Tahlequah's Hestin Lamons, Class 5A's state wrestling champion at 152 pounds, is taking his talents to Virginia this weekend at the National High School Coaches Association National Wrestling Championship. And he's not alone.
Three of Lamons' teammates, Mitch Sellers, Reese Davis and Zech VanFleet, are all competing at the event, which is being held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
Lamons and Sellers are both competing in the senior division, with Lamons at 152 pounds and Mitch Sellers at 145 pounds.
In the junior division, Davis is at 160 pounds and VanFleet is going after the 132 crown.
The Tahlequah foursome, however, isn't alone. Several other wrestlers from across Oklahoma are competing in Virginia.
Here's a list of who all is competing from the state of Oklahoma:
- Joseph Messser (Norman North)
- Zach Atencio (Plainview) - 113
- Jakobe Walker (Southmoore) - 195
- Dorian Fagan (Plainview) - 220
- Rio Zamora (Madill) - 126
- Jake Thornton (Norman North) - 132
- Zech VanFleet (Tahlequah) - 132
- Hayden Hansen (Norman North) - 145
- Reese Davis (Tahlequah) - 160
- Jim Wilson (Cleveland) - 160
- Zach Butler (unknown) - 170
- Brody Largent (Piedmont) - 182
- Coulton Parker (Piedmont) - 120
- Mitch Sellers (tahlequah) - 145
- Hestin Lamons (Tahlequah) - 152
- Levi Berry (Norman North) - 160
- Blane Culp (Piedmont) - 160
- Zach Walton (Edmond North) - 160
- Nathan Marek (Southmoore) - 170
- Cale Wilson (Sallisaw) - 170
- Josh Latham (Chickasha) - 195
- Cameron Hanan (Plainview) - 220