Host Al­covy Tigers wins New­ton Cup

The Covington News - - SPORTS - BRYAN FAZIO bfazio@cov­news.com

Al­covy wrestling wel­comed New­ton and East­side to its gym Tues­day by win­ning the New­ton Cup.

The Tigers beat New­ton 49-23, fol­lowed by a 45-33 vic­tory over Score At­lanta’s No. six­thranked Ea­gles.

Af­ter los­ing to New­ton at 106 pounds, Al­covy’s Jerry Pike and Hunter Smith picked up pins in 113 and 120, re­spec­tively.

The Tigers picked up five more pins in their seven wins, in­clud­ing in 182 by Ka­mari Wil­liams and 285 by Ryan Adams.

Wil­liams and Adams were just two of Al­covy’s wrestlers to get two pins on the day, later when the Tigers beat East­side.

Trail­ing, Al­covy needed key matches against the Ea­gles, to pull out the New­ton Cup vic­tory.

Tay­lor Jenk­ins picked up the pin in the 145-pound clas­si­fi­ca­tion, along with a 10-6 win by Par­fait Fond­seyuf in 182-pounds and Nick Lang­ford had the pin in 220 pounds.

Along with Wil­liams and Adams, Pike, Jake Hen­drix and Cole Pat­ter­son also were un­beaten in two matches for Al­covy, which also had Michael Thur­man win his one and only match.

New­ton, which fin­ished

Al­covy’s Austin Richard­son tries to get a move over on New­ton’s Vic­tor Midina in Tues­day’s New­ton Cup wrestling match at Al­covy.

FROM PRE­VI­OUS PAGE in third, hosts Love­joy for se­nior night on Jan. 8 be­fore the team state meet on Jan. 11-12. East­side trav­els to Lo­ganville for the Eric Hill Tour­na­ment to­day and Satur­day.

Al­covy re­sults:

Al­covy vs. New­ton

106 lost 14-10 113 Jery Pike won by pin 120 Hunter Smith won by pin 126 lost by pin 132 Jake Hen­drix won by pin

138 Ser­gio Cruz won by pin 145 lost by tech-fall 152 Cole Pat­ter­son won 15-6

160 Austin Richard­son won 12-8 170 lost 9-5 182 Ka­mari Wil­liams won by pin

195 Michael Thur­man won by pin 220 lost by pin 285 Ryan Adams won by pin

Al­covy vs. East­side

106 lost 13-7 113 Jerry Pike won by pin 120 lost by pin 126 lost by pin 132 lost by pin 138 Jake Hen­drix won by pin

145 Tay­lor Jenk­ins won by pin

152 Cole Pat­ter­son won by pin 160 lost by pin 170 lost by pin

182 Par­fait Fond­seyuf won 10-6

195 Ka­mari Wil­liams won by pin

220 Nick Lang­ford won by pin

285 Ryan Adams won by pin

Bryan Fazio /The Cov­ing­ton News

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