Boyertown Bears Wrestling

PIAA AAA Championships

Thursday, March 15, 1979 - Friday, March 16, 1979 - Saturday, March 17, 1979

at Hersheypark Arena (PA)

Team Standings

(1) Bethlehem Catholic 51.0, (2) Shaler 41.0, (3) Trinity 39.0, (4) Parkland 33.5, (5) Methacton 30.0, (6) Upper Merion 26.5, (7) Central Tech 26.0, (8) Elmer L. Meyers 25.5, (9) Erie Cathedral Prep 25.0, (10) Cedar Cliff 24.5, (11) Neshaminy-Maple Point 24.0, (12) Mechanicsburg 23.0, (13) Central Dauphin 20.0, (14) Haverford High 18.0, (14) Pottstown 18.0, (16) North Allegheny 17.0, (16) Springfield Delco 17.0, (16) Wyoming Valley West 17.0, (19) Altoona 16.0, (19) Bald Eagle Area 16.0, (19) Canon-McMillan 16.0, (22) Lewistown 12.0, (22) Mount Lebanon 12.0, (24) Conestoga 10.0, (24) Valley 10.0, (26) Bethlehem Liberty 9.5, (27) Clearfield 9.0, (27) Cumberland Valley 9.0, (27) James M. Coughlin 9.0, (27) Red Land 9.0, (31) Nazareth 8.0, (32) Bethlehem Freedom 7.0, (32) Mount Pleasant 7.0, (32) Warren 7.0, (35) Connellsville 6.0, (35) Elizabethtown 6.0, (35) Greater Latrobe 6.0, (35) Philipsburg-Osceola 6.0, (35) West Chester Henderson 6.0, (40) Milton Hershey 5.0, (41) Easton 4.0, (41) Hickory 4.0, (41) Hollidaysburg 4.0, (41) Jersey Shore 4.0, (41) Laurel Highlands 4.0, (41) Lock Haven 4.0, (41) Shikellamy 4.0, (41) Springfield Township 4.0, (49) Harbor Creek 3.5, (50) Delhaas 3.0, (50) Fox Chapel 3.0, (50) Penn Hills 3.0, (50) Penn Trafford 3.0, (50) State College 3.0, (50) Waynesboro 3.0, (56) Big Spring 2.0, (56) Carlynton 2.0, (56) Dallastown 2.0, (56) Elizabeth Forward 2.0, (56) Erie McDowell 2.0, (56) Hempfield 2.0, (56) Lower Dauphin 2.0, (56) Meadville 2.0, (56) Neshaminy-Langhorne 2.0, (56) Palmyra 2.0, (56) Phoenixville 2.0, (56) Red Lion 2.0, (56) Solanco 2.0, (56) Spring Grove 2.0, (56) Warwick 2.0, (56) Washington 2.0, (56) Whitehall 2.0, (56) Wyoming Area 2.0, (74) Abington 0.0, (74) Boyertown 0.0, (74) Burrell 0.0, (74) Carlisle 0.0, (74) Chartiers Valley 0.0, (74) Chartiers-Houston 0.0, (74) Derry Area 0.0, (74) Dover 0.0, (74) Downingtown 0.0, (74) DuBois 0.0, (74) Governor Mifflin 0.0, (74) Greensburg Salem 0.0, (74) Harriton 0.0, (74) Hempfield Area 0.0, (74) Hershey 0.0, (74) Kiski Area 0.0, (74) Lower Moreland 0.0, (74) Manheim Township 0.0, (74) Marple Newtown 0.0, (74) Milton 0.0, (74) Mount Carmel 0.0, (74) Northampton 0.0, (74) Norwin 0.0, (74) Owen J. Roberts 0.0, (74) Pennridge 0.0, (74) Plymouth Whitemarsh 0.0, (74) Ridley 0.0, (74) Selinsgrove 0.0, (74) Seneca Valley 0.0, (74) Southmoreland 0.0, (74) Stroudsburg 0.0, (74) Uniontown 0.0, (74) Upper Darby 0.0, (74) Upper Moreland 0.0, (74) William Tennent 0.0, (74) Williamsport 0.0, (74) Wilson (West Lawn) 0.0

