West Virginia Wrestling

5th West Virginia State Wrestling Championship

February 23, 1952
at WVU Fieldhouse, Morgantown

Team Scores
1 Beckley 29
2 University 21
3 Wheeling 19
4T Weston 14
4T Parkersburg* 14
6 Fairmont West 13
7 Romney 0

Championship Finals
103 Don Butcher, Weston forfeit John Takovich, Universtiy (illness, 103 temp)
112 Bob Pritchard*, Wheeling dec. Ken Williams, Beckley 6-4
120 Louis Guidi*, University dec. James Workman, Weston8-3
127 Calvin Smith, Fairmont West decision Carroll Campbell, Parkersburg 8-7
133 Carroll Britton, Beckley dec. Bob Tebay, Parkersburg 5-2
138 Bill Hager, University John Doran, Beckley 4-1
145 Jerry Reese, Fairmont West dec. Jack Baughman, Wheeling 6-1
154 Harvey Berry, University dec. Charles Turner, Beckley 5-4
165 Mike Teckak*, Beckley pin John Spadafore, Fairmont West 1:10 3rd
UNL Bob Gardner, Wheeling dec. Tom Nedeff, Parkersburg 7-6
(*defending champion)

Consolation Finals
(no results available)

Preliminaries, Feb 22 at Fairmont East High School
(no results available)

Directors: Principal W.C. Whaley of Fairmont and Coach Steven Harrick of WVU.
Referees: WVU Trainer Whitey Gwynn and 1950 WVU team captain Bob D'Antonis.
Scoring: 1st-6, 2nd-4, 3rd-2, 4th-1, Pin-1.
Finals preceded the WVU vs. Pitt wrestling match which was followed by the WVU vs. Clemson basketball game.




Submitted by: Brent Sams and Aaron Naternicola


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