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Monday night on the mat: PIAA Class AA prelim match at Redbank Valley

NEW BETHLEHEM — The District 9 Class AA runner-up Redbank Valley Bulldogs (5-2) square off against the Greenville Trojans (20-4), the District 10 third-place finisher, tonight in a PIAA preliminary match with the winner advancing to Thursday’s first round at the Giant Center in Hershey.

There, tonight’s winner meets District 3 champion Boiling Springs.

Action tonight begins at 7 p.m.

Here are tonight’s probable starting lineups:

NOTE: REG is latest Class AA Northwest Regional (Districts 9 and 10) rankings from Dan Albaugh. STATE is last week’s state rankings from Mark Dugan’s Off the Mat.

Greenville (20-4)

                  No. 16 in state rankings, No. 4 in Regional Team ranking

106                        Michael Lineman, Sr. (29-4)                        REG-5

113                        Jase Paxton, Jr. (27-7)                                    REG-3

120                        Brandon Moss, Jr. (14-7)

126                        Joe Safner, Sr. (19-11)

132                        Blake Reynolds, Fr. (28-8)                        REG-6

138                        Gavin Wilkerson, Fr. (31-5)                        REG-4

145                        Derek Watt, Sr. (23-9)

152                        Jacob Rickert, Sr. (19-14)

160                        Gage Gladysz, So. (31-2)                        REG-4                        STATE-7

170                        Zach Miller, Jr. (28-5)                                    REG-6

182                        Justin Reynolds, Sr. (28-5)                        REG-3                        STATE-8

195                        James Wilkerson, Sr. (9-9)

Alex Ho, Sr. (11-7)

220                        Randall Peabody, Sr. (16-9)

HWT                        Mason Horne, So. (12-12)

Losses to: Fort LeBoeuf in D10 semifinals (36-25), Berlin (31-27), Reynolds (45-13) and Canon McMillan (49-12)

Notable wins over: Saegertown, 41-20, in D10 Consolation Finals to claim third

Redbank Valley (5-2)

                  No. 6 in Regional Team ranking

106                        Ryan Kube, So. (14-8)

113                        Scott Drenning, Fr. (3-1)

120                        Willie Gruver, Sr. (20-4)                        REG-1                        STATE-5

126                        Tanner Altobelli, So. (19-4)                        REG-4

132                        Kolbin Altobelli, Jr. (2-7)

138                        Luke Gallo, Jr. (13-11)

145                        Mitch Blose, Sr. (15-4)                        REG-5

152                        Jake Hopper, So. (3-9)

160                        Keshon Truitt, Jr. (14-7)                        REG-5

170                        Devin Schimp, So. (4-10)

182                        Kaven Hornberger, Sr. (8-7)

195                        Brylee Shumaker, So. (14-7)

220                        Cal Haines, Jr. (17-3)                                    REG-3                        STATE-15

HWT                        Ben Carrillo, Sr. (16-2)                        REG-4

Loss to: Sharon (36-30) and Brookville (39-26 in D9 Duals tourney)

Note: Willie Gruver stands at 117 career wins, tying him for third on the team’s all-time win list with Keith Pavlekovsky. Former teammate Ty Haines is second at 118 career wins. Johnathan Brothers is No. 1 with 132 career wins.

Greenville leads the all-time series with the Bulldogs, 2-1. It won two of three meetings in the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons.

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