NATIONAL CHAMPS: Grand View Win NAIA Wrestling
Back-to-back national champions; that’s the new title for Grand View wrestling.
The Vikings won their 2nd straight NAIA championship, holding off Southern Oregon by 6 points.
Four individuals were crowned champions with plenty of local flavor.
Gustavo Martinez, former Marshalltown standout winner 3-1 at 141.
Chad Lowman, former Roughrider also a 3-1 winner at 157.
Jimmie Schuessler of North Polk the champ at 165.
Then at heavyweight, needing a win for the team title, Eric Thompson delivers; the walk-off pin and a national championship.