Related Info

Pigtails

98 -

Doug Billig (Parkland) dec. Jeff Leaf (Mount Pleasant), 3-2

 

Joe Holland (Phoenixville) dec. Mike Rudolph (Wilson (West Lawn)), 8-8, 2-1 OT

 

Vince Macri (Elmer L. Meyers) dec. Bill Johnson (Derry Area), 8-4

 

Phil Greenburg (Hickory) dec. Bill Ranck (Central Dauphin), 3-2

 

John Orr (Altoona) dec. Tom Skovira (Southmoreland), 6-0

 

Mike Levanduski (Whitehall) dec. Mark Fluharty (Boyertown), 8-2

 

Tim Pierce (Red Land) dec. Anthony Russo (Plymouth Whitemarsh), 7-5

 

Bill Goodhill (Erie Cathedral Prep) dec. Terry Stewart (Carlynton), 6-2

105 -

Ken Nellis (Shaler) dec. Bob Schumann (William Tennent), 2-0

 

Kevin Darkus (Erie Cathedral Prep) maj. dec. John Worley (Red Land), 14-4

 

Pete Schepis (Carlynton) dec. Dave Georgeoff (Cumberland Valley), 7-4

 

Rich Shoemaker (Parkland) maj. dec. Jim Webb (Downingtown), 12-3

 

John Brennan (Wyoming Valley West) dec. Mark McCall (Altoona), 7-0

 

Stanley Romano (Trinity) pinned Kevin Mummert (Dover), 1:32

 

Marc Cornacchio (Upper Merion) sup. dec. James Vulcano (Chartiers-Houston), 16-3

 

Brian Morgan (James M. Coughlin) dec. Tom Ellis (Philipsburg-Osceola), 2-0

112 -

Dave Malles (Hempfield) dec. Tim Borgia (Erie Cathedral Prep), 7-5

 

Rich Santoro (Bethlehem Catholic) pinned Tom Speer (Burrell), 3:05

 

Dan Comfort (Springfield Township) pinned Randy Ascani (Easton), 5:37

 

Bryan Snyder (Philipsburg-Osceola) pinned Tom Moore (Seneca Valley), 1:55

 

Kraig Nellis (Shaler) dec. Mike Magid (Lower Moreland), 3-3, 3-1 OT

 

Chris DeLasandro (Wyoming Area) dec. Lenny Haines (Red Lion), 9-2

 

Ken Whitsel (Lewistown) pinned Jim Petrarca (Derry Area), 2:57

 

Ron Stuart (Palmyra) dec. George Vergis (Neshaminy-Langhorne), 8-3

119 -

Jay Domenic (Greater Latrobe) pinned Tim Olmstead (Lock Haven), 5:32

 

John Risser (Elizabethtown) pinned Dave Kistler (Northampton), 3:29

 

Jay Patterson (Elmer L. Meyers) sup. dec. B.J. Craig (Shaler), 21-4

 

John Moore (Meadville) dec. Chomie Auday (Harriton), 11-5

 

Don Carter (Solanco) dec. Bill Carney (Upper Darby), 1-0

 

Rich Negrete (Bethlehem Freedom) dec. Alan Franks (Uniontown), 5-3

 

Mike Millward (Bald Eagle Area) dec. Mark Solomon (Chartiers Valley), 8-1

 

Curt Sipe (Dallastown) dec. Pat Carney (Abington), 7-2

126 -

Steve Bass (Warwick) dec. Brian Liska (Easton), 3-0

 

Troy Soberdash (Connellsville) pinned Tim Tobin (Ridley), 1:48

 

Jon Moser (Methacton) maj. dec. John Sippel (North Allegheny), 14-6

 

Milton Maxwell (Hickory) dec. Lou Capuano (Bethlehem Liberty), 6-5

 

Tom Carr (Central Tech) pinned Douglas Lamison (Kiski Area), 1:53

 

Pat Curry (Haverford High) dec. Mike Kelley (Lower Dauphin), 11-5

 

Keith Fairman (Nazareth) dec. Harold Reed (Big Spring), 4-0

 

