No. 7 Southeastern tops No. 9 Cumberland at NWCA Duals
Thursday, January 6, 2022
No. 7 Southeastern tops No. 9 Cumberland at NWCA Duals
Southeastern tops Cumberland 24-13 at the NWCA National Duals.

LOUISVILLE,Ky.-- No. 7 Southeastern took an early lead and never looked back with 24-13 win against No. 9 Cumberland ending the CU's time at the NWCA National Duals.

Isaac Crowell put the Fire up 3-0 after a 7-3 decision victory over first Carter Cox in the 125 class. Keshawn Laws tied up the match at 3-all after a 12-5 decision victory over Xavier Williamson.

The Phoenix were unable to keep the momentum after Laws's victory as Blaine Fussell fell to Kael Brisker 22-4 by way of technical fall in the 141 class. The Fire claimed an 11-3 match lead over the Phoenix with a 9-5 decision victory by Maxwell Kauffman over Eli Clemmons. 

Anthony Maia earned a big decision victory over Trace Braun by a score of 9-5 cutting into the Fire's lead at the halfway point in the match 11-6. Cole Smith followed suit and earned a 12-3 major decision victory over Wyatt Kirkham, his third victory of the tournament.

Matthew Sells fell to Stephen Kelle with an 11-1 major decision loss while Austin Antcliffe was pinned by Blake Rypel in the 184 class. River Henry lost his match to Trillyon Fils-Aime by a 2-1 decision, followed by Patrick Depiazza's 7-6 decision win over Gage Braun in the 285 weight class.

Cumberland takes on the RV Hastings and No. 7 Southeastern again at the Fire Duals on Sunday Jan. 15 from Lakeland, Fla.


No. 7 Southeastern defeated No. 9 Cumberland (Tenn.) 24-13

125 - #7 Isaac Crowell (Southeastern) over #8 Carter Cox (Cumberland (Tenn.)) Dec 7-3
133 - #16 Keshawn Laws (Cumberland (Tenn.)) over Xavier Williamson (Southeastern) Dec 12-5
141 - #15 Kael Brisker (Southeastern) over Blaine Fussel (Cumberland (Tenn.)) TF 22-4
149 - Maxwell Kauffman (Southeastern) over Eli Clemmons (Cumberland (Tenn.)) Dec 9-5
157 - #6 Anthony Maia (Cumberland (Tenn.)) over Trace Braun (Southeastern) Dec 9-5
165 - #1 Cole Smith (Cumberland (Tenn.)) over Wyatt Kirkham (Southeastern) Maj 12-3
174 - Stephen Kelle (Southeastern) over Matthew Sells (Cumberland (Tenn.)) Maj 11-1
184 - #7 Blake Rypel (Southeastern) over Austin Antcliffe (Cumberland (Tenn.)) Fall 2:16
197 - Trillyon Fils-Aime (Southeastern) over River Henry (Cumberland (Tenn.)) Dec 2-1
285 - #6 Patrick Depiazza (Cumberland (Tenn.)) over #8 (197) Gage Braun (Southeastern) Dec 7-6