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February 21, 2014

Collinsville leads after Day 1 of East Regional

Collinsville's reign over Class 5A continued on Friday as the Cardinals rolled to a commanding lead at the 5A East Regional at the Tahlequah Multipurpose Activity Center. On Friday, the Cardinals — the three-time defending 5A state champions — landed nine in the finals, which will be wrestled at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Tahlequah had two — Hestin Lamons (152 pounds) and Reese Davis (160) — win in the semifinals to claim spots at next week's state tournament in Oklahoma City. Mitch Sellers (145) and Zech VanFleet (132) both lost in the semifinals and will have to wrestle in the consolation bracket, which will start at noon on Saturday.

Collinsville leads with 220 points with Coweta in a distant second at 115.5. Shawnee is third at 111.

Class 5A East Regional results

106: Nate Keim (Collinsville) tech fall Dalton Rippy (McAlester), 17-1; Tanner Cole (Deer Creek) maj. dec. Dillon Prutch (Coweta), 9-0.

113: Christian Moody (Collinsville) fall Hunter Smith (McAlester), 2:42; Fletcher Edwards (Coweta) fall Dayton West (Deer Creek), 3:20.

120: Jacob Findley (Collinsville) fall Dylan Wright (Pryor), 2:34; Coree Henderson (Coweta) dec. Bryce O'Conner (Shawnee), 12-7.

126: Donald Cannon (McAlester) fall Connor Fielder (Coweta), 1:53; Aaron O'Brien (Edison) dec. Justin Walker (Collinsville), 9-3.

132: Dakotah McGarrah (Collinsville) fall Zech VanFleet (Tahlequah), 3:59; Malique Lytle (Shawnee) Dolan Calico (Coweta), 5:40.

138: Gary Wayne Harding (Collinsville) tech fall Jared Wood (Durant), 15-0; Jamal Wright (Edison) dec. Cody Foos (Pryor), 4-2.

145: Will Steltzlen (Collinsville) tech fall Jason Tiger (Shawnee), 16-1; Kelvin Grubbs (Pryor) dec. Mitch Sellers (4-3).

152: Hestin Lamons (Tahlequah) maj. dec. Rashawn Howard (Edison), 10-1; Wyatt Jordan (Collinsville) dec. Matt Daniel (Shawnee), 7-1.

160: Reese Davis (Tahlequah) dec. Garrett Sisco (Grove), 4-3; Ryan Haymaker (Collinsville) dec. Jacob Schimmels (Deer Creek), 4-1.

170: Thomas Shepherd (Shawnee) maj. dec. Josh Arnold (Collinsville), 10-2; Sam Dawes (Coweta) dec. Drew Hardy (Grove), 9-2.

182: Cole Pacheco (Deer Creek) tech fall Walker Smith (Shawnee), 20-4; Brice Inbody (Bishop Kelley) dec. Roc Robbins (Collinsville), 6-3.

195: Eli Hooks (Deer Creek) dec. Gage Humphrey (Shawnee), 3-1 OT; Beau Wooden (Skiatook) dec. Matt Smith (Bishop Kelley), 6-2.

220: Keenan Priddy (Collinsville) dec. Colby Layman (Grove), 3-0; Blaise Gorges (Durant) dec. Riley Smith (McAlester), 6-1.

285: Griffin Qualls (Coweta) dec. Chance Lamho (East Central), 2-1 2OT; Brandon Chambers (Edison) dec. Ryan Goodfox (Shawnee), 3-1.

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Ben Johnson has been the sports editor at the Tahlequah Daily Press since 2009. He's a Broken Arrow native and a graduate of Oklahoma State University. He's also an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Chiefs.

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