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Bethlehem Catholic won its first PIAA team wrestling title as the Golden Hawks drilled District 10 runner-up Fort LeBoeuf 38-21 in the Class AA championship match this afternoon at Giant Center in Hershey, Pa.

It was the first team title for a District 11 team since Nazareth in 2007, and the first in Class AA since Northern Lehigh in 2005.

Elliot Riddick?s 17-9 major decision at 160 pounds clinched the title for Becahi. The Golden Hawks posted just one pin ? from Darian Cruz (103) ? but piled up points with a succession of major decisions and a technical fall from Randy Cruz at 119.

On the adjacent mat, Easton saw its hopes of its first team crown since 2004 disappear under a relentless assault by District 3 champion Central Dauphin. CD stormed past the Red Rovers 36-18 to take its fourth straight Class AAA team crown .

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