Panthers Place Three On PIAA Podium

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The Saucon Valley wrestling program was well-represented at the conclusion of the 2021 PIAA state wrestling championships.  And, all three powerful Panthers that placed in the tiring tournament are underclassmen, with an awesome opportunity to get back up on the Pennsylvania podium again next season.  Sophomore Jake Jones (172) along with juniors Ty Csencsits (189) and Dante Mahaffey (215) each ran the COVID era wrestling gauntlet to claim their respective medals in the 2021 PIAA state wrestling championships on Friday at the Hershey Giant Center.

Panthers Move Three To PIAA State Championships

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Last weekend, the Saucon Valley Panthers advanced four wrestlers into the PIAA Super-Regional tournament which was hosted by Pottsville High School on Saturday.  With a top-four finish in the Super-Regional, a trip to Hershey was on the line for a chance to compete for State Title. It was mixed results, especially early-on, for the Panthers.  Fortunately for Saucon, it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.

Panther Wrestlers Advance Four in PIAA Tourney

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Five Saucon Valley wrestlers fought their way out of the District XI championships last weekend to advance into Saturday’s PIAA Southeast Regional Tournament.  Four of those five have now qualified to compete in a “COVID Era” PIAA East Super-Regional.  Liam Scrivanich (160), Jake Jones (172), Ty Csencsits (189) and Dante Mahaffey (215) each battled their way through the field to keep their wrestling seasons alive by securing a top-five finish.  Scrivanich and Jones are sophomores, Csencsits and Mahaffey are juniors.  Junior Cael Markle (145), unfortunately fell in the blood-round to finish sixth overall.  Only the top five advance.

Panther Power Sinks Pirates

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Just two nights after defeating the Southern Lehigh Spartans, Saucon Valley hit the road and travelled to Palisades for a Wednesday night fight with the Pirates.  The Panthers anxiously made the trip in what figured to be a competitive scrap in many bouts.  With a lineup that features six solid seniors, the Pirates proved to be a tough test for the Panthers.

Panthers Prevail In Saucon Creek Smackdown

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On Monday night, Saucon Valley wrestling played host to their crosstown rivals, Southern Lehigh.  No matter the sport being played when these two proud programs collide, there is usually a little more riding on the outcome than a tally in the win column.  However, this time around the Panthers pinned their way through the youthful Spartan lineup and held onto bragging rights for at least one more year.

Panther Wrestlers Roar Back After Setback

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Following the 44-21 Friday night loss to Notre Dame Green Pond, Saucon Valley quickly licked their wounds and got right back at it the next morning.  The surly and soured Panthers half-heartedly welcomed the Northwestern Lehigh Tigers to town and then, after giving them a 56-15 pounding, showed them the door.