WEST YORK, PA WRESTLING
1934 - 2020
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WY Wrestling Alumni
@ 2019 Bulldog Open
(L-R) Mike Stambaugh '72, Jim Haas '72, Brian Kuntz '70,
Skip Martin '74,
Bill Luckenbaugh '69 & Don Lehman '73.
With... 615 Pages and
over 1400 Photos!
High School Wrestling, NCAA Wrestling and MORE! WY Wrestling Alumni
last updated on
2019-20 Mat Season
West York, PA
West York Wrestling's Bryce Weaver (top)
East Stroudsburg State College NCAA
Division I Wrestling 1976-77
ESSC's 1st Year in the
East Stroudsburg State College
(Division I) ▪
(L-R) Sal Picone, Desi McNelis, James
Coach Rich Schumacher, Don Lehman,
Gary Kessel, Michael "Skip" Falcone, Billy Cuff
& n/a. ▪
Shoemaker, Don Blair & ESSC Head Coach
Clyde H. "Red" Witman.
WY Mat Season WY Wrestling
President - Karen Reigart
Vice President - Mark Jones
Treasurer - Rebecca Gross
Secretary - Jeanie Jones
Club Mission Statement" The
West York Wrestling Booster
lend all possible Moral, Ethical
West York Area School District Wrestling
WEST YORK WRESTLING HEAD COACH WY Head
Brian Gross... 12 seasons
YAIAA Section AAA Champions - (Billy Randt 2010, Garrett
Stauffer 2015). *3
PIAA State Qualifiers - (Billy Randt '10, Kyle Narber
'13, Garrett Stauffer '15).
Toggas @ Biglerville...
38-32-2 (overall 307-110-4).
Toggas are in the National Wrestling
Hall of Fame.
C. Richards, JT Toggas, Dr. K. Ober & B. Luckenbaugh... are in
the PWCA PA Wrestling
Hall of Fame.
"Leadership, like WRESTLING, cannot be
DID YOU KNOW??
West York Area, PA High School
had a finalist in the
VERY FIRST PIAA
State Wrestling Tournament in 1938!!
1938 PIAA State Wrestling Finals
*Dick DiBattista (Lower Merion)
dec. Cletus Gentzler
Champions ▪ Front (L-R)
Greg Shoemaker, Easton; Greg Duke,
Garth Springer, Manheim Twp.; Rich Rodriguez, Saucon Valley;
Curt Stanley, Easton; Len Kaminski, Hanover Area.
Standing (L-R) Russ
Snyder, Easton; Fred Landis, Manheim Twp.;
Kevin McCleary, West York (ow); Wayne Horton, Beth. Freedom;
Lee Guzzo, Easton; Don Lehman, West York (ow).
Pat Reilly Wrestling Memorial
7th Annual Easton Area Holiday Wrestling
Tournament Championship Finals
▪ December 27-28, 1972
▪ 98lbs. Greg Shoemaker, Easton dec. Dave Quier, Saucon Valley
105lbs. Greg Duke, Manheim Twp. dec. Rich Rike, Bethlehem
112lbs. Garth Springer, Manheim Twp. dec. Jeff Shoemaker,
119lbs. Rich Rodriguez, Saucon Valley dec. Stanley "Skip"
Martin, West York 9-5.
126lbs. Curt Stanley, Easton dec. Ed Ziegler, Saucon Valley
132lbs. Len Kaminski, Hanover Twp. dec. Dan Lechner, Saucon
138lbs. Russ Snyder, Easton won by default over Robbie
Trumbower, Bethlehem Freedom.
145lbs. Fred Landis, Manheim Twp. dec. Stan McGlynn,
Hanover Twp. 7-0.
▪ 155lbs. Kevin McCleary, West York dec. Dan Persa, Bethlehem
Freedom 2-2, (ref's dec.).
167lbs. Wayne Horton, Bethlehem Freedom dec. Darwin Brodt,
185lbs. Lee Guzzo, Easton dec. Mike Keller, Manheim Twp.
Don Lehman, West York pinned Tom Giordani, Saucon
Valley in 3:27.
Easton High School, Easton, Pa. OW - Outstanding
Wrestlers... (2). ▪ Kevin McCleary 155lbs. (West York) & Don Lehman Hwt. (West York).
▪ Team Champion - Easton High School with 76 points.
▪ Team Points: Easton 76 pts.,
Saucon Valley 55 1/2 pts., Manheim Twp. 55 1/2 pts.,
West York 47 1/2 pts., Bethlehem Freedom 47 pts.,
Hanover Township 22 pts.,
Neshaminy 14 pts., Wilson (Easton, PA) 7 pts.
School PIAA Champs (40)
West York HS
Letterwinners Yearly ...
"4 West York
Alumni on this
Stroudsburg State College Team
▪ Knee (L-R)
Bill Cuff, *Keith
Lichty, *Bill Luckenbaugh, Gary Kessel,
*Mike Stambaugh, Carl Seitz,
(*denotes West York HS graduate!) ▪
Note: 3 high school state champions in above photo...
(Billy Cuff - NJ, Bill Luckenbaugh - PA, Fred Swanson - NJ.)
the... West York ...
by Don Lehman
▪ This website
is dedicated to the great memory of an office, full of photos,
a coffee pot, and the endless conversations between wrestlers
and their coach. This
website is dedicated to the memory of a scales room, clean and
nicely framed photos of "past" West York Wrestling champions and
teams... and, an exam table used for daily naps! This website is
dedicated to the
memory of a small hot wrestling room - full of records,
all-time teams, motivational
quotes and a dark blue mat kept clean by a team of dedicated "Mat
website is dedicated to the memory of an old equipment room, with
hung and pressed WY uniforms, and an equipment locker with a history
YCIAA Sectional Champions, so neatly written. This website is
dedicated to the
memory of those great fans, the full gyms and the
proud support we felt. The
Alumni Website is dedicated to the memory of a head coach who had
the vision for the
above, and the great patience to stay those long nights
while his wrestlers chatted
& took those long showers after a very tough practice or dual meet. This
a "modern" extension of the visuals we saw during our lives at West York
▪ This website
is dedicated to a former head coach who cared,
the late John T.
Toggas, and the many West York athletes who competed in the World's
also dedicated to WY '72 Alumnus -
A. Scott Callahan
2018 - Don Lehman and
Mike was a past WY Wrestling Booster President... and above was
a HD ride to Lititz, PA. Mike's son,
Jordan, wrestled for
*Mike also created & developed
the original westyorkwrestling.com. Mike
Brouillette... of Senecal
WEST YORK WRESTLING
(by Coach John T. Toggas & Don
Lehman... WY selection committee)
reliable MS FrontPage"