BLUE OUT ON WEDNESDAY FOR THE HS WPIAL SEMI-FINALS….6PM!!! Be there to support the team on their run to the State Team Tournament!!!
General Info: If anyone is interested in getting into the SV Wrestling Super Bowl Pool, you can contact Coach Kevin Wildrick. He posted information on the Friends of Seneca Valley Wrestling Facebook Page.
HS Results: The HS team wrestled in the Team Section Tournament on Wednesday at NA, winning the section for the 3rd straight year. They first beat Hampton 50-18 and then North Allegheny in the Section Championship 40-24. That set the team up to be the 2nd seed in the WPIAL Team Tournament. They will wrestle on Wednesday at home in the WPIAL Semi-Finals at 6pm against Franklin Regional/Trinity and then if they win they will wrestle the winner of Thomas Jefferson/Butler in the quarterfinals at 7:15pm. If they win both of those matches, they will wrestle in the WPIAL Team Finals on Saturday Feb 1st at Norwin at 4pm & 6pm. The top 3 (out of 4) on Saturday qualify to the PIAA Team State Tournament the following weekend in Hershey. The Raiders also sent a partial HS team to the Brooke, WV Tournament. Placing for the Raiders were Alejandro Herrera-Rondon (1st), Dylan Chappel (1st), Tyler Chappel (2nd), Antonio Amelio (2nd), Hunter Swedish (3rd), Liam Volk-Klos (4th), Drew Vlasnik (6th), and Evan Vetter (8th).
JH Results: The JH team wrestled in the always tough North Allegheny JH Tournament on Saturday, placing 4th out of 31 teams. The top 5 teams at the tournament were St. Edward 173, Ft. LeBoeuf 165, Plum 163.5, SV 150, Clearfield 122. Placing for the Raiders were TJ Border (1st), Connor Smith (4th), Teagan Leighty (4th), Brooks Beres (5th), and Logan Armstrong (5th). The JH team will next be in action on Tuesday Feb 12th at 3:30pm at Canon-Mac for a dual meet.
Youth Results: THERE IS NO PRACTICE ON WEDNESDAY! We would like all youth wrestlers to go to the HS matches at 6pm & 7:15pm at the SV HS. Don’t forget to RSVP for the Feb 8 Butler League WAWA Match by this Thursday! It is great to see how we represented at the South Fayette Tournaments this weekend!!! If I missed anyone, please email me so I can add. Also, if you are wondering where coaches will be on a weekly basis, please ask them at practice.
Forth Cherry Odd Age: Zak Ross (1st), Joey Felitsky (2nd), Jack Tofanelli (3rd)
South Fayette 1st Year: SV Team 1st place
South Fayette 2nd/3rd Year: SV Team 2nd place
South Fayette 1st/2nd/3rd Year placers: Ryder Waller (4th), Broncston Borghi (2nd), Zac Lockman (1st), Dean Sauers (2nd), Nick Johns (1st), Kaden Kyes (4th), Jake Skowronski (2nd), Morgan Temple (2nd), Carter Temple (2nd), Jackson Matthews (1st), Cole Matthews (2nd), Cam Grupp (2nd), Kaiden Corrigan (3rd), Kody Moore (3rd), Greg Chuisano (2nd), Jaxon Stevens (3rd), Charlie Stevens (4th), Jackson Habel (2nd), Dominic Mignanelli (2nd), Mason Purvis (1st), Easton Rice (3rd), Parker Brodmerkel (2nd), Micah Baker (1st), Kale Baker (1st), Gianni Finley (2nd), Matthew Cornely (4th)
South Fayette Odd Age: Cooper Habel (1st), Riley Smith (1st), Jimmy Bidoli (2nd), Jackson Habel (3rd), Dominic Mignanelli (3rd), Tommy Wuycheck (3rd), Ryder Waller (4th), Corey Shotter (4th)
HS Results: The HS team beat Pine Richland in section dual action on Wednesday night 59-15. The HS is wrestling in the Team Section Tournament on Wednesday Jan 22nd at North Allegheny HS. Match times are 6pm vs Hampton and 7:15pm vs NA/Butler. The team will then travel to Brooke, WV on Saturday Jan 25th for the Brooke Tournament. The WPIAL Team matches will continue on possibly Monday Jan 27 with Wed Jan 29 being the WPIAL Team Semi-Finals and Sat Feb 1 being the WPIAL Team finals to go to Team States.
