Women's Wrestling Kicks Off Season With Lion Duals and Emmanuel Open

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. - Women's wrestling had a busy weekend as the team hosted both the Lion Duals on Friday and the Emmanuel Open on Saturday. 

Lion Duals

Competition at Friday's Duals included Alberta University, Life University, and Tiffin University. The Lions wrestling team competed as two separate teams allowing more opportunity for the entire squad to compete. The Gold Team went 4-0 while the Red Team went 1-2.

Emmanuel Gold narrowly defeated Alberta University. With a tied score at 21-21 after all 10 weight classes battled, the victory depended on who had the most falls, giving Emmanuel the win. Other Victories for Emmanuel Gold Included Life University 23-21, Tiffin University 42-5, and Emmanuel Red 39-6.

Emmanuel Red defeated Tiffin University 32-15 while falling to Emmanuel Gold 39-6 and Life University 33-15.

Emmanuel Open

The following day included another great performance from the Lions. Of the Lions 23 wrestlers, 15 of them placed top 6, including 5 first place finishers. 

101 Angelina Gomez-1st

109 Maria Vidales-1st

116 Alexis Encinas-1st

130 Abigail Nette-1st

155 Hannah Gladden-1st

116 Kasey Baynon-2nd

136 Marizza Birrueta-2nd

155 Kayla Marano-2nd

191 Kaylee Seabolt-2nd

155 Felicity Bryant- 3rd

116 Clare Garcia-4th

143 Ophelia Lara-4th

109 Kennedi Crittle-Wade-6th

130 Charline Hagemaster-6th

136 Caitlin Cardenas-6th

More in depth results including individual performances from both days can be viewed by clicking on this link.

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