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Morehead wins individual championship

The Akron Hometowner of Akron, Iowa

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Morningside College's Chad Morehead and Tyler Kacmarynski both won individual championships when the Mustangs competed in he Auggie Brute Adidas Open wrestling tournament held Nov. 21 in Minneapolis.

Morehead, a freshman from Akron, reigned in the 174 pound silver division while Kacmarny-ski, a freshman from Spencer, was the champion in the heavyweight silver division.

Morehead, a graduate of Akron-Westfield, defeated Bryce Skaggs, who was unattached, by a 5-3 decision in the 174 pound title bout. He advanced to the championship match with a 6-1 decision against Mike Cronan, who was unattached, a 7-6 decision against Billy Fate of Southwest Missouri State University, and a 2-1 decision against Josh Kohler of Augsburg College.

Kacmarynski defeated Luke Stika, who was unattached, by a 6-3 decision in the heavyweight championship match. Kacmarynski won his first two matches by decision with a 5-1 win against Sam Collora of Simpson College and a 7-3 win against Mark Frye of Buena Vista University. Kacmarynski pinned Dustin Heiser of St. Olaf College in 6:31 in the semifinals.



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Original Publication Date: November 25, 2009



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