Loyal wrestler takes third in Folkstyle Nationals
By Hub City Times staff
MARSHFIELD – Loyal wrestler Stephen Buchanan finished third at the USAW Folkstyle National Wrestling Tournament in Cedar Falls, IA, March 28-30.
Buchanan competed in the Junior 195-pound weight class, where in the first round he won 5-3, followed by an 8-2 win in round two. In round three, Stephen won by pin.
Buchanan lost his quarter-finals match 10-5, but bounced back in three wrestlebacks, winning 8-5 and 6-3 before getting a pin in his third wrestle-back.
In the third-place match, Buchanan won by injury default over the wrestler who had defeated him in the quarter-finals.