CANONSBURG — Senior heavyweight Garrett Poorman led Bellefonte by finishing fifth in the Powerade Tournament at Canon-McMillan High School.
Poorman was pinned by Blair Academy star Brooks Black in Saturdays semifinals and Mifflinburgs Nazar Mironenko in the consolation semifinals. Poorman recovered to pin Solancos Bo Spiller in 2:56 in the fifth-place bout.
Senior Nick Shawley fell to Saegertowns Dylan Reynolds 4-3 in Saturdays consolation rounds. Shawley came within one victory of placing at 182 pounds.
In the tournaments most anticipated final, Kennard-Dale junior Chance Marsteller defeated Canon-McMillan senior Cody Wiercioch 3-2 in the ultimate tiebreaker period at 170 pounds. Both wrestlers own two PIAA titles.
Benton senior and Penn State recruit Zain Retherford defeated Blair Academys Mason Manville 2-0 at 138. Blair Academy had 13 medalists and breezed to the team title.