Abington Heights wrestlers perform well at Coal Cracker Tournament


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The Abington Heights varsity wrestling team placed sixth out of 16 schools at the Panther Valley Coal Cracker Tournament, Jan. 29-30. From left, Owen Hivner (2nd place at 170 lbs.), Nick Carr (1st place at 160 lbs.) and Noah Sirianni (2nd place at 106 lbs.).


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LANSFORD — The Abington Heights varsity wrestling team finished six out of 16 teams at Panther Valley’s Coal Cracker Tournament, Jan. 29-30. Ten of the Comets wrestlers placed in the top-8 in their weight classes.

Senior Nick Carr finished first in the 160-pound weight class and was voted as the outstanding wrestler of the tournament by the officials. Carr has a 27-1 record on the season.

Senior Noah Sirianni placed second in the 106-pound weight class and has a 23-2 record this season.

Sophomore Owen Hivner placed second in the 170-pound weight class and has a 23-6 record.

Junior Adam Wellard (195 lbs.) placed fourth; freshman Scott Jacoby (113) and senior Anthony Kimble (220) placed sixth; senior Jack Hildebrand (182) finished seventh; and sophomore Juan Loboda (132), freshman Sam Northup (145) and sophomore Chris Langan (152) placed eighth.

Abington Heights will host Crestwood in a non-league meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11.

The Abington Heights varsity wrestling team placed sixth out of 16 schools at the Panther Valley Coal Cracker Tournament, Jan. 29-30. From left, Owen Hivner (2nd place at 170 lbs.), Nick Carr (1st place at 160 lbs.) and Noah Sirianni (2nd place at 106 lbs.).
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ABJ-AH-Wrestling-Tourney.jpgThe Abington Heights varsity wrestling team placed sixth out of 16 schools at the Panther Valley Coal Cracker Tournament, Jan. 29-30. From left, Owen Hivner (2nd place at 170 lbs.), Nick Carr (1st place at 160 lbs.) and Noah Sirianni (2nd place at 106 lbs.). Submitted photo

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Information provided by Abington Heights head wrestling coach Steve Peters.

Information provided by Abington Heights head wrestling coach Steve Peters.

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