Wrestling splits outings at Smokey Mountain Duals
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Wrestling splits outings at Smokey Mountain Duals
Jon Floyd won both of his matches by Decision on Sunday at the Smokey Mountain Duals. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Josh Parrett, freshman Matthew Sells and sophomore Jon Floyd each won both of their matches, helping Cumberland to a split at the Smokey Mountain Duals, dropping a 33-11 decision to 16th-ranked Reinhardt University before posting a 43-9 victory over Central Baptist College on Sunday in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Parrett recorded a 17-7 Major Decision against Reinhardt’s Jordan Pitt and pinned Central Baptist’s Michael Cunningham at 3:50 at 133 for Cumberland.

Sells registered an 8-0 Major Decision over Reinhardt’s 20th-ranked Tate Holmes and pinned Central Baptist’s Isaiah Gipson at 1:08 at 165 for the Phoenix.

Floyd won a pair of Decisions – 7-4 versus Reinhardt’s seventh-ranked Holton Bolinger and 2-0 against Central Baptist’s Fransisco Joseph at 285.

Senior Austin Meyn dropped a 7-4 Decision to Reinhardt’s 16th-ranked Kalvin Harris at 141 and senior Brandon Weber lost by the same score at 149 to the Eagles’ Dawson Hunt.

Freshman Keyshawn Laws collected a 16-1 Tech Fall at 125 versus Central Baptist’s Jeffery Williams and Weber also posted a Tech Fall against the Mustangs’ JoeQuan Richardson.

Cumberland returns to the mat January 5-6 at the NWCA National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind.

#16 Reinhardt University 33, Cumberland University 11

Wt. Class Winner Result Loser CU REIN
125 Koby Milner (REIN) TF; 19-4 Keyshawn Laws (CU) 0 5
133 Josh Parrett (CU) MD; 17-7 Jordan Pitt (REIN) 4 5
141 #16 Kalvin Harris (REIN) D; 7-4 #18 Austin Meyn  (CU) 4 8
149 Dawson Hunt (REIN) D; 7-4 Brandon Weber (CU) 4 11
157 Demarius Robinson (REIN) F; 3:36 #18 Shota Sisco (CU) 4 17
165 Matthew Sells (CU) MD; 8-0 #20 Tate Holmes (REIN) 8 17
174 #13 Michawl Carew (REIN) MD; 13-0 John Olivieri (CU) 8 21
184 #17 Antonio Stewart (REIN) FOR   8 27
197 #19 Austin Brown (REIN) F; 4:05 Josh Croley (CU) 8 33
285 Jon Floyd (CU) D; 7-4 #7 Hilton Bolinger (REIN) 11 33

Cumberland University 43, Central Baptist 9

Wt. Class Winner Result Loser CU CBC
125 Keyshawn Laws (CU) TF; 16-1 Jeffery Williams (CBC) 5 0
133 Josh Parrett (CU) F; 3:50 Michael Cunningham (CBC) 11 0
141 #18 Austin Meyn  (CU) FOR   17 0
149 Brandon Weber (CU) TF; 19-3 JoeQuan Richardson (CBC) 22 0
157 DeQuaylon Gray (CBC) D; 5-2 Evan Cole (CU) 22 3
165 Matthew Sells (CU) F; 1:08 Isaiah Gipson (CBC) 28 3
174 John Olivieri (CU) FOR   34 3
184 Andres Perez (CBC) FOR   34 9
197 Josh Croley (CU) FOR   40 9
285 Jon Floyd (CU) D; 2-0 Fransisco Joseph (CBC) 43 9

D – Decision
MD – Major Decision
TF – Technical Fall
F – Fall
FOR – Forfeit
MFOR – Medical Forfeit