BRISTOL, Tenn.- The Phoenix posted three pins and three decisions in the win over King University in Bristol, Tennessee, 27-19.
The Tornados (0-1) won the first two bouts in the match, taking a 10-0 lead before Laws and Remillard could get the Phoenix (1-0) on the board with two pins.
Rylee Billings got the Tornados the lead early posting a major decision over Cater Cox of Cumberland 11-2 at the 125 weight class.
King's Elijah Hicks followed in Billings footsteps and registered a pinned Jake Rhyne, but Keshawn Laws got the points back as he pinned Colin Leonard in 53 seconds at 141.
Esteban Remillard continued the CU success with a pin of his own on Bryson Hux to give the Phoenix their first lead of the night, the lead was short as Tyler Williams defeated Cumberland's Clark Leddon in a 6-2 decision.
Freshman Dylan Quinn continued his recent success with a 17-12 decision over Tornados' Elijah Davis at 165. The win gave Cumberland the lead again that they would not relinquish.
Thierry Jean Baptist registered a 8-3 decision at 174 against William Seymore and sophomre Nathan Walton pinned Matthew Danner at 184.
No. 8 Elijah Seay tried to get the Tornados back in the match with a pin against Antonio Mariscal at 197 and heavyweight Patrick Depiazza sealed the deal for Cumberland with a 4-2 decision.
Cumberland takes part in the Grandview Open this Saturday.
|125||Rylee Billings (KING)||MD; 11-2||Carter Cox (CU)||0||4|
|133||Elijah Hicks (KING)||PIN; 4:13||Jake Rhyne (CU)||0||10|
|141||Keshawn Laws (CU)||PIN; 0:53||Colin Leonard (KING)||6||10|
|149||Esteban Remillard (CU)||PIN; 6:36||Bryson Hux (KING)||12||10|
|157||Tyler Williams (KING)||D; 6-2||Clark Leddon (CU)||12||13|
|165||Dylan Quinn (CU)||D; 17-10||Elijah Davis (KING)||15||13|
|174||Thierry Jean Baptiste (CU)||D; 8-3||William Seymore (KING)||18||13|
|184||Nathan Walton (CU)||PIN; 5:18||Matthew Danner (KING)||24||13|
|197||#8 Elijah Seay (KING)||PIN; 2:16||Antonio Mariscal (CU)||24||19|
|285||Patrick Depiazza (CU)||D; 4-2||Cade Ridley (KING)||27||19|
D – Decision
MD – Major Decision
TF – Technical Fall
F – Fall
FOR – Forfeit
MFOR – Medical Forfeit
INJ – Injury