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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - February 21, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Lightweight Ed Williams of Mounties Controls Warriors' Dennis Way. Mounties'Rothrock has Knights' Dugan in Trouble at 103. four Area Wrestlers Cop District 6 Section II Crowns Mounties Rothrock, Dillon, Knights' Hopkins, Warriors Folmar Survive Packer dealt Rob Myers of Philipsburg - Osceola a heartbreaking loss in the 112-pound title bout by reversing with 10 seconds to go to merit a 6-5 triumph in one of the best matches of the tourney. Myers, pinned by Packer in the first dual meet of the season, got the takedown, but Packer escaped late in the period and again in the second. He went ahead with a predicament in the third but Myers reversed and had a point's riding time before the late reversal by Packer. Both boys had falls in the afternoon, Packer cradling Ed Liptak of West Branch and (Myers flattening Jim Witmer of Bellefonte. Philipsburg - Osceola's Gary Yoder pinned Brower in the dual meet opener but didn't even score against the BEA 120-pounder in  the  big  one Saturday as Brower beat the Mountie sophomore with a second period ride and a five-sec ond reversal in the third. Yoder had   surprised   second-seeded Morris Anderson of Mo Valley, 6-2, in the semis. Brower bested Lance Shope of Huntingdon, 6-0 Iii a thriller at 127, Hopkins avenged a 4-2 dual meet loss to Bandy  Stine  of  Philipsburg-Osceola with a 10-4 verdict Stine scored first with a predicament, but Hopkins escaped, had a takedown and added a predicament of his mn to assume a 5-2 edge with on period left. He matched Stine's reversal and  added  another predicament to go with one point riding time. Two third stanza takedowns and a point for time gave Hopkins a 6-2 win over Denny Burns of BEA in the afternoon while Stine broke a 2-2 tie in the last two minutes for a 6-2 conquest of Dan Whitehill of State College. The unheralded Dillon, unseeded because of a 1-4 record, By FRED KAVELAK Progress Sports Editor STATE COLLEGE - Philipsburg-Osceola Area High's Mounties stole the spotlight in the first two rounds of the District 6 Section II Wrestling Tournament but wound up playing second fiddle to Bald Eagle Area in the finals Saturday night "at the State College High School gym. Seven of (Joach Chuck Goldthonp's proteges reached the third session but only 103-pounder Bob Rothrock aid 133-tpounder Bob Dillion - two of the three champs who weren't top-seeded - earned championships and tickets to the district tourney set for Saturday at Altoona. A trip of BEA mat men - 112-pounder Bob Packer, 120-pounder Boyd Brower and 165- potinder Bob Stonebraker - survived the eight-team,. two-day tourney which attracted three near - capacity crowds, while State College matched Philipsburg - Osceola's two winners with 95-pounder Dave Weber and heavyweight Dave Joyner. Each of the other schools had one champion. They were Don Folmar of West Branch at 180, Jack Hopkins of Moshannon Valley at 127, Rick Grice of Mount Union at 138, Bill Rhodes of Huntingdon at 145 and Jim Torsell of Bellefonte at 154. Hopkins was the other winner who wasn't first-seeded.   . While the finals proved disastrous for the Mounties, the semi-finals were equally fatal for the Black Knights of Moshannon Valley and the Warriors of West Branch.  