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NCAA No. 2 King women dominate NCAA No. 5 Emmanuel, 44-5, on the road in its opening dual meet

by King University athletics

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FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. -- The second-ranked King University women's wrestling kicked off their 2021-22 season Wednesday night with a huge win over ffith-ranked Emmanuel College. The Tornado won every match that was contested, including a two falls, five technical falls and a pair of forfeits.


FINAL SCORE: No. 2 King 44, No. 5 Emmanuel 2

LOCATION: Emmanuel Wrestling Facility; Franklin Springs, Ga.

RECORDS: King 1-0; Emmanuel 0-1


* At 101 pounds, Jaclyn McNichols won via forfeit

* The first match that was contested was at 109 pounds, where Danielle Garcia won via tech fall, 11-1 to give the Tornado a 9-1 lead.

* Samara Chavez won at 116 pounds via first-period fall

* Vayle-Rae Baker and Montana DeLawder then won back-to-back tech falls to extend the lead to 20-2

* Ana Luciano picked up the second fall of the night at 136 pounds for the Tornado

* London Houston and Viktorya Torres both won tech falls, leading up to a thrilling 2-1 win for Tiffany Baublitz at 170 pounds that saw Baublitz pick up the winning takedown with 40 seconds left in the match

* Emmanuel forfeited at 191 pounds, giving King their first win of the season.


The Tornado will compete in their first tournament of the season when they head to the Missouri Valley Open next weekend.

NCAA #2 King 44, NCAA No. 5 Emmanuel 2

101 #5 Jaclyn McNichols(King) by forfeit

109 Danielle Garcia (King) tech fall Alejandra Perez(EC) 11-1

116 Samara Chavez (King) fall Kasey Baynon (EC)

123 Vayle-Rae Baker (King) tech fall Annika Lindberg (EC) 10-0

130 Montana Delawder (King) tech fall Destiny Whitehead (EC) 10-0

136 #2 Ana Luciano (King) fall Samantha Larios (EC)

143 London Houston (King) tech fall Britney Lamey (EC) 10-0

155 #5 Viktorya Torres (King) tech fall Skyla Armstrong (EC) 11-0

170 Tiffani Baublitz (King) dec. Passion Hollins (EC) 2-1

191 #4 Nia Crosdale (King) by forfeit

RECORDS King 1-0, Emmanuel 0-1

Extra bouts

Montana Delawder (King) tech fall Evelyne Vazquez (EC) 10-0

Dianna Holmes (King) tech fall Alejandra Perez (EC) 11-0

Phoenix Dubose (King) tech fall Destiny Whitehead (EC) 10-0

Sage Mortimer (King) by tech fall 11-0