Hershey Bound Johnny Callahan

Hershey Bound Johnny Callahan

We want to congratulate Senior 195lb Johnny Callahan on earning a trip to the State Tournament. Go Freedom!

Hershey Bound Adam Evans

Hershey Bound Adam Evans

We want to congratulate Senior 145lb Adam Evans on earning a trip to the State Tournament. Go Freedom!

Johnny Callahan 2nd in AAA North-East Regional – Hershey Bound

Johnny Callahan 2nd in AAA North-East Regional – Hershey Bound

Congrats to Freedom Wrestler 195lb Senior Johnny Callahan on placing 2nd in the North-East Regional AAA Wrestling Tournament. Hershey Bound!

Adam Evans 4th in AAA North-East Regional – Hershey Bound

Adam Evans 4th in AAA North-East Regional – Hershey Bound

Congrats to Freedom Wrestler 145lb Senior Adam Evans on placing 4th in the North-East Regional AAA Wrestling Tournament. His win secures a trip to the State Tournament in Hershey Pennsylvania.

Brandon Hall PIAA District XI Coach of the Year.

Brandon Hall PIAA District XI Coach of the Year.

Congrats to Freedom Wrestling Head Coach Brandon Hall for being honored as this Years PIAA District XI Coach of the Year Award. We are all very proud of you Coach.

PIAA District XI Champion Johnny Callahan

PIAA District XI Champion Johnny Callahan

Freedom Wrestler 195lb Johnny Callahan placed 1st in the District XI Tournament and moves on to wrestle in the North-East Regional Tournament. One Step Closer to Hershey!

Jonah Zych Places 3rd in the PIAA District XI Tournament

Jonah Zych Places 3rd in the PIAA District XI Tournament

Freedom Wrestler 126lb Jonah Zych placed 3rd in the District XI Tournament and moves on to wrestle in the North-East Regional Tournament. One Step Closer to Hershey!

Jake Young Places 3rd in the PIAA District XI Tournament

Jake Young Places 3rd in the PIAA District XI Tournament

Freedom Wrestler 170lb Jake Young placed 3rd in the District XI Tournament and moves on to wrestle in the North-East Regional Tournament. One Step Closer to Hershey!

Cordell Cotto Places 3rd in the PIAA District XI Tournament

Cordell Cotto Places 3rd in the PIAA District XI Tournament

Freedom Wrestler 285lb Cordell Cotto placed 3rd in the District XI Tournament and moves on to wrestle in the North-East Regional Tournament. One Step Closer to Hershey!

Dylan Brown Places 4th in the PIAA District XI Tournament

Dylan Brown Places 4th in the PIAA District XI Tournament

Freedom Wrestler 115lb Dylan “Takedown” Brown placed 4th in the District XI Tournament and moves on to wrestle in the North-East Regional Tournament. One Step Closer to Hershey!

Adam Evans Places 4th at PIAA District XI Tournament

Adam Evans Places 4th at PIAA District XI Tournament

Freedom Wrestler 145lb Adam Evans placed 4th in the District XI Tournament and moves on to wrestle in the North-East Regional Tournament. One Step Closer to Hershey!

Josh Newhart Places 4th at PIAA District XI Tournament

Josh Newhart Places 4th at PIAA District XI Tournament

Freedom Wrestler 220lb Josh Newhart placed 4th in the District XI Tournament and moves on to wrestle in the North-East Regional Tournament. One Step Closer to Hershey!

Freedom Wrestling Team Places 2nd at PIAA District XI Tournament

Freedom Wrestling Team Places 2nd at PIAA District XI Tournament

The Freedom Wrestling Team Placed 2nd in the PIAA District XI Tournament and had 7 wrestlers place in top four to advance on to North-East Regions.

Congrats to Jake Rugis and Andrew Montoya

Congrats to Jake Rugis and Andrew Montoya

Congrats to Freedom Wrestlers Jake Rugis on placing 1st in the District XI AAA JV Tournament and Andrew Montoya who placed 4th.

