Wrestlers qualify


The Avonworth/Northgate wrestling team will be well represented at the WPIAL Individual Championship Tournament this evening and tomorrow at Chartiers Valley High School, where 35 schools will be represented. Qualifiers (weight bracket following each name) include (front row) Isaac Eames, 113; Anthony Trimmer, 138; Darion Trimmer, 132; and (second row) Ken Azzarello, 126; Ka'Dale Coles, 285; Brandon Wasko, 195. Back row: Head Coach Tim Giel with assistants Chris Branchen, Curtis Branchen and Brian Letters. Missing from photo: Cameron Kosak, 145.In Section 3 AA championship matches held at Avonworth last weekend, five of the pictured wrestlers placed high enough to qualify to advance to WPIALs, with Darion Trimmer taking home a section championship. Speaking of his team this season, Giel said, "Our team wrestled very well. We entered seven kids in the tournament and all seven get to move on. That is because of their continued hard work."