Oklahoma State Capture Team Title, Lewallen Named OW

By: Alex Steen www.theopenmat.com The 2016 Reno Tournament of Champions College Invitational began the day haunted by who was not in attendance. By the end of the day, those who were there had stolen the show. Oklahoma State’s team of back-ups hoisted the championship trophy, besting Michigan State, Wyoming, Cal Poly, and Oregon State, who rounded out the top five, while wrestlers from six different schools walked away as champions.…

Pomona Captures Team Title, Santillan named OW

By: Alex Steen www.theopenmat.com Pomona, Colorado, took home the team title Saturday night at the 2016 Reno Tournament of Champions (RTOC) behind six placers including 132-pound champion Theorius Robison. #23 Choctaw (OK) finished in second place with #38 Roseburg (OR), #16 Allen (TX), and #32 Wasatch (UT) rounding out the top five. Jet Taylor (126), Robison (132), and Colton Schultz (220) successfully defended their titles from 2015, taking home another…

RTOC HS Day 1 Recap

By: Alex Steen www.theopenmat.com The opening day of a big high school tournament like the 2016 Reno Tournament of Champions is a mixed bag. There is excitement as the matches get underway, but for many of the favorites, day one is about not spending too much time on the mat, getting through the day, and preparing for the big matches to come. Certainly, there are upsets, but for the high…