Waynesburg's Coleman Scott wins Olympic wrestling bronze; wrestler Jake Herbert loses


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LONDON -- Waynesburg native Coleman Scott won an Olympic bronze medal Saturday night in the 60-kilogram (about 132-pound) division, beating Japan's Kenichi Yumoto in the bronze match 0-1, 3-0, 3-1.

Scott fell to the eventual champion, Azerbaijan's Toghrui Asgarov, in the semifinals.

Things did not go as well for Wexford native Jake Herbert in the 84-kilogram (about 185-pound) division. Herbert went 1-2 for the day and will return home without a medal.

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J. Brady McCollough: bmccollough@post-gazette.com and on Twitter @BradyMcCollough.


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