On This Date: (Feb. 22, 1986)
February 22, 1986 - Nine Times News area wrestlers, including four from Northern Lehigh, earn gold medals at the annual Centennial League tournament. The Bulldogs’ Ron Heller (122 pounds) and Don Evans (188) both score technical falls for their titles, while teammate Trevin Berger (94) earns a major decision. NL’s Larry Rehrig wins by default at 141. Northwestern (Scott Derr at 108 and Butch Padamonsky at 148) and Palmerton (Dave Lucykanish at 135 and Frank Zelinsky at 158) both crown two champions, while Pleasant Valley’s Mike Froehlich registers a pin in the finals for his championship at 115.