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Buffs earn dominant win over Bishop Kelley

Jan. 11—The Buffs made sure there was no doubt.

McAlester hosted Bishop Kelley in wrestling action Thursday, where the Buffs powered their way to a 45-30 win over the Comets.

The Buffs made quick work in the first four matches of the night, with Kale Livingston, Tanner Barlow, Lee Moore, and Kam Hutchison all earning pins to propel McAlester to an early 24-0 lead.

In the 132 match, Hugo Reyes battled into the lead using a takedown in the second period. He stayed aggressive in the third, with another takedown and a near fall leading to an 8-3 win.

Bishop Kelley got its first points in the 138 matchup, cutting the McAlester dual lead to 27-6. But the Buffs answered with Kagen Foster earning a pin in the final seconds of the match.

The Comets nabbed another pin in the 150 match, but once again McAlester answered in the following matchup as Kenneth Carter made quick work with a first-period pin.

Jack Lott and Bode Harris battled in the 165 match, with Bishop Kelley's Harris leading 8-5 after two periods. Lott nabbed a reversal to cut into the deficit, but Harris was able to hold one for the 9-7 win.

The Comets got a pair of pins at 175 and 190, trimming the McAlester lead to 39-27 heading into the final two matches.

Asiyah Spencer responded in a big way for the Buffs, earning a second-period pin to seal away the dual. Ryan Skinner faced Lex Lazenby in the final match of the night, with Lazenby edging out Skinner for the narrow 2-1 win.

Here are the full results from the dual vs. Bishop Kelley:

106: Kale Livingston (M) def. Matthew Magness (B), pin

113: Tanner Barlow (M) def. Harrison Epple (B), pin

120: Lee Moore (M) def. Braylen Hulsey (B), pin

126: Kam Hutchison (M) def. Brock Wondra (B), pin

132: Hugo Reyes (M) def. Owen Hair (B), 8-3

138: Bobby Burke (B) def. Connor Baggett (M), pin

144: Kagen Foster (M) def. Luke Aired (B),

150: Grayson Zellers (B) def. Redus Bowman (M), pin

157: Kenneth Carter (M) def. Beckett Jackson (B), pin

165: Bode Harris (B) def. Jack Lott (M), 9-7

175: Baylor Pense (B) def. Cayden Rose (M), pin

190: Gage Hall (B) def. Aaron Hall (M), pin

215: Asiyah Spencer (M) def. Peyton Prout (B), pin

285: Lex Lazenby (B) def. Ryan Skinner (M), 2-1