JH Results: The JH team beat Pine Richland Wednesday night 50-30. They then wrestled in the toughest Middle School Tournament in PA at Bellefonte over the weekend. The team wrestled well, finishing in 7th place out of 18 teams. Placing for SV were TJ Border (1st), Rylan Wagner (2nd), Connor Smith (2nd), Teagan Leighty (3rd), Brooks Beres (4th), and Joe Cornely (6th). Full results are on FloWrestling. I personally would like to thank all of the parents who stuck around and supported the kids even after their son was knocked out of the tournament. That shows a great respect for the kids, personifies the team aspect of being there for your teammates, and shows how these kids want to be there for each other. It is greatly appreciated by me, the other coaches, and the kids and parents. THANK YOU! The JH team is next in action on Saturday Jan 25th at the always tough one day North Allegheny Tournament that pulls some of the best teams from western PA and eastern OH.
Youth Results: THERE IS NO PRACTICE ON MONDAY 1/20 DUE TO NO SCHOOL! Don’t forget to RSVP for the Feb 1 Hopewell WAWA League Match by this Thursday! You can access that from the calendar on our SVWA website. The SV Youth wrestled at Central Valley this weekend in their second WAWA League Match and showed improvement from last week which is what we like to see. If I missed anyone below from tournaments, please email me so I can add. Also, if you are wondering where coaches will be on a weekly basis, please ask them at practice.
Mt. Lebanon Open: Zach Hill (1st)
Avonworth Odd Age Open: Jackson Habel (1st), Branson May (4th)
Wed Jan 22: HS @ North Allegheny HS Team Sections vs Hampton at 6pm and NA/Butler at 7:15pm
Sat Jan 25: HS @ Brooke, WV HS Tournament
Sat Jan 25: JH @ North Allegheny JH Tournament
Sat Jan 25: NO YOUTH WAWA LEAGUE MATCH. We would like everyone to go to one of the South Fayette Tournaments on Saturday or Sunday!!! They all count toward WAWA points to be eligible for the end of year WAWA tournament.
Sat Jan 25: South Fayette 1st Year and 2nd/3rd Year Tourneys (Counts for WAWA Point)
Sat Jan 25: Fort Cherry Odd Age Tournament
Sat Jan 25: Charleroi Novice Tournament
Sun Jan 26: South Fayette Odd Age Tournament (Counts for WAWA Point)
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! We want to thank EVERYONE who helped make the youth events happen this weekend! Things even seemed to go well despite the bleachers in the MPR not pulling out due to mechanical/electrical issues. Thank you for setting up and tearing down the mats! Thank you for working in the concession stand, at the admissions table, working the mat tables, making food runs, and cleaning up the gyms afterwards! Thank you to the Middle School wrestlers who helped work tables on Saturday and moved the mat from the basement! Thank you to the High School wrestlers who helped move the HS mat to and from the HS and worked mat tables on Sunday! Thank you to everyone who helped out! It is greatly appreciated by the whole association, boosters, and coaches at every level. Events like that can’t happen without everyone pitching in like we all did! We had 17 teams, over 500 wrestlers, and over 800 matches take place over 2 days of wrestling!
HS Results: The HS team beat Mars in section dual action on Wednesday night, only giving up 4 match points. The team then went to the Reynolds Duals on Saturday and went 3-1. Match Scores were Seneca Valley 64 Erie McDowell 15, SV 45 St. Vincent Saint Mary (OH) 27, SV 67 Musselman (WV) 9, SV 20 Reynolds 38. The HS is next in action on Wednesday 7pm @ Pine Richland. They then begin the Team Section Tournament on Jan 22nd. Congratulations to Dylan Chappell and Drew Vlasnik for hitting 100 wins in their HS wrestling career this weekend!
JH Results: The JH team beat Mars Wednesday night 56-29. They are next in action on Wednesday Jan 15th at 5pm at Pine Richland. The JH Team will then go to the toughest Middle School Tournament in PA on Friday and Saturday Jan 17/18 at Bellefonte.
