’s Tim Weaver won by Fall, :42

NEXT UP:  The Panthers advance to the PIAA Quarterfinals tomorrow at noon.  They will battle the Muncy Indians.  Muncy who is the #2 seed out of District IV defeated Brockway 52-18 in the opening round and then edged out the Burrell Buccaneers who are the District VII champs by a 34-30 score in the second round.

Good Luck Panthers, the Source is with you!

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