The top 15 returning Class AAA wrestlers from schools in the North Xtra area (listed in alphabetical order with school class year and career record in parentheses):
* Hunter Baxter, Pine-Richland (Soph., 32-6) -- Made his varsity debut last season as a 106-pound freshman. Qualified for the PIAA tournament after placing second in Section 3 and third in the WPIAL. Finished with a 32-6 mark.
* Jeremiah Bortmas, Butler Area (Sr., 57-41) -- A three-year starter who earned his first WPIAL tournament berth last season. Placed second in Section 3 and seventh in the WPIAL at 152 pounds last season en route to a 32-11 record.
* Brendan Burnham, Pine-Richland (Sr., 86-19) -- A three-time WPIAL qualifier and one-time PIAA qualifier. Placed third in Section 3 as a 145-pound freshman, first at 152 as a sophomore, and first at 160 last season. Placed seventh in the PIAA in sophomore season. Finished with a 30-4 mark last season.