February 8, 1975 Lehighton's wrestling team rolls to a 45-6 win over Slatington to finish its Lehigh Valley League schedule undefeated and claim its second straight championship. The Indians, coached by Rollie Alger, receive five pins in the match. Rick Kirkendall sets the tone at 101 pounds with a 36-second fall. Others to record pins include Barry Troutman (148), Gary Barkanic (158), Charlie Bachert (188) and Rick Koch (hwt). Lehighton also gains decision wins from George Strohl, Rick Brownmiller, Todd Mertz, Bruce Cheslak and Glenn Neff.
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