Only three of nine Black Knights won in the afternoon. And Folmar was the lone Warrior of a half dozen first round victors who triumphed again in the semis Weber   pinned   Philipsburg- Osceola's Ed Williams in 2:30 for the 85-pound title. The de fending regional champ, a Lit tie Lion junior, was a takedown victim but' reversed and added a near fall and upped his led to 7-3 before the second period .pin. Defeat was the first In a doten bouts for .the! Mountie senior, whose only other loss; was by a 7-1 decision to Weber. In the afternoon, Weber bad a tough time before beating Mo Valley's Steve Henshaw,' 6-2, while Williams was defeating Dennis Way of West Branch, 8-2. Way got the takedown but Williams had two reversals, a near fall and time. At 103, Rothrock was in complete control of Huntingdon's top-seeded Mike Simpson in a 7-0. victory after piling up a 16-2 win over Mo Valley's Danny Dugan in the semis. Rothrock, a fourth seed, scored a reversal, near fall and time against Simpson, who slipped past BEA's Harry Baney, 5-4 on riding time, in the semis. I said, "Show me a filter cigarette that really delivers taste and I'll eat my hat!" captured the fancy of the crowds with an uphill struggle to the 133-pbund throne that counted Mt. Union's Bob Rogers, State's Harry Holsinger and Mo Valley's Jack Radomsky as his victims. He cradled Holsinger in 3:29 and Radom-sky in 1:27 of overtime after a 4-4 tie on Saturday. Both had beaten him in dual meets. He reversed Radomsky twice in the regulation match while the Black Knight junior, who ousted West.Branch's Emery Petrof by 6-2 in the semis, had a takedown and reversal. A pair of third period predicaments' and riding time made Grice  a 6-3  winner  against Dennis Murawski of Moshannon Valley at 138. There was no scoring in the first period but Murawski had a second period takedown for a short-lived 2-edge. He had upset State's Jim Lower, 13-11, in a wild semi-fi nal bout in which Lower bridged the entire first period and came out trailing only 5-0. Riding time decided the outcome after each boy had a pair of predica ments in a furious third stanza Grice also needed riding time to nip John Fornicola of Belle fonte, 9-8. All of the scoring at 145 came in the final period as Rhodes shaded Alvis Morton of neigh boring  Mount  Union,   4-2, Rhodes, who pinned Don Ross of Mo Valley in 4:44 in the semis, had a reversal and pen alty point to Morton's reversal Rhodes   had   time.   Morton blanked Dave Fisher of BEA 2-0, in the afternoon. Final count at 154 also was 4-2 as Torsell repeated his dual meet win against Charlie Butler of Philipsburg-Osceola with a reversal at the buzzer ending the second period and a tough third period ride. He had a takedown in the first quarter. Each had an easy time in the semi-finals. It was fall or no count for Stonebraker as he pinned all three opponents. On Saturday, he wrapped Bob Titanis'i of Mo Valley in 1:24 and then flattened Randy Banker of State in 3:59. Baker and John Sheroke of West Branch were 5-5 after one period in their semi-final bout but Baker had an escape and another takedown before the second period fall. Folmar became West Branch's first sectional champ by pinning Gary Heverly of BEA in 3:11 and then outhus-tling Joe Loner of Mount Union, 6-3. Folmar, who beat Loner by 9-0 two weeks ago, had a takedown and predicament in the second. Both area heavyweights gave away too much weight to create much opposition for Joyner and George Bush of BEA in the semi-finals. Joyner blanked West Branch's Don Yontosh, who is under 170 pounds, 6-0, STRAINING WARRIOR Emery Petrof sits out against Jack Radomsky of Moshannon Valley, but the West Branch 133-pounder's move was countered by Radomsky, who won 6-2 in the semi-finals of the District 6 Section II Tournament at State College Saturday. (Progress Photo) ? * ? ? * ? Johnstown Has Seven In Saturday's Tournament while Bush got by Mo Valley's Jim Mihalko, 4-1, after tying the Black Knight heavyweight only last week. But Bush was outclassed himself in the finals, bowing 7-1. FINALS 95-Dave Weber (SO pinned Ed Williams (PO), 2:30. 