Christian Luciano, 1998 State Champ

The awards are given in memory of former Northampton standout Christian Luciano, a three-time PIAA Class 3A medalist (1998 champion) who finished with 143 career victories, by parents Michael and Susan Luciano. Christian Luciano died in a car accident in 2007 at age 28.  In 1998, Christian Luciano recorded 29 pins and won a PIAA wrestling title as a Northampton High senior.  He was the winner of the prestigious Schalles PA Pinner Award in 1998.

Award Winners:

2008Joe Piro, Northampton (35)
2009Luke DeLuise, Pius X (27)
2010Luke DeLuise, Pius X (30)
2011Garth Lakitsky, Tamaqua (33)
2012Shaun Heist, Parkland (28)Luke Garner, Catasauqua (29)
2013Shaun Heist, Parkland (29)Ray O’Donnell, Saucon Valley (24)
2014Josh Ortman, Parkland (??)Ryan Martin, Pine Grove (26)
2015Jake Young, Freedom (23)Julian Wismer, Notre Dame (22)
2016Jake Jakobsen, Stroudsburg (27)James Klinger, Pen Argyl (24)
2017Erech Noecker, Blue Mountain (33)Devin Fontanez, Saucon Valley (26)
2018Sammy Sasso, Nazareth (36)Bronson Strouse, Tamaqua (29)
2019Damen Moyer, Liberty (28)Josh Jones, Saucon Valley (26)
2020Lenny Pinto, Stroudsburg (31)Jake Jones, Saucon Valley (26)
2021Not Awarded – COVIDNot Awarded – COVID
2022Sonny Sasso, Nazareth (33)Jake Jones, Saucon Valley (34)