Hometown Sports
Don't Miss

History in making; Husky wrestlers make historic comeback win

HERSHEY – They have ice water in their veins!!!

The Mifflin County advance to the Semi-finals for the first time in team history with a 31-27 win over ninth ranked Quakertown, Thursday night at the PIAA State Wrestling Duals in Hershey.

Despite losing four consecutive bouts in their PIAA team wrestling opener versus Quakertown, 145-pounder Deakon Schaeffer, Parker Kearns and freshman Avery Aurand brought the Huskies back from a large deficit to put them up by one with two matches left.

Schaeffer muscled his way to a 5-2 decision over Zachary Borzio.

State ranked Parker Kearns gave the Huskies some much needed bonus points as he pinned Maxwell Hibsman at 2:45.

Avery Aurand took the 160-pound weight class as he put his team in the lead by one as he pinned Edmund (Will) Buckley by Fall at 1:10.

That would all the Huskies would need as they trailed by one going into their last match of the night and Trey Shoemaker going out onto the mat.

After a close loss by Kyle Everly, who was bumped up to 172 pounds, fell to state ranked Calvin Lachman 5-2, setting the stage for Shoemaker to be the hero for his team in the final bout of the night.

In the final bout at 189, Trey Shoemaker dominated throughout his match but was also able to turnover Kaden Roesener late for the Fall at 2:44. The win sent the team inward as the fans went wild.

Mifflin County started out the night with a win by 215-pounder Anson Wagner as notched the early major decision over Brandon Pierce at 11-3.

Mifflin County would lose the 285-pound and 106-pound classes to take a 9-4 advantage over the Huskies.

Mifflin County bounced back at 113 when Nic Allison pinned Justin Adamson at 2:25.

Quakertown won the next three contests by decisions.

Their fourth was a pinfall, putting them up 24-10.

But the Huskies dug deep when they needed to a punched themselves a ticket to the next round of the PIAAs.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.