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Look to the Future!"


WEST YORK WRESTLING


 
PIAA State Champion School Weight Year
∙ Dana Luckenbaugh  West York 112 1965
∙ Bill Luckenbaugh  West York 127 1969
∙ George Myers  Dallastown 145 1969
∙ John Sprenkle  West York Hwt 1969
∙ Dick Hartman  Dallastown 180 1970
∙ Keith Smith  Dover 132 1975
∙ Doug Krebs  Susquehannock 145 1975
∙ Keith Smith  Dover 132 1976
∙ Mark Noll  Dallastown 126 1983
∙ Shaun Smith  Dover 138 1983
∙ Mark Egloff  South Western 155 1983
∙ Tony Koontz  Delone Catholic Hwt 1983
∙ Tony Koontz  Delone Catholic Hwt 1984
∙ John Johnston  Biglerville 138 1985
∙ Mark Banks  York Vo-Tech 155 1986
∙ Trevor Byers  Bermudian Springs 119 1986
∙ Joey Wildasin  South Western 119 1988
∙ Joey Wildasin  South Western 125 1989
∙ Joey Wildasin  South Western 130 1990
∙ Neil Barnes  Dallastown 160 1993
∙ Chris Marshall  Biglerville 125 1994
∙ Ken Haines  Gettysburg 189 1995
∙ Joe Henson  Hanover 140 1996
∙ Joe Henson  Hanover 140 1997
∙ Josh Henson  Hanover 160 1997
∙ Shain Leggett  Biglerville 103 1999
∙ Dana Gingerich  Delone Catholic 130 2003
∙ Gary Mayfield  Hanover 112 2004
∙ Brian Polashuk  Spring Grove 125 2006
∙ Rickey Schmelyun  Bermudian Springs 140 2006
∙ Cory Beaver  Littlestown 171 2007
∙ Clay Gable  Dallastown 171 2009
∙ Tyler Small  Delone Catholic 125 2010
∙ Jordan Conaway  New Oxford 112 2011
∙ Chance Marsteller  Kennard Dale 152 2011
∙ Chance Marsteller  Kennard Dale 160 2012
∙ Chance Marsteller  Kennard Dale 160 2013
∙ Ian Brown  Hanover 132 2014
∙ Tristan Sponseller  Bermudian Springs 195 2014
∙ Chance Marsteller  Kennard Dale 170 2014
     
       


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"The Luckenbaugh's"
(L-R) Bill Luckenbaugh (1969 PIAA Champ),
Dana Luckenbaugh (1965 PIAA Champ),
  & their proud father, Paul Luckenbaugh...
after Bill's PIAA State Wrestling Championship in 1969!
@ Penn State University's Rec Hall.
▪ Dana - was York, Pa's 1st PIAA State Wrestling Champion!!
York, Pa's State Wrestling Champion Page


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1965 PIAA State Wrestling Champions

1965 PIAA State Wrestling Champions
▪ Front: (L-R) Bob Hallman 95lbs. (North Penn), John Abajace 103lbs. (Trinity HS),
Dana Luckenbaugh 112lbs. (West York), Phil Detore 120lbs. (Greensburg-Salem),
Barry Souder 127lbs. (Mt. Lebanon),  Dan Kohlhepp 133lbs. (DuBois).
▪ Back:
 (L-R) Francis Michael 138lbs. (W-B GAR), Charles Houser 145lbs. (Dieruff),
Paul Armstrong 154lbs. (Steel-High), Mike Gudiness 165lbs. (Mt. Lebanon),
Joe Yerg 180lbs. (State College), Robert Funk Hwt. (Manheim Township).

1965 PIAA Finals
Dana Luckenbaugh (West York) dec. Bill Welker (Shamokin) 4-3.
(Bill Welker  of Shamokin HS was a PIAA State Champ...
in 1963!)


West York's Dana Luckenbaugh
1965 PIAA State Wrestling Champion @ 112lbs.
1965 PIAA State Finals:
Dana Luckenbaugh (West York) dec. Bill Welker (Shamokin) 4-3.
1983 District III Hall of Fame.
York's 1st PIAA State Wrestling Champion!