Freedom JHS District Place Winners

Freedom JHS District Place Winners

Jase Crouse 1st place 212 lbs, Connor Huber 2nd Place 82 lbs, Gianni Palaios 4th Place 107 lbs, Marco Augello 4th Place 147 lbs, Andre Morales 5th Place 187 lbs, Erik Glasthal 7th Place 157 lbs Freedom finished in 6th place in the team standings out of 43 schools.

Jake Young Hits 100th Win Milestone with a Pin

Jake Young Hits 100th Win Milestone with a Pin

Congrats to our senior 170lb Jake Young on his 100th win as a Freedom Patriot Wrestler. Freedom is honored to have such a great young man accomplish this milestone in his fantastic wrestling career. Congrats Jake Young!

Undefeated Freedom Patriots 24-0

Undefeated Freedom Patriots 24-0

The 2015 Freedom Patriots wrestling team finished up its undefeated 24-0 season by beating rival Liberty. The team broke records while making history with wins over Easton, and Northampton.

Freedom Beats Rival Liberty 32-29

Freedom Beats Rival Liberty 32-29

Freedom Wrestling Team defeats rival Liberty 32-29 finishing off their 2015 season with a perfect record of 24-0

Jonah Zych Secures the Win for Freedom in Overtime.

Jonah Zych Secures the Win for Freedom in Overtime.

Freedom Junior Jonah Zych bumps up to 132lb and fights to the finish while giving up almost 10lbs to the Liberty wrestler. He hits a huge take-down in overtime to win. Final Freedom 32 Liberty 29

Dylan Brown Pins for the final bonus points.

Dylan Brown Pins for the final bonus points.

Freedom Junior Dylan Brown bumps up to 126 and pins Liberty’s Josiah Vasquez to secure the final bonus points.

Freshman Andy Evans with a decision win over Liberty

Freshman Andy Evans with a decision win over Liberty

Freedom bumps up Andy Evans to 112 and he gets the job done with a huge 5-3 decision over Liberty’s Darius  Grant.

Johnny Callahan makes it three in a row.

Johnny Callahan makes it three in a row.

At 195 Senior Johnny Callahan makes it three in a row with a fall over Liberty’s Kevin in 54 seconds, adding to more bonus points for Freedom.

Evan Callahan follows up with more bonus points.

Evan Callahan follows up with more bonus points.

Next up 182 Sophomore Evan Callahan who quickly racks up more bonus points by securing another Pin over Liberty’s Chris Gallagher. Fall 2:30

Jake Young Brings on the Bonus Points

Jake Young Brings on the Bonus Points

Senior Jake Young takes to the mat and leads off with a huge pin, as Freedom earns six bonus points.

Adam Evans With Decision Over Liberty 4-2

Adam Evans With Decision Over Liberty 4-2

Started at 145 against Liberty we go two out,  then Adam Evans bumps up to 160lb and defeats Liberty’s Peyton Bates 4-2 to start the ball rolling.

Jake Young Freedom Wrestler of the Week

Jake Young Freedom Wrestler of the Week

Senior Jake Young helped set the pace and lead his team into victory of Easton 30-27. He has been a huge asset to the Freedom Patriots success and always leads by example. He is our Freedom Wrestler of the Week.

Freedom makes history and beats Easton

Freedom makes history and beats Easton

After 48 long years the 2015 Freedom Wrestling Team makes history and defeats Easton 30-27. Coach Brandon hall and his wrestlers are on there way to a unprecedented season and are 23-0 with one more match left to close out the season perfectly.

Freedom has historic win over Easton 30-27

Freedom has historic win over Easton 30-27

Freedom has historic win over Easton 30-27 113 Ben Huber,  120 Dylan Brown, 132 Jonah Zych, 160 Adam Evans, 170 Jake Young, 195  John Callahan, 220 Josh Newhart and 285 Cordell Cotto all victorious.

