West Virginia junior Colin Johnston, a state champion from Canon-McMillan High School, will sit out this season with a shoulder injury. Johnston had surgery on the shoulder and is expected to take a redshirt. He was 21-4 last season, including 5-1 in the EWL and 10-3 in dual matches. Johnston is wrestling at 133 pounds.

The Powerade Christmas Wrestling Tournament headlines a list of holiday tournaments next week. Powerade will be held at Canon-McMillan, Dec. 29-30 with the usual impressive lineup of schools and wrestlers. West Mifflin, Southmoreland, Wheeling Park Dulas, Manheium and Brockway are also on the schedule.

Canon-McMillan freshman Solomon Chisko had an impressive run in the North Canton Holiday Tournament, breezing through the 135-pound weight class with three shutouts and two pins for the gold medal. Defending state champion Connor Schram had three pins, a technical fall and major decision while winning at 112. Nick Catalano, third in the PIAA last season, won at 135; anf Cody Klempay took heavyweight.

Former Trinity High School wrestler Grant Lowther is wrestling for Washington & Jefferson College and is competing at 125 pounds.

Waynesburg University is off to a 5-2-1 start to the season and Nick Garber is ranked 10th by d3wrestling.com at 125 pounds. Garber, a 141-pound senior from Waynesburg High School, is 9-1. Waynesburg battles Penn State-New Kensington Jan. 7 and will host Washington & Jefferson Jan. 20.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

How about Franklin Regional results?

Sunday, December 19, 2010 10:14:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


Wednesday, December 22, 2010 6:58:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't think Grant Lowther* is wrestling either? Where did that information come from Joe?

Sunday, December 26, 2010 3:15:00 PM  
Anonymous Joe said...

The school. Unless he quit in the last week, Lowther is still on the team. I was told he even made the trip to Florida with the team over Christmas break.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 4:55:00 PM  

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