Champions "West York... Team Champions @ Easton!" 6th Annual Easton Holiday
Rich Rike (BF), Rocco Creazzo (EA), Lance Leonhardt
Rocky Chunko (SV),
Don Rother (H), Bob Messimer (H).
Don Rohn (SV),
Mike Stambaugh (WY), Don Lehman (WY).
Results of the 1971 6th Annual
Easton Area Holiday Wrestling Tournament
December 29 & 30, 1971 95lbs. Rich
Rike, Bethlehem Freedom dec. Greg Duke, Manheim Twp. 3-1. 103lbs. Rocco Creazzo, Easton pinned Paul Mulay, West York 5:03. 112lbs. Lance Leonhardt, Bethlehem Freedom dec. Keith Lichty, West
120lbs. Rocky Chunko, Saucon Valley dec. Blaise Dierrico, Bethlehem
127lbs. Don Rother, Hanover Twp. dec. Robbie Trumbower, Bethlehem
133lbs. Bob Messimer, Hanover Twp. dec. Dan Santoro, Saucon Valley 15-4. 138lbs. Neil Bupp, West York dec. Dennis Underkoffler, Saucon
Valley 8-4. 145lbs. Don Rohn ow, Saucon Valley pinned Jim Haas, West York in 4:19. 154lbs. Scott Callahan, West York pinned Len Wrabel, Bethlehem
Freedom in :54.
165lbs. Fred Kugler, Saucon Valley dec. Wayne Horton, Bethlehem
Freedom 5-4. 180lbs. Mike Stambaugh, West York dec. Jim Strathmeyer, Manheim
Twp. 6-6, 1-0 ot. Hwt.
Don Lehman, West York dec. Jim Gaycheck, Allentown Dieruff 2-1.
OW - Outstanding Wrestler - Don Rohn, Saucon Valley (145lbs.) ▪ Team Champion - West York
High School 78 points
Easton Holiday Tournament Team Champions!
West York Area High School - 78pts.
Easton High School Gym (attendance 3,053)
December 28-29, 1971
AREA HIGH SCHOOL ... wins 1971 Easton Holiday Tourney
1971 Team Scores 1. West York 78pts. 2. Bethlehem Freedom 59
3. Saucon Valley 56.5
Twp. 38 5. Easton 34.5 6. Hanover Twp. 26
7. Wilson 16 8. Allentown Dieruff 11.
ow (outstanding wrestler award)-
Don Rohn 145lbs.
from Saucon Valley HS.
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