DeLawder units new state wins document as Warriors roll by means of duals

DeLawder sets new state wins record as Warriors roll through duals

The senior from Gettysburg is now Pennsylvania's winning leader of a high school wrestler at age 73. That number is only expected to increase

ADAMS COUNTY, PA. – Gettysburg High School competed with the Giant Center with six mats high school wrestling action on Saturday.

The home team looked at home all day.

The Warriors started their morning with a big win over Biglerville, and Max Gourley extended Gettysburg's lead in round two against Big Spring. The senior, who is tied to the Virginia Military Institute later that year, picked up one of many pins that day. Two fights later, Trevor Gallagher added another to give the Warriors a 63-9 victory.

It was a new opponent in round three when Red Lion stepped on the mat, but the pin parade for the Warriors continued. Montana DeLawder leads her opponent for the fall, as King University Gettysburg's commitment helps defeat the Lions 63-9.

When the day was over, DeLawder would rewrite the history books. The senior from Gettysburg competed on Saturday and had the most wins by a female wrestler in the history of Pennsylvania High School with 69 wins. DeLawder is now alone at the top with 73 wins and counts.

Gettysburg went 5-0 that day.

But all the teams involved know that a day with teams like Gettysburg, Chambersburg, Palmyra, Red Lion, Big Spring, and Biglerville will all make them better in the long run.

"I'm grateful that we had the opportunity to wrestle in five games," said Biglerville coach Ken Haines. "It's quality games and we're having a great time. My boys were ready to wrestle and really wanted to get back on the mat. We had a lot of exercises and they rarely wanted to leave."


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