Comet Grappler Qualifies For PIAA State Tournament
SENIOR QUALIFIES FOR STATES-Shane O’Rourke, shown in last week’s district wrestling action, placed third in the regional tournament to qualify for the state championships which open Thursday in Hershey.

Crestwood senior Shane O’Rourke will represent the Wyoming Valley Conference when he competes in the PIAA Wrestling Championships this weekend. The state championships will be held Thursday, March 8 through Saturday, March 10 at the Giant Center in Hershey.

O’Rourke finished third in the Class 3A Northeast Regional Tournament held at Liberty High School in Bethlehem on Sunday at when he pinned Delaware Valley’s John McCarthy.

Also at regionals, in the Consolation second round, Crestwood’s Ron Grevera (160) pinned Aidan Price of Abington Heights in 2:11. Comet Jordan Maile (126) was pinned by Travis Brown of Liberty.

Crestwood placed 18th in the Class 3A team scores with 26 points. Bethlehem Catholic placed first with 191.