Reed Takes Fifth at Denker Open

Blake Reed January 17, 2009

         EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - Blake Reed was Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's top finisher at the Roger Denker Open Saturday.
         Reed took fifth at 165 pounds, finishing with a forfeit win over Missouri Valley's Juan Alvarez.
         Terrance Connors also advanced well into the 184-pound wrestlebacks with a fall over J.R. Logan (unattached) and a 17-13 victory over Kyle Gustin, of Central Missouri.
         There were no team scores at Saturday's tournament.
         Next up for the Cougars is a home match Thursday against Oklahoma City. The first match begins at 7 p.m.