Pittsburgh Classic 2018

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March 25, 2018 University of Pittsburgh Fitzgerald Fieldhouse

The Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic is the most prestigious high school all-star wrestling meet in the United States. A team of the best high school seniors in the country squares off against Pennsylvania’s top seniors in a dual meet format.  Prior to that, an all-star team from Iowa will take on the best in the WPIAL.


All tickets sales (online and by check) from Saturday, March 17th through Wednesday, March 21st will be at the Will Call Table for pick up at the Pitt Field House.  Doors open at 3:00 PM. Do not stand in line to purchase tickets. Enter the doors and go to the left to the Will Call Table.

Latest Press Releases: USA Team Announced 

2018 Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic Date and Iowa Guest State Team Press Release v2 12-10-2017

Learn more – www.wrestlingclassic.com

Follow the Pittsburgh Classic on Twitter @PWrClassic

Event Schedule: March 25, 2018 University of Pittsburgh Fitzgerald Fieldhouse

Sunday, March 25, 2018

3:00 pmDoors Open
4:00 pmPreliminary Match
6:00 pmMain Event
Ticket Information:
Adult Reserved$15
Adult GA$10

Tickets purchased online this week will not be mailed, but held for pick up at the Will Call Table inside the Pitt Field House.  Tickets at the Will Call Table are for tickets purchased in advance.  The Will Call Table does not handle cash or checks.

Purchase ticket from outlets.  Purchase tickets from one of our three outlets during normal hours of operation until Thursday, March 22, 2018.    The ticket outlets are Wright Automotive on Route 19 in Wexford, Canon McMillan High School and Franklin Regional High School.

Purchase tickets on Sunday – Tickets can be purchased at the Pitt Field House on Sunday, March 25, 2018.  The doors open at 3:00 PM.

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2018 USA All-Star Team

WeightNameHigh SchoolHometownCareer Record*State TitlesSchool Attending
120 Joey MelendezMontini CatholicNorridge, IL 101-10 2 North Carolina
120 Patrick McKee St. Michael-AlbertvilleAlbertville, MN 131-14 2 Minnesota
126 Patrick Glory Delbarton Randolph, NJ 117-7 1 Princeton
132Real Woods Montini CatholicWheaton, IL 115-6 2Stanford
138Quinn Kinner KingswayMullica, NJ 168-6 2 Ohio State
145 Brock Hardy Box Elder Brigham City, UT 138-4 3 Nebraska
152 David Carr Perry Massillon, OH 145-5 3 Iowa State
160 Shane Griffith Bergen Catholic Westwood, NJ 88-12 2 Stanford
170 Travis Wittlake, Jr. MarshfieldBroadbent, OR 143-2 3 Oklahoma State
182 Jack Jessen Willowbrook Villa Park, IL 100-6 – Northwestern
195 Brandon Whitman Dundee Dundee, MI 156-3 3 North Carolina
220 Zach Elam Staley Kansas City, MO 152-17 2 Missouri
285 Gable Steveson Apple Valley Apple Valley, MN 132-0 3 Minnesota

*Records do not include 2017-2018 season


WeightNameHigh SchoolCareer Record*State TitlesSchool Attending
120 Jaret Lane Southern Columbia 182-9 2XLehigh
120 Logan MacriCanon-McMillan 152-30 1X Tennessee-Chattanooga
126 Gavin Teasdale Jefferson Morgan 162-2 4X Penn State
132 Jack Davis Wyoming Seminary 138-24 2X Pittsburgh
132 Cole Matthews Reynolds 177-14 2X Pittsburgh
145 Sammy Sasso Nazareth 180-11 2X Ohio State
152 Zach Hartman Belle Vernon 170-25 Bucknell
160 Caleb Clymer Northwestern Lehigh 137-25 1X
170 Trent Hidlay MIfflin County 154-14 2X North Carolina State
182 Cody Mulligan Saegertown 167-19 2X Edinboro
195 Gavin Hoffman Montoursville 176-9 3X Ohio State
220 Anthony Walters Bishop McCort 144-17 1X Drexel
285 Isaac Reid Kiski Area129-24 1X Lock Haven

Coach:Chris Heater Kisk Area and Josh Shields Burrell
*Records do not include 2017-2018 season



43rd Annual Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic Results

United States All-Stars 28, Pennsylvania All-Stars 20
120 – Gavin Park, Brookville NY dec. Brandon Courtney, Desert Edge, AZ, 10-5.
126 – OW Austin DeSanto, Exeter Township major dec. Justin Mejia, Clovis, CA, 18-5.
132 – OW Vitali Arujau, Syosset, NY major dec. Brian Courtney, Athens, 12-2.
138 – Tanner Litterell, Tuttle OK pinned Max Murin, Central Cambria, 2:47.
145 – Austin O’Connor, Saint Rita, IL pinned Jarod Verkleeren Hempfield, 2:54.
152 – Cameron Coy, Penn-Trafford dec. Quentin Hovis, Poway, CA, 3-1.
160 – Jacob Oliver, Huntingdon dec. Jake Allar, St. Michael Albertville, MN, 16-11.
170 – Michael Labriola, Bethlehem Catholic dec. Kaleb Romero, Mechanicsburg, OH, 3-2.
182 – Louie DePrez, Hilton, NY dec. Travis Stefanik, Nazareth, 7-1.
182 – Nino Bonaccorsi, Bethel Park major dec. Jacob Hart, Independence, WV, 12-2.
195 – Jacob Warner, Washington Community, IL dec. Jake Woodley, North Allegheny, 5-3.
220 – Chase Singletary, Blair Academy, NJ dec. Cole Nye, Harrisburg Bishop McDevitt, 7-3.
285 – Trent Hillger, Lake Fenton, MI dec. Brendan Furman, Canon-McMillan, 3-0.

Austin O’Connor Turning Point Award

WPIAL All-Stars 29, Georgia All-Stars 18
113 – Koby Milner, Pickens dec. Jacob Dunlop, Belle Vernon, 2-0.
120 – Vincent Distefanis, Hempfield dec. Bryce Davis, Creekview, 4-2.
126 – Tyler Alberts, Ellwood City dec. Vinnie Rosati, Kennesaw, 6-3.
132 – Davion Fairley, Union Grove dec. Hunter Baxter, Pine-Richland, 5-3.
138 – Joe Blumer, Kiski Area tech. fall Ethan Phillips, Chattahoochee, 6-1, 3:12.
145 – Kody Komara, Freedom major dec. Jake Brewer, Commerce, 14-5.
152 – OW Jake Hinkson, North Allegheny dec. Will Britain, Cambridge, 10-8 OT.
160 – Owen Brown, Commerce dec. Eric Hong, North Allegheny, 2-0.
170 – Alec Shaw, Greensburg Salem dec. Jack Marsh, St. Pius X, 4-2.
182 – Matthew Waddell, Gilmer dec. Matt McGillick, Penn-Trafford, 2-1.
195 – Colin McCracken, Waynesburg dec. Constantine Gavalas, Dunwoody, 7-0.
220 – OW Quinn Miller, Archer pinned Billy Korber, Belle Vernon, 1:50.
285 – Roman Macek, Montour tech. fall Alexander Robles, Northwest Whitfield, 19-4, 5:00.