Panther Wrestling PIAA Championships Nightcap (Brought to You by Spirk Brothers Inc.)

Four Saucon Valley Panther wrestlers took to Hershey’s, Giant Center mat on Friday night to battle for their position on the PIAA State Wrestling Championships podium.  Josh Jones (132) and Matt Arciuolo (160) led the way as they both competed in the semifinals.  Thomas Spirk (138) and Nick Rosengrant (145) continued to compete through the consolation bracket.

Panther Wrestling PIAA Championships Day One Update (Brought to You by Spirk Brothers Inc.)

Day-One for the Saucon Valley Panther wrestlers is now in the books.  Josh Jones (132), Thomas Spirk (138), Nick Rosengrant (145), Matt Arciuolo (160), Dane Csencsits (195) and Nick Warnke (285) all qualified for the 2019 PIAA State Wrestling Championships last weekend.  Because Jones and Arciuolo entered the tourney as top seeds, they earned preliminary-round byes.  Dane Csencsits, a #2 seed, also earned a bye.  Warnke and Rosengrant  are #4 seeds and, along with Spirk who is a #5 seed, saw opening-round action.

Saucon Valley’s Jake Jones Wins Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling State Championship

Last weekend Saucon Valley eighth grader, Jake Jones made the trip to Johnstown, Pennsylvania to compete in the 2019 Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling State Championship.  Jones steamrolled the 140-pound field with a couple of pins, a couple of major-decisions and a controlling 8-1 decision in one of the early rounds.  Jake Jones has now earned the title of PJW State Champ.  He is the first Saucon Valley wrestler to ever win a PJW junior-high state title.

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Snow Emergency Declared for Hellertown Borough

In advance of a winter storm that’s forecast to bring as much as eight inches of snow to Saucon Valley late Sunday and early Monday, Hellertown borough officials today declared a snow emergency that will take effect at 4 p.m. Sunday and remain in effect until further notice.

Six Panther Wrestlers Packing Bags For PIAA State Tourney (Brought to You by Spirk Brothers Inc.)

The Saucon Valley Panthers sent ten wrestlers to the PIAA Southeast Regional tournament over the weekend at Wilson West Lawn High School.  Cael Markle (106), Josh Jones (132), Thomas Spirk (138), Nick Rosengrant (145), Ty Csencsits (152), Matt Arciuolo (160), Braydyn Lugardo (182), Dane Csencsits (195) and Nick Warnke (285) all made the trip for the Panthers.  Of the ten, six advanced and paved their way to next weekends 2019 PIAA State wrestling tournament in Hershey.