High School Sports

High school wrestling: Bald Eagle Area flattens Tyrone

Bald Eagle Area won 10 bouts, including every one from 160 to 285, as it moved to 4-0 with a 56-15 victory at Tyrone on Tuesday.

In a bout matching returning state qualifiers, BEA’s Jake Taylor majored Tyrone’s Jared Beckwith 11-3 at 182 pounds. Taylor placed third at the PIAA Class AAA tournament last year. Beckwith is a returning PIAA Class AA qualifier.

BEA also won the meet’s two closest bouts as Aaron Varner edged D.J. Wunder 6-5 at 195 and Clint McCaslin defeated Aleic Hunter 8-5 at 132.

Joe Powers (145), Mitchell Taylor (160) and Nate Sharkey (220) had falls for BEA. The Eagles also received a major-decision victory from Travis Giedroc (120) and 24 points via four forfeits.

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