Quaker Valley Captures 1st WPIAL title !!

August 30, 2022

Burrell’s remarkable reign atop the Class 2A wrestling mountain is over.

Quaker Valley, a school in just its fifth year of wrestling, defeated the Bucs, 30-28, on Saturday in the WPIAL Class 2A championship match at Chartiers-Houston High School.

Justin Richey recorded a pin at 152 pounds in the final bout to end Burrell’s 15-year streak of championships.

“This is what we’ve been working for ever since we started the program five years ago,” Richey said. “To finally accomplish it is amazing. We talk about Burrell every single day. That’s the goal: to beat the streak.”

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