103-Rob Rothrock (P-O) dec Mike Simpson (H), 7-0. 112-Glenn Packer (BEA) dec Rob Myers (P-O), 6-5. 126-Boyd Brower (BEA) dec. Gary Yoder (P-O), 4-0. 127-Jack Hopkins (MV) dec Randy Stine (P-O), 10-4. 133-Bob Dillon (P-O) pinned Jack Radomsky (MV), 1:27 in overtime after 4-4 tie. 138-Rick Grice (MU) dec. Dennis Murawski (MV), 6-3. 145- Bill Rhodes (H) dec. Alvis Morton (MU), 4-2. 154-Jim Torsell (B) dec. Charlie Butler (P-O), 4-2. 165-Bob  Stonebraker,   (BEA) pinned Randy Baker (SO, 3:5g 180-Don   Folmar   (WB)  dec. Joe Loner (MU), 6-3. Hvy-Dave Joyner  (SO dec. George Bush (BEA), 7-1. SEMI-FINALS 95-Weber   dec.   Steve   Henshaw (MV), 6-2; Williams dec. Dennis Way (WB), 9-2. 103-Rothrock dec. Dan Dugan (MV), 16-2; Simpson dec. Harry Baney (BEA), 5-4. 112-Packer pinned Ed Liptak (WB), 2:46; Myers pinned Jim Witmer (B), 5:55 120-Brower dec. Lance Shope (II), 60; Yoder dec. Morris Anderson (MV), 6-2. 127-Hopkins dec. Denny Burns (BEA), 6-2; Stine dec. Dan Whitehill (SO, 8-2. 133-Dillon pinned Harry Hol- singer (SO, 3:29; Radomsky dec. Emery Petrof (WB), 6-2. 138-Grice dec. John Fornicola (B), 9-8; Murawski dec. Jim Lower (SO, 13-11. 145-Rhodes pinned Don Ross (MV), 4:44; Morton dec. Dave Fisher (BEA), 2-0. 154-Torsell dec. Roy Snare (H), 16-2; Butler dec. Dave Porter (SO, 13-4. 165-Stonebraker   pinned   Bob Titanish (MV), 1:24; Baker pinned John Sheroke (WB), 2:28. 180-Folmar pinned Gary Hever. ly (BEA), 3:11; Loner dec. Mike Ketner (H), 5-2. Hvy-Joyner dec. Don Yontosh (WB), 6-0;  Bush dec, Jim Mihalko (MV), 4-1. Referees-J a m e s  Chemento, Canonsburg; James Pihakis, Bethel Park. District 6 Pairings BASKETBALL TUESDAY, FEB. 22 ST. FRANCIS SCHOOL GYM PUNXSUTAWNEY vs. ST. FRANCIS HIGH CLEARFIELD JV GAME .......6:30 P. M. VARSITY ....... 8:00 P. M. ADULTS.......75c STUDENTS.....35c 95-Rod Kline, Lock Haven, vs Mike Fatigante, Altoona; Dave Weber, State College, vs Har old Henry, Indiana. 103-Larry Strong, United Joint vs Dave Baughman, Lock Hav. en; Thayne Nader, Altoona, vs Bob   Rothrock,   Philipsburg Osceola. 112-Barry Lovette, Westmont vs Charlie Faust, Chief Logan; Glenn Packer,  Bald  Eagle vs Frank Owens, Tyrone 120-Jack Auker, Altoona,  vs Boyd   Brower,   Bald   Eagle Area; Henry Stanley, Indiana, vs Larry Rippey, Lock Haven 127-Joe Andrews, Tyrone, vs Jack Hopkins, Moshannon Val ley; Utah Stiffler, Johnstown vs Barry Daniels, Bald Eagle-Nittany. 133-Glenn   Smith,   Hollidays burg, vs Jeff Connor, Lewis town; Len Fields, Johnstown, vs  Bob Dillon,  Philipsburg Osceola. 138-Chris Perry, Johnstown, vs Richard Grice, Mount Union; Sam Reish, Penns Valley, vs Cloyd Eckard, Altoona. 145-Greg Taylor, Johnstown, vs Bill Rhodes, Huntingdon; Eugene Reese, Tyrone, vs Bill Baker, Lock Haven. 154-Jim Rummel, Johnstown, vs Don Courter, Sugar Valley; Jim   Torsell,   Bellefonte,   vs Durvan Feathers, Central. 165-Bob  Stonebraker,   Bald Eagle Area, vs Charles Wyatt, Johnstown;   Tom   Kennedy, Central, vs Marty Ilgen, Penns Valley. 