ST. LOUIS, Mo. — It has been quite an opening week for Hannibal-LaGrange freshman wrestler Gavin Morawitz, who was awarded American Midwest Conference Wrestler of the Week after starting out his collegiate career 9-1.

On Saturday, Morawitz competed in HLGU’s second meet of the season at the Maryville University Open.

Morawitz finished 3-0 on Saturday, winning the 157 lbs. amateur division at the Maryville Open. In the season-opening Coffman/Brand Open, Morawitz won six out of seven matches.

In other Saturday action, Luis Ortiz finished 2-2 in the 285 lbs. division, Shaun Gates finished 1-2 in the 174 lbs. division and Zane Decker finished 1-2 in the 197 lbs. division.

Up next for the Trojans is a Saturday open hosted by Grand View University, which begins at 9 a.m.

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