West York Wrestling

 



1973
West York Wrestling

 


1972-73
West York Varsity Wrestling



1972-73 West York Varsity
Wrestling Team
(13-1 YCIAA Record - 2nd Place to Dallastown)
Front (L-R) Greg Henry, Steve Thomas, Scott Hursh, Skip Martin,
*Keith Lichty & Jeffrey Meckley.
▪ Back Row (L-R) Alan Eisenhart, Steve Blevins,
*Kevin McCleary,
Barry King, Michael Root &
*Don Lehman.


1972-73 West York Junior Varsity Team


1972-73
West York Varsity Wrestling


1st Row (L-R) Greg Ruth, Douglas Crawford, Greg Bricker, Rick Gilmore,
 Scott Hursh, Greg Henry, Steve Thomas, Rick Sweitzer, Steve Rotz,
Barry Botterbusch, Skip Martin, Steve Billet.
▪ 2nd Row (L-R) Richard Myers, Thomas Walker, Scott Miller, Kenny Ott,
John Humbert, Greg Sipe, Jeff Meckley, John Chiappy, Mark Einsig,
Scott Green, Brad Pope, Jim Atland, Keith Lichty (captain).
3rd Row (L-R) Duane Givens, Alan Eisenhart, Rick Faymen, Joe McCoy,
Steve Blevins, Kevin McCleary (captain), Jeff Markey, Jeff Masch,
Bob Garner, Jim Shorts.
▪ 4th Row (L-R) Rick Bubb, Larry Sowers, Mark Hoffman, Keith Repman,
Ken Baker, Barry King, Jeff Lehr, Don Lehman (captain), Mike Root,
Mike Bievenour, Mitch Albright, Steve Snyder, Barry Albright.



*WY Captains - Lichty, McCleary, Lehman.

 
 
Rank West York Wrestler

Graduation
Year

Overall
Career
Record

Overall Winning
%

1.

 Bill Luckenbaugh * 1969 69-5-0 .932
2.  Kevin McCleary (above left) 1973 61-5-1 .910
3.  Don Lehman    (above right) 1973 59-5-1 .908
4.  John Sprenkle * 1969 55-6-0 .902
5.  Dana Luckenbaugh * 1965 56-6-1 .889

West York Wrestling Alumni Records

   

Rank WY Wrestler Dual Meet
Team Points
WY
Dual Meet Record
Year

1.

 Trevor Clark 105 pts. 19-0 1993
2.  Garrett Stauffer 96 pts. 17-1 2015
3.  Wilmer Pressel 90 pts. 16-2 1985
4.  Brendt Gladfelter 87 pts. 15-1 1983
5.  Todd Lehman 85 pts. 16-2 2004
6.  Don Lehman 81 pts. 14-0 1973
7.  Keith Lichty 77 pts. 14-0 1973
7.  Tom Toggas 77 pts. 15-1 1981
9.  Ken Shorts 76 pts. 14-0 1977
9.  Dave Toggas 76 pts. 15-1 1980
11.  Tony Hoffman 75 pts. 15-2-1 1985
11.  Kyle Narber 75 pts. 17-3 2014
13.  Noah Townsley 74 pts. 17-2 2013
13.  Todd Kern 74 pts. 13-2-1 1981
15.  Joel Pugh 73 pts. 12-1-2 1979
15.  Ryan Narber 73 pts. 17-2 2015
17.  Bob Linker 72 pts. 13-2 1987
18.  Kevin McCleary 71 pts. 13-0-1 1973

West York Wrestling Alumni Records

WEST YORK AREA HS
1972-73 WRESTLING


West York Head Wrestling Coach
The late... John T. Toggas



                 www.westyorkwrestlingalumni.com
                                                             
              ▪ The 1972-73 West York Varsity Wrestling Team outscored
           its opponents by 545-208 in total points, losing to Dallastown, 32-21
           for their only loss of the YCIAA season.

        ∙ YCIAA Sectional Champions - Kevin McCleary, Don Lehman.
        ∙ YCIAA Sectional 2nd Place - Greg Henry, Keith Lichty.
        ∙ Easton Holiday Champions - Kevin McCleary (ow), Don Lehman (ow).
        ∙ Easton Holiday 2nd Place - Stanley "Skip" Martin.
        ∙ Poland vs. USA Cultural Exchange Freestyle Match.

            West York Varsity Wrestling
             1972-73 Top Season Individual Records:


                       ▪ Don Lehman 21-1
                      
▪ Kevin McCleary 20-1-1
                      
▪ Keith Lichty 17-4
                      
▪ Greg Henry 15-6


                                ▪ 1972-73 WY Wrestling Practice Squad Photo
                                ▪ 1972-73 WY Wrestling JV Team Mat Photo


 


1972-73 West York Wrestling
Varsity Captains


∙ 1972-73 West York Wrestling Captains
(L-R) Keith Lichty, Kevin McCleary & Don Lehman.
▪ WY Coaches were - John T. Toggas, Bob Bowers & Jim Dietrich.

