★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Meet History
6th Annual NYSPHSAA Section VI Wrestling Championships
March 9, 1956 - March 10, 1956 @ Cleveland Hill High School (Cheektowaga, New York)
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1956 NYSPHSAA Setion VI Wrestling Championships
Williamson captured the tournament and Class AA title with 80 points, Amherst won the Class AAA title with 25 points, Gowanda the Class A title with 41, and Mayville the Class B-C title with 1 point.

HELP WANTED: The complete results to this meet are unknown, but were likely published in at least one local paper (probably, the Buffalo Courier-Express on Sunday, March 11, 1956). Anyone with more information regarding this meet is asked to contact info@armdrag.com. The Buffalo Courier-Express is on microfilm at Buffalo State College and perhaps other locations in and around Buffalo. Click for larger image.



Varsity

Team Final

Williamsville 80, Orchard Park 59, Hamburg 48, Gowanda 41, Mayville 1, Amherst 0, Cassadaga Valley 0, Clarence 0, Cleveland Hill 0, Depew 0, Falconer 0, Frontier 0, Lancaster 0, Maryvale 0, Pine Valley 0, Royalton-Hartland 0, Southwestern 0, West Seneca 0

Place Winners

133 2. Gary Freis (Hamburg)

Championship Final (1st)

 95  Clayt Waddington (Falconer) > Bill Miner (Lancaster) fall
112  Don Schoch (Williamsville)
127  Gary Butt (Williamsville) > Bill Bartlett (Hamburg)
145  Larry Dial (Gowanda) > Walter Noah (Clarence) decision
154  Bill Durell (Hamburg) > Joe Vignoren (OP)
165  Earl Braymiller (Hamburg) > Vern Hartloff (OP)
175  Russ DelMonte (OP) > Robert Graves (Gowanda)

Consolation Final (3rd)

103  Herb Lepage (Amherst) > Dennis Pine (Gowanda) decision
112  Ben Toter (Gowanda) > Bob Barton (Southwestern) fall
127  Skip Pine (Gowanda) > Dave Traniello (Southwestern) decision
165  Al Sherwin (Williamsville) > Dean Lefford (Falconer) fall


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