LAKE-LEHMAN — The one-day Wyoming Valley Conference wrestling tournament is running smoothly as Lake-Lehman, with the 3 p.m. finals running on schedule.

When the championship round starts, five returning champions will get to defend their titles: Valley West’s J.J. White (113 pounds) and David Krokowski (126), Tunkhannock’s Tommy Traver (138), Dallas’ Steven Newell (170) and Crestwood’s Shane O’Rourke (220).

Those who lost in the semifinals will wrestle for third place next.

Coughlin finished the semifinals with a 167-152 lead over Tunkhannock. Crestwood (132.50), Hazleton Area (101.5) and Hanover Area (101) rounded out the top five.

Below, check out the upcoming finals matchups and also how all 28 semifinal matches went down. For more live updates throughout the finals, follow staff writer Eric Shultz on Twitter at @CVEricShultz.

Team key: Berwick (Ber), Coughlin (Cou), Crestwood (Cre), Dallas (Dal), Hanover Area (Han), Hazleton Area (Haz), Lake-Lehman (L-L), Meyers (Mey), Nanticoke Area (NA), Pittston Area (PA), Tunkhannock (Tun), Wyoming Area (WA), Valley West (VW).

Championship

106: David Evans (Tun) vs. Cadden Kucek (VW).

113: J.J. White (VW) vs. Joe Rowley (Han).

120: Justin Sterling (Cre) vs. Darren Clarke (Cou).

126: Patrick Clarke (Cou) vs. David Krokowski (VW).

132: Jake Brown (Cou) vs. Gavin D’Amato (Tun).

138: Tommy Traver (Tun) vs. Joshua Brown (Cou).

145: D.J. Erickson (Han) vs. Landon Stanislow (VW).

152: Tashawn Qualls (Cou) vs. Collin Kudrako-Kashatus (NA)

160: Ron Grevera (Cre) vs. Jayson Brielmeier (Haz).

170: Steven Newell (Dal) vs. Corey Mruk (WA).

182: Connor Munley (Tun) vs. Jake Cole (Cou).

195: Sam Rice (Tun) vs. Shane Noonan (Haz).

220: Shane O’Rourke (Cre) vs. Tom Mercadante (Han).

285: Damon Barhight (WA) vs. Kaleb Konigus (L-L).

 

Semifinals

106: David Evans (Tun) pinned Zach Capie (NA), 0:49. Cadden Kucek (VW) dec. Nino Cinti (Cou), 10-3.

113: J.J. White (VW) pinned Trey Zabroski (Cre), 0:48. Joe Rowley (Han) dec. Tino Morrow (Cou), 3-1.

120: Justin Sterling (Cre) dec. Christian Kislan (Haz), 3-1. Darren Clarke (Cou) dec. David Gavek (Tun), 3-1.

126: Patrick Clarke (Cou) dec. Bob Long (L-L), 7-4. David Krokowski (VW) major dec. Jordan Miale (Cre), 14-2.

132: Jake Brown (Cou) pinned Garrett Swank (Cre), 1:59. Gavin D’Amato (Tun) dec. Charles Everdale (Haz), 5-4.

138: Tommy Traver (Tun) pinned Stephen Martisofski (Haz), 0:44. Joshua Brown (Cou) dec. Hunter Burke (L-L), 6-0.

145: D.J. Erickson (Han) dec. Kade Kravits (Dal), 2-0. Landon Stanislow (VW) pinned Charlie Banashefski (WA), 1:24.

152: Tashawn Qualls (Cou) pinned Nick Solinsky (Dal), 1:20. Collin Kudrako-Kashatus (NA) pinned Alex Pierce (WA), 3:29.

160: Ron Grevera (Cre) tech fall Austin DeWald (Ber), 16-0 (2:33). Jayson Brielmeier (Haz) dec. Adam Eckhart (NA), 8-1.

170: Steven Newell (Dal) major dec. Jake Marnell (Haz), 8-0. Corey Mruk (WA) pinned Colin Browne (Mey), 3:17.

182: Connor Munley (Tun) pinned Jaryn Polit-Moran (WA), 0:52. Jake Cole (Cou) dec. Ryan Black (Cre), 10-8.

195: Sam Rice (Tun) pinned Justin Joseph (WA), 1:23. Shane Noonan (Haz) tech fall J.J. Hooper (Han), 15-0 (3:43).

220: Shane O’Rourke (Cre) pinned Jake Stephens (Tun), 5:35. Tom Mercadante (Han) pinned Shane Repasky (NA), 1:54.

285: Damon Barhight (WA) dec. Corey Harrison (Cou), 4-2. Kaleb Konigus (L-L) pinned Shawn Henninger (Dal), 5:25.