Jeff Perri (Mount Lebanon) maj. dec. Mike Snyder (Philipsburg-Osceola), 11-3

132 -

Bill Moser (Methacton) sup. dec. Dennis Fix (Norwin), 14-1

 

Bryan Klinger (Lower Dauphin) dec. Jeff Foreman (Philipsburg-Osceola), 8-3

 

Todd Prather (Harbor Creek) sup. dec. Trent Saner (Solanco), 18-3

 

Tom Sams (Trinity) maj. dec. Dave Riola (Parkland), 10-1

 

Jeff Werner (Nazareth) pinned Tom Whitfield (Chartiers-Houston), 1:49

 

Chuck Groves (Conestoga) maj. dec. John Lundgren (DuBois), 15-5

 

Bob Siar (Shaler) dec. Wade Potter (Jersey Shore), 9-6

 

Harry Schailey (Delhaas) maj. dec. Brent Durham (Carlisle), 10-1

138 -

Tony Differ (Upper Merion) sup. dec. Ed Smith (Easton), 17-3

 

Ted Benko (Shaler) dec. Bill Chamberlain (Lewistown), 6-2

 

Jeff Walters (Elizabeth Forward) dec. Ron Costello (Central Tech), 2-2, 5-0 OT

 

Steve Litzelman (Jersey Shore) dec. Mike Moyer (Wilson (West Lawn)), 4-3

 

Eric Vance (Cumberland Valley) dec. Joe Rause (Greensburg Salem), 2-1

 

Bill Balen (Conestoga) dec. Bryan McCormack (State College), 4-2

 

Tom Bold (Bethlehem Catholic) pinned Dean Donley (West Chester Henderson), 3:00

 

Alan Plott (Washington) dec. Kevin Bleacher (Solanco), 5-4

145 -

Nate Carr (Central Tech) maj. dec. Dan Oliverio (Trinity), 15-4

 

Brad Weigle (Cumberland Valley) dec. Barry Bartek (Bethlehem Freedom), 13-8

 

Dave Banashefski (James M. Coughlin) dec. Tom Czar (Philipsburg-Osceola), 4-2

 

Stuart Richter (Upper Merion) dec. Dave Barron (Seneca Valley), 6-1

 

Steve Fario (Neshaminy-Langhorne) dec. Larry Duvall (Elizabeth Forward), 3-3, 1-0 OT

 

Larry Hazelwood (Milton Hershey) maj. dec. Dan Bailey (Clearfield), 10-1

 

Tom Klingensmith (Penn Trafford) maj. dec. Dave Ritter (Wilson (West Lawn)), 11-1

 

Guy Petroski (Springfield Delco) dec. John Tomanio (Stroudsburg), 7-2

155 -

Gary Belinda (Clearfield) dec. Jay Barney (Wyoming Valley West), 4-0

 

Victor Bowman (Waynesboro) maj. dec. Brian Kesneck (Chartiers-Houston), 9-1

 

Bob Harr (Central Dauphin) dec. Bill Baierl (North Allegheny), 8-4

 

Lawton Schrader (Shikellamy) pinned Bill Hall (Marple Newtown), 5:47

 

Robbie Albert (Nazareth) dec. Carl Nebhut (Pennridge), 5-3

 

Dave Oliverio (Trinity) pinned Bill Leemhius (Erie Cathedral Prep), 1:37

 

Eric Brugel (State College) maj. dec. Terry Bazow (William Tennent), 11-3

 

Jim McNamara (Mount Lebanon) dec. Mark Arndt (Hershey), 8-2

167 -

Gary Nivens (Erie McDowell) dec. Blair Weaver (Wilson (West Lawn)), 3-1

 

Matt Reiss (Bethlehem Liberty) sup. dec. Chris Dorazio (Chartiers-Houston), 20-7

 

John Reich (Neshaminy-Maple Point) pinned Wayne Detwiler (State College), 3:52

 

Randy Thompson (Fox Chapel) maj. dec. Jeff Watts (Lower Dauphin), 12-4

 

Kurt Hertz (North Allegheny) dec. Ed Dallatore (Upper Moreland), 8-6

 

Bernie Brown (Bethlehem Catholic) dec. Bob George (Meadville), 9-8

 

