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Hamburg wrestlers advance, Boyertown falls at PIAA Tournament

Published On: Feb 07 2014 05:17:13 PM CST

The Hamburg wrestling team is moving on to the semifinal round of the state tournament while Boyertown's title hopes have ended.

The Hamburg wrestlers won again Friday in the state quarterfinals, a 1-point win over Brookville that puts the Hawks in the state semifinal round later Friday night.  Boyertown's run ended, the Bears fell to Greater Latrobe.

Hamburg beat Brookville 34-33 on criteria after the match ended in a tie.  It's a big win for the Hawks who now face 3-time defending state champ Becahi in the Semifinal round.

Boyertown lost to Greater Latrobe 32-23, falling behind early hurt the Bears, they were never able to pull even.  The loss ends their state title hopes.