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2016 Pan Am Championships: OSU alum Coleman Scott wins freestyle gold

The 2012 Olympic bronze medalist and four other Americans win gold.

Coleman Scott, left, gets his hand raised after winning the 57kg. men's freestyle gold medal match against Cuero Munoz of Colombia.
Coleman Scott, left, gets his hand raised after winning the 57kg. men's freestyle gold medal match against Cuero Munoz of Colombia.
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Coleman Scott, a 2008 national champion at Oklahoma State, won gold at 61 kg/134 lbs. in men's freestyle at the Pan American Championships on Saturday at the Dr Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas.

The 2012 Olympic bronze medalist defeated Cuero Munoz of Colombia, 8-4, in the finals. Scott scored three takedowns to lead 6-2 at the break. He added another takedown in the second period for the four-point win.

Scott, the current head coach at North Carolina, was joined by Sunkist Kids teammates Jordan Burroughs at 74kg./163 lbs. and Sam Hazewinkel 57kg./125.5 lbs. atop the podium.

Burroughs, the 2012 Olympic gold medalist and two-time undefeated national champion at Nebraska, scored a 12-2 technical fall over Carlos Aruturo Izquierdo Mendez of Colombia. Hazewinkel, a 2012 Olympian and four-time All-American at Oklahoma, defeated Canadian Darthe Capellan. 7-5.

Frank Molinaro (70kg./154 lbs.), a 2012 national champion at Penn State, and Dom Bradley (125kg./275 lbs.), a former Missouri wrestler, also won gold.

2015 World bronze medalist James Green of Nebraska (65 kg./143 lbs.), fell 10-6 to Anthony Jose Montero Chirinos of Venezuela for silver. The Americans added two bronze medalists with Virginia coach Keith Gavin (86kg./189 lbs.) and Minnesota alum Scott Schiller (97kg./213 lbs.).