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, 505-5446/@ydsportsIowa's Nathan Burak, left, battles Oklahoma State's

Central Pennsylvania scholastic wrestling fans may want to pull their long johns and winter parkas out of storage.

They’ll likely need them come Saturday, Dec. 10.

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, 505-5446/@ydsportsChance Marsteller

Former Kennard-Dale High School standout Chance Marsteller continued his wrestling comeback over the past weekend by winning the Mat Town Open Tournament title in the 174-pound class.

The event was held at Lock Haven University.

Marsteller, competing for the Pride Wrestling club, dominated the competition en route to the championship. He won two matches by pin, one by forfeit and cruised to a 13-3 triumph in the final over Tyler Wood from Lock Haven University.

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, 505-5402/@P_StroheckerTad Harbert

Two-time reigning York-Adams League Division II wrestling champion Kennard-Dale has a new face leading its program this season.

That won’t change the goals of the team, however.

Tad Harbert is taking over the Rams this season, replacing longtime coach Mike Balestrini. Harbert comes from the Pittsburgh area, where he coached the Greater Latrobe High School wrestling team for the past 15 seasons, serving as head coach for the last four.

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A former York-Adams League coach will soon be a new member of the Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Former Biglerville and Delone Catholic head coach Bob Gano has been selected as a member of the 2017 class.

Gano is a 1982 graduate of Greenville High School and a 1986 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORTPIAA State Wrestling Championship

Former Kennard-Dale High School standout Chance Marsteller fell in the semifinals of the Bill Farrell Memorial International event in New York City over the weekend.

Wrestling in the 74 kilogram (163-pound) weight class, Marsteller won in the quarterfinals over Jevon Balfour, 5-0. Marsteller then lost to his former Oklahoma State teammate, Alex Dieringer, in the semifinals, 10-0.

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The frequently fantastic and sometimes sordid saga of Chance Marsteller is set to take yet another new twist.

The legendary four-time PIAA state champion from Kennard-Dale High School is expected to get back on the wrestling mat this week.

Marsteller, who had a much-publicized run-in with the law in late August, is entered to compete in the Bill Farrell International Open tournament in New York City, according to the respected wrestling website, FloWrestling.org. The prestigious event starts Thursday and runs through Saturday. Marsteller’s first match is set for Friday.

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, 505-5446/@ydsportsmarsteller OSU

The frequently fantastic and sometimes sordid saga of Chance Marsteller is set to take yet another new twist.

The legendary four-time PIAA state champion from Kennard-Dale High School is expected to get back on the wrestling mat this week.

Marsteller, who had a much-publicized run-in with the law in late August, is entered to compete in the Bill Farrell International Open tournament in New York City, according to the respected wrestling website, FloWrestling.org. The prestigious event starts Thursday and runs through Saturday. Marsteller’s first match is set for Friday.

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