1972 Wrestling Team

  • 1972 Wrestling Team
    The 1972 Wrestling Team was the only Valley Forge team to win a state championship.  Along the route to Columbus, they also were undefeated Lake Erie League champions, Brecksville Holiday Tournament champions and sectional and district champions. The Patriot wrestlers compiled an overall regular season record of 116 wins, 33 losses and 5 ties.

1972 Individual Records

  • WrestlerWeight Class Record 
    Dave Cotsman98 lbs. 8-3-1
    Steve Kibler105 lbs. 12-0-0 
    Dale Cerny112 lbs. 8-3-1 
    Greg Young119 lbs.11-1-0 
    Sam Pace126 lbs. 3-6-1 
    Fred Bigenho126 lbs. 1-1-0 
    Glenn Ferguson132 lbs.9-3-0 
    Bill Parker138 lbs. 6-2-2 
    Jim Horning138 lbs. 1-1-0 
     Dave Steinmetz145 lbs. 12-0-0 
     Ron Gross155 lbs. 10-2-0 
     Skip Fair167 lbs. 11-0-1 
     Rick Schulz175 lbs. 11-1-0 
     Chuck Voll185 lbs. 7-4-1 
    Dan GurichHeavyweight 6-6-0 

1972 Wresting Match Records

  • Valley Forge Opponent 
    35vs. Sandusky 
    24vs. Elyria 22 
    28vs. Garfield  15 
    42vs. Euclid 6
    26vs. Brush 17 
    43vs. Eastlake North
    42vs. Cleveland 11 
    52vs. Shaw 
    63vs. Shaker Heights 
    42vs. Parma 
    26vs. Normandy 20 
    47vs. Lakewood