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A Banner Season in Millionaire Wrestling Comes to an End

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March 14, 2022 | Athletics

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (MARCH 14, 2022) — A banner wrestling season for the Millionaires came to an end during the Class AAA tournament at the GIANT Center in Hershey on Saturday, with three earning spots on the podium.

  • Braden Bower made the quarterfinals, but then dropped his next two matches, one against a returning state champion, who won it again this year. He lost in the blood round, earning a medal, winning the entire match, got reversed and pinned with two seconds left in the match. 
  • Riley Bower made the quarterfinals, but then lost to defending stat champion, who won again this year, too. Riley came back to win two more matches and earned a seventh-place state medal. 
  • Charles Crews made the semifinals, but lost to the defending state champion, who also won it again this year. Crews cam back to win two more matches and earned a fifth-place medal. 
  • Cael Nasdeo made the semifinals, but due to an injury in the match, forfeited his next two matches to earn a sixth-place state medal.
  • Roman Morrone had a tough draw, losing his first two matches of the tournament.

Additionally, sophomore Marissa Rumsey won the girls wrestling state championship, sponsored by and MyHouse Clothing (PIAA does not yet recognize girls wrestling). This is the highest honor for the girls who wrestle in the state. Rumsey was runner-up last year as a freshman. 

Head Coach Brian Nasdeo was named PA State Coach of the Year for Class AAA, an honor among 300 other wrestling schools. 

Drew Dickey was named the PA State Assistant Coach of the Year for Class AAA.

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