FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women's wrestling team had a good showing in their first tournament of the season at the Emmanuel Open. King had 11 placers at the tournament, including four that won titles.
FINAL SCORE: No team scores, 11 placers and four champions
LOCATION: Shaw Athletic Center; Franklin Springs, Ga.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- At 123 pounds, Briana Kellin won all three of her matches, defeating teammate Makayla Welch in the championship match 10-4.
- Welch earned pins in each of her first two matches before falling to Kellin to take second.
- Also at 123 pounds, Hayden Lowe finished sixth, taking one victory by fall.
- Nicole Joseph took the title at 136 pounds, winning all three of her matches. She defeated Marizza Birrueta on a 10-0 technical fall in the final.
- The 143-pound championship was also an all-King final, featuring Ashlynn Ortega and Ana Luciano. Ortega took the win 6-1.
- Nia Crosdale went 3-0 at 170 pounds to take the title. She pinned McKehnna Calhoun of Tiffin University in 2:38 in the championship bout.
- Cheyenne Sisenstein reached the final at 130 pounds, but fell to Abigail Nette of Emmanuel College.
- At 136 pounds, Alyssa Aceval finished fifth, taking two wins by pin and another by technical fall.
- The final placer for King was Hailey Cancelleri at 155 pounds. She finished fourth after starting her day with a pin.
KING RESULTS BY WEIGHT CLASS
101 – Jaclyn McNichols 2-2, 4th
109 – Lesly Hernandez 1-2
130 – Cheyenne Sisenstein 3-1, 2nd
155 – Hailey Cancelleri 3-2, 4th
170 – Nia Crosdale 3-0, 1st
- King returns to action on October 27 at the Adrian Open in Adrian, Mich.