Wrestling wins 4-of-5 at Cougar College Duals

Wrestling wins 4-of-5 at Cougar College Duals

EVENT: University of Central Florida Cougar Collegiate Duals

LOCATION: Tampa, Fla.

APPRENTICE SCHOOL RECORD: 4-1

IN BRIEF: The Apprentice School won 4-of-5 of its duals with wins over Southern Florida, Florida, host Central Florida, and Allen University. The team also took second place in the team standings.

DUALS

BUILDERS 57, SOUTHERN FLORIDA 3

Tyrell Watkins earned an 11-0 major decision victory at 149, Robert Saunders pinned his opponent in 2:45 at 165, and Chris Kennedy got a 25-5 technicall fall to take his 184 bout.

BUILDERS 50, FLORIDA 11

Michael Boyd got the Builders in the lead early with an 11-0 major decision over Florida's R. Troncoso at 125. Aaron Bright followed at 133 and pinned J. Yap in 2:36 to give the Apprentice School an early 11-0 lead.

BUILDERS 37, CENTRAL FLORIDA 13

T. Boyd continued his success with a 7-4 decision against Central Florida's T. Sakow, ranked #2 nationally. T. Watkins won a sudden victory overtime match 4-2 against T. Worthen at 149. R. Saunders earned a 20-5 technical fall against M. Wonderlich at 165. At 174, Cameron Vaughne' decided M. Seymour 3-2. At 197, Tyson Tillar pinned D. Silas in 5:48.

SOUTHEASTERN 36, BUILDERS 6

Jacob Michael won his 141 bout against D. Schofield by decision, 7-2. T. Watkins followed with a 12-7 decision over T. Hazs at 149.

BUILDERS 24, ALLEN 15

T. Boyd bested D. Powell with a 10-5 decision at 125. J. Michael earned a 9-5 decision against T. Wright at 141. After Allen University knotted the team score at 12-12, C. Vaughne' pinned J. Whitmore in 2:08 to win the 174 bout. C. Kennedy decided J. Watkins 7-1 at 184. T. Tillar rounded out the scoring with a 6-4 decision over A. Fullard in the 197 match.

BEHIND THE MAT

  • T. Boyd defeated #2 nationally ranked T. Sakow 7-4 in the UCF dual meet.
  • T. Watkins was named the Outstanding Wrestler for the event.
  • Competing at 197, T. Tillar won his first collegiate bout with a pin in 5:48 in the dual with Central Florida. Tillar recently joined the team and played for the Apprentice School football team.

NEXT UP

The Builders return to action January 8-9 at the Hampton Coliseum as they compete in the Virginia Duals, which are slated for a 9 a.m. start.

RESULTS

APPRENTICE SCHOOL 57, SOUTHERN FLORIDA 3

125: T. Boyd (AS) won by forfeit; 133: R. Hinty (AS) won by forfeit; 141: J. Michael (AS) won by forfeit; 149: T. Watkins (AS) maj. dec. A. Haley (SF) 11-0; 157: J. Driscoll (AS) won by forfeit; 165: R. Saunders (AS) p. B. Richardson (SF) 2:45; 174: C. Vaughne' (AS) won by forfeit; 184: C. Kennedy (AS) tech fall J. Jefferies (SF) 25-5; 197: H. Feraco (SF) dec. T. Tillar (AS) 3-0; 235: J. Rodriguez (AS) won by forfeit; 285: G. Saunders (AS) won by forfeit.

APPRENTICE SCHOOL 50, FLORIDA 11

125: T. Boyd (AS) maj. dec. R. Troncoso (UF) 11-0; 133: A. Bright (AS) p. J. Yap (UF) 2:36; 141: D. Boada (UF) tech fall R. Hinty (AS) 20-3; 149: T. Watkins (AS) dec. C. Schreiber (UF) 3-2; 157: J. Driscoll (AS) won by forfeit; 165: R. Saunders (AS) won by forfeit; 174: C. Vaughne' (AS) won by forfeit; 184: C. Kennedy (AS) won by forfeit; 197: T. Tillar (AS) won by forfeit; 235: M. Jean-Baskin (UF) p. S. Francisco (AS) 2:46; 285: G. Saunders (AS) won by forfeit.

APPRENTICE SCHOOL 37, CENTRAL FLORIDA 13

125: T. Boyd (AS) dec. T. Sakow (CF) 7-4; 133: A. Bright (AS) won by forfeit; 141: Matthew Seymour (CF) dec. J. Michael (AS) 6-5; 149: T. Watkins (AS) dec. T. Worthen (CF) 4-2 SV-OT; 157: A. Bailey (CF) tech fall S. Moore (AS) 15-0; 165: R. Saunders (AS) tech fall M. Wunderlich (CF) 20-5; 174: C. Vaughne' (AS) dec. Michael Seymour (CF) 3-2; 184: C. Dobler (CF) tech fall C. Kennedy (AS) 21-4; 197: T. Tillar (AS) p. D. Silas (CF) 5:48; 235: J. Rodriguez (AS) won by forfeit; 285: G. Saunders (AS) won by forfeit.

SOUTHEASTERN 36, APPRENTICE SCHOOL 6

125: O. Delisca (SU) tech fall T. Harvey (AS) 19-3; 133: E. Owens (SU) dec. A. Bright (AS) 7-1; 141: J. Michael (AS) dec. D. Schofield (SU) 7-2; 149: T. Watkins (AS) dec. T. Hazs (SU) 12-7; 157: T. Dinsdale (SU) p. J. Driscoll (AS) 1:51; 165: F. Jaramilo (SU) maj. dec. R. Saunders (AS) 14-3; 174: Z. Rives (SU) tech fall G. Owens (AS) 16-0; 184: A. Knight (SU) maj. dec. C. Kennedy (AS) 19-9; 197: J. Ortiz (SU) p. T. Tillar (AS) 6:19; HWT: B. Cruz (SU) dec. J. Rodriguez (AS) 10-6.

APPRENTICE SCHOOL 24, ALLEN 15

125: T. Boyd (AS) dec. D. Powell (AU) 10-5; 133: A. Bright (AS) won by forfeit; 141: J. Michael (AS) dec. T. Wright (AU) 9-5; 149: A. Martin (AU) dec. T. Watkins (AS) 10-5; 157: M. Rigby (AU) p. J. Driscoll (AS) 1:06; 165: D. Bolds (AU) dec. R. Saunders (AS) 11-4; 174: C. Vaughne' (AS) p. J. Whitmore (AU) 2:08; 184: C. Kennedy (AS) dec. J. Watkins (AU) 7-1; 197: T. Tillar (AS) dec. A. Fullard (AU) 6-4; HWT: E. Jones (AU) dec. G. Saunders (AS) 6-1.

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