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.
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