Altoona – Four teammates will join quarterfinal winners Holden Lowe and Sean Owen in Saturday\’s action at Altoona Fieldhouse at the Northwest Region AAA tourney.
At 135 pounds Richie Queen pinned Evan MCCaffrey (21-15) of Hollidaysburg in 1:47 to advance to the consy quarterfinals. Queen will face off with St. Marys\’ Kyle Bish (21-14).
Casey Casher, district 9 champ at 145, beat St. Marys\’ Kody Shipe (13-21) 6-5 to reach his elimination match with Dylan Huffman (4-2) of Titusville.
In a rematch of last week\’s D9 final, 160 pounder Shawn Hall was able to once again earn a hard fought decision over DuBois\’ Justin McAninch (26-9) 6-2 in overtime. Hall will face off with Adam Zimmerman (31-10) of Bellefonte.
189 pounder Andre Buck will tangle with familiar foe Luke Bennett of DuBois (24-12). Buck beat Bennett 8-7 in last week\’s district semi-final match. Buck beat Keith Walters (28-11) 9-7 to advance.
The five Bisons to be eliminated were Kodie Lowder (26-11), Andrew Spicer (12-13), Derek Danver (22-20), Lee Zalno (17-19), and Mike Hill (4-7).
The Bisons sit in 5th place with 29 team points heading into the second day of action.