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Mat wrap: Downingtown East places second at Del Val

Kurt Meister Invitational
Downingtown East placed second in the 8-team field at Delaware Valley University, with Keanu Manuel (106), Lukas Richie (138), Matt Romanelli (182) and Zach Sharaf (285) winning their championship bouts in impressive style.
Manuel pinned Eddie Cullen (Springfield Delco) in 0:45, Richie earned a tech. fall over Demond Thompson (Pottstown), 16-0, 5:52, Romanelli got the slap on Liam Jones (Archbishop Wood0 in 1:31 and Sharaf completed the tour de force with a pin of Destyn Snyder (Pottstown) in 4:52.
Also for the Cougars, Jett Lucas-Murphy (145) placed second, Kyle Mittelstadt (132) and Spencer Uggla (170) earned bronze medals, Jack Scheerer (195) and Jackson Swearhart (220) finished fourth and Will Vincent (152) had to settle for sixth when he lost on a medical forfeit.
 
Penn Manor Tournament
Maximus Hale placed first at 182 and Chase Mielnick settled for the silver medal at 195 to lead Downingtown West to a sixth-place finish in the 26-team field at Penn Manor.
Also earning medals for the Whippets were Dominic Findora (3rd, 106), Pat Cusack (7th, 220) and Kane Hayford (8th, 145).
Bethlehem Liberty (246 points) ran away withthe  team title at Penn Manor with (2) New Oxford (143), (3) Sellingsgrove (141), (4) Penn Manor (134) and (5) Wilson-West Lawn (125.5) rounding out the top five ahead of (6) D-West (117).
Also at Penn Manor, Nick Barnhart took the gold medal at 152 to help Avon Grove finish 15th. Earning seventh-place medals for the Red Devils were Chris Buonocore (182) and Cesar Rodriguez (195).
Unionville also competed at Penn Manor and finished 19th in the team standings, with Tyler Mousaw capturing third place at 182, Jacob Lehman finishing fourth at 138 and Dominic Chaclas nailing down fifth place at 132.
Rustin’s Collin Hurley took sixth at 160 while Nate Johnson (120), Chris Hatzipavlides (170) and Zack Jones (195) all secured eighth-place trophies to help the Golden Knights place 23rd as a team at Penn Manor.
 
Colley Classic
Host West Chester East took down Bensalem in the quarterfinals and Perkiomen Valley 37-31 in the semifinals to reach the championship match against Ridley in the 8-school event.  Andrew Luke (120), Corey Celenza (132), Andrew DiBernardo (195) and Hugh Lemmon-Kishi (285) all registered falls for the Vikings in their win over Perk Valley. More bonus points in that match for WC East came on a major from Jamison Eadie (145).  
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