Hawks match program record for wins in a season

Cody Dixon earned a pin in the 184-pound weight class in Saturday's match against St. Andrews.
Cody Dixon earned a pin in the 184-pound weight class in Saturday's match against St. Andrews.

LAURINBURG, N.C.  – The Huntingdon wrestling team defeated NAIA St. Andrews University 37-18 on Saturday.                       

The win was Huntingdon's sixth dual-match victory of the season, tying the fifth-year Hawks' record for wins in a season. The 2017-18 team set the mark and finished 6-9 in dual matches. With five dual matches remaining this season, the Hawks are 6-7.

Huntingdon won seven weight classes on Saturday. Mason Blakeney (141 pounds), Wyatt Miller (174) and Cody Dixon (184) each won by pin. Ryan Brooks (125) won by major decision, Tristan Powell (133) won by decision and Quintez Pearson (149) and Austin Phillips (197) each won by forfeit.

 

Match Results

 Huntingdon College 37, St. Andrews University 18

125 – Ryan Brooks (HC) def. Dominic Buke (SAU), Major Decision, 12-1

133 – Tristan Powell (HC) def. Aidan McDonald (SAU) 10-8

141 – Mason Blakeney (HC) def. William Dudley (SAU), Fall (0:20)

149 – Quintez Pearson (HC) won by forfeit

157 – Jacob Arnold (SAU) def. Kaleb Fontenot (HC), Fall (1:33)

165 – Jonathan Zafra (SAU) def. Reagan Prevatt (HC), Fall (3:17) 

174 – Wyatt Miller (HC) def. Michael Nelson (SAU), Fall (4:57)

184 – Cody Dixon (HC) def. Chase Payne (SAU), Fall (5:13)

197 – Austin Phillips (HC) won by forfeit

285 – Aaron Vaughan (SAU) def. Joseph Pearson (HC), Fall (1:00)

 

Coming Up: Huntingdon returns to action at Limestone University on Sunday.