John Rizgallah won the 184lb title
Dec. 30, 2013
LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Michigan State wrestling team won the Cradle Gear Invitational Tournament with 105 points on Sunday. Three Spartans also took home individual titles: Nick Trimble (149), John Rizqallah (184) and Mike McClure (heavyweight).
McClure, who was the top seed in his bracket, improved to 17-2 and won his fifth career tournament title. The ninth-ranked senior dominated the competition with two falls and a 7-1 victory over Justin Grant of Bloomsburg in the championship match.
Rizqallah, seeded second, picked up four victories en route to the 184-pound title. He defeated No. 15 Fred Garcia of Lock Haven in the first-place bout, 7-4.
Trimble also won four matches to take first place in the 149 bracket. The sophomore upset top-seeded Macaulay Maldarelli in the championship round, 4-1.