1965 PIAA State 112lb. Championship Finals
Shamokin High School's Bill Welker (top) rides West York's 112lb.
 Dana Luckenbaugh.  Luckenbaugh secured a riding time point in the final
period to gain a 4-3 win - and become West York's first state champion!
▪ photo submitted by Dr. Bill Welker
LARGER PHOTO



1969 PIAA State Wrestling Champions

1969 PIAA State Wrestling Champions

▪ Front: (L-R) Tom Teagarden, McGuffey; Rich Panella, New Castle;
Carl "Chico" Lutes, Easton; Leslie Peterson, Canon-McMillan;
Bill Luckenbaugh, West York; Dan Howard, Allentown Dieruff.
Back: (L-R) Kevin Love, Carnegie; George Myers, Dallastown;
▪ Wade Schalles, Hollidaysburg HS; Robert Sacavage, Mt. Carmel;
Rodney Smith, Mt. Lebanon; John Sprenkle, West York.
@ Penn State University's Rec Hall.
1969 PIAA State Wrestling Program (PDF)
 

                                                                          
                                          32nd Annual

            1969 PIAA State Wrestling Championship Finals
                                                          3/15/69
                                         @ Penn State's Recreation Hall
    95lbs.  Tom Teagarden (McGuffey) dec. Ed Matsko (Jenner Boswell) 6-2
  103lbs.  Rich Panella (New Castle) dec. Dan Gallaher (Phillipsburg Osceola) 1-0 ot
  112lbs.  Carl Lutes (Easton) pinned Allen Andrews (Johnstown) 1:20
  120lbs.  Leslie Peterson (Canon McMillan) dec. Dave Clark (Clearfield) 10-9
  127lbs.  Bill Luckenbaugh (West York) dec. Robert Pratt (Easton) 8-2
  133lbs.  Dan Howard (Dieruff) dec. Rob Stover (Penns Valley) 6-0
  138lbs.  Kevin Love (Carnegie) dec. Barry Snyder (Easton) 4-3
  145lbs.  George Myers (Dallastown) dec. Rick Lepley (Jenner Boswell) 10-4
  154lbs.  Wade Schalles (Hollidaysburg) pinned John Chatman (Trinity) 4:58
  165lbs.  Robert Sacavage (Mt. Carmel) dec. Bruce Jones (Newport) 7-4
  180lbs.  Rodney Smith (Mt. Lebanon) dec. Scott Moyer (Mifflinburg) 9-6
  Hwt.       John Sprenkle (West York) pinned Joel Kislin (Wilkes-Barre GAR) 5:12

      PIAA Officials: Charles Kunes, Dr. George Brett, George Custer, Manuel Pihakis.

                                                                            
            1969 PIAA State Wrestling Semi-Final Matches
                                                                           127lbs.
             Robert Pratt (Easton) dec. R. Musser (Bellefonte) 11-6.
             Bill Luckenbaugh (West York) dec. Andy Kolhepp (New Castle) 9-7.

                                                                             Hwt.
             Joel Kislin (Wilkes Barre GAR) dec. James Carmanna (Mt. Lebanon) 6-1.
             John Sprenkle (West York) pinned Jeff Knarr (Lock Haven)
3:41.
 


West York's William C. Luckenbaugh
1969 PIAA State Wrestling Champion @ 127lbs.
1969 PIAA State Finals
Bill Luckenbaugh - West York dec. Bob Pratt - Easton 8-2.
1983 District III Hall of Fame.

  

West York's John W. Sprenkle
1969 PIAA State Wrestling Champion @ Heavyweight
1969 PIAA State Finals
John Sprenkle - West York pinned Joel Kislin - Wilkes Barre GAR in 5:12.
1986 District III Hall of Fame.


1969 PIAA State Wrestling Semi-Final Matches
127lbs.
Robert Pratt (Easton Area) dec. R. Musser (Bellefonte HS) 11-6.
     Bill Luckenbaugh (West York) dec. Andy Kolhepp (New Castle) 9-7.

Hwt.
  Joel Kislin (Wilkes Barre GAR) dec. James Carmanna (Mt. Lebanon) 6-1.
John Sprenkle (West York HS) pinned Jeff Knarr (Lock Haven HS)
3:41.


 



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