Freedom 57 Pocono Mt East 15

Freedom 57 Pocono Mt East 15

Freedom wins 57-15 over Pocono Mt East – 106 Andy Evans, 113 Ben Huber, 120 Dylan Brown, 126 Jonah Zych, 138 Willy Byrnes, 145 Thomas Bonilla,  152  Adam Evans, 170 Jake Young,  182 Evan Callahan,  195 John Callahan,  and 220  Josh Newhart all victorious.

Freedom Breaks School Record with 21-0 Record

Freedom Breaks School Record with 21-0 Record

Freedom Wrestling team Breaks School Record with 21 wins and then Goes on to Win the Juniata Duals Championship beating Mount Union in the finals 59-15.

Juniata Duals Freedom 59 Mount Union 15

Juniata Duals Freedom 59 Mount Union 15

Freedom defeats undefeated team Mount Union in the finals. Wrestlers Willy Byrnes, Thomas Bonilla, Jake Young, John Callahan, Evan Callahan, Cordell Cotto, Andy Evans, Ben Huber, Dylan Brown, Jonah Zych and Andy  Youwakim all securing WINS.

Juniata Duals Freedom 69 Mount Carmel 6

Juniata Duals Freedom 69 Mount Carmel 6

Freedom Wrestlers defeat Mount Carmel 69-6 with Captain Adam Evans featured pin in 15 seconds. Teammates Dylan Brown, Jonah Zych, Jake Young, John Callahan, Cordell Cotto and Andy Evans all securing PINS.

Juniata Duals Freedom 67 Towanda 9

Juniata Duals Freedom 67 Towanda 9

Freedom rises to the occasion at the  Juniata Duals and defeats Towanda 67-9.  Wrestlers Andrew Youwakim, Willy Byrnes, Adam Evans, Jake Young, Evan Callahan, Cordell Cotto, Andy Evans and Ben Huber all securing PINS.

Juniata Duals Freedom 74 Norristown 6

Juniata Duals Freedom 74 Norristown 6

Freedom wrestlers defeat Norristown PA 74-6 with Dylan Brown, Jonah Zych, Willy Byrnes, Thomas Bonilla, Adam Evans, Evan Callahan, Jake Rugis, Cordell Cotto, Andy Evans, and Ben Huber all securing WINS.

Juniata Duals Freedom 71 West Perry 11

Juniata Duals Freedom 71 West Perry 11

Freedom Wrestlers Dominates West Perry with Ben Huber, Dylan Brown, Jonah Zych, Adam Evans, Jake Young, Evan Callahan, John Callahan and Josh Newhart all recording PINS.

Fastest Pin Award goes to Josh Newhart

Fastest Pin Award goes to Josh Newhart

Freedom Senior Josh Newhart walks away with the Juniata Fastest Pin award with a 6 second fall of West Perry wrestler.

Freedom Shuts Out Pocono Mt West 69-0

Freedom Shuts Out Pocono Mt West 69-0

The Freedom Wrestling team swept through the Pocono Mountain West wrestlers like a tornado 69-0 securing there Undefeated Season

Wrestler of the Week Cyrus Thompson

Wrestler of the Week Cyrus Thompson

Freedom Wrestler of the week is 160 lb Cyrus Thompson who has proved to be a huge asset to the Patriots as they went on to shutout Pocono Mt West 69-0

Freedom Wins VA Duals American Division Championship

Freedom Wins VA Duals American Division Championship

The Freedom Wrestling team wins the Virginia Duals American Division and is still UNDEFEATED at 15-0. Congrats to all the wrestlers and the coaches.