 


1972 Easton HS Holiday Tournament

'72 Easton HS Holiday Tourney Champions
Front (L-R) Gregory Shoemaker, Easton; Greg Duke, Manheim Twp.;
Garth Springer, Manheim Twp.; Rich Rodriguez, Saucon Valley;
Curt Stanley, Easton; Len Kaminski, Hanover Area.
▪ Back Row (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).


1972 Easton Holiday Wrestling
OW's (Shared)

 

1972 Easton Holiday Tourney Outstanding Wrestlers
West York's Don Lehman (Hwt.) & Kevin McCleary (155lbs.)

1972 Team Champion -- Easton High School with 76 points.
Larger Photo of OW's McCleary/Lehman

1973 YCIAA Sectional
Wrestling Championships

▪ McCleary & Lehman win their 3rd YCIAA titles!

▪ Front (L-R) Greg Burg (York Suburban), Tom Clark (Red Lion), Bradley Warner (Dallastown),
 Bill Gilbert (Susquehannock), Joel Hoffman (Dallastown), Jeff Smith (York Suburban).

▪ Back
(L-R) Joe Myers (Dallastown), Kevin McCleary (West York), John Boop (Northeastern),
 John Weston (Dallastown), Barry Neff (Dallastown),
Don Lehman (West York).  1973 Page
@ Spring Grove High School
THE YCIAA 1973 PHOTOS/RESULTS (click below)
1973 YCIAA Sectional Champions Photo-Results
1973 YCIAA Sectional Runner-up Photo-Results

1973 PIAA District III
Wrestling Championships

The Harrisburg Farm Show Arena


March 2-3, 1973
WEST YORK WRESTLING
(WY had 4 District III Qualifiers)
1973 PA District III Tourney Results


              
                            March 2-3, 1973
     PIAA District III Championships
   WEST YORK WRESTLING RESULTS
DIII 98 Pound
s 1973 - Henry
    ▪ 1st Round (98lbs.)
  Phil Boccagno, Muhlenberg Twp. dec. Greg Henry, West York 12-0
.
 

DIII 126 Pound
s 1973 - Lichty
   
▪ 1st Round (126lbs.)
  Dave Wimer, Lancaster Catholic dec. Keith Lichty, West York 13-5.
 
 
DIII 145 Pounds 1973 - McCleary
   
▪ 1st Round (145lbs.)
  Kevin McCleary, West York dec. Lee Martin, Manheim Central 8-1.
   
▪ Quarterfinals (145lbs.)
  Mark Stauffer, Lower Dauphin dec. Kevin McCleary, West York 4-1.
 
 
DIII Heavyweight 1973 - Lehman

    ▪ 1st Round (Hwt.)
  Don Lehman, West York advanced from upper bracket seeding.
   
▪ Quarterfinals (Hwt.)
  Don Lehman, West York dec. Wayne Jockers, Lower Dauphin 6-3.
   
Championship Semi-Finals (Hwt.)
 
*Bob Eshleman, Solanco dec. Don Lehman, West York 3-2.
 
 
  (*Eshleman went on to win the DIII & SE Regional Crowns...
  & place 3rd at the PIAA's - losing to Brad Benson in semi's)

 




∙ West York's Don Lehman (right) in his last high school wrestling bout
and his only loss in a 21-1 season.
  York Daily Record Photo

  
The '73 Poland vs. USA Cultural Exchange Match

 
Poland National 6.5 pts. USA-PA 5.5 pts.
OLYMPIC
FREESTYLE MATCH RULES
3/31/73 @ West York Area, PA HS.

  
105lbs.  John Malles, USA dec.  Zenon Witte, POL 5-4.
 

  
114lbs.  Tomasz Krawczak, POL dec. Don Carr, USA 5-3.
 

 
123lbs.  Stanislow Malkiewicz, POL pinned Rick Tonkin, USA 1:32.
 

 
  132lbs.  Marek Bujowski, POL dec. Keith Lichty, USA 3-0.
 

 
  143lbs.  Kevin McCleary, USA dec. Stefan Radon, POL 5-1.
 

  
154lbs.  Bill Rawding, USA dec. Zbigniew Zurawski, POL 4-0.
 

 
  165lbs.  Keith Kreider, USA dec. Leszek Radon, POL 3-2.
 

 
  178lbs.  Bronislaw Pniewski, POL default vs. Wayne Horton, USA.
 

 
191lbs.  John Weston, USA tied with Jerzy Kachniarz, POL 1-1.
 

 
Hwt.       Don Lehman, USA dec. Krzysztof Dybinski, POL 4-0.
 

