1975 Maryland High School Champions

MPSSAA: Westminster
MSA : Baltimore City College

1975 MPSSAA State Championships
March 1, 2, 1975
5th Annual
Maryland High School Wrestling Championships:
At Catonsville Community College

National Prep Results
Team Results
2nd McDonogh School 71.5
4th Mount St. Joseph 44

Individual Results
108 3rd Robbie Smoot, McDonogh
115 1st Scott Naylor, McDonogh, 3rd Guy Zanti, Mount St. Joseph
135 2nd Dulaney, McDonogh

141 2nd- John Hefner, Mount St. Joseph
170 3rd Gehret, Mitchell


1975 MPSSAA Championship Team Scores
1. Westminster 33
2. Laurel 31
3. Peary 28.5
4. Bel Air 27
5. Crossland 24
6. Kenwood 22.5
7. North Harford 18.5
8. Richard Montgomery 13
9. Aberdeen 12
9. Montgomery Blair 12
11. Surratsville 10.5
12. Glen Burnie 10
12. Springbrook 10
14. Edgewood 9
14. Gaithersburg 9
14. Mount Hebron 9

1975 MPSSAA Individual Results:
98 John Pitts, Peary dec. George Poore, Glen Burnie 7-1
105 Gil Caslin, Montgomery Blair, dec. Mike Geary, High Pointe 1-0 (OT)
112 George Taylor, Bel Air, dec. Joe Jenkins, Surrattsville 4-3
119 Bryan Figge, Crossland dec. Greg Long, Mount Hebron 2-0
125 Charlie Metz, Bel Air dec. Hal Saylor, Peary 13-6
130 Kevin Figge, Crossland dec. Robert Wilson, Edgewood 6-4
138 Ray Finch, Westminster, dec. Corky Simpson, Gaithersburg 8-6
145
Steve Hoff, Westminster, p. Loren Danielson, Springfield 2:26
155 Perry Lichtinger, Laurel p. Russell Gordon, Richard Montgomery 5:04
167 Tom Burgic, Laurel dec. Howard Rammlen, Kenwood 2-0
185 Lloyd McCleave, Kenwood p. Pete Glamp, North Harford 3:42
Unl Irvin Pankey, Aberdeen dec. Paul Glamp, North Harford

55th MSA State Wrestling Championship
February 21, 22, 23 1975
Poly High School

Team Scores
1. City 104
2. McDonogh 76.5
3. St. Paul’s 74
4. Gilman 69.5
5. Mount St. Joe 67.5
6. Northwestern 52
7. Loyola 31.5
8. Boys’ Latin 29
9. Southwestern 25
10. Dunbar 24
11. Poly 22
12. Mervo 21.5
13. Walbrook 16
14. Forest Park 15
15. Friends 12
15. Lake Clifton 12
17. Severn 11
18. Patterson 10
19. Lutheran 5
20. Archbishop Curley 4
21. Northern 3.5
22. Douglas 3
23. John Carroll 2
24. Cardinal Gibbons DNS

1975 MSA Championship Individual Finals
98 Mike West, City mj. Maurice Waller, Walbrook 9-0
105 Damon Matthews, Dunbar dec. Robbie Smoot, McDonogh 4-1
112 Greg Hudak, Loyola dec. Vitor Zardi, MSJ. 7-4
119 Scott Naylor, McDonogh dec. Henry Rider, Gilman 1-0
126 Muraji Nakazowa, McDonogh dec.Watty Gallaber, Gilman 13-6
132 John Black, St. Paul’s dec. Kurt Fischer, McDonogh 8-1
138 John Hefner, MSJ. dec. Anthony Holdt, Northwestern 9-8
145 John Kohler, St. Paul’s p. Priesty Schuler, City :20
155 Bobby Clements, St. Paul’s dec. Mike McCarthy, Gilman 5-1
167 Richard McKinney, City dec. Lee Burress, Boys’ Latin 5-0
187 James Alexander, City dec. Mark Foster, Gilman 3-0
UNL Charles Johnson, Southwestern dq. Darrell Walker City (Johnson leading 20-4)


Notes: MSA:
City College has three individual champions in Mike West (98), James Alexander (187) and Richard McKinney (167).
Richard McKinney is named the Outstanding Wrestler. He had three pins leading up to the final match.
St. Paul’s had three individual champions in John Black (132), Bobby Clements (155) and John Kohler (145).
Mount St. Joe was the MSA regular season dual meet champions, following a tie breaking dual meet win over City.

MPSSAA:
Attendance at the event was a packed crowd of 2500 spectators.
Westminster won the team title and had two individual champions in Ray Finch(145) and Steve Hoff. (138). Steve Hoff is a returning champion who has won his second state championship. Hoff’s win over Danielson sealed the team championship for Westminster
Bel Air had two champions in George Taylor (112), Charlie Metz (126). Both of their opponents in the finals were defending state champions.
Lloyd McCleave won his 23rd match of the year in the championship.