Oklahoma Wrestling: Week Three High School 6A Individual Rankings

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief


  1. Garrett Steidley (Edmond Memorial Freshman) Previously unranked
  2. Braden Fowler (Yukon Senior) Previously #1
  3. Riley Weir (Sand Springs Sophomore Previously #2
  4. Austin Hall (Southmoore Senior) 
  5. Gabe Johnson (Choctaw Freshman) 
  6. Jackson Cockrell (Broken Arrow Freshman)
  7. Joe Lupton (Mustang Junior)
  8. Nate Becker (Edmond North Freshman) Previously #9
  9. Corwin Strachan (Bartlesville Sophomore) Previously unranked
  10. Jacob Hodges (Southmoore Freshman) Previously unranked

Edmond Memorial Freshman Garrett Steidley emerged on the high school circuit with a bang this past weekend, taking second place at the Perry Tournament of Champions after defeating Braden Fowler by 2-0 decision. The 106 division returns only two State qualifiers in Fowler and Riley Weir, allowing the Claremore transfer to leapfrog over the competition to the number one spot. 


  1. Colt Newton (Chcotaw Sophomore)
  2. Tanner Ward (Sand Springs Senior) 
  3. Cameron Picklo (Mustang Sophomore) Previously #6 in 120
  4. TJ Long (Union Sophomore) Previously #3 in 106
  5. Andrew Police (Broken Arrow Freshman) Previously #3
  6. Johnathan Warford (Sapulpa Junior) Previously #5
  7. Brayden Strachan (Bartlesville Sophomore) Previously #6
  8. Will Pham (Deer Creek Freshman) 
  9. Noah Hanscom (Yukon Sophomore) Previously unranked
  10. Dominic Derr (Westmoore Sophomore) Previously unranked

Returning State Runners-Up Colt Newton and Tanner Ward handily defended their top spots with first and third place finishes, respectively, at Perry. Cameron Picklo made the cut from 120 for the Mid America Nationals where he placed third with an 11-3 major decision over Brayden Strachan. TJ Long came in fourth at Perry, falling 5-2 to Ward. Noah Hanscom breaks into the rankings after a sixth place finish at Perry. Dominic Derr didn't place at Mid America, but did score a handy tech fall over previous 106 No. 7 David Boucher.


  1. Paxton Rosen (Edmond North Senior) Previously #1 in 126
  2. Canon Randall (Westmoore Senior) Previously #1
  3. Tyler Lawley (Broken Arrow Senior) Previously #2
  4. Michael Ritchey (Sand Springs Senior) Previously #3
  5. Chase Slatton (Jenks Senior) Previously #5 in 126
  6. Brandon Blose (Sapulpa Senior) Previously #5
  7. Caron Watson (Union Junior) Previously #7 in 126
  8. Trent Higginbotham (Edmond North Junior) Previously unranked
  9. Laif Jones (Bartlesville Sophomore) Previously #7
  10. Andy Schaepfer (Choctaw Junior) Previously #8

113 State Champion Paxton Rosen didn't get to go head-to-head with 106 State Champion Canon Randall, but he did finish two spots ahead of him at the Mid America Nationals. While Randall fell 6-4 to Tuttle's Rhett Golowenski, Rosen defeated the 4A State Champion 8-4. Chase Slatton made the cut from 126 and took third place at the Chuck West Invitational.


  1. Drew Wilson (Midwest City Senior) Previously #3 in 132
  2. Connor Holman (Choctaw Junior) Previously #2 in 132
  3. Tanner Cole (Deer Creek Senior) Previously #2
  4. Blake Sargent (Sand Springs Junior) Previously #3
  5. Spencer Schickram (Ponca City Sophomore) Previously #4 at 120
  6. Wyatt Johnson (Owasso Senior) Previously #4 in 113
  7. Brandon Bright (Edmond North Senior) Previously unranked
  8. Easton Hudson (Bixby Senior) Previously #6
  9. Jacob Swenson (Ponca City Junior) Previously #4
  10. Blake Gonzalez (Broken Arrow Sophomore) Previously #6

Drew Wilson and Connor Holman both made the cut from 132 and the Midwest City Senior leapfrogged the 113 State Runner-Up with a close 3-2 decision at Perry. Wilson and Holman both handled Blake Sargent 7-1, who finished fourth with a 6-3 decision over Wyatt Johnson. Johnson also gave up a 10-3 decision to Spencer Schickram, who finished 5th. Brandon Bright topped State qualifier Easton Hudson 13-7 for a third place finish at the Mid America Nationals.