   
          USA-PA vs.   POLAND MATCH FAST FACTS...
            (USA-PA Freestyle Coaches:  Stan Zeamer & Dave Steiler)
     ▪ Host:  Raymond Troxell, Superintendent of West York, PA Schools.
     ▪ Officials:  Thomas Tisone, Richard Charles, Richard Glossner
       & William "Bill" Billet.  (Olympic Freestyle Rules)
     ▪ 3/31/73 USA-PA vs. POL Meet Announcers:  Whedon Myers (WY)
       & Ignacy Swiecicki (  POL).
     ▪ USA-PA vs. POL Flag Carrier (USA):  Don Lehman.
     ▪ USA-PA/POL Event Organizer - Paul C. McCleary, Jr.
     West York Wrestlers:  K. Lichty, K. McCleary & D. Lehman.
     The event started with a "pin" exchange between athletes.
 
 

West York's 1972-73 Varsity Club

∙ West York High School's '72-'73 Varsity Club Page - HERE!

Summer 1972 Booster Wrestling Tourney Results

West York 1972 Varsity Football (8-2)

1972 West York Area Senior High Football Team
1972 "Senior" 1st Row: (L-R) Dave Heim, Keith Zimmerman, Don Lehman,
Larry Schultz,
Jeffery Kochenour, Stephen Yohe, Paul Sentz, Jeff Hershey,
Robert Berger, Daniel Markey, Jeffery Markey.


1972 West York Area Senior High Football Team

 1972 West York Area Senior High Football Team
"Seniors" 1st Row: (L-R) Donald Lehman, Jeff Markey &
Keith Zimmerman.
"Seniors"
2nd Row: (L-R) Dan Markey, Larry Schultz, Bob Berger, Paul Sentz,
Steve Yohe, Jeff Kochenour & Jeff Hershey.
The (above) West York HS Senior Team's 3-year varsity record...(21-8-1).

Keith Zimmerman was on the '72 1st Team All-State and Big 33 PA Teams,
and earned a full football scholarship to Penn State!


West York 1972 Varsity Football Team (8-2)
▪ 2nd place in the YCIAA League to Red Lion High School.
▪ 3 shut-outs (WY 7 Spring Grove 0, WY 49 Central 0, WY 34 Dallastown 0).
▪ 1972 WY Junior Varsity Football Record (7-0) - JV YCIAA Champions.
Outstanding Offensive Back- Keith Zimmerman #12
Outstanding Defensive Back---- Daniel Markey #23
Outstanding Offensive Lineman-- Don Lehman #71
Outstanding Defensive Lineman-- Jeff Hershey #50
WYHS Varsity Football Coaching Staff - Head Coach Doug Baublitz.
WY Asst's. - Neil Blake, Robert Sechrist, Lou Orndorff.
Varsity Football Managers - - Mike Gross, Mark Senft.

West York Varsity Football Page - click...1972

1972-73
West York Varsity Wrestling


1st Row (L-R) Greg Ruth, Douglas Crawford, Greg Bricker, Rick Gilmore,
  Scott Hursh, Greg Henry, Steve Thomas, Rick Sweitzer, Steve Rotz,
Barry Botterbusch, Skip Martin, Steve Billet.
▪ 2nd Row Kneeling (L-R) Dick Myers, Tom Walker, Scott Miller, Ken Ott,
 John Humbert, Greg Sipe, Jeff Meckley, John Chiappy, Mark Einsig,
 Scott Green, Brad Pope, Jim Atland, Keith Lichty (captain).
 ▪ 3rd Row
(L-R) Duane Givens, Alan Eisenhart, Rick Faymen, Joe McCoy,
Steve Blevins, Kevin McCleary (captain), Jeff Markey, Jeff Masch,
Bob Garner, Jim Shorts.
▪ 4th Row
(L-R) Rick Bubb, Larry Sowers, Mark Hoffman, Keith Repman,
Ken Baker, Barry King, Jeff Lehr, Don Lehman (captain), Mike Root,
Mike Bievenour, Mitch Albright, Steve Snyder, Barry Albright.


                            
                                                                           
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American Greeting Cards
 


West York Records/Awards

WY HS's 3-Time YCIAA/YAIAA
Sectional Wrestling Champions
       
(L-R) Dana Luckenbaugh, Bill Luckenbaugh,
  Neil Bupp, Kevin McCleary, Don Lehman & ...


Chad Luckenbaugh


WEST YORK WRESTLING HISTORY

West York Area High School Wrestling
3-Time
YCIAA Section Champions Club
(Chad's Section Championships - YAIAA)

 
West York Wrestling
3-Time Sectional YCIAA Champions
Section Title
Years
West York Coach
  *Dana Luckenbaugh 1963, 1964, 1965 Brown, Ober, Toggas
  Bill Luckenbaugh 1967, 1968, 1969 John T. Toggas
  *Neil Bupp 1970, 1971, 1972 John T. Toggas
  Kevin McCleary 1971, 1972, 1973 John T. Toggas
  Don Lehman 1971, 1972, 1973 John T. Toggas
  Chad Luckenbaugh 1994, 1995, 1997 Bill Luckenbaugh
     



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