No. 10 Olivet rolls by Manchester
Comets win 8-of-10 bouts en route to easy victory
OLIVET, Mich. -- No. 10 Olivet won 8-of-10 bouts, including scoring bonus points in six wins, and the Comets defeated Manchester 38-8 on Thursday in a "Throwback Match" at MacKay Gymnasium. Olivet improved its dual match record to 12-4.
At 125 pounds, Henry McKeown was able to get the Comets off to a fast start by pinning Garth Simpson with just two seconds remaining in the bout. Kam Olsen and Kenny Richmond earned forfeit wins at 133 and 141 pounds, respectively.
Olivet lost each of the next two bouts by major decision. At 165 pounds, James Myers put an end to that scoring run for the Spartans by quickly by pinning Chandler Pague in just 36 seconds.
At 174 pounds, Trevor Tyler won a 9-1 major decision to keep the Comets rolling. At 184 pounds, Josh Crawford used a takedown in overtime to win 6-4. At 197 pounds, Andrew Simpson scored a takedown late in the bout to gain a 3-1 victory. At 285 pounds, Jake Ceslick overwhelmed Jimmy King 12-4 to put the finishing touches on Olivet's victory.