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Philipsburg-Osceola’s Hunter Weitoish named CDT Athlete of the Week

Philipsburg-Osceola’s Hunter Weitoish was one win away from reaching the PIAA Championships last year as a freshman. Weitoish is back again and will be one of the leaders for a young Mounties squad.
Philipsburg-Osceola’s Hunter Weitoish was one win away from reaching the PIAA Championships last year as a freshman. Weitoish is back again and will be one of the leaders for a young Mounties squad. Centre Daily Times, file

Philipsburg-Osceola’s Hunter Weitoish is a Centre Daily Times’ Athlete of the Week.

Weitoish won the 126-pound title at the District 6 Class 3A Wrestling Championships on Saturday, helping the Mounties finish third in the team standings with 177.5 points. Weitoish beat Bellefonte’s Ryan Smith 2-0 in the 126-pound finals to become the first Mounties freshman to win a district title since Russ Heeman in 1996.

Weitoish is one of 10 P-O wrestlers who will compete at the Northwest Class 3A Regional Championships, which begin Friday.

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