Gnida wins 100th at CPU duals
CENTER POINT– Louis Gnida picked up his 100th win and the Solon wrestlers picked up a dual tournament title Saturday in Center Point.
The Spartans traveled to Center Point to participate in the Center Point-Urbana (CPU) dual meet, and came back with wins over Mid-Prairie (42-37), CPU (49-26, New London (72-12), Clayton Ridge (70-12) and Oelwein (40-33), according to head coach Brooks McLaren.
Kade Steuhm (132 pounds), Lance Evans (220) and Danny Whitmore (182) each had three pins on the day for Solon. Logan Linderbaum (285) Trevor Yahr (126), Graeson Dall (145) and Nick Bailey (170) and Gnida (120) pinned two of their opponents.
Friday, Solon split a dual meet with Independence and Marion, defeating the Indians 64-15, but falling to Indee 46-24. Cole Fritz, Bailey and Linderbaum grabbed pins against Marion, while Steuhm and Evans added pins against Independence.