LAKELAND, Fla.—Southeastern won seven of the 10 matches of the night in a 35-12 victory beat Brewton-Parker in the team’s final dual meet of the season.
Ethan Owen picked up the first win of the day, scoring a first period fall at 133, with Jake Watters following suit in his 141-pound match. At 165, Matthew Cates also won by first period fall.
Jason Davis scored a technical fall in the third period, and Nate Cleland came away with a hard-fought 6-3 decision.
In their final home matches with the Fire, seniors Ryan Strickland and Aris Knight scored memorable victories. At 165, Strickland registered a second period fall of his opponent. Knight made the most of his final bout at The Fire Pit, going into beattime, and eventually, into a tiebreaker, where he picked up a 6-3 victory to conclude the night.
Southeastern will head to the East Region qualifier on February 17 in Bowling Green, Ky.
SOUTHEASTERN 35, BREWTON-PARKER 12
125: Lucas Nelson (BPG) beat Zac Branning (SOEA) (MD 9-1)
133: Ethan Owen (SOEA) beat Immanuel Henderson (BPG) (Fall 2:41)
141: Jake Watters (SOEA) beat Crofford Helton (BPG) (Fall 2:13)
149: Dean Esquibel (BPG) beat Marcus Macias (SOEA) (MD 17-3)
157: Ryan Strickland (SOEA) beat Tayler Steele (BPG) (Fall 4:27)
165: Matthew Cates (SOEA) beat Luke Anderson (BPG) (Fall 1:51)
174: Brooks Climmons (BPG) beat Nathan Ferkovich (SOEA) (MD 19-6)
184: Jason Davis (SOEA) beat Jeffrey Pinkney (BPG) (TF 19-4 6:46)
197: Nathan Cleland (SOEA) beat Daniel Anderson (BPG) (Dec 6-3)
285: Aris Knight (SOEA) beat Jose Carrillo-Garcia (BPG) (TB-1 6-3)