Phoenix Wrestling takes win over King University
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Phoenix Wrestling takes win over King University
Keshawn Laws posted a pin over Colin Leonard 53 seconds into their match. (Credit: Steve Wampler)

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.


Wt. Class Winner Result Loser CU KING
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