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1968 PIAA Southeast
  Regional Champions

1968 PIAA Southeast Regional
Wrestling Champions

▪ Front Row (L-R) Bill Thomas (York High), Andy Matter (Upper Darby),
Bruce Jones (Newport), Mike Loercher (Manheim Central HS),
Karl Ginder (Manheim Central HS).
Back (L-R) Phil Conlin (Warwick), Steve Thompson (Manheim Central),
Bill Pascarella (Cumberland Valley),
Bill Luckenbaugh (West York),
Ivan Bell (Haverford), Dan Sanders (Lower Dauphin),
Rick Swanger (Cumberland Valley).

There are 2 NCAA Wrestling Champions
in the above photo...

Andy Matter (Penn State) 2-time NCAA DI Champion '71 and '72.
 Bill "Lucky" Luckenbaugh (ESSC) ... 1974 NCAA DII Champion.
 


                         1968 Southeast Regional Wrestling
                                   Championship Mat Finals
  3/1/68 @ Harrisburg Farm Show Arena
    95lbs. Rick Swanger, 18-0 (Cumb. Valley) dec. Ben Weinstein, 18-2 Cheltenham) 4-3
  103lbs. Dan Sanders, 14-3 (L. Dauphin) dec. Jim Adams, 16-4 (Harriton) 5-2
  112lbs. Ivan Bell, 13-2-1 (Haverford) pinned Lee Dobyns, 17-4 (Newport) 3:27
  120lbs. Bill Luckenbaugh, 22-1 (West York) dec. Fred Zinck, 23-1 (Ridley) 8-2
  127lbs. Bill Pascarella, 23-0 (Cumb. Valley) dec. Randy Erickson, 18-3 (Penncrest) 7-2
  133lbs. Steve Thompson, 22-2 (Man. Central) dec. Keith Nyman, 13-5-2 (OJ Roberts) 8-6
  138lbs. Phil Conlin, 19-0-1 (Warwick) pinned Lou Pizzi, 20-3 (Conestoga) 5:31
  145lbs. Bill Thomas, 18-0 (York High) dec. Bob Valentine, 19-2 (Lansdowne) 12-5
  154lbs. Andy Matter, 18-0 (Upper Darby) dec. Dennis Ibach, 20-2 (Man. Central) 6-3
  165lbs. Bruce Jones, 21-0 (Newport) dec. Len Pellulo, 19-2 (Cheltenham) 16-9
  180lbs. Mike Loercher, 24-0 (Man. Central) dec. Ted Madden, 20-1 (OJ Roberts) 11-8
  Hwt.   
  Karl Ginder, 20-3 (Man. Central) pinned Charles Fillman, 21-2 (Downingtown) 4:33

                                      ▪ Dallastown's George Myers finished 3rd at 145lbs.
 

Regionals @ The Harrisburg Farm Show Arena



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