Youth Results: The SV Youth had their first WAWA League Match on Saturday. Everyone did extremely well. We definitely have things to work on to improve. And as you probably saw, not only did we have our own tears, but we also caused many others on the other teams. Due to a team backing out last minute, SV had 2 teams compete in the SV Super Novice Dual Tournament on Sunday.Thank you to the parents and wrestlers who put together the 2nd team at the very last minute. Both teams went 3-2 and took 4th and 5th place out of 10 teams. I hope all of the wrestlers and parents realized how important not getting pinned and getting the extra points for the team when you can are so important because there were some close matches where those minor things make the difference. Match scores for the SV Black team were: SV 37 SF 45, SV 42 TJ 27, SV 45 Hickory 30, SV 37 NA Black 45, and SV 51 Beaver 34. Match scores for the SV Blue team were: SV 45 Beaver 24, SV 23 Burrell 51, SV 42 QV 30, SV 37 NA Gold 29, and SV33 SF 36. If I missed anyone, please email me so I can add. Also, if you are wondering where coaches will be on a weekly basis, please ask them at practice.
Trinity: Zach Hill (1st), Gabe Johnson (1st), Brooks Beres (2nd), Brody Pirt (2nd)
Trinity 1st Year: Carter Temple (3rd), Morgan Temple (2nd)
Wednesday is Senior and Youth Night at the SV vs Mars Dual 7pm!!! All youth practices are cancelled. Youth that wear their SV Wrestling t-shirt will get in free.
HS Results: The HS team beat Knoch in section dual action on Friday night 60-15. The HS JV team competed at the Chartiers Valley JV Tournament. Placing for SV were Timmy Johnson (1st), Aidan Hayes (1st), Chase Wearing (1st), Diego Ochoa (1st), and Tyler Yurich (1st). The HS team is next in action on Wednesday Jan 8 @ home at 7pm vs Mars for Senior and Youth Night. They will then wrestle again on Saturday Jan 11 at the Reynolds Duals.
JH Results: The JH team beat Knoch Friday night 73-6. They are next in action on Wednesday Jan 8 @ home vs Mars at 5pm.
Youth Results: The SV Youth Open Dual Team competed at the WAWA Duals on Saturday and took 5th place going 2-2 for the day. The match scores were SV 39 Central Valley 43, SV 48 East Liverpool 33, SV39 Moon 48, and SV 86 Pine Richland 9. Going 4-0 for the team were Logan Myers, Riley Smith, Zach Hill, Joey Felitsky, Gabe Johnson, and Corey Shotter. The next day, Sunday, the SV Youth Open Dual Team competed in the Butler Duals going 5-0 and taking 1st Place. The Scores were SV 75 Knoch 12, SV 46 Fox Chapel 25, SV 60 Mars 16, SV 39 Armstrong 33, and SV 64 Butler 15. Going 4-0 for the team were Jackson Habel, Riley Smith, Zach Hill, Joey Felitsky, Corey Shotter, and Tommy Wuycheck. If I missed anyone, please email me so I can add. Also, if you are wondering where coaches will be on a weekly basis, please ask them at practice.
Reynolds Odd Age: Zak Ross (1st)
North Hills Open” Jaxon Stevens (4th)
North Hills Novice: Gianni Finley (2nd), Micah Baker (2nd), Jacob Skowronski (2nd), Christian Droz (4th)
Chartiers Valley: Zak Ros (2nd), Grant Kemrer (3rd)
Meadville: Brody Pirt (1st), Connor Smith (1st), Brooks Beres (2nd)
HS Results: The HS team competed in the Powerade JV and Varsity tournaments this past week. Placing in the JV Powerade Tournament on Thursday were Tyler Chappell (1st), Tyler Yurich (1st), Marshall Adamson (2nd), and Aiden Hayes (4th). The SV Varsity team improved on their 8th place finish from last year at the Powerade Varsity Tournament to finish in 6th this year out of 53 teams. 6 out of the Top 10 teams were WPIAL teams which will make the WPIAL Dual Tournament coming in the next month extremely exciting: 1st Wyoming Seminary 272, 2nd Malvern Prep 178, 3rd Waynesburg 146.5 (5 placers), 4th Canon-Mac 133 (4 placers), 5th Parkersburg South 131, 6th Seneca Valley 130 (4 placers), 7th Hempfield 110.5 (5 placers), 8th Kiski 106 (3 placers), 9th Norwin 104.5 (3 placers), and 10th Reynolds 104. Earning spots on the Powerade podium for SV were Alejandro Hererra-Rondon (2nd), Dylan Chappell (3rd), Chanz Shearer (4th), and Antonio Amelio (7th). The HS team is next in action on Friday Jan 3rd @ Knoch at 7:15pm. The HS JV team will compete in the Chartiers Valley JV Tournament on Saturday Jan 4th.
