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Tornado have 11 placers, 4 champions at Emmanuel Open

Tornado have 11 placers, 4 champions at Emmanuel Open

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.

THE BASICS
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

123 – Briana Kellin 4-0, 1st; Makayla Welch 2-1, 2nd; Hayden Lowe 2-3, 6th

130 – Cheyenne Sisenstein 3-1, 2nd

136 – Nicole Joseph 3-0, 1st; Alyssa Aceval 3-2, 5th; Amy Gathing 0-2

143 – Ashlynn Ortega 3-0, 1st Ana Luciano 2-1, 2nd

155 – Hailey Cancelleri 3-2, 4th

170 – Nia Crosdale 3-0, 1st

UP NEXT

  • King returns to action on October 27 at the Adrian Open in Adrian, Mich.