ON THIS DATE
December 18, 1969 Jim Thorpe receives first-period pins from three of its wrestlers to help gain a 31-20 Tri County Wrestling League win over Pottsville. Pat Crowley gains a fall at 120 pounds in 1:06 while Pete Susko (138) decks his opponent in 1:46. The Olympians, who win five straight weight classes from 120-145, also receive a 1:33 pin from Mike Kowatch at 165. Decision wins for Thorpe come from Bob Gigliotti (103), Dave Mueller (127), Charlie Bott (133), Blair Redline (145) and John Ohlsen (180).