1972 Maryland High School Wrestling Champions


MPSSAA Champion : Laurel
MSA Champion : Gilman

1972 MPSSAA State Championships
At Largo High School
March 1972
Third Annual

1972 Maryland Team Scores:

1. Laurel 33 pts
2. Gaithersburg 22
2. Perry Hall 22
2. Peary 22
2. High Point 22
6. North Harford 20
7. Arundel 17
8. Sparrows Point 13
9. Patapsco 12
10. Northeast 12
11. Kenwood 9.5
12. Cockeysville 9
13. Eastern Vo Tech 6
14. Kenwood 5.5
15. Milford Mill 5
15. Hereford 5
17. Bel Air 3

1972 MPSSAA Individual Champions

98 Dave Schooley, Gaithersburg
105 Dave Hopkins, Richard Montgomery d. Bucky Wadkins,Perry Hall 5-3
112
John Hirsch, Laurel d. Matt Winters, Cockeysville 6-2
119 Fred Frommett, Northwest (AA)
126 Gary Felton, High Point
132 Bob Long, Patapsco d.
Tim Rowan, High Point 7-4
138 Jerry Nieves, Arundel
145 Jim Seymour, Bladensburg
155 Steve Werts,Peary
167 John Melka, Perry Hall d. Terry Runyan, Gaithersburg 10-6
185 Luther Owens, Sparrows Point d. Jeff Tauber, Northwood 2-0
HVY Charles Klein, Thomas Johnson

1972 MSA Championships
February 27, 1972
at Community College of Baltimore
Team Scores
1. Gilman 111
2. Poly 58
3. Dunbar 51
4. Mervo 46.5
5. Loyola 44.5
6. Southern 37
7. Douglass 35
8. Northwestern 32
9. Mount St. Joseph 30
9. Boys’ Latin 30
11. McDonogh 28
12. City 27.5
13. Edmondson 19
14. Forest Park 18
15. Patterson 17
16. Northern 15
17. John Carroll 14
18. Maryland School for the Blind 13.5
19. Walbrook 10.5
20. St. Paul’s 9

1972 MSA Individual Champions
98 Len Addison, Mervo d. Rinder, Gilman 5-0
105 Mathews, Dunbar d. Letschin, Poly 1-0(OT)
112 Frazier, Southern d. G. Johnson, Douglas 8-4
119 H. Johnson, Dunbar d. Jones, Edmondson 7-6(OT)
126 Davis, Poly d. Bremmerman, Gilman 3-0
132 Bill Isaacs, Gilman d. Haney, Mount St. Joseph 11-1
138 Dave Tickner, Gilman d.
Reginald Binns, Mervo 2-1(OT)
145 Betley, Boy’s Latin d. Kelly, Gilman 1-0(OT)
155 Scott Supplee, Gilman d. Hooper, Loyola 6-4
167 Edward Shivers, Northwestern d. Birmingham, Loyola 6-1
185 Stewart Orange, Forest Park d. Mitchell, Mervo 5-0
HVY Greg Schaum, Poly p. Gregory Walker, Dunbar 2:27

Notes: Len Addison of Mervo was voted the tournament Outstanding Wrestler. Four of the finals match went to overtime. In the 138 lb final the referee was overruled by the two matt judges on a locked hands call.


1972 Baltimore County Championships:
February 20, 1972
At Perry Hall High School
Team Scores

1. Kenwood 61pts
2. Patapsco 58
3. Perry Hall 47.5
4. Hereford 43.5
5. Eastern Vo Tech 42
6. Sparrows Point 40.5
7. Dundalk 39
8. Franklin 37
9. Milford Mill 36
10. Lansdowne 30
11. Overlea 19
12. Pikesville 14
13. Randallstown 13
14. Catonsville 11.5
15. Cockeysville 11.5
16. Towson 11
17. Dulaney 8.5
18. Parkville 7
19. Woodlawn 5

1972 Baltimore County Individual Finals:
98 Renard, Franklin d. Dentry, Hereford -3
105 Wadkins, Perry Hall dq Bounds, Kenwood
112 Bruce Smith, Kenwood, d. Winters, Cockeysville 7-4
119 Danny Bentz, Kenwood dec. Bohlman, Millford Mill 4-2
125 Buzgurski, Dundalk d. Dicarlo, Overlea 6-4
132 Bob Long, Patapsco d. Lord, Eastern Tech 7-4
145 Nalley, Landsdown d. Thompson, Eastetn Tech 3-2
155 Michael, Hereford d. Reamer, Pikesville 3-0
167 John Melka, Perry Hall p. Rabovsky, Millford Mill 3:30
187 Luther Owens, Sparrows Point, d. Matz, Milford Mill 6-1
HVY Sexton, Dundalk dec. Weber, Franklin 6-5

Notes: Kenwood Coach Len Patrick won his fourth county championship.
Kenwood also won it’s division in the county 8-0 and won the JV title by beating Sparrows Point.
An estimated 900 fans saw the final match in the Perry Hall High School Gym.
The top four wrestlers from the county will go to the Region 4 District tournament at Harford Junior College.
Patapsco has six qualifiers
Kenwood three
Sparrows Point five
Franklin four qualifiers
Eastern Tech four qualifiers
Hereford four qualifiers