On This Date: Jan. 19, 1970
January 19, 1970 — Five wins and a draw in the opening six bouts help Panther Valley build a big lead against Slatington en route to a 26-22 wrestling victory. Bill Hunsicker and Joe Paulus register pins for the Panthers during their run, which produces a 21-point lead. Hunsicker gains a 1:17 fall at 114 pounds, while Paulus decks his 133-pound opponent in 1:02. PV also receives decision wins from Mike McConnon (97), “Bugs” Stemetzki (105), Ben Williams (122) and Dave Strauss (147). Slatington gets pins from Handwerk and Snyder.