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Niagara Frontier League Wrestling Championships
February 23, 1980 @ Tonawanda High School (Tonawanda, New York)
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Tonawanda's Jim Kowalcyk gets ready to put a pinning combination on Niagara-Wheatfield's Dave Ziemendorf during the finals of the 105-pound bracket in Saturday's Niagara Frontier League Wrestling Tournament at Tonawanda High School. SOURCE: Tonawanda NEWS, February 26, 1980. Click for larger image.




Varsity

Teams

Grand Island, Kenmore East, Kenmore West, LaSalle (Niagara Falls), Lewiston-Porter, Lockport, Niagara Falls, Niagara Wheatfield, North Tonawanda, Tonawanda

Outstanding Wrestler Award - Gary Cacciatore (KE)
Sportsmanship Award - Jerome Elsberry (NF)

Championship Final (1st)

 91  Shawn Ryan (Tonawanda) > Frank Verdi (KE) fall
 98  Matt Korzelius (LP) > Kurt Baron (KE) decision 7-0
105  Jim Kowalcyk (Tonawanda) > Dave Ziemendorf (NW) fall 4:50
112  Gary Cacciatore (KE) > Dan Gore (Tonawanda) decision 7-4
119  Rick Verano (KE) > Bob Drass (Tonawanda) decision
126  Chris Moree (KE) > Vince Schiffert (NW) decision
132  Reggie McCreary (NF) > Jamie Smith (Tonawanda) decision
138  Greg Brinker (Tonawanda) > John Martino (NW) decision 6-1
145  Jerome Elsberry (NF) > Mark Fernandez (Tonawanda) decision 6-4
155  Rick Mislin (Tonawanda) > Kevin Kopera (NW) decision
167  Larry Carter (NF) > Mark Jackson (NW) decision
177  Steve Behrns (Tonawanda) > Mike DeMeo (NW) default
215  Ed Briggs (NW) > Karl O'Polka (LP) decision
250  Sherman Greene (NW) > Greg Oguich (GI) fall 1:45

Consolation Final (3rd)

 91  Chuck Montedoro (Lockport) > Earl Wright (GI) OTC (1OT)
 98  John Ferguson (Lockport) > Tom Burns (NW) fall 0:42
105  John Ferguson (Lockport) > Chris Matthew (LSNF) decision 8-4
112  Don Maggard (NW) > Peter LaDuca (GI) decision 6-2
119  Dave Warnick (KW) > Mike Saunders (NF) decision 6-1
126  Mark Lewis (GI) > Pat Roche (Tonawanda) fall
132  Sal Santa Lucia (GI)
132  John Brixius (NW)
138  Mike Freischlag (LP) > John Marafino (KE) decision
145  Mike Denzel (Lockport) > Dave Adamson (LP) decision 8-1
155  Brian Borders (KE)
155  Steve Jenkins (KW)
167  Jeff Steinig (Tonawanda) > Dan Heft (KW) decision 2-1
177  Scott Freischlag (LP) > Scott Culbert (GI) decision
215  Jim Garigen (Tonawanda) > Jim DiNezza (KE) decision 6-5
250  Don Matre (KW) > Mike Rowe (KE) fall 4:52


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