Paul Myers (Spring Grove) dec. Don Huff (Williamsport), 3-3, 5-0 OT

 

Jeff Streets (West Chester Henderson) pinned Mark Kuchera (Canon-McMillan), 5:06

185 -

Tom Dages (Haverford High) dec. Al Haberle (Nazareth), 2-1

 

Steve Sefter (Cedar Cliff) sup. dec. Rob Garris (Hempfield Area), 21-0

 

Larry Cox (Lock Haven) dec. Joel Johnson (Governor Mifflin), 8-7

 

Greg Hensh (Laurel Highlands) pinned Brian Rosen (Owen J. Roberts), 2:41

 

Darrell Patterson (Canon-McMillan) dec. Ed Moore (DuBois), 6-1

 

Jay Nickel (Big Spring) dec. Jim Reiner (Mount Carmel), 4-4, 4-2 OT

 

Dan Kessler (Greater Latrobe) dec. Jody Munch (Boyertown), 9-6

 

Randy Graves (Warren) dec. Harry James (Milton), 2-2, 4-2 OT

UNL -

Dan Kasperkoski (Easton) pinned George Martin (Upper Merion), 2:54

 

Todd Campbell (Valley) dec. Dave Yohe (DuBois), 7-2

 

Jim Merritts (Hollidaysburg) pinned Jeff Shannon (Southmoreland), 3:02

 

Jeff Green (Pottstown) dec. Keith Wenger (Manheim Township), 9-7

 

Jack Parry (Mechanicsburg) dec. Mike Mira (Elmer L. Meyers), 7-5

 

Bill Fralic (Penn Hills) maj. dec. Dick Maginnis (State College), 9-0

 

Sam Pilato (Mount Pleasant) maj. dec. Brian Bealer (Boyertown), 11-3

 

Guy Berger (Red Lion) dec. Scott Hoke (Selinsgrove), 4-2

Championship Quarterfinals

98 -

Doug Billig (Parkland) dec. Joe Holland (Phoenixville), 7-1

 

Vince Macri (Elmer L. Meyers) dec. Phil Greenburg (Hickory), 5-3

 

John Orr (Altoona) ref. dec. Mike Levanduski (Whitehall), 4-4, 0-0 OT

 

Tim Pierce (Red Land) maj. dec. Bill Goodhill (Erie Cathedral Prep), 10-2

105 -

Kevin Darkus (Erie Cathedral Prep) dec. Ken Nellis (Shaler), 5-3

 

Rich Shoemaker (Parkland) dec. Pete Schepis (Carlynton), 6-4

 

John Brennan (Wyoming Valley West) dec. Stanley Romano (Trinity), 4-0

 

Marc Cornacchio (Upper Merion) dec. Brian Morgan (James M. Coughlin), 10-4

112 -

Rich Santoro (Bethlehem Catholic) dec. Dave Malles (Hempfield), 6-2

 

Bryan Snyder (Philipsburg-Osceola) dec. Dan Comfort (Springfield Township), 6-4

 

Kraig Nellis (Shaler) maj. dec. Chris DeLasandro (Wyoming Area), 12-3

 

Ken Whitsel (Lewistown) pinned Ron Stuart (Palmyra), 0:19

119 -

John Risser (Elizabethtown) dec. Jay Domenic (Greater Latrobe), 7-5

 

Jay Patterson (Elmer L. Meyers) dec. John Moore (Meadville), 12-8

 

Rich Negrete (Bethlehem Freedom) dec. Don Carter (Solanco), 6-2

 

Mike Millward (Bald Eagle Area) dec. Curt Sipe (Dallastown), 7-2

126 -

Troy Soberdash (Connellsville) dec. Steve Bass (Warwick), 6-5

 

Jon Moser (Methacton) dec. Milton Maxwell (Hickory), 9-3

 

Pat Curry (Haverford High) ref. dec. Tom Carr (Central Tech), 3-3, 2-2 OT

 

Jeff Perri (Mount Lebanon) dec. Keith Fairman (Nazareth), 3-2

132 -

Bill Moser (Methacton) dec. Bryan Klinger (Lower Dauphin), 5-2

 

