Wrestling defeats Kentucky Wesleyan 30-15 in home opener
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Wrestling defeats Kentucky Wesleyan 30-15 in home opener
Keyshawn Laws delivered a pin for the Phoenix in Wednesday night's win over Kentucky Wesleyan. (Credit: Steve Wampler)

 LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland wrestling defeated Kentucky Wesleyan 30-15 in their first home match of the year.

Carter Cox started the Phoenix off right with 6-2 decision over Adam Bender at the 125 weight class.

At 133, Austin Cook pinned Dylan Burton late in the second period for six points for the Panthers. Keshawn Laws returned the favor for the Phoenix with a pin of Caleb Craig.

Esteban Remillard won his match by decision with Andy Santana, 11-5 at 149. Cumberland’s Jalen Brown and Wesleyan’s Trevor South battled very tight with South winning with a late takedown 10-8.

At 165, Terrance Clayton won a tight one 3-0 over the Panthers’ Dallas Miles. Clayton earned all three points in the final period of action.

The Panther’ forfeited the match with #5 Nathan Walton at 174.

Austin Antcliffe won a tight 5-2 decision with Angelo Talabert at 184 and the Panthers’ forfeited the 197 match with Antonio Mariscal.

Karius Washington won the heavyweight bout with Cumberland’s Dylan Cunningham after Cunningham received a disqualification in the second period.

Cumberland will take part in the Missouri Valley Invitational this weekend in Marshall, Missouri.

 

Cumberland 30, Kentucky Wesleyan 15

 Wt. 

Winner

Result

Loser

 KWC 

 CU 

125

Carter Cox (CU)

Dec.: 6-2

Adam Bender (KWC)

0

3

133

Austin Cook (KWC)

F: 4:54

Dylan Burton (CU)

6

3

141

Keshawn Laws (CU)

F: 4:26

Caleb Craig (KWC)

6

9

149

Esteban Remilliard(CU)

Dec.:11-5

Andy Santana (KWC)

6

12

157

Trevor South (KWC)

Dec.: 10-8

Jalen Brown (CU)

9

12

165

Terrance Clayton (CU)

Dec.: 3-0

Dallas Miles (KWC)

9

15

174

#5 Nathan Walton (CU)

FOR

unknown

9

21

184

Austin Antcliffe (CU)

Dec.: 5-2

Angelo Talabert (KWC)

9

24

197

Antonio Mariscal (CU)

FOR

unknown

9

30

285

Kairus Washington (KWC)

DQ

Dylan Cunningham (CU)

15

30

Dec. - Decision

MD - Major Decision

TF - Technical Fall

F - Fall

FOR - Forfeit

MFOR - Medical Forfeit

INJ – Injury

DQ- Disqualification