Slaton, Gambrall take titles

BY DI STAFF | NOVEMBER 16, 2009 7:22 AM

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Iowa senior 141-pounder Joe Slaton and redshirt freshman 184-pounder Grant Gambrall seized individual titles at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open in Ames over the weekend.

Slaton competed unattached, and 10 of the Hawkeyes’ 11 grapplers placed fourth or better in the tournament.

As the No. 2 seed in his weight class, Slaton won his five matches by seven or more points, managing a pair of technical falls, two major decision, and a decision. The Cedar Rapids native defeated Mario Morgan, 14-7, in the finals.

Gambrall posted a pin, a technical fall, and a major decision before beating Iowa State’s Jerome Ward, the No. 1 seed at 184, 6-2.

Sophomore 125-pounder J.J. Krutsinger and redshirt freshman 133-pounder Nate Moore wrestled in the finals at their respective weights. Krutsinger, the No. 1 seed at 125, lost to Iowa State’s Andrew Long, 10-2, while Moore, the No. 2 seed at 133, fell to No. 1 seed Cody Garcia of Nebraska-Omaha, 4-2.

Junior Luke Lofthouse (197), sophomore Blake Rasing (heavyweight), true freshmen Derek St. John (157) and Ethen Lofthouse (174) placed third. Sophomore Vinnie Wagner (184) and true freshman Nick Trizzino (133) finished fourth.

— by Ryan Young

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