Host Alcovy Tigers wins Newton Cup
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.
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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