By Don Seeley
Teams: Boyertown (Bt), Conestoga
(Con), Garnet Valley (GarV), Harriton (Har), Haverford (Hav), Lower
Merion (LM), Marple-Newtown (MN), Methacton (Meth), Owen J. Roberts
(OJR), Penncrest (Pc), Perkiomen Valley (PV), Phoenixville (Px),
Pottsgrove (Pg), Pottstown (Pt), Radnor (Rad), Ridley (Rid),
Springfield-Delco (SFD), Spring-Ford (SF), Strath Haven (SH), Upper
Darby (UD), Upper Perkiomen (UP).
Defending team champion: Owen J. Roberts (South in 2012).
champions: Michael Marino, GarV (28-3) at 120; Darien Hain, Pt (31-2)
at 160; Gordon Bolig, OJR (40-4) at 182; Jordan Wertz, Bt (31-9) at 195;
Brad Trego, OJR (24-15) at 195.
Returning runners-up: Austin
Petril, UD (29-1) at 113; Derek Gulotta, OJR (32-5) at 113; Ryan Flynn,
MN (28-2) at 126; Dylan Steffenino, UP (11-9) at 126; Wolfgang
McStravick, UP (40-5) at 132; Demetri D’Orsaneo, OJR (24-13) at 138;
Adam Moser, OJR (32-8) at 145; Nick Giangiulio, PV (29-1) at 152; Joe
Gartland, Pc (24-5) at 170; Gray Garber, Bt (20-11) at 170.
Upper Perkiomen’s Dylan Steffenino, a two-time state qualifier, and
Pottstown’s Darien Hain, a two-time District 1-Class AA champion, will
not compete due to injuries. … Radnor’s Matt Pelton (29-0 at 138) is the
lone unbeaten in the field and one of only seven in all of the three
district tournaments. … Petril, Giangiulio and Boyertown freshman Jordan
Wood (37-1 at 220) are the only qualifiers with just one loss on the
season. … McStravick, with 146 career wins, is currently tied with
Methacton graduate Brandan Clark for 11th place on The Mercury’s
all-time chart. He needs three more to tie Boyertown graduate Matt
Malfaro (149) for 10th place. Bolig (120), Moser (109) and Spring-Ford’s
Sean Hennessey (108) are the area’s other qualifiers to have reached
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