JH Results: The JH team did not have any competitions over winter break. They will practice on Monday and Tuesday 12/30 and 12/31 9-10:30am at the SV MS. The MS will conduct wrestle-offs for the +2lb weight classes on Thursday January 2nd. They are next in action on Friday Jan 3rd @ Knoch at 6pm.
Youth Results: If I missed anyone, please email me so I can add. Also, if you are wondering where coaches will be on a weekly basis, please ask them at practice.
Pine Richland Open: Jackson Habel (1st), Gabe Johnson (2nd), Joey Felitsky (3rd), Dominic Mignanelli (4th)
Pine Richland Novice: Dean Sauers (3rd), Decklan Murcko (4th), Carter Temple (3rd)
Commodore Perry Open: Jackson Habel (1st), Dominic Mignanelli (1st), Zak Ross (2nd)
Junior Powerade: Brody Pirt (2nd), Riley Smith (4th)
HS Results: The HS Varsity team wrestled on Wednesday and beat Butler 60-9 in a Section dual. On Friday night, the HS Varsity team went 2-0 in the WPIAL Showcase in Kiski. SV won the first 8 matches to defeat Kiski 35-29. SV then turned around and won 9 of 14 matches in defeating Hempfield 46-23. The other scores from the dual were CMac 39 - Hempfield 27 and CMac 32 - Kiski 30. The team is next in action at the Powerade JV Tournament Dec 26th and the Powerade Varsity Tournament Dec 27th-28th. You can follow both of those tournaments in the Flo Arena.
JH Results: The JH team wrestled on Wednesday and lost to Butler 34-33 in a dual. They are next in action January 3rd at Knoch. The MS winter break practice schedule is 9-10:30am at the SV MS on 12/23, 12/26,12/27,12/28, 12/30, and 12/31. The MS will conduct wrestle-offs for the +2lb weight classes on Thursday January 2nd.
Youth Results: Results are listed below.If I missed anyone, please email me so I can add. Also, if you are wondering where coaches will be on a weekly basis, please ask them at practice.
NA Young Guns Open: Corey Shotter (2nd), Riley Smith (3rd), Connor Smith (3rd), Joe Cornelly (4th)
NA Novice: Zac Lockman (1st), Jackson Matthews (2nd), Dean Sauers (2nd), Aydin Shipley (4th), Cole Matthews (4th), Kody Moore (4th)
HS Results: The HS Varsity team wrestled on Wednesday and beat Armstrong in a Section dual 56-13. On Saturday the HS JV team had some wrestlers participate in the Butler JV Tournament. Earning medals were Tyler Yurich (1st), Tyler Chappell (1st), Marshall Adamson (1st), Chris Helmsen (3rd), Aidan Hayes (3rd), and Timmy Johnson (6th). Part of the HS Varsity team participated on Friday and Saturday in the extremely prestigious Ironman Tournament in Walsh Jesuit. The team finished in 21st place out of 111 teams represented, having 6 out of 9 wrestlers earn wins for the team. Alejandro Herrera-Rondon is the only Raider earning a spot on the podium, placing 3rd after losing in the semi-finals in the 2OT UTB. Ale also won his 100th match of his HS career in his first match Friday morning at Ironman. Congratulations to Ale and all of the HS wrestlers in action. They are next on the mats Wednesday 7pm at home in a section dual with Butler. They then wrestle on Friday in the WPIAL Showcase in Kiski 6pm vs Kiski and 7:30pm vs Hempfield.
JH Results: The JH team wrestled on Wednesday and beat Armstrong in a dual 43-24. On Friday and Saturday, the JH team placed 5th out of 28 teams in the South Fayette MS Tournament. The 7 award winners for SV were Connor Smith (1st), Logan Armstrong (2nd), Teagan Leighty (4th), Brody Pirt (6th), Jake Eubanks (6th), Carter Yuhasz (6th), and Brooks Beres (6th). The SV JH team is next in action on Wednesday 5pm at home vs Butler.
Youth Results: Youth wrestlers competed in a couple of different tournaments this weekend. Results are below. If I missed anyone, please email me so I can add. Also, if you are wondering where coaches will be on a weekly basis, please ask them at practice.
South Side Open: Adam Wise (1st), Corey Shotter (2nd), Bryce Bereksazi (4th)