Wrestling: Lely grad Blanc wins silver medal at Pan Am Games

Lely High School graduate Obe Blanc won a silver medal at the Pan American Games in Venezuela over the weekend.

Blanc, who wrestled for Oklahoma State this season, beat El Salvador's Jose Edgardo Ramos, 1-0 and 3-0, and Canada's Aso Palani, 3-0 and 5-1. He lost in the finals to Cuba's Luis Ibanez Rojas, 2-0, 3-2.

Blanc was named to Team USA after a runner-up performance at 55 kilograms in the U.S. National Freestyle Championships.

Blanc finished third in the 125-pound weight class at the Big 12 Championships this year, and participated in the NCAA tournament.

He compiled a 30-10 overall record with eight wins over ranked opponents wrestling for Oklahoma State this season.

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