A pair of area wrestlers are headed to this weekend’s state wrestling championships. Mifflin County’s Trey Kibe won this weekend’s Super Regional and is looking to win his second state championship in three years after placing fourth last year. Mount Union’s Bryce Beatty is also state-bound after finishing second at the Super Regional.
Fifth-seeded East Juniata will play for the District IV boys basketball championship after knocking off Sayre on Saturday, 48-37. The Tigers take on two-seed Wyalusing on Friday for the title.
Juniata’s Emily Houtz swam to a fourth place finish in the 200 IM at the district championships. Mifflin County’s Rachel King, meanwhile, was seventh in the 200 free and 10th in the 500 free, setting a new personal best in that race. Huntingdon, meanwhile, had a few top three finishers. The boy’s 200 free relay placed second, as did Isaac Cummings in the 100 back. The Bearcats girls were third in the 400 free relay.
Penn State won a pair of individual titles at the Big Ten Wrestling Championships: Roman Bravo-Young and Aaron Brooks. Carter Starocci finished second and was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Nick Lee also finished as a runner-up for Penn State. The Lions were second in the team standings. Iowa was the winner.
A well-balanced scoring effort from the Penguins, who got goals from five different players in beating the New York Islanders, 5-1. The Flyers, meanwhile, lost to Washington, 3-1.
Kyle Larson won NASCAR’s Sprint Cup race with Bryson DeChambeau winning the PGA Tour’s Arnold Palmer Invitational. And Team LeBron won the NBA’s all-star game, 170-150.