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Wrestling: 2017 East Photo Recap

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The following photos feature wrestling teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016-17 season.

2017 0120 FranklinRegional Wrestling(Photo: Franklin Regional senior Spencer Lee has stood alone as an undefeated wrestler ranked No. 1 in the country. Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)

2017 0324 Hempfield Wrestling(Photo: Hempfield's Jarod Verkleeren is among the WPIAL wrestlers in the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic field. Marc Billett/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2017 0317 PennTrafford Wrestling(Photo: Penn-Trafford senior Cameron Coy won his third PIAA championship over the weekend. Marc Billett/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2017 0311 Southmoreland Wrestling(Photo: Southmoreland's Tyler Griffiths, front, grapples with Pequea Valley's Gabe Miller Friday at the PIAA wrestling championships in Hershey, Pa. Marc Billett/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2017 0312 FranklinRegional Wrestling(Photo: Franklin Regional's Spencer Lee, in gold, was hoping to become Pennsylvania's 13th four-time champion Saturday. Marc Billett/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2017 0113 KiskiArea Wrestling(Photo: Kiski Area's Darren Miller defeated Latrobe's Gabe Willochell, 4-2, in the 106-pound final Saturday at the Westmoreland County tournament. Marc Billett/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2017 0112 PennTrafford Wrestling(Photo: Penn-Trafford's Cameron Coy, in the green singlet, who beat Belle Vernon's Brock Godzin in the 152-pound final at the Westmoreland County tournament, saw his showdown Wednesday with Hempfield's Jarod Verkleeren aborted when Verkleeren was injured and defaulted. Marc Billett/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2017 0303 PennTrafford Wrestling(Photo: Penn-Trafford's Cameron Coy is one of eight returning WPIAL champions. Marc Billett/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2017 0219 Burrell Wrestling(Photo: Burrell's Trent Valovchik, top, gains control of Travis Lasko of Valley en route to a 15-0 technical fall Saturday in the WPIAL Class 2A 106-pound final. Marc Billet/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2016 1202 KiskiArea Wrestling(Photo: Kiski Area is No. 1 team in Class AAA in the preseason rankings. Isaac Reid had a 37-10 record as a sophomore and finished second in WPIAL and sixth in PIAA. Marc Billett/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2016 1223 PennTrafford Wrestling(Photo: Cameron Coy of Penn-Trafford, top, will wrestle in the Powerade Christmas Tournament. Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2017 0119 Butler Wrestling(Photo: Butler wrestler Sammy Dietrich tries to get his balance as he is controlled by Seneca Valley's Alex Fischer in a 145-pound match Wednesday night. Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)

2017 0127 KiskiArea Wrestling(Photo: Kiski Area's Isaac Reid, top, is ranked No. 2 in the WPIAL Class 3A rankings at 285 pounds. Ken Wunderley/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2016 1202 Freedom Wrestling(Photo: Z.J. Ward of Freedom and Bryan Gaul of Burrell will be looking to lead the top two teams in WPIAL CLass 2A this season. Marilyn Schwilm/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

2017 0205 KiskiArea Wrestling(Photo: Kiski-Area's Tom Starr puts Canon-McMillan's Zach Rohaley on his back in the 220-pound bout of the WPIAL Class AAA team championship match Saturday at Penn Hills. Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)

2017 0210 KiskiArea Wrestling(Photo: Kiski Area's Darren Miller, back, controls Canon-McMillan's Jacob Gardner during their 106-pound match at the team championships Saturday. Miller is only a sophomore and is expected to return next season. Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)

2017 0224 FranklinRegional Wrestling(Photo: Franklin Regional's Gus Solomon has been sidelined with a concussion. Marilyn Schwilm/Tri-State Sports & News Service)