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Eleventh Annual PIAA State Wrestling Tournament
March 12-13, 1948

West Side Armory in Kingston, PA.

Bill Fillistine became Meyers first State Champion when he decisioned Paul Troiano from Lansdown, 10-4 in the 138 lb. finals. Fillistine pinned his way into the finals with falls of 6:59 in the quarter-finals and 5:00 in the simi-finals over 1947 state runner-up Pete Polachek from Boswell. Fillistine became the thirteenth state champion from District 2, but the first from a school other than Forty Fort or Kington.

Preliminary

Quarter-Finals

Semi-Finals

Finals

Champion

Gerald Doerr
Lancaster (3)

vs.

Gerald Doerr
2-1

Jim Funk
Washington (7)

vs.

Paul Troiano
3-2

Paul Troiano
Lansdowne (1)

vs.

Paul Troiano
11-4

Dick Perry
Grove City (10)

vs.

Bill Fillistine
10-4

Bill Fillistine
Meyers (2)

vs.

Bill Fillistine
6:59

Wilson Kline
Bethlehem (11)

vs.

Bill Fillistine
5:00

Pete Polachek
Boswell (5)

Ken Lenker
Sunbury (4)

vs

Pete Polachek
3-0

vs.

Ken Lenker
3-0

Bill Krebs
Bellefonte (6)

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