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Council Rock South opened its doors in the 2002-03 season and by 2005 was crowned PIAA AAA State Champions. During their 16 years of existence the Golden Hawks have finished in the Top 10 of the PIAA state tournament eight times.
Council Rock South has won five Southeast Regional titles, 10 District titles and 13 league titles. South finished 2nd in the inaugural Escape the Rock dual tournament and has recorded 9 Top Ten finishes including a title in 2007 and a 3rd place finish in 2016.
Head coach Brad Silimperi was named District 1 Coach of the Year and in 2009 Trap McCormack was named the National Assistant Coach of the Year by Wrestling USA magazine.
Council Rock South has had 75 state qualifiers, sending a wrestler to Hershey in all 16 years of its existence, and 38 state medalists, at least one in the last 15 consecutive years. The Golden Hawks have already crowned 9 PA state champions and had 5 Dapper Dan selections. Other notable individual achievements in their short history include 31 SE Region champs, 51 District I champs and 56 Academic All Americans.
The Golden Hawks have graduated 12 wrestlers to the ranks of NCAA DI wrestling with four having appeared at the NCAA DI Championships (Josh Dziewa, Billy Rappo, Mark Rappo & Mike Rappo). In 2016, South alum Matt Martoccio became a 2x NCAA DII All American and South alums have won 3 NWCA National titles (Dillon Evans 2x, Dustin Tancredi).
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