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Cavs defeat Brewton Parker College in wrestling dual

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MT. VERNON – The Darton State College Cavaliers beat Brewton Parker College 26-16 in a dual meet, Wednesday.

Darton went into the meet without two of the program’s starters due to injury and weight issues and therefore forfeited a weight class, which gave Brewton Parker 6 points.

The forfeit would be one of only four wins for the Barons.

Darton freshman Jamel Sharp, wrestling up a weight class at 133, earned a quick six points for the Cavs by pinning Will Hale in 1:30. Howard Earl, a Darton freshman who at 141 was also wrestling up a weight class, also pinned his opponent.

“We were shorthanded and had to forfeit a weight class and bump some of our smaller guys up a weight,” said Darton head coach James Hicks. “But we didn’t want to make excuses. Our guys stepped up and got the job done.”

Darton’s Braxton Owens (149 lbs.) and Harrison Stadnick (197 lbs.) won by major decisions, 14-3 and 9-0, respectively. Heavyweight Henry Floyd and 174-pounder Emory Searles won by decisions of 3-1 and 5-2, respectively.

The Cavaliers will not travel to the Newberry Duals on Saturday, as previously scheduled. Instead they will compete again on Jan. 5, at the Campbellsville Duals in Kentucky.

Match Summary BPG DACO
125 immanuel henderson (Brewton-Parker (GA)) won by major decision over Cody Westry (Darton College) 15-5. 4.00 0
133 Jamel Sharp (Darton College) won by pin over will hale (Brewton-Parker (GA)) 1:30. 0 6.00
141 Howard Earl (Darton College) won by pin over james prescott (Brewton-Parker (GA)) 4:30. 0 6.00
149 Braxton Owens (Darton College) won by major decision over derek hovermale (Brewton-Parker (GA)) 14-3. 0 4.00
157 tre horton (Brewton-Parker (GA)) won by decision over Rojelio Valentine (Darton College) 5-1. 3.00 0
165 justin sperin (Brewton-Parker (GA)) won by forfeit over Unknown (Unattached) . 6.00 0
174 Emory Searles (Darton College) won by decision over zak pitt (Brewton-Parker (GA)) 5-2. 0 3.00
184 heath mcgregor (Brewton-Parker (GA)) won by decision over Kalin Willhite (Darton College) 8-5. 3.00 0
197 Harrison Stadnick (Darton College) won by major decision over nick alexander (Brewton-Parker (GA)) 9-0. 0 4.00
285 Henry Floyd (Darton College) won by decision over jake shumpert (Brewton-Parker (GA)) 3-1. 0 3.00
Dual Meet Score 16.0 26.0
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