Tramon Jenkins and Brandon Harris Bring Home Titles at Georgia Collegiate Open

Tramon Jenkins and Brandon Harris Bring Home Titles at Georgia Collegiate Open

Franklin Springs, GA – The Pioneer Wrestling team had three different wrestlers place at the Georgia Collegiate Open this past Saturday, despite missing several starters. Tramon Jenkins and Brandon Harris both went 5-0 on the day and finished on top of the podium and Tramone Jenkins who had 6 matches total (4-2) finished in 4th place.

125lbs Tramon Jenkins (Beaufort, SC) went 5-0 on the day, improving his record to 16-2 overall. Tramon faced two nationally ranked NAIA wrestlers, 15th ranked Michael Beets (Campbellsville University) and 20th ranked Randy McCray (Life University).

149lbs Brandon Harris (Greensboro, NC) also went 5-0 on the day, improving his record to 11-5. He outscored his opponents 50-14, only giving up 1 takedown.

133lbs Tramone Jenkins (Beaufort, SC) finished in 4th place, with a 4-2 record.  Jenkins placed for the 3rd time this year, improving his overall record to 14-4. Tramone's big win of the night came against the Kolten Radaz, the number 11th ranked NAIA wrestler from Campbellsville University.

6 out of the 7 wrestlers entered in the tournament won matches for the Pioneers. The Pioneers will be back in action after Thanksgiving Break when they travel to the Niagara County Duals and the Thunderwolves Open on November 30th and December 1st.

 

Full Results from Georgia Open below:

Georgia Open Results for Spartanburg Methodist College

College 125

Tramon Jenkins's place is 1st

  • Champ. Round 1 - Tramon Jenkins (SMC) won in sudden victory - 1 over Michael Beets (Campbellsville) (SV-1 9-7)
  • Champ. Round 2 - Tramon Jenkins (SMC) won by fall over Randy McCray Jr (Life University) (Fall 6:22)
  • Quarterfinal - Tramon Jenkins (SMC) won by tech fall over Brandon Navixay (Truett McConnell University) (TF 16-0)
  • Semifinal - Tramon Jenkins (SMC) won by major decision over Corey Smith (St. Andrews University) (Maj 15-2)
  • 1st Place Match - Tramon Jenkins (SMC) won by decision over Rylee Billings (King University) (Dec 10-4)

College 133

Tramone Jenkins's place is 4th

  • Champ. Round 1 - Tramone Jenkins (SMC) won by fall over Alex Gordy (Life University) (Fall 4:58)
  • Champ. Round 2 - Tramone Jenkins (SMC) won by decision over Ethan Gustilo (Reinhardt University) (Dec 14-8)
  • Quarterfinal - Tramone Jenkins (SMC) won by major decision over Chase Clark (Coker College) (Maj 12-4)
  • Semifinal - Emery Cline (Emmanuel College) won in sudden victory - 1 over Tramone Jenkins (SMC) (SV-1 6-4)
  • Cons. Round 4 - Tramone Jenkins (SMC) won by decision over Kolten Radaz (Campbellsville) (Dec 9-2)
  • 3rd Place Match - Lucas Patterson (Life University) won by fall over Tramone Jenkins (SMC) (Fall 0:34)

College 141

Loye Burkhead

  • Champ. Round 1 - Mason Calvert (Life University) won by tech fall over Loye Burkhead (SMC) (TF 19-2)
  • Cons. Round 1 - Loye Burkhead (SMC) won by major decision over Michael Martin (Truett McConnell University) (Maj 14-6)
  • Cons. Round 2 - Loye Burkhead (SMC) won by major decision over Alex Wade Jr (Allen University) (Maj 13-0)
  • Cons. Round 3 - Robert Earick (Life University) won by decision over Loye Burkhead (SMC) (Dec 8-2)

College 149

Chris Hudgens

  • Champ. Round 1 - Chris Hudgens (SMC) won by decision over Jacob Brady (University of Central Florida) (Dec 11-6)
  • Champ. Round 2 - Dillon Lemons (Alderson Broaddus University) won by fall over Chris Hudgens (SMC) (Fall 1:03)
  • Cons. Round 2 - Little Nelson (Life University) won by fall over Chris Hudgens (SMC) (Fall 1:23)

College 149

Brandon Harris's place is 1st

  • Champ. Round 1 - Brandon Harris (SMC) won by tech fall over Little Nelson (Life University) (TF 21-6)
  • Champ. Round 2 - Brandon Harris (SMC) won by decision over John Gahagan (Belmont Abbey) (Dec 8-1)
  • Quarterfinal - Brandon Harris (SMC) won in sudden victory - 1 over Dalton Flint (Emmanuel College) (SV-1 7-5)
  • Semifinal - Brandon Harris (SMC) won by major decision over Joseph Perez (University of North Carolina Pembroke) (Maj 12-2)
  • 1st Place Match - Brandon Harris (SMC) won by injury default over Jalen Soto (Southeastern University) (Inj. 1:19)

College 165

Caleb Reid

  • Champ. Round 1 - Caleb Reid (SMC) received a bye (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2 - Mike Edouard (Life University) won by tech fall over Caleb Reid (SMC) (TF 20-5)
  • Cons. Round 3 - Calvin Nimely (Emmanuel College) won by tech fall over Caleb Reid (SMC) (TF 17-1)

College 197

Cooper Kaminsky

  • Champ. Round 1 - Andrew Curry Jr (Allen University) won by decision over Cooper Kaminsky (SMC) (Dec 3-2)
  • Cons. Round 1 - Cooper Kaminsky (SMC) won by decision over Jordan Consillo (University of Central Florida) (Dec 11-4)
  • Cons. Round 2 - Marcus Bell (University of North Carolina Pembroke) won in sudden victory - 1 over Cooper Kaminsky (SMC) (SV-1 8-6)
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