Matt Leslie off to Hershey!

Matt is pictured here with coaches Scott Rush on the left and Kevin Roginsky, right.

Matt Leslie, (152lbs) a Junior, with a record of 39-3 and a District 2 Champ title, was seeded #1 in the North East AA Regionals. They were held at Williamsport High School on February 28-29, 2020.

Matt beat Matty Coller a Senior from Line Mountain with a 28-9 record. The score was 11-9 by decision. Next up was Senior Logan Newton from Wyalusing with a 32-6 record. Another win for Matt by decision 4-0. That moved him to the Championship round to face Wesley Barnes, a Freshman from Southern Columbia with a 33-9 record. He would lose to Barnes, getting pinned 3:12, however he would capture the Silver Medal and a ticket to the big show in Hershey, PA, the State Wrestling Championships! They will be held at the Giant Center in Hershey beginning Wednesday, March 4, throughday, March 7, when the finals will be held.

PIAA has the brackets out and Matt will have a 1st round bye. He will then face Malachi DuVall from Penns Valley. If you would like to follow here is link for live coverage:

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