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Yough sends 2 wrestlers to semifinals

| Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, 11:48 p.m.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
South Allegheny's Cody Jenkins wrestles Bentworth's George Liberatore in the 138-pound first round during the WPIAL Individual Wrestling Championships on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at Chartiers Valley High School.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
South Allegheny's Cody Jenkins wrestles Bentworth's George Liberatore in the 138-pound first round during the WPIAL Individual Wrestling Championships on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at Chartiers Valley High School.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
South Allegheny's Cody Jenkins wrestles Bentworth's George Liberatore in the 138-pound first round during the WPIAL Individual Wrestling Championships on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at Chartiers Valley High School.

A pair of Yough wrestlers kept their WPIAL title hopes alive Friday night at the Class AA wrestling championships at Chartiers Valley.

Clay Waldron defeated Austin Boone from South Side Beaver, 6-2, in overtime of the quarterfinals at 182 pounds to earn a spot in Saturday's semifinals, which begin at 11:30 a.m. Teammate Tom Sever also advanced to the semifinals at 220 pounds with a 3-2 win over Ellwood City's Mike Sinclair.

Yough's Zack Charles (113 pounds), Teddy Charletta (132), Lucas Richardson (170) all lost their quarterfinal-round matches.

Three South Allegheny wrestlers also lost in the quarterfinals. At 120 pounds, Justo Hernandez fell to Bentworth's Jake Rothka, 3-0.

Cody Jenkins was pinned by South Park's Jake Wentzel in 1:18 at 138 pounds. At 220 pounds, Seth Hitchens lost to Mt. Pleasant's Josh Lind, 6-2.

— Staff report

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