West York Wrestling



1973 PIAA District III

Section Wrestling Champions

Front Row (L-R) Greg Burg (York Suburban), Tom Clark (Red Lion),
Brad Warner (Dallastown), Billy 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 YCIAA Sectional Wrestling
Championship Finals

@ Spring Grove Area High School


           1973 YCIAA Sectional Mat Finals

               2/24/73 @ Spring Grove Area High School

       (98lbs.) Greg Burg, York Suburban dec. Greg Henry, West York 6-2.
     (105lbs.) Tom Clark, Red Lion dec. Barry Adams, Dallastown 13-8.
     (112lbs.) Brad Warner, Dallastown dec. Bob Myers, Vo-Tech 9-3.
     (119lbs.) Bill Gilbert, Susquehannock dec. Craig Miller, Hanover 11-0.
     (126lbs.) Joel Hoffman, Dallastown dec. Keith Lichty, West York 9-2.
     (132lbs.) Jeff Smith, York Suburban, inj. dft. over Craig Schaszberger, Central.
     (138lbs.) Joe Myers, Dallastown dec. Jim Grim, Spring Grove 9-1.
     (145lbs.) Kevin McCleary, West York dec. Craig Hamrick, Susquehannock 2-1.
     (155lbs.) John Boop, Northeastern dec. Bill Senft, Dallastown 5-0.
     (167lbs.) John Weston, Dallastown dec. George Lehr, Vo-Tech 7-2.
     (185lbs.) Barry Neff, Dallastown dec. Ryan Hileman, Red Lion 5-2.
    Don Lehman, West York pinned Ray Creep, York High 2:09.


1973 YCIAA Sectional Wrestling

  1973 YCIAA Sectional Wrestling
  Championship Semi-Final Results:
    (98lbs.)   Greg Burg (YS) ref's dec. Keith Zartman (H)
    (98lbs.)   Greg Henry (WY) dec. George Strathmeyer (C) 2-0
    (105lbs.) Tom Clark (RL) dec. Brad Jacobs (C) 10-6
    (105lbs.) Barry Adams (DAL) dec. Steve Thomas (WY) 3-2
    (112lbs.) Brad Warner (DAL) dec. Jan Wingate (YS) 6-1
    (112lbs.) Bob Myers (VT) dec. Jeff Hoffman (DO) 10-5
    (119lbs.) Craig Miller (H) dec. Rick Strouse (C) 6-4
    (119lbs.) Bill Gilbert (S) pinned Skip Martin (WY) 4:47
    (126lbs.) Keith Lichty (WY) pinned Raynor Smith (YH) 3:20
    (126lbs.) Joel Hoffman (DAL) pinned Steve Litten (VT) 1:39
    (132lbs.) Craig Schaszberger (C) dec. John Ruth (DAL) 4-2
    (132lbs.) Jeff Smith (YS) dec. Dave Smith (RL) 10-6
    (138lbs.) Joe Myers (DAL) dec. Dave Nuzum (VT) 3-2
    (138lbs.) Jim Grim (SG) dec. Mario Shockley (YH) 13-4
    (145lbs.) Kevin McCleary (WY) dec. Terry Myers (DO) 9-5
    (145lbs.) Craig Hamrick (SUS) dec. Paul Rohler (C) 11-0
    (155lbs.) John Boop (NE) default over Randy Sechrist (RL)
    (155lbs.) Bill Senft (DAL) dec. Bruce Berwager (H) 12-1
    (167lbs.) John Weston (DAL) dec. Joe Bennett (S) 8-3
    (167lbs.) George Lehr (VT) dec. Steve Nuzum (RL) 13-3
    (185lbs.) Barry Neff (DAL) dec. Bob Gruver (SG) 12-5
    (185lbs.) Ryan Hileman (RL) dec. Mike Root (WY) 5-3
  Don Lehman (WY) dec. Charles Smith (NE) 9-0
   Ray Creep (YH) dec. Bill Wineholt (SW) 20-2   
    @ Spring Grove, PA Area High School

    Schools (14):  Central, Dallastown, Dover, Eastern, Hanover, Northeastern,
 Red Lion, Susquehannock, Spring Grove, South Western, West York,
 York High, York Suburban, York Vo-Tech.

 ▪ Saturday's - 2/24/1973 (Attendance - 1608)
 ▪ Trophy Presentations by
Jack Noll - YCIAA President

  YCIAA 1973 Sections 2nd Place Photo/Recap CLICK HERE!

1973 PIAA District III
Wrestling Championships

 @ The Harrisburg Farm Show Arena

                            March 2-3, 1973
         District III Championships

    ▪ 1st Round (98lbs.)
  Phil Boccagno, Muhlenberg Twp. dec. Greg Henry, West York 12-0

    ▪ 1st Round (126lbs.)
  Dave Wimer, Lancaster Catholic dec. Keith Lichty, West York 13-5.

▪ 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.

    ▪ 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 District III & Regional Crowns...
  & place 3rd at the 1973 PIAA State Wrestling Championships)


by Don Lehman '73

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