2018-01-11 / Sports

Cavaliers’ wrestling goes winless at Swartz Creek Invite

By Joe Oster
810-452-2641 • joster@mihomepaper.com


Carman-Ainsworth’s Nathan Taylor, shown here (top) at the County Meet on Dec. 16, went 1-4 on Saturday 
Photo by Austin VanDaele Carman-Ainsworth’s Nathan Taylor, shown here (top) at the County Meet on Dec. 16, went 1-4 on Saturday Photo by Austin VanDaele SWARTZ CREEK – The Carman- Ainsworth wrestling team competed at the Swartz Creek Team Invite on Saturday, going 0-5. The Cavaliers lost to Brandon 48-26, DeWitt 72-0, Swartz Creek 51-27, Kearsley 55-15 and Avondale 39-35.

Jacob Yost at 140 led the Cavs, going 3-1. Yost won with a technical fall over Avondale’s Gavin Stewart, a 13-1 major decision over Brandon’s Gavin Alderman and a pin over Kearsley’s Zach Moore at 1:35.

Dominque Horton at 160 went 3-2, pinning Avondale’s Adam Yagley and Swartz Creek’s Hayden Lurvey and winning an 8-3 decision over Kearsley’s Brandon Fisher.

Nathan Peterson at 125, Larry Brown Jr. at 130, Mykah Lewis at 145, Nathan Delong at 152 and Jordan Edwards at 171 all went 2-3. Peterson pinned Avondale’s Case Cunnings at 1:09 and won a 14-5 major decision over Brandon’s Bryson Gunn. Brown Jr. won by forfeit and pinned Creek’s Malachi Kingen. Lewis won a 4-0 decision over Creek’s Gavin Thompson and pinned Brandon’s Ronald Solis. Delong won by forfeit and a 4-1 decision over Brandon’s Hunter Harrington. Edwards pinned Brandon’s Blake Whaley and also won by forfeit.

Josiah Gordon at 189 and Trevon Bennett at 285 each went 1-3. Gordon won a 13-11 decision over Brandon’s Chris Henderson, and Bennett pinned Kearsley’s Savanna Keskes at 1:50.

Nathan Taylor at 215 went 1-4 with his only win coming by forfeit, and Jacob Petty went 0-1 at 160. Dejon Hoyle at 135 went 0-5.

Carman-Ainsworth wrestled against Powers Catholic and John Glenn on Wednesday night after we went to press.

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