Nitchals captures title to help SL wrestlers place fifth

Tuesday, December 12, 2000

EMMETSBURG - Matt Nitchals captured an individual championship to help Storm Lake place fifth in the Emmetsburg Invitational on Saturday.

Emmetsburg won the team title with 247 points. LeMars was second with 218, followed by Estherville with 152, Humboldt 147.5, Storm Lake 119, Battle Creek-Ida Grove 109, Clarion-Goldfield 83.5 and Central Lyon 79.0.

Nitchals won the 215-pound title by virtue of a pin in 3 minutes, 11 seconds over Estherville's Branden Moffitt.

Ben Strandberg placed second at 189 pounds. he lost by decision 8-7 to LeMars' Kyle Anderson in the finals.

Read the rest of this article in the 12/12 Pilot Tribune.

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