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COLUMBIA, Ky.—Just 24 hours after a thrilling win at Campbellsville, the Fire wrestling team was unable to carry that momentum into a pair of duals held a Lindsey Wilson.
Missing some key wrestlers, the Fire lost a 26-17 dual to NJCAA No. 3 Ellsworth, and a 31-8 match to No. 9 Lindsey Wilson.
Kyle Kirkham and Ben Cruz won decisions, with Jason Davis scoring a dominant technical fall (21-1) at 184 against Ellsworth. Matthew Cates won at 165 by forfeit.
Olson Delisca got the match against Lindsey Wilson off to a great start, shutting out No. 15 Chad Lampe, and winning by second period technical fall, 17-0.
Cates also downed a ranked wrestler, coming away with a 7-6 decision over No. 4 Diorian Coleman. Trailing 6-4 in the third period, the freshman scored a takedown in the final 15 second of the match, and picked up a bonus point for riding time accumulation for the win.
Unfortunately, those were the only two wins for SEU. Lindsey Wilson secured the other eight matches, winning one by forfeit, one by fall, and another by major decision to score seven bonus points.
The Fire will host Brewton Parker on February 1 at 7:30 p.m. for their final dual of the season.
No. 3 ELLSWORTH COMMUNITY COLLEGE 26, No. 8 SOUTHEASTERN 17
125 Carter Cox (ECC) over Zach Branning (SEU) (Dec 6-3)
133 Justin Folley (ECC) over Eddie Barrett (SEU) (TF 19-4)
141 Scott Cook (ECC) over Marcus Macias (SEU) (Dec 2-1)
149 Kyle Kirkham (SEU) over Zach Garza (ECC) (Dec 6-4)
157 Steven Lawrence (ECC) over Ryan Strickland (SEU) (TF 19-3)
165 Matt Cates (SEU) over Unknown (For.)
174 Anthony Collins (ECC) over Unknown (For.)
184 Jason Davis (SEU) over Reece Westphal (ECC) (TF 21-2)
197 Tim Young (ECC) over Nate Cleland (SEU) (MD 16-6)
285 Ben Cruz (SEU) over Patrick DePiazza (ECC) (Dec 8-4)
No. 9 LINDSEY WILSON 31, No. 8 SOUTHEASTERN 8
125 Olson Delisca (Southeastern) over Chad Lampe (Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)) (TF 17-0 3:48)
133 Brady Moser (Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)) over Ethan Owen (Southeastern) (Dec 6-2)
141 Lucas McCain (Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)) over Marcus Macias (Southeastern) (Dec 10-4)
149 Cam Tessari (Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)) over Kyle Kirkham (Southeastern) (MD 10-0)
157 Bryce Hoffman (Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)) over Ryan Strickland (Southeastern) (Dec 6-3)
165 Matthew Cates (Southeastern) over Diorian Coleman (Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)) (Dec 7-6)
174 Mark Taijeron (Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)) over Unknown (For.)
184 Colton Gonzalez (Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)) over Jason Davis (Southeastern) (Dec 8-3)
197 Corey Hinkle (Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)) over Chris Williams (Southeastern) (Fall 2:59)
285 Brandon Reed (Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)) over Ben Cruz (Southeastern) (Dec 8-5)