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Louisiana youngsters place 1, 2, 2 and 3 in Alabama
December 1st, 2014 | Written by: Nick DiGerolamo, Sr., Editor

The newly formed Alabama Wrestling Organization (AWO), now partnered with the AAU, opened its Alabama youth wrestling season with four Louisiana place finishers.   Competing on November 22nd in the Warrior Open at Thompson High School in Alabaster, Alabama, the group of four Crusader Wrestling Club/Team LA participants managed one first place, two second place, and one third place finishes:

The Louisiana contingent (left to right):
Jack O'Connor, Liam O'Connor, Nick DiGerolamo and Landon Smith.
Nick DiGerolamo on top of the podium. Second place finisher Landon Smith (left). Third place finisher Jack O'Connor (right).

Nicholas DiGerolamo, a state champion and 2x All American last season, dominated the out of state competition by winning five matches - all by pin - in the BANTAM 80+ weight class;
Liam O'Connor, also a state champion and All-American in 2013, managed a second place finish (MIDGET 80) by going 2 - 1 on the weekend;
Landon Smith (1-1) finished 2nd;
Jack O'Connor (3-2) finished 3rd.

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