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Wildcats take down Warren County 57-18

Posted on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 12:15 pm


Staff Report


Winning all but three matches, Tullahoma soundly defeated Warren County 57-18 in McMinnville on Thursday night.

The Wildcats also dropped another matchup earlier in the day, previously losing to Cookeville 42-31.

In its win over Warren County, Hayden Malone won his bout by forfeit (six points) in the 106-pound division, putting Tullahoma up 6-0.

After Warren County followed with back-to-back pinfall wins (six points) to take a brief 12-6 edge, the Wildcats followed with nine straight wins to claim the matchup.

Luke Price pinned Stephen Curtis in 40 seconds of the 132-pound matchup. Sam Dean followed with a first-round pin of Ethan Jaco in the 138-pound bout. Harvie Halliburton (140), Zack Bonee (152) and Trinton Partin (160) all won their bouts by forfeit, giving Tullahoma a 36-12 advantage.

Christian Jordan followed with a narrow 8-6 decision (three points) over Ethan Cowan in the 170-pound matchup. Brenden Adkins pinned Issac Gillentine in the first round of the 182-pound bout.

Brian Nelms and Jimmy Pearson followed with back-to-back third-round pinfall victories. Nelms pinned Marshall Snook 19 seconds into the third round of the 195-pound bout. Pearson pinned Xander Lee with 23 seconds left in the 220-pound matchup.

Against Cookeville, Tullahoma managed to get six wins, but Cookeville controlled the matchup from the start, grabbing 24-0 edge after the first four bouts.

Price got Tullahoma on the board with a 16-3 major decision (four points) over Caleb Logsdon in the 132-pound matchup.

Cookeville countered with a decision win, before Tullahoma reeled off four-straight victories, three of which came by way of pinfall, cutting the score to 27-25.

Halliburton pinned Jacob Mahaney quickly in the first round of the 145-pound bout. Eli Dean followed with a first-round victory over Chasen Anderson in the 152-pound matchup.

Bonee pinned Charles Bos in the third round of the 160-pound bout. Adkins defeated Jeffery Enochs by way of a 12-7 decision in the 170-pound matchup.

Cookeville reeled off three-straight wins, two by pinfall and one by a decision, sealing the win. The Cavaliers forfeited the final matchup of the night, as Luke Champion went unopposed in the 285-pound weight class.

Tullahoma was slated to take on Cascade and LaVergne on Friday. As of press time, the results of those matches were unavailable. The results of those bouts will be featured in Wednesday’s issue of The Tullahoma News.