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1st Annual Marathon Invitational Wrestling Tournament
January 15, 1977 @ Marathon Junior-Senior High School (Marathon, New York)
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Newfield matmen win
Newfield high wrestlers, by a margin of one slim point, captured the first annual Marathon tournament. SOURCE: The Ithaca Journal, January 17, 1977. Click for larger image.


Varsity

Team Final

Newfield 150.5, Marathon 149.5, Odessa-Montour 123.5, Franklin 82, Gilbertsville 63, Edmeston 50.5, DeRuyter 27.5, Cherry Valley 19

Outstanding Wrestler Award - Joe Benedict (OM)

Championship Final (1st)

 91  Bill Holmes (Marathon) > Jeff Saunders (Newfield) decision 16-0
 98  Mike Hayth (OM) > Dennis Askew (Marathon) decision 9-0
105  Dave Quail (Marathon) > Jim Henry (Newfield) fall 0:33
112  Ed Fish (DR) > Ed Quail (Marathon) decision 9-0
119  Al Digsby (Edmeston) > Gene Decker (Franklin) decision 10-2
126  Roy Bailey (OM) > Terry Lockwood (Newfield) decision 6-2
132  Ken Decker (Franklin) > Bob Emery (Newfield) fall 3:03
138  Jay Belles (Newfield) > John Meers (Gilbertsville) decision 4-1
145  Nikki McCabe (Newfield) > Todd Winter (Gilbertsville) decision 7-0
155  Joe Benedict (OM) > Dale Reeves (Newfield) fall 4:10
167  Scott Winter (Gilbertsville) > Charley Bush (Marathon) fall 3:42
177  Mitchell Padbury (Marathon) > Tom Starkweather (OM) decision 21-7
215  Dave Constable (Franklin) > Jim Hollenbeck (Newfield) fall 0:53
250  Charley Tuttle (OM)

Consolation Final (3rd)

 91  Jim Collins (OM)
 98  Glenn Digsby (Edmeston) > Craig Drake (Newfield) decision 6-3
105  Leland Maybie (CV) > J. Meade (DR) fall 3:27
112  Tim Kane (OM) > John Hess (Gilbertsville) decision 9-3
119  J. Johnson (OM) > Erin Kimmich (Marathon) decision 2-0
126  Dan Quail (Marathon) > Don Howard (Edmeston) decision 10-2
132  Bill Owen (Marathon) > Terry Fikes (Edmeston) decision 12-4
138  Jeff Staats (Marathon) > Mark Decker (Franklin) decision 7-4
145  Jim Boughton (Marathon) > Ernie Wightman (DR) fall 2:56
155  Steve Post (Franklin) > Joe Stalter (CV) decision 11-4
167  Dou Herrick (Edmeston) > Ed Stalley (Newfield) default
177  Dan Bizzell (Newfield) > Kevin Preston (Gilbertsville) fall 4:36
215  Tim Mayne (Edmeston) > Keith Seymour (OM) fall 3:13


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