Three Wolves moving on to Northwest Regionals

Photo by Bob Parana - freshman Ethan Illerbrun - 113-pounds - 2ndPhoto by Bob Parana - junior Harley Morris - 138-pounds - 2ndPhoto by Bob Parana - sophomore Luke Ely - 152-pounds - 3rdPhoto by Bob Parana - junior Alex Bechakas - 120-pounds - 4th
Bob Parana - Staff Writer

Freshman Ethan Illerbrun finished as the District 9 runner-up at Saturday's championships held in Clearfield. The 113-pound wrestler will be joined by junior Harley Morris the 138-pound runner-up, and sophomore 152 pound Luke Ely the third place finisher will compete at the Northwest Regional championships next Saturday in Sharon. Junior 120-pound Alex Bechakas placed fourth. The top three finishers advanced.

Five Johnsonburg Rams will be moving on. Senior Nolan Shaffer defeated Morris to win the 138-pound title. 160-pound senior Cole Casilio also won his weight class. Senior Dalton Stahli (145) and sophomore Kaden Dennis (152) finished second. Sophomore Rayce Milliard (132) earned a trip to the next round with a third place finish. Ridgway senior Jake Kunselman (285) finished fourth.

Read the full story in Monday's edition of The Kane Republican

2021 District 9 Class AA District 9 Champions

106 - Weston Pisarchick (Brockway)
113 -Jake Carfley (Curwensville)
120 -Owen Reinsel (Brookville)
126 - Braedon Johnson (Port Allegany)
132 - Trenten Rupp (Redbank Valley)
138 - Nolan Shaffer (Johnsonburg)
145 - Isaiah Caden (Port Allegany)
152 -Taro Tanaka (Port Allegany)
160 - Cole Casilio (Johnsonburg)
172 - Noah Bash (Brockway)
189 - Ethan Finch (Sheffield)
215 - Bryce Rafferty (Brookville)
285 - Nathan Taylor (Brookville)