|SCHOLASTIC WRESTLING: TIOGA'S WORTHINGS IN ACTION THIS WEEKEND (2019-03-15)
Valley Sports Report
PITTSBURGH — Tioga senior John Worthing will wrestle for the New York All-Stars here tonight in the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic at the Fitzgerald Field House on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh.
John Worthing, a New York State Division II champion at 138 pounds, will square off with Penn Trafford’s Nick Coy of the WPIAL All-Stars in the 138-pound weight class.
Coy is a two-time PIAA Class AAA state place-winner, finishing fifth as a junior and seventh this year. His career record is 136-37.
John Worthing, who has committed to Division I Clarion, is a three-time NYS Division II state place-winner, finishing second as a freshman, third as a sophomore, and winning a state title this year. He was the top seed at States as a junior, and was forced to withdraw due to illness. His career record is 206-32.
The New York State All-Stars will face the WPIAL at 6 p.m. It will be followed by the main event, which features a USA All-Star team that has a combined 21 state titles against a Pennsylvania All-Star team that has 17 PIAA titles.
PINNING DOWN AUTISM ALL-STATE DUALS
On Sunday, John Worthing and his brother, junior Brady Worthing, will be wrestling for the New York All-Stars in the Pinning Down Autism All-State Duals at St. Joseph Regional High School in Montvale, N.J.
Brady Worthing finished his junior season with a 40-4 record and a state title at 132 pounds. He was state runner-up as a junior, and has a 131-32 career record.
The N.Y. All-Stars will wrestle the Virginia All-Stars at 9 a.m., and the New Jersey All-Stars in the afternoon. New Jersey will square off with Virginia at 11 a.m., and there will be a series of open freestyle exhibition matches at 1 p.m., with the NY-NJ Dual to follow.
IN PHOTO: Tioga’s John Worthing (left) and Brady Worthing.
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