Tahlequah Daily Press

Sports

February 22, 2013

Class 5A wrestling state tournament preview

(A closer look at the weights that include Tahlequah wrestlers)

126 pounds

Championship bracket

Bout 1: Timothy O’Connor (Guthrie) vs. Paul Sargent (Tahlequah).

Bout 2: Shelby Greeson (Noble) vs. Ryan Heiden (Collinsville).

Bout 3: Mark Carter (East Central) vs. Clayton Lamb (Del City).

Bout 4: Hunter Scott (McAlester) vs. Colby Powers (Lawton MacArthur).

Bout 5: Bout 1 winner vs. Bout 2 winner.

Bout 6: Bout 3 winner vs. Bout 4 winner.

Bout 7: Bout 5 winner vs. Bout 6 winner.

Consolation bracket

Bout 8: Bout 1 loser vs. Bout 2 loser.

Bout 9: Bout 3 loser vs. Bout 4 loser.

Bout 10: Bout 8 winner vs. Bout 6 loser.

Bout 11: Bout 9 winner vs. Bout 5 loser.

Bout 12: Bout 10 winner vs. Bout 11 winner.

Notes: There will be a new state champion at 126 this season with Collinsville’s Gary Wayne Harding — a two-time state champion — moving up to 138. ... Carter, who is 41-0 this season, was last year’s runner-up at 126, losing to Harding 4-2. Carter beat Heiden, 6-2, in the east regional finals last weekend. ... Sargent is a first-time qualifier for Tahlequah.

132 pounds

Championship bracket

Bout 1: Adrian Gaines (MacArthur) vs. Dolan Calico (Coweta).

Bout 2: Devin Green (Del City) vs. Mitch Sellers (Tahlequah).

Bout 3: Will Steltzen (Collinsville) vs. Jon Grube (El Reno).

Bout 4: Reece Henry (Piedmont) vs. David Easkers (Chickasha).

Bout 5: Bout 1 winner vs. Bout 2 winner.

Bout 6: Bout 3 winner vs. Bout 4 winner.

Bout 7: Bout 5 winner vs. Bout 6 winner.

Consolation bracket

Bout 8: Bout 1 loser vs. Bout 2 loser.

Bout 9: Bout 3 loser vs. Bout 4 loser.

Bout 10: Bout 8 winner vs. Bout 6 loser.

Bout 11: Bout 9 winner vs. Bout 5 loser.

Bout 12: Bout 10 winner vs. Bout 11 winner.

Notes: Steltzen, who beat Sellers 3-0 in the east regional finals, is last year’s state champion at 138 pounds. ... There is not a single underclassmen in the 132 field. There are five seniors (Gaines, Calico, Green, Grube, Eakers) and three juniors (Sellers, Steltzen, Henry). ... Sellers is a three-time state qualifier for the Tigers.

138 pounds

Championship bracket

Bout 1: Brok Williams (MacArthur) vs. Justin Shrum (Coweta).

Bout 2: Tyler Mahan (Guthrie) vs. Reese Davis (Tahlequah).

Bout 3: Gary Wayne Harding (Collinsville) vs. Tristin Rabe (Noble).

Bout 4: Francisco Lopez (Piedmont) vs. Randle Crowley (Carl Albert).

Bout 5: Bout 1 winner vs. Bout 2 winner.

Bout 6: Bout 3 winner vs. Bout 4 winner.

Bout 7: Bout 5 winner vs. Bout 6 winner.

Consolation bracket

Bout 8: Bout 1 loser vs. Bout 2 loser.

Bout 9: Bout 3 loser vs. Bout 4 loser.

Bout 10: Bout 8 winner vs. Bout 6 loser.

Bout 11: Bout 9 winner vs. Bout 5 loser.

Bout 12: Bout 10 winner vs. Bout 11 winner.

Notes: Williams placed at 138 in the state tournament last season, coming in fourth place following a 5-2 loss to Altus’ Matt Willhite. ... There isn’t a single senior in the 138 field this year. Shrum, Davis, Lopez and Crowley are all sophomores while the rest are juniors. ... Davis is a first-time qualifiers for Tahlequah.

Text Only
Sports
Poll

What to you think of a state Legislature proposal to forbid cities from raising the minimum wage? Choose the closest to your opinion.

The federal government should set the minimum wage across the board.
States should be allowed to raise their minimum wages, but not cities.
Both states and cities should be allowed to raise their minimum wages.
Cities should be allowed to raise their mimum wages, but not states.
There should be no minimum wage at all.
Undecided.
     View Results
Press Sports Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge US Supports Ukraine's Efforts to Calm Tensions Suspect in Kansas Shootings Faces Murder Charges Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast NASA Showcases Lunar Eclipse Pistorius Cries During Final Cross-Examination The Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement First Women Move to Army Platoon Artillery Jobs Sex Offenders Charged in Serial Killings Police: Woman Stored Dead Babies in Garage OC Serial Murder Suspects May Have More Victims Family: 2 Shot in Head at Kan. Jewish Center Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' After Attack, Officials Kill 5 Bears in Florida Popular Science Honors Year's Top Inventions ND Oil Boom Attracting Drug Traffickers
Stocks