Huntingdon earns third win of the season

Huntingdon earns third win of the season

COLUMBIA, S.C.  – The Huntingdon wrestling team won seven of the final eight weight classes and knocked off Allen University 30-12 on Saturday.

The win was the fourth-year Hawks' third straight over the NAIA Yellow Jackets.

Huntingdon fell behind 9-0 after the first two weight classes but the Hawks controlled the remainder of the match. Quintez Pearson's 7-5 decision in the 149-pound weight class tied the match and Kaleb Fontenot's 11-5 decision at 157 gave the Hawks the lead for good.

Deon Maxwell won by decision (10-4) at 165, Robbie McKenna won by major decision (10-1) at 174 and Jesse Rowlen won by technical fall (23-8) at 285. Nelson Elder (141-pounds) and Cody Dixon (184 pounds) each won by forfeit.


Coming Up: Huntingdon wrestles in the Truett-McConnell Open on Jan. 20.


Match Results

Huntingdon College 30, Allen University 12

125- Davon Powell (AU) def. Wade Thomas (HC), 13-7

133- Randy McCary (AU) def. Mason Blakeney (HC), Fall (6:24)

141- Nelson Elder (HC) won by forfeit

149- Quintez Pearson (HC) def. Joshua Dardy (AU), 7-5

157- Kaleb Fontenot (HC) def. Anderson Toe (AU), 11-5

165- Deon Maxwell (HC) def. Anthony Fullard (AU), 10-4

174- Robbie McKenna (HC) def. Rashaan McKenzie (AU), Major Decision, 10-1

184- Cody Dixon (HC) won by forfeit

197- Jordan Flood (AU) def. Kori Walker (HC), 5-2

285- Jesse Rowlen (HC) def. Kendrick Watson (AU), Technical Fall, 23-8