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Three local wrestlers notch national titles

By Ben Enos
Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 at 5:10 pm in Wrestling.

Liberty’s David Klingsheim, De La Salle’s Joey Moita and College Park’s Orry Elor all won national titles at the USA Wrestling Greco-Roman National Tournament in Fargo, N.D. today.

Klingsheim, who will attend Nebraska in the fall, beat Pennsylvania’s Patrick Myers 7-0, 3-2 to win the Junior 125-pound title.

Moita, who will be a sophomore at DLS in the fall, beat Washington’s Ruben Navajas 1-0, 1-0 to win the Junior 98-pound title.

Elor, who will be a senior at College Park in the fall, beat Iowa’s Caleb White 1-0, 4-0 to win the Cadet 285-pound title.

Other high local finishers were De La Salle’s Luke Sheridan (3rd at Cadet 171 pounds) and Justin Walker (3rd at Cadet 189).

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  • HAAL Fan

    Did Pica compete?

  • Ben Enos

    No, he didn’t. I saw him Monday, so I know he’s in town.

  • College Park

    Elor will be a Junior at College Park, not a Senior