King comes up short at Coker

Photo credit: Noah Melendez
Photo credit: Noah Melendez

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The King University men's wrestling team traveled to Coker University on Sunday but fell 34-17. The Tornado was led by Rylee Billings with a 20-2 tech fall. Jacob Wynn and Elijah Davis picked up wins by decision.

FINAL SCORE: Coker 34, King 17
LOCATION: Harris E. & Louise H. DeLoach Center; Hartsville, Sc.
RECORDS: King 3-7, 2-3 South Atlantic Conference Carolinas, Coker 7-3, 3-2 South Atlantic Conference Carolinas


  • At 125 pounds Billings starting King on a strong note with an absolutely devastating win by tech fall. He would walk off the mat in the third period with a 20-2 win.
  • Wynn squeezed out a close 7-5 win by decision at 141 pounds. This gave the Tornado their last lead of the evening.
  • Davis cashed in another close victory. He managed a decisive position battle to grab a 3-1 win by decision at 165 pounds.
  • At 197 pounds Elijah Seay received a forfeit.


  • The Tornado will compete at home Thursday against Belmont Abbey College. The dual is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m.