  1. Daton Fix (Sand Springs Senior)
  2. TaJuan Daniels (Broken Arrow Senior) Previously #4
  3. Dylan Schickram (Ponca City Junior) Previously #9 in 138
  4. Dawson Hunt (Ponca City Senior) Previously #5
  5. Bobby Robinson (Deer Creek Sophomore) Previously #7
  6. Jacob Blumenthal (Westmoore Senior) Previously #8
  7. Broc Bailey (Yukon Junior) Previously unranked
  8. Ashad Rufia (Union Junior) Previously #9
  9. John Ritchey (Stillwater Junior) Previously #10
  10. Angelo Wythe (Yukon) Previously unranked

Despite a bye week, TaJuan Daniels jumped in the rankings thanks to Drew Wilson and Connor Holman cutting for Perry. Dylan Schickram cut from 138 for Perry and majored teammate Dawson Hunt 16-6, then handled John Ritchey 11-7 for a third place finish. Hunt came in sixth after pinning Rufia and scoring a 4-0 decision over Broc Bailey. Bailey entered into the rankings after a 6-4 decision over Ritchey.


  1. Jaxen Gilmore (Yukon Junior) Previously #1 in 145
  2. Kruz Simons (Edmond North Sophomore) Previously #1 at 152
  3. Jack Karstetter (Sand Springs Senior) Previously #1
  4. Sam Avant (Norman North Senior) Previously #3
  5. Tyler Dieringer (Stillwater Senior) Previously #3 in 145
  6. Seth Graves (Edmond Memorial Senior) Previously #4
  7. Josh Suter (Norman Senior) Previously #6
  8. Bryce Mattioda (Broken Arrow Freshman) Previously #7
  9. Baylor Smith (Owasso Junior) Previously #8
  10. Keanu Quinn (Sapulpa Senior)

Jaxen Gilmore cut from 145 for the Perry Tournament and took second place with a 7-1 decision over Tyler Dieringer. Jack Karstetter came in third at Perry with a pair of decision over Baylor Smith and a 6-0 defeat of Seth Graves. Dieringer cut from 145 and took sixth at Perry, defeating Graves 3-1. Kruz Simons cut from 152 for the Mid America Nationals and placed third. Baylor Smith took fourth at Perry.


  1. Beau Bratcher (Sand Springs Senior) Previously #2
  2. Chasen Umholtz (Jenks Senior) Previously #4
  3. Ryan Swanson (Westmoore Junior) Previously #4 in 152
  4. Brady Mattioda (Broken Arrow Junior) Previously #5
  5. Brandon Conrad (Owasso Senior) Previously #8
  6. Blake Muse (Choctaw Sophomore) Previously unranked
  7. Connor Simpson (Edmond Memorial Junior) Previously unranked
  8. Cameron Taylor (Union Junior) Previously #6
  9. Marshall Massad (Deer Creek Senior) Previously unranked
  10. Noah Austin (Edmond North Senior) Previously unranked

138 State Runner-Up Beau Bratcher took first place at Perry with a 9-3 decision over Brandon Conrad, Chasen Umholtz took sixth at the Chuck West Invitational, and Ryan Swanson took fifth at the Mid America Nationals. Conrad came in third at Perry and Blake Muse made his way into the rankings with a fifth place finish at Perry, falling only 3-1 to Conrad. Connor Simpson made his way into the rankings after defeating Cameron Taylor 8-1 at Perry. Marshall Massad found his way into the rankings with a third place finish at the Deer Creek Invitational, and Noah Austin took the final spot with a seventh place finish at the Mid America Nationals.


  1. Kyle Knowles (Edmond Memorial Freshman) Previously unranked
  2. Robert "RJ" Walker (Midwest City Senior) Previously #3
  3. Connor Wilcoxen (Stillwater Senior) Previously #5
  4. Jeff Speer (Choctaw Junior) Previously #6
  5. Kendon Lee (Stillwater Senior) Previously #2 in 138
  6. Zach Johnson (Westmoore Sophomore) Previously #5 in 138
  7. Jermain Harring (Union) 
  8. Cody Mathis (Sand Springs Junior) Previously unranked
  9. Nenebah Biggoose (Ponca City Junior) Previously #8
  10. Austin Loza (Enid Senior) Previously #9 in 160

Freshman Kyle Knowles turned heads at the Perry Tournament, pinning State-qualifier RJ Walker and defeating State-placer Jeff Speer 7-5 for a third place finish. Walker came in fourth, defeating Speer 1-0. Zach Johnson stepped up from 138 at the Mid America Nationals and finished seventh. Sand Springs junior Cody Mathis won a close 12-9 decision over Nenebah Biggoose at Perry.