News VA Duals: Cordel Cotto Pins Kellam

News VA Duals: Cordel Cotto Pins Kellam

Freedom Wrestler Cordel Cotto returns to his dominating performance with a Fall over Lillian Koppenhaver at 1:17. Freedom wins 43-27

VA Duals: Dylan Brown turns it up on Westfield Chantilly, Va

VA Duals: Dylan Brown turns it up on Westfield Chantilly, Va

Freedom Wrestler 120lb Dylan Brown puts on a dominating performance over Westfield Chantilly VA Callahan Cochran by Fall 2:35

VA Duals: Freedom 42 Lexington, SC 27

VA Duals: Freedom 42 Lexington, SC 27

Freedom’s 220lb Josh Newhart comes up big with the Fall against Lexington, SC to secure the Freedom 42 Lexington SC 27 victory.

10 Place in the Bethlehem Holiday Wrestling Classic

10 Place in the Bethlehem Holiday Wrestling Classic

10 Freedom Wrestlers placed Adam Evans 2nd, Jake Young 3rd, Dylan Brown 4th, Johnny Callahan 4th, Joshua Newhart 4th, Jonah Zych 6th, Evan Callahan 6th, Ben Huber 7th, Andy Evans 8th and Jake Rugis 8th.

John Callahan Wins by Fall in 54 sec

John Callahan Wins by Fall in 54 sec

Freedom defeats Central Catholic 66-9 with the following Freedom Wrestlers all winning by fall John Callahan, Jake Rugis, Andrew Evans, Ben Huber, and Adam Evans.

Wrestler of the Week Thomas Bonilla

Wrestler of the Week Thomas Bonilla

Our outstanding wrestler of the week honors goes to 145lb Thomas Bonilla. He battled his way to victory against Emmaus wrestler Matt Hamati 7-4 and Northampton Zack Rooks 10-8 both were huge wins for Freedom.

Freedom Defeats Emmaus 37- 24

Freedom Defeats Emmaus 37- 24

Freedom defeats Emmaus with wins by the following Freedom Wrestlers 182 Jake Young, 195 John Callahan, 285 Josh Newhart, 106 Andrew Evans, 113 Ben Huber, 120. Dylan Brown, 126 Jonah Zych, 145 Thomas Bonilla, and 152 Adam Evans.

After 37 Years Freedom Wins

After 37 Years Freedom Wins

Almost 40 years have gone bye since the Freedom defeated Northampton 44-22.  Add Jake Young and Johnny Callahan to the line-up and the results are huge. Wrestlers securing falls: 182 Jake Young, 195 Evan Callahan, 285 Josh Newhart, 120 Dylan Brown and 126 Jonah Zych.

Freedom defeats E. Stroudsburgh South

Freedom defeats E. Stroudsburgh South

Freedom dominates East Stroudsburgh South 53-18 with pins from: 120 Andrew  Youwakim, 126 Dylan  Brown,  138 Willy Byrnes, 182 Evan Callahan, and 195 Jake Young.

Freedom is the Battle at Bethlehem Wrestling Champions

Freedom is the Battle at Bethlehem Wrestling Champions

Coach Brandon Hall and the Freedom Wrestlers start the season opener by winning the Battle at Bethlehem. The Freedom Wrestlers “Steel Curtain” Line-up has really strengthened this season 2014-2015  

Freshman Ben Huber Dominates in the Battle at Bethlehem.

Freshman Ben Huber Dominates in the Battle at Bethlehem.

Freshman Sensation 115lb Ben Huber pinned his way through the Battle at Bethlehem recording 5 Falls. Our most impressive wrestler at the tournament.

Battle at Bethlehem Freedom 72 Berwick 6

Battle at Bethlehem Freedom 72 Berwick 6

Freedom defeats Berwick 72-6 with 8 pins recorded by 106 Andrew Evans, 113 Ben Huber, 120 Andrew Youwakim, 126 Dylan Brown, 132 Jonah Zych, 138 Willy Byrnes, 182 Jake Young, 285 Josh Newhart,

Battle at Bethlehem Freedom 57 Pittston 18

Battle at Bethlehem Freedom 57 Pittston 18

Freedom defeats Pittston 57-18 with impressive wins from 113. Ben Huber, 120 Andrew Youwakim, 126 Dylan Brown, 132 Jonah Zych, 138 Willy Byrnes, 145 Thomas Bonilla, 152 Adam Evans, 182 Jake Young, and 195 Jake Rugis.

