Multiple Teams · 1977-1978 Wrestling Season


Varsity

Front row – Joe Rathbun, Ted Kazemier, Ray Alexander, Mike Mauric, Nathan Swift, Doug Heintzleman, Craig Essich, Tom Oesch, Randy Kropf, Dan Zeits, Ed Loughlin, Bill Nagy, Greg Martinez. Back row – Coach Rivers, Brian Brown, Dan Stuart, Jay Rickert, Randy Gildea, Duane Rasch, Doug Myers, Dale Bieri.

 

The 1977-1978 wrestling team placed 2nd in conference. John Wilder finished 4th in the state and Tom Oesch was an individual state champion. John Wilder and Tom Reedy were district champions.

Head Coach – Gary Rivers

Part of a History of Lowell Wrestling

Team Results

Opponent Result
Ionia W 55-15
Kenowa Hills W 45-24
Wyoming Park W 62-10
Sparta W 63-12
Cedar Springs L 26-36
Greenville W 39-20
Belding W 57-9
GR Union W 48-18
Coopersville W 61-6
Fremont W 35-27
Lakewood W 63-9

Individual Results

Name Wins Losses Ties Pins
Joe Rathbun 12 6 1 8
Greg Martinez 13 11 0 8
Ted Kazemier 13 4 0 9
Bill Nagy 9 3 0 7
Dan Zeits 7 8 0 3
Ed Loughlin 18 9 1 7
Randy Gildea 1 9 0 1
Duane Rasch 0 8 0 0
Nate Swift 13 7 0 10
Randy Kropf 25 7 0 17
John Wilder 34 5 0 19
Tom Oesch 29 4 1 21
Dan Stuart 1 4 0 1
Ray Alexander 18 10 0 7
Mike Mauric 13 5 0 6
Brian Brown 2 2 0 0
Doug Heintzleman 18 8 0 10
Jay Rickert 3 1 0 2
Craig Essich 6 13 0 6
Dale Bieri 0 6 0 0
Doug Myers 1 2 0 0
Ken Stuart 1 0 0 0
Mark Flanagan 0 1 0 0
Total 237 133 3 142

 

 

Front – Fred Beachler, Dale Bieri, Bill Nagy, Brian Brown, Randy Gildea, Duane Rasch, David Chrisman, Mark VanWeelden, Dan Stuart, Steve King, Chuck Schrenk, Eric Swift, Tony Posthumus, Doug Meyers. Back row – Coach Rivers, Jay Rickert, David Hinds, Joe Loughlin.