Tom Sams (Trinity) maj. dec. Todd Prather (Harbor Creek), 14-6

 

Chuck Groves (Conestoga) dec. Jeff Werner (Nazareth), 8-5

 

Bob Siar (Shaler) dec. Harry Schailey (Delhaas), 3-1

138 -

Tony Differ (Upper Merion) dec. Ted Benko (Shaler), 8-3

 

Steve Litzelman (Jersey Shore) dec. Jeff Walters (Elizabeth Forward), 6-2

 

Eric Vance (Cumberland Valley) dec. Bill Balen (Conestoga), 3-2

 

Tom Bold (Bethlehem Catholic) pinned Alan Plott (Washington), 5:57

145 -

Nate Carr (Central Tech) maj. dec. Brad Weigle (Cumberland Valley), 19-8

 

Dave Banashefski (James M. Coughlin) dec. Stuart Richter (Upper Merion), 4-2

 

Larry Hazelwood (Milton Hershey) dec. Steve Fario (Neshaminy-Langhorne), 8-5

 

Guy Petroski (Springfield Delco) dec. Tom Klingensmith (Penn Trafford), 12-5

155 -

Gary Belinda (Clearfield) dec. Victor Bowman (Waynesboro), 7-4

 

Bob Harr (Central Dauphin) dec. Lawton Schrader (Shikellamy), 8-4

 

Dave Oliverio (Trinity) dec. Robbie Albert (Nazareth), 10-3

 

Jim McNamara (Mount Lebanon) dec. Eric Brugel (State College), 6-5

167 -

Matt Reiss (Bethlehem Liberty) dec. Gary Nivens (Erie McDowell), 11-4

 

John Reich (Neshaminy-Maple Point) pinned Randy Thompson (Fox Chapel), 3:39

 

Kurt Hertz (North Allegheny) maj. dec. Bernie Brown (Bethlehem Catholic), 9-1

 

Jeff Streets (West Chester Henderson) dec. Paul Myers (Spring Grove), 6-0

185 -

Steve Sefter (Cedar Cliff) pinned Tom Dages (Haverford High), 0:16

 

Larry Cox (Lock Haven) dec. Greg Hensh (Laurel Highlands), 6-1

 

Darrell Patterson (Canon-McMillan) dec. Jay Nickel (Big Spring), 5-2

 

Randy Graves (Warren) dec. Dan Kessler (Greater Latrobe), 5-3

UNL -

Todd Campbell (Valley) maj. dec. Dan Kasperkoski (Easton), 13-4

 

Jeff Green (Pottstown) pinned Jim Merritts (Hollidaysburg), 5:32

 

Jack Parry (Mechanicsburg) maj. dec. Bill Fralic (Penn Hills), 15-6

 

Sam Pilato (Mount Pleasant) pinned Guy Berger (Red Lion), 1:19

Championship Semifinals

98 -

Doug Billig (Parkland) pinned Vince Macri (Elmer L. Meyers), 5:06

 

John Orr (Altoona) dec. Tim Pierce (Red Land), 5-2

105 -

Kevin Darkus (Erie Cathedral Prep) pinned Rich Shoemaker (Parkland), 4:53

 

John Brennan (Wyoming Valley West) maj. dec. Marc Cornacchio (Upper Merion), 8-0

112 -

Rich Santoro (Bethlehem Catholic) maj. dec. Bryan Snyder (Philipsburg-Osceola), 8-0

 

Kraig Nellis (Shaler) dec. Ken Whitsel (Lewistown), 5-5, 7-1 OT

119 -

Jay Patterson (Elmer L. Meyers) dec. John Risser (Elizabethtown), 10-9

 

Mike Millward (Bald Eagle Area) dec. Rich Negrete (Bethlehem Freedom), 1-1, 1-0 OT

126 -

Jon Moser (Methacton) maj. dec. Troy Soberdash (Connellsville), 13-4

 

Pat Curry (Haverford High) dec. Jeff Perri (Mount Lebanon), 8-4

132 -

Tom Sams (Trinity) dec. Bill Moser (Methacton), 10-3

 

