Belle Vernon won the Franklin Regional Duals, held Dec. 20. The Leopards, ranked No. 2 in the WPIAL in Class AAA, upset top-ranked Franklin Regional, 35-28, in the title match. Jared Verkleeren (145), Austin Bell (182), and Milton Kobaly (195) recorded pins for Belle Vernon. Spencer Lee (120) had a pin for Franklin Regional. The Panthers Michael Kemerer was out of the lineup.
Belle Vernon 35, Franklin Regional 28
106: Jake Dunlop (BV) m.d. Mark Prucnal, 9-1.
113: Devin Brown (FR) by forfeit.
120: Spencer Lee (FR) p. Zach Hartman, 2:59
126: Gus Solomon (FR) d. Brock Godzin, 7-1.
132: Neiko Kuntz (BV) d. Ryan Krause, 3-2.
138: Dom Giannangeli (FR) d. Mitch Hartman, 5-3.
145: Jarod Verklereen (BV) p. Dan Contraquero,1:24
152: Derek Verklereen (BV) m.d. Caleb Camacho, 16-3.
160: Josh Maruca (FR) m.d. Josh Godzin, 15-2.
170: Josh Shields (FR) wins by forfeit.
182: Austin Bell (BV) p. Ted Wohlin, 1:44
195: Milton Kobaly (BV) p. Max Kubas, 2:39.
220: Mike Fine (BV) d. Jeremy Nestor, 4-2.
285: Pat Mayernik (BV) d. Jake Pickup, 5-1.