High School Sports

Flora's Crossland, Ladel place 3rd at CN tournament

David Crossland and David Ladel came away with consolation honors at the Cardinal Newman Christmas Classic wrestling tournament last weekend.

Crossland went 3-1 to earn third place at 130 pounds, bouncing back from a semifinal loss to Matt Risinger of Gilbert to go 2-0 in the consolation bracket. He beat Tripp Mann of Christ School in the third-place final.

Ladel took a different path to third place at 189, going 3-0 in the consolation bracket after dropping his first match of the tournament. He topped Will Rainwater of Cardinal Newman in the consolation title bout.