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Gardner-Webb earns 27-18 win at Presbyterian

CLINTON, S.C. -- Gardner-Webb wrestling picked its second dual victory in row Sunday afternoon, taking a 27-18 win at Presbyterian in Southern Conference action.

The Runnin' Bulldogs improve to 3-7 overall and 1-4 in SoCon action, while the Blue Hose drop to 1-8 overall and 0-5 in SoCon matchups.

PC jumped out to an early lead with a decision at 125 pounds, but Gardner-Webb quickly answered at 133 pounds with Trevon Majette pinning Khalid Brinkley in 1:39 to take a 6-3 lead. All of Majette's wins in dual matches this season have been by fall.

Presbyterian reclaimed the lead by taking the following three bouts at 141, 149, and 157 pounds at 15-6.

The 'Dogs claimed the overall lead once again, with Christian Trimble and Evan Schenk earning forfeit wins at 165 and 174 pounds respectively to lead at 18-15.

PC tied the match at 18-18 following the matchup at 184 pounds but GWU went back on top, 24-18, with Austin Reames winning by forfeit at 197 pounds.

In the final match of the afternoon, Roderick Davis picked up a 5-3 decision over Imani Heslop to seal the overall match win for the Runnin' Bulldogs.

Gardner-Webb returns to action on Friday, February 14 at VMI. Action is slated for a 7:00 pm start time.

Results:
125 - Jacob Brasseur (PC) def. Michael Pappaconstantinou (GWU) Dec. 8-6
133 - Trevon Majette (GWU) def. Khalid Brinkley (PC) Fall 1:39
141 - Reid Stewart (PC) def. Brandon Bright (GWU) Dec. 5-4
149 - Bryton Goering (PC) def. Anthony Schiess (GWU) Fall 1:55
157 - Zachary Phillips (PC) def. Taylor Parks (GWU) Dec. 12-7
165 - Christian Trimble (GWU) wins by forfeit
174 - Evan Schenk (GWU) wins by forfeit
184 - Austin Stith (PC) def. Samuel Mora (GWU) Dec. 5-4
197 - Austin Reams (GWU) wins by forfeit
285 - Roderick Davis (GWU) def. Imani Heslop (PC) Dec. 5-3

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