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The Perry wrestling team

took 2nd place at the Ohio State Duals this past weekend.  Perry defeated Dayton Beavercreek in the first round 55-6, Wadsworth in the Semi-Finals 28-21, and they lost a hard fought match with St. Edward in the finals.  The Panthers next match is Thursday against McKinley.

The Varsity Gold Wrestling Team

was in attendance at the Fairless Invitational this past weekend.  The Panther wrestlers pulled together as a team with 10 wrestlers placing and scoring 173 team points to take home team runner-up honors.  Placing for the Panthers were Jamie Norris 1st, Stanley Spangler 1st, Bruno Millin 3rd, Oleksii Vouk 2nd, Dana Fisher 4th, and Mitchell Briggs 3rd.

MEEKS IS FINALIST FOR COCA-COLA SCHOLARSHIP

Congratulations to Senior, Matthew Meeks. Matt has been named a semifinalist for the 2011 Class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. With the 2011 class, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation will have provided more than 4,700 young scholars nationwide with over $44 million in scholarships.
Matthew Meeks ranks with approximately 2,100 high school seniors who are in the running for $3 million in college scholarships that Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation will award in spring 2011. Students are selected to advance to this next phase based on the academic excellence, leadership and achievement demonstrated in school and community activities.
As a semifinalist, Matthew Meeks must submit additional information that will be reviewed in January 2011 by a committee. If advanced to finalist status, Matthew will be among 250 finalists who will travel to Atlanta April 14-17 to attend the Coca-Cola Scholars Weekend receiving either a $20,000 National Scholar Award or $10,000 Regional Scholar Award.

PHS Wrestlers Win King of the Mountain Tournament

In the process of winning the 41 field of teams, Perry defeated the New Jersey state champions who are currently ranked 10th in the country. Taking 1st place for Perry was Artem Timchenko, Mitch Newhouse, Zach Dailey, and Jo Jo Tayse. Anthony Wise was runner up, Doug Mayes 3rd Place, Tanner lemon and David Bavery were 4th, Isaac Bast 7th, and Josh Arrendale finished in 8th place.
Special recognition goes out to Mitch Newhouse for defeating the nations top ranked wrestler and Pennsylvania’s defending State Champion.  Come out this Tuesday and see our Nationally ranked wrestling team take on Boardman and Austintown Fitch. The match will start at 5:30 in the main gym.

Swimming and Diving News – New School Record Set

The Swimming and Diving teams both defeated New Philly this past Friday.  A new school record was set by senior Kyle Riordan in the 400 meter freestyle with a time of 4:21. The swimming and diving teams will be competing against Boardman at Youngstown State on Friday and at the CCS Chirstmas Invitational on Saturday.