Bob Siar (Shaler) dec. Chuck Groves (Conestoga), 8-4

138 -

Tony Differ (Upper Merion) sup. dec. Steve Litzelman (Jersey Shore), 17-3

 

Tom Bold (Bethlehem Catholic) maj. dec. Eric Vance (Cumberland Valley), 10-0

145 -

Nate Carr (Central Tech) dec. Dave Banashefski (James M. Coughlin), 9-4

 

Guy Petroski (Springfield Delco) maj. dec. Larry Hazelwood (Milton Hershey), 13-1

155 -

Bob Harr (Central Dauphin) dec. Gary Belinda (Clearfield), 5-5, 3-0 OT

 

Dave Oliverio (Trinity) dec. Jim McNamara (Mount Lebanon), 2-2, 3-0 OT

167 -

John Reich (Neshaminy-Maple Point) dec. Matt Reiss (Bethlehem Liberty), 5-5, 8-3 OT

 

Kurt Hertz (North Allegheny) dec. Jeff Streets (West Chester Henderson), 8-7

185 -

Steve Sefter (Cedar Cliff) dec. Larry Cox (Lock Haven), 6-1

 

Darrell Patterson (Canon-McMillan) dec. Randy Graves (Warren), 3-2

UNL -

Jeff Green (Pottstown) dec. Todd Campbell (Valley), 10-5

 

Jack Parry (Mechanicsburg) won by inj. default over Sam Pilato (Mount Pleasant), 5:46

Third Place

98 -

Tim Pierce (Red Land) maj. dec. Vince Macri (Elmer L. Meyers), 12-3

105 -

Rich Shoemaker (Parkland) dec. Marc Cornacchio (Upper Merion), 4-2

112 -

Ken Whitsel (Lewistown) maj. dec. Bryan Snyder (Philipsburg-Osceola), 19-9

119 -

Rich Negrete (Bethlehem Freedom) dec. John Risser (Elizabethtown), 5-3

126 -

Jeff Perri (Mount Lebanon) dec. Troy Soberdash (Connellsville), 7-2

132 -

Chuck Groves (Conestoga) dec. Bill Moser (Methacton), 4-3

138 -

Eric Vance (Cumberland Valley) dec. Steve Litzelman (Jersey Shore), 3-3, 5-0 OT

145 -

Dave Banashefski (James M. Coughlin) dec. Larry Hazelwood (Milton Hershey), 3-3, 4-3 OT

155 -

Gary Belinda (Clearfield) won by forfeit over Jim McNamara (Mount Lebanon)

167 -

Matt Reiss (Bethlehem Liberty) maj. dec. Jeff Streets (West Chester Henderson), 14-3

185 -

Randy Graves (Warren) dec. Larry Cox (Lock Haven), 7-2

UNL -

Todd Campbell (Valley) won by forfeit over Sam Pilato (Mount Pleasant)

Championship Finals

98 -

Doug Billig (Parkland) dec. John Orr (Altoona), 5-1

105 -

Kevin Darkus (Erie Cathedral Prep) dec. John Brennan (Wyoming Valley West), 4-3

112 -

Rich Santoro (Bethlehem Catholic) dec. Kraig Nellis (Shaler), 10-6

119 -

Jay Patterson (Elmer L. Meyers) dec. Mike Millward (Bald Eagle Area), 14-9

126 -

Jon Moser (Methacton) dec. Pat Curry (Haverford High), 8-3

132 -

Bob Siar (Shaler) maj. dec. Tom Sams (Trinity), 10-1

138 -

Tom Bold (Bethlehem Catholic) pinned Tony Differ (Upper Merion), 5:41

145 -

Nate Carr (Central Tech) dec. Guy Petroski (Springfield Delco), 12-5

155 -

Bob Harr (Central Dauphin) dec. Dave Oliverio (Trinity), 10-3

167 -

John Reich (Neshaminy-Maple Point) dec. Kurt Hertz (North Allegheny), 12-11

185 -

Steve Sefter (Cedar Cliff) maj. dec. Darrell Patterson (Canon-McMillan), 8-0

UNL -

Jack Parry (Mechanicsburg) dec. Jeff Green (Pottstown), 12-7

All reported results for this tournament are included here.

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