  1. Jaryn Curry (Choctaw Junior) Previously #2
  2. Joseph Messer (Norman North Senior) Previously #3
  3. Chase Vincent (Yukon Senior) Previously #4
  4. Trey Painter (Westmoore Senior) Previously #5
  5. Caleb Wise (Broken Arrow Junior) Previously #6
  6. Payton Scott (Sand Springs Junior) Previously #2 in 152
  7. Cooper Meadows (Mustang Senior) Previously #4 at 170
  8. Ezequiel Rubio (Ponca City Senior) 
  9. Nano Martinez (Edmond Santa Fe Sophomore) Previously unranked
  10. Austin Manley (Bartlesville Junior)

145 State Champion Jaryn Curry won the Perry Tournament with a pair of close 3-2 decisions over Chase Vincent and Payton Scott, who finished second and third, respectively. 152 State Runner-Up Joseph Messer made a huge statement at the Mid America Nationals, pinning Cooper Meadows and Trey Painter for a first-place finish. Caleb Wise took seventh at the Walsh Ironman, Scott pinned Zeke Rubio who took fifth at Perry, and Nano Martinez took ninth at the Mid America Nationals after a close 7-5 decision to Cooper Meadows.


  1. Zane Basma (Sand Springs Senior) Previously #2 
  2. Zane Coleman (Choctaw Sophomore) Previously #1
  3. Jace Brownlee (Stillwater Senior)
  4. Payden Brown (Putnam City Senior) Previously #5
  5. Sam Hensley (Edmond Memorial Junior) Previously #7 in 160
  6. Gage McBride (Mustang Senior) Previously #7 in 182
  7. Joe Speno (Edmond Santa Fe Senior) Previously unranked
  8. Kaleb Mertz (Owasso Junior) 
  9. Trey Odam (Union Junior) Previously #6
  10. Jerry "JT" Stambeck (Norman North Sophomore) Previously #7

160 State-placer Zane Basma topped 152 State Champion Zane Coleman for a second place finish at Perry. The Sandite also pinned State-qualifier Sam Hensley. Joe Speno jumped into the rankings with a fourth place finish at Mid America, defeating JT Stambeck 4-2. Stambeck placed fifth at the event. Kelb Mertz teched Trey Odam at Perry, where neither of them placed. 


  1. Easton Rendleman (Choctaw Junior) Previously #2
  2. Christian Bahl (Stillwater Senior) Previously #1 in 160
  3. Shane Flandermeyer (Westmoore Junior) 
  4. Justin "JD" Johnson (Owasso Junior) Previously #5
  5. Jakob Ogden (Stillwater Senior) Previously #6
  6. Noah Hooks (Edmond North Junior) Previously unranked
  7. John Bolton (Union Senior) Previously #8
  8. Declan O'Brien (Deer Creek) Previously unranked
  9. Jaylen Childs (Putnam North) 
  10. Joe Curtis (Bixby Sophomore) 

State Runner-Up Easton Rendleman scored a close 4-3 decision over State Champion Christian Bahl for first-place finish at Perry. Bahl pinned John Bolton and decisioned JD Johnson. 


  1. Zach Marcheselli (Broken Arrow Sophomore) Previously #1 in 182
  2. Cody Adams (Bixby Junior) 
  3. Dakota Carnes (Sapulpa Senior) 
  4. Blake Minnick (Edmond North Sophomore)
  5. Colin Foster (Yukon) Previously unranked
  6. Bradyn Pressnall (Ponca City Senior) Previously unranked
  7. Rafe Johnson (Deer Creek Freshman) Previously #6
  8. Gary Dockery (Choctaw Junior) Previously #7
  9. Jesse Wetherington (Norman North) Previously unranked
  10. Arin Copas (Mustang Senior) Previously #9

State Champion Zach Marcheselli moved up to 195 and took first at the Gardner Edgerton Invitational. Colin Foster jumped into the rankings with a 5-3 defeat of Gary Dockery for a second place finish at Perry