★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Meet History
NYSPHSAA Section VI Class AA Wrestling Championships
March 3, 1961 - March 4, 1961 @ Maryvale High School (Cheektowaga, New York)
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Champions
Medina High School sent a full team of wrestlers to the Section 6 championship series last week at Maryvale H.S. and two of the boys came home champions. For Tom Dantly (left) it was the third straight sectional title. For Tom Dinse (above) it was the first. SOURCE: Medina Daily Journal-Register, March 10, 1961. Click for larger image.





Varsity

Team Final

Iroquois 122, Medina 50, Maryvale 49, Orchard Park 45, Hamburg 37, Lancaster 30, Springville-Griffith 23, Niagara Wheatfield 22, Lake Shore 16

Championship Final (1st)

 95  Ed Swantek (SG) > Jim Alexander (Hamburg) decision
103  Alan Leasure (Iroquois) > Al Siewart (Medina) decision
112  Tom Dantly (Medina) > Tom Russell (OP) decision
120  Harvey Schoenthal (Iroquois) > Earl Basher (Lancaster) decision
127  Ron Krane (Iroquois) > George Reese (OP) decision
133  Tom Dinse (Medina) > Chuck Gantzer (OP) decision
138  Ron Zielinski (Iroquois) > Bob Young (Medina) fall
145  Paul Wittman (Hamburg) > Ken Ellison (Iroquois) decision
154  Joe Bosela (Maryvale) > John Schroeder (Iroquois) decision
165  Dennis Valentic (Maryvale) > Cliff Walker (Iroquois) decision
180  Bob Balcerzak (Iroquois) > Harold Rusert (Hamburg) decision
UNL  Geoff Bennett (Iroquois) > Don Hout (Lancaster) fall

Consolation Final (3rd)

 95  Brookman (Iroquois) > Christian (NW)
103  Archibold (OP) > Ellman (NW)
112  Long (Hamburg) > Lachance (NW)
120  Enders (Maryvale) > Davis (Hamburg)
127  Comstock (LS) > Reitzel (Maryvale)
133  Colbert (Maryvale) > Fitzpatrick (SG)
138  Hill (NW) > Comstock (LS)
145  Roger George (Medina) > Jim Thomas (Lancaster)
154  Don Payne (Medina) > Lang (OP)
165  Terry Meyers (Lancaster) > Brummer (OP)
180  Pearce (Maryvale) > Brownell (NW)
UNL  Krietmeir (SG) > Sharpe (Maryvale)


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