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1st Annual Geneva Panther Invitational Wrestling Tournament
January 12, 1980 @ Geneva High School (Geneva, New York)
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John Cosentino of Geneva, working on a pin against Franklin's Cedric Griffin in an early round match, finished second at 215 in Saturday's Geneva Wrestling Tournament. Photo by Art Foxall. SOURCE: Finger Lakes Times, Monday, January 14, 1980. Click for larger image.





Varsity

Team Final

Ridgway [PA] 202.5, Waterloo 167.5, Geneva 104.5, Franklin (Rochester) 102, Rush-Henrietta Sperry 99.5, Webster Schroeder 76.5, Williamson 66.5, Batavia 61

Championship Final (1st)

 91  Bred Prechtl (Ridgway) > John VanNostrand (Waterloo) decision 7-6
 98  Rick Leitzel (Ridgway) > Clarence Brown (FR) decision 15-10
105  Brian Prechtl (Ridgway) > Rob LaRock (RHS) decision 6-4
112  Dave Woodford (Ridgway) > John Augustine (Waterloo) major decision 11-3
119  Tom Parker (Geneva) > Craig Stritzel (Williamson) decision 9-6
126  Buzz Lamson (Waterloo) > Eli Reid (FR) decision 5-4
132  Mike Kemp (Waterloo) > Joe Pieri (Batavia) decision 1-0 (1OT)
138  John Cappiello (Ridgway) > Mike Brown (Batavia) major decision 14-2
145  Jim Quinn (RHS) > Greg Eckland (Ridgway) OTC 6-6 (1OT)
155  Jim Dawley (Waterloo) > Tom Rosa (RHS) fall 5:32
167  Ricky Johnson (FR) > Herb Shields (Williamson) decision 5-0
177  Jim Delhunty (Ridgway) > Tom Tompkins (RHS) fall 1:40
215  Eric Seeber (WS) > John Cosentino (Geneva) decision 9-7
250  Darin Smith (Waterloo) > Steve Popson (Ridgway) decision 11-8


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