West Virginia High School Wrestling

1949 West Virginia State Wrestling Championship

Friday March 25, 1949 - Morgantown
Attendance - 1500 est.
Steve Harrick, WVU Wrestling Coach - Tournament Director
Whitey Gwynne - Official
"Pop" Sullivan, Pennsboro High School Principal, Deputy Commissioner State Board of Appeals - Awards Presenter

Team Scores

1) 23 Beckley
2) 20 Parkersburg
3) 0 Morgantown
0 University

Finals Results
Wt: 103 Carlyn Jackson P def Bill Calvert B by Fall 4:48
Wt: 112 Jim Pringle P def Bill Maxey B by Fall 3:07
Wt: 120 Kermit Johnson B def Jack Tippens P by Decision 7-6
Wt: 127 Carroll Baker P def Al O'Dell B by Decision 7-4
Wt: 133 Robert O'Dell B def Don Simms P by Decision 3-0
Wt: 138 Billy Lilly B def Joe Kiser P by Decision 5-2
Wt: 145 Ken Rathburn B def Jerry Montgomery P by Decision 4-1
Wt: 155 Dave Friley B def Bill Kurtz P by Decision 8-4
Wt: 165 Nick Rahal B def Graham Busch P by Decision 7-4
Wt: 175 J.D. Kidd B def Paul Starr P by Decision 7-4
Wt: 185 Pete Gregg P and Joe Ciatto B wrestled to a Draw
Wt: UNL Bob Barrows P def Paul Svirdenko M by Fall 2:40

Some notes of interest:

Thanks to Brent Sams, Parkersburg WV
From The Pakersburg News

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