Dallas Elementary School students Ayden Berndt, Steven Newell, Lucas Shultz and Lukas Volpetti have been busy on the mats wrestling for Rock Solid Wrestling.
Recently, Berndt took second place in Canton with a thrilling match where he gained a reversal with seconds left in the match to win, 9-7. He followed that up with a first-place finish at the Abington Heights round robin, including a couple pins.
Newell placed first at the Pa. Junior Wrestling district qualifier held in Tunkhannock and advanced to the Area X regional in Williamsport set for today.
Shultz and Volpetti wrestled in the Middle Atlantic Wrestling Association district qualifier in Johnson City, N.Y.
Volpetti placed third and Shultz took first, including a 3-2 victory in the finals where he earned a one-point escape with four seconds remaining in the match.
Both advance to the northern regional championships to be held in Shamokin on April 6.