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Triston Norris won the heavyweight title in the Freshman/Sophomore division as eight App State wrestlers placed at the Southeast Open on Saturday.
Norris posted a 4-0 record with two pins and a 4-2 decision in the final round against Aiden Lacoma thanks to tiebreaking takedown with 1:34 left. By the time Lacoma got a one-point escape with 30 seconds left, Norris had built up more than a minute in riding time to earn a bonus point for the two-point margin.
Norris had pins in 12 and 58 seconds, plus a 5-1 decision.
Norris and Carson Floyd, wrestling at 197 pounds in the Freshman/Sophomore division, were App State’s two finalists. Making his college debut as a true freshman, Floyd recorded pins in 1:39 and 3:22 before reaching the final with a 14-1 major decision. He dropped an 8-5 decision to Virginia Tech’s TJ Stewart in the final.
The Mountaineers’ top showings in the Open division were fourth-place finishes from Tommy Askey (157 pounds) and Jacob Sartorio (heavyweight). OJ Bost placed sixth at 165.
App State’s other placers in the Freshman/Sophomore brackets were:
Third place: Hunter Adams (184 pounds)
Fourth place: Noah Luna (125 pounds)
Fifth place: Dalton Battle (184 pounds)