Spring-Ford sends five to states

McGill, Milano, Carbajal, Ortlip, and Tobin will wrestle at the PIAA tournament next week. Seislove wins coach of the year honors.


File Photo courtesy of Spring-Ford wrestling

Junior Joey Milano (right) captured first place at the Bethlehem Holiday Wrestling Classic over winter break. Milano was one of three wrestlers to win silver medals at the PIAA Class AAA South East Regional Tournament on Saturday. Five Rams wrestlers earned trips to states.

Staff Report

Jack McGill (152 pounds), Joey Milano (182), and Louis Carbajal (195) capped a big weekend for Spring-Ford wrestling by earning silver medals at the Class AAA South East Regional championships at Souderton High School on Saturday.

Five Rams earned trips to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association state championships. Dominic Ortlip (fourth at 106) and Quinn Tobin (fifth at 132) will join McGill, Milano, and Carbajal in Hershey for the state tournament.

The trip to Hershey’s Giant Center is the third for McGill and the second for Milano, who earned a fourth-place medal at states last year. Carbajal, Ortlip, and Tobin will be first-time participants.

The Rams finished second in the team standings, continuing a tremendous season that saw them win the Pioneer Athletic Association team title and the District One Duals crown.

Coach Tim Seislove added to the banner evening for the Rams by earning Class AAA Wrestling Coach of the Year honors. Seislove is the first Spring-Ford coach to receive the award.