MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – The Huntingdon wrestling team won its final three weight classes to edge Brewton-Parker 20-19 on Thursday.
Jesse Rowlen's 3-1 decision in the 285-pound weight class clinched the one-point victory. This is the Hawks' first win over the NAIA Barons in four meetings.
Dixon won the 184-pound match by major decision (11-1) to make it 19-14 and Walker won a 7-6 decision in the 197-pound match to cut the Barons' lead to two points before Rowlen helped the Hawks complete the comeback.
Huntingdon College 20, Brewton-Parker 19
125 – Lucas Nelson (BP) def. Wade Thomas (HC), Fall
133 – Immanuel Henderson (BP) def. Jacob Smith (HC), Major Decision, 15-5
141 – DeAndre Beck (HC) def. Vontrell Calhoun (BP), Major Decision, 9-1
149 – Tyler Steele (BP) def. Quintez Pearson (HC), 17-13
157 - Marquez Horton (BP) def. Jared Mercer (HC), 8-4
165 – Deon Maxwell (HC) def. Robert Meadows (BP), Fall
174 – Wilder Elliott (BP) def. Sam Garrison (HC) 9-2
184 - Cody Dixon (HC) def. Amin Esquivel (BP), Major Decision, 11-1
197 - Kori Walker (HC) def. Daniel Anderson (BP), 7-6
285 - Jesse Rowlen (HC) def. Jose Carrillo-Garcia (BP), 3-1
Coming Up: Huntingdon returns to action in the Gator Boots Dual in Nashville, Tenn., on Dec. 16.