180-Jack Reigel, Penns Valley, vs Mike Hughes, Westmont; Gary DiDornenico, Tyrone, vs Don Folmar, West Branch. Hvy-Barry Williams, Penns Valley, vs Joe Burr, Holli-daysburg; Bob Wyatt, Johnstown, vs Dave Joyner, State College. Basketball TONIGHT Northern Cambria League Section B Harmony at Cambria Heights Clearfield YMCA League Bellmore Insurance vs First Na tional Bank East End AC vs Cards TOMORROW District 9 Class A League Kane at DuBois Mountain League Philipsburg-Osceola at Tyrone Mount Union at Hollidaysburg Lewistown at Huntingdon Chief Logan at Central Eric Diocese League Eastern Division Punxsutawney SSCD at Clearfield St. Francis Non-League Curwensville at Clearfield Glendale at Juniata Valley Bucktail Area at Punxsutawney Brookville at DuBois Central Bennetts Valley at Elk County Central Junior High Osceola Mills at Philipsburg Wrestlers from 22 of the 30 teams which competed in the four sectional tournaments over the weekend will be scrapping for District 6 championships Sat urday afternoon and evening at the Altoona Jaffa Mosque, ac cording to pairings announced today by John B. Miller of Bellefonte, the tourney director. Johnstown High School, which dominated the Section IV activ ity at Indiana, heads the list with seven semi-finalists, mak ing the Trojans odds-on favor ites to cop the team title. A quartet of teams are next with four survivors apiece. Host Lock Haven and Penns Valley, the Central Conference champ, shared the limelight in the Section I tourney while Altoona and Tyrone deadlocked for top honors in Section III at Hollidaysburg. Bald Eagle Area's three winners were the most in Section II at State College. Other teams with more than one entry will be State College, Indiana, Philipsburg - Osceola, Westmont, Central and Hollidaysburg. Each school has two hopefuls. Bob Rothrock (103) and Bob Dillon (133) of Philipsburg-Osceola, Jack Hopkins (127) of Moshannon Valley and Don Folmar (180) of West Branch will carry the area banner. Tyrone, Altoona and Johnstown boys will be their opponents in the 2 p. m. semi-finals. Rothrock will meet Altoona'i, Thayne Nader, 6-1-3 in dual meets and seeded second to Blair Walk of Tyrone in the sectional. Hopkins draws Tyrone's Jqe Andrews, a jayvee who stepped into the Golden Eagle lineup for the tourney when first-seeded Frank Maisano was sidelined by a leg injury and became the big surprise in Section III. Dillon will face Len Fields of Johnstown after turning in the Cinderalla effort in Section II. Fields, who also grappled at 127, was 4-3-1 in dual meets. Folmar is booked against the toughest foe of them all - Gary DiDornenico of( Tyrone. The Golden Eagle senior is undefeated but was tied by Penns Valley's Jack Reigel, another semi-finalist. Individual belts will go on the line at 7:30 p. m. in the finals. Scoring for the team title is 10 points for first place, seven for second and one point for each fall, default or forfeit in both the sectional and finals. Defending champions in the field include State College's, Dave Weber at 95, Tyrone's1' Frank Owens at 112, Lock Haven's Larry Rippey at 120 and Penns Valley's Sam Reish at 138. Rippey was the 95-pound winner two years ago while Reish won at 133 last year. National Basketball Association Cincinnati 133, Detroit 129 St. Louis 126, Baltimore 123 SALT WON'T CATCHl THIS OLD BIRD r'S a Land-Rover. Neither salt spray on the coasts nor the salted roads of northern winters bother it a whit. It's built for harsh treatment, whether by Mother Nature or City and County Main* tenance Crews. Salt can't touch its really rust-proof aluminum body, elastic-paint-dipped chassis, or galvanized fittings. Basic model costs only $2654 P.O.E. STRATTAN Motor Co., Inc. CADILLAC - OLDS F85 - LAND ROVER 4th & Pine Sts. Clearfield Phone 765-6506 TUESDAY, FEB. 22 -AT THE - Clearfield Area High Gym CURWENSVILLE     1     V. Game................6:30 p M vs I VARSITY...... ...........8:00P.M. 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