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Dominic DeGraba


Dallas



Junior, 106 pounds


He claimed his first District 2 Class 2A title and also won his first Northeast Regional championship to qualify for the PIAA Championships for the first time. He posted 42 wins this season and has piled up 80 wins in his first two varsity seasons.



Jamie Scarantino


Pittston Area



Senior, 106 pounds


A three-time District 2 Class 3A champion, Scarantino finished this season with a 30-7 record and a fourth-place showing at the Northeast Regional Tournament. He was runner-up at the Wyoming Valley Conference Tournament and ends his career with 111 wins.



Vito Pasone


Meyers



Senior, 113 pounds


The Times Leader Wrestler of the Year finished the season as runner-up in the state, as the Northeast Regional Class 2A champion and posted a 36-5 record. He is a four-time District 2 Class 2A champion and a three-time state qualifier. In 2011, he placed seventh in the state and was regional runner-up. He ends his career with the most wins in school history with 146.



Larry Romanchik


Hazleton Area



Freshman, 113 pounds


A District 2 Class 3A champion, he ended his season with a 24-8 record and also with the gold medal at the Wyoming Valley Conference Tournament. He won a match at the Northeast Regional Tournament and finished one win shy of earning a regional medal.



Austin Harry


Lake-Lehman



Sophomore, 126 pounds


Harry won his second straight District 2 Class 2A title and qualified for the PIAA Championships for the second consecutive year after winning his first Northeast Regional gold. He finished eighth in the state with a record of 39-4 and won two matches at the state event. He was also runner-up at the WVC Tournament. His current career record stands at 75-12.



Andy Schutz


Wyoming Area



Junior, 132 pounds


He became the first three-time district champion in school history when he won the District 2 Class 2A title. After a third-place showing at the Northeast Regional Tournament, he qualified for the PIAA Championships for the first time; he also won a match at states. He currently has 97 career wins and posted a 31-5 record this season. Schutz also won a title at the WVC Tournament in January.



Derrick Simms


WVW



Junior, 138 pounds


He picked up his first District 2 Class 3A title after taking fourth in his previous two seasons. Simms ended this season with a 24-10 record and won a match at the Northeast Regional Tournament to finish one win shy of earning a regional medal. He currently has 75 career wins.



Kyle Hankinson


Crestwood



Senior, 145 pounds


He qualified for the PIAA Championships for the first time this season and was Northeast Regional runner-up finishing the injury-riddled season with a 28-5 mark. His career ends with two district championships and two third-place medals. He has four regional appearances and 96 career wins.



Darren Stucker


Meyers



Senior, 145 pounds


A two-time District 2 Class 2A champion, Stucker qualified for the PIAA Championships for the first time in his career in 2012. This season he also claimed a gold medal at the Wyoming Valley Conference Tournament. He took third at the Northeast Regional Tournament and finished as a two-time regional medalist. He ended this season with a 24-7 record and concluded his brilliant career with 87 wins



Bryan Carter


Lake-Lehman



Senior, 152 pounds


Carter emerged onto the scene in 2011 when he claimed his first District 2 Class 2A title. He followed that with a second title in 2012. Also this season, he finished one win short of claiming a medal at the Northeast Regional Tournament. He posted a 19-4 record this season and tallied 45 wins over the last two seasons.



Matt Hammerstone


Crestwood



Junior, 152 pounds


A District 2 Class 3A champion and titlist at the Wyoming Valley Conference Tournament, Hammerstone ended the season with a 33-5 record. At the Northeast Regional tourney, he picked up one victory and finished a victory shy of grabbing a medal. He currently has 74 career wins.



Nick Shelley


Lake-Lehman



Senior, 160 pounds


With a 24-5 record this season Shelley won his second consecutive District 2 Class 2A championship for the Black Knights, who ended the season as District 2 Class 2A runner-up in the duals tournament and claimed the team trophy at the individual event.



Steve Radzwilla


Hanover Area



Senior, 182 pounds


Radzwilla won his first Wyoming Valley Conference and District 2 Class 2A championships. A two-time regional qualifier, he went 1-2 at both Northeast Regional events finishing just one win short of securing a regional medal. He ended the season with a 30-6 record and 79 career wins.



Chad Hoffman


Hazleton Area



Senior, 195 pounds


Hoffman qualified for the PIAA Championships for the second straight season and placed fifth after an eighth-place showing last year. He won his first District 2 Class 3A title and finished third at the Northeast Regional for the second consecutive season. In January, he claimed the title at the WVC Tournament. He ended his season with a 38-6 record and 112 career victories.



Brad Emerick


Coughlin



Junior, 285 pounds


Emerick won his first Northeast Regional and District 2 Class 3A championship this season and qualified for the PIAA Championships for the first time. He ended the season with a 43-2 record and several tournament victories, including the Wyoming Valley Conference event in January. He concluded the season with a fifth-place finish in the state.



Chris Wesolowski


Pittston Area



Senior, 285 pounds


The Patriot had a stellar season for his team piling up runner-up finishes at the District 2 and Northeast Regional Class 3A tournaments. In his previous seasons, he didn't even qualify for regionals and ended this season with an appearance at the PIAA Championships. He finished one win shy of securing a state medal with a 22-14 record.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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