Battle at Bethlehem Freedom 36 Lasalle 25

Battle at Bethlehem Freedom 36 Lasalle 25

Freedom Defeats Lasalle 36 – 25 with impressive wins by 113 Ben Huber, 132 Jonah Zych, 182 Evan Callahan, and 285  Josh Newhart.

Battle at Bethlehem Freedom 36 Stroudsburg 28

Battle at Bethlehem Freedom 36 Stroudsburg 28

Freedom defeats Stroudsburg 36-28 with wins from 106 Andy Evans, 113 Ben Huber, 126 Dylan Brown, 132 Jonah Zych, 152 Adam Evans, 182 Evan Callahan, 220 Mario McIntyre and 285 Josh Newhart.

Battle at Bethlehem Freedom 39 Upper Perkiomen 25

Battle at Bethlehem Freedom 39 Upper Perkiomen 25

Freedom defeats Upper Perkiomen with wins from Ben Huber, Andrew Youwakim, Jonah Zych, Willy Byrnes, Adam Evans, Evan Callahan, Jake Rugis, Mario McIntyre and Josh Newhart.

Dylan Brown wins the Billy Sheridan Award and MVP Award

Dylan Brown wins the Billy Sheridan Award and MVP Award

Freedom High School recognized wrestler Dylan Brown with two awards tonight at the Athletic Ceremony. The Billy Sheridan Award and MVP Award for Wrestling 2013-2014 season.

Jonah Zych Places 4th in PIAA District XI.

Jonah Zych Places 4th in PIAA District XI.

120 lb Freedom Wrestler Jonah Zych Places 4th in the PIAA Distict XI Tournament securing him a trip to the NE Regional. 

Johnny Callahan Advances to NE Regions

Johnny Callahan Advances to NE Regions

182 lb Freedom Wrestler Johnny Callahan places 5th in the PIAA District XI Tournament and advances on to the PIAA NE Regional.

Dylan Brown Passes 30 Win Milestone

Dylan Brown Passes 30 Win Milestone

106 lb Freedom Wrestler Dylan Brown passes the 30 win milestone in a season at the PIAA District XI tournament. He went on to wrestle in the finals and placed 2nd in the District securing him a trip to the regions.

Freedom Wrestling Team Places 3rd at the 2014 Virginia Duals.

Freedom Wrestling Team Places 3rd at the 2014 Virginia Duals.

Freedom Places 3rd as Jake Rugis’ and Josh Newhart capped off the comebacks to give Freedom the 34-27 victory to claim third place and some revenge.

Freedom Wrestlers Place at the Bethlehem Holiday Wrestling Classic

Freedom Wrestlers Place at the Bethlehem Holiday Wrestling Classic

Freedom Wrestlers place at the Holiday Classic, Dylan Brown placed 2nd at 106 lb, Johnny Callahan placed 4th at 182 lb and Josh Young placed 6th at 170 lb.

Express-Times Names Dylan Brown Lehigh Valley Wrestler of the Week

Express-Times Names Dylan Brown Lehigh Valley Wrestler of the Week

113 lb Freedom Sophomore Dylan Brown named Lehigh Valley Wrestler of the Week by the Express-Times.

Evan Kauffman and Jake Young both place 5th in PIAA States.

Evan Kauffman and Jake Young both place 5th in PIAA States.

Congratulations to Freedom Wrestlers Senior Evan Kauffman and Sophomore Jake Young both place 5th in the PIAA State AAA Wrestling Tournament.

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