Huntingdon comes up short at Emmanuel

Mason Blakeney earned a pin in the 141-pound weight class in Tuesday's match against Emmanuel College.
Mason Blakeney earned a pin in the 141-pound weight class in Tuesday's match against Emmanuel College.

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga.  – The Huntingdon wrestling team battled Division II Emmanuel College to the final weight class on Tuesday before losing 24-23 in a tiebreaker.

Huntingdon's Joseph Pearson (285 pounds) won the 10th and final weight class to tie the score 23-23. Per NCAA rules, Emmanuel was awarded the tiebreaking point for winning six weight classes to the Hawks' four.

Pearson was one of three Hawks to win by pin in the match. Mason Blakeney (141) and Wyatt Miller (174) also earned pins. Ryan Brooks (125) won by technical fall.                              

 

Match Results

Emmanuel College 24, Huntingdon College 23

125 – Ryan Brooks (HC) def. Deven Perez (EC), Technical Fall, 16-1

133 – Emery Cline (EC) def. Tristan Powell (HC), Major Decision, 18-4 

141 – Mason Blakeney (HC) def. Taquel Young (EC), Fall (4:00)

149 – Dalton Flint (EC) def. Quintez Pearson (HC), 2-1

157 – Kevin Almond (EC) def. Kaleb Fontenot (HC), Technical Fall, 18-1

165 – Matthew Schmall (EC) def. Reagan Prevatt (HC), Technical Fall, 18-0 

174 – Wyatt Miller (HC) def. Chase Forrester (EC), Fall (4:26)

184 – Seth Bell (EC) def. Austin Phillips (EC), 7-4

197 – Travis Voelker (EC) def. Cody Dixon (HC) 13-8

285 – Joseph Pearson (HC) def. Preston Stell (EC), Fall (7:55)

 

Coming Up: Huntingdon returns to action in the Gator Boots Dual in Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday.