HERSHEY — DuBois senior Tom Sleigh and Punxsutawney sophomore Kaleb Young wrapped up their seasons with top-eight medal finishes at Saturday’s PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Championships at the Giant Center.
After losing in the quarterfinals at 195 pounds, Sleigh marched back through the consolation bracket with four wins to finish third. In the bout for third, Sleigh edged Norwin’s Andrew Phipps, 3-2. Sleigh’s season ended at 37-1.
Young also lost in the quarterfinals and fought his way back to the consolation semifinals before losing and dropping into the fifth-place bout where he beat Mifflin Hidlay of Mifflin County, 8-3, in overtime.
D9 Class AAA Third-Place Bout
195: Tom Sleigh, DuBois, dec. Andrew Phipps, Norwin, 3-2.
D9 Class AAA Fifth-Place Bout
138: Kaleb Young, Punxsutawney, dec. Hayden Hidley, Mifflin County, 8-3, OT.
D9 Class AAA Fourth-Round Consolations
138: Colby Ems, East Stroudsburg-South dec. Kaleb Young, Punxsutawney, 5-0.
195: Tom Sleigh, DuBois, dec. Jovon Reyes, Dieruff, 5-0.
D9 Class AAA Third-Round Consolations
138: Kaleb Young, Punxsutawney, dec. Demetri DOrsaneo, Owen J. Roberts, 5-0.
195: Tom Sleigh, DuBois, dec. Jordan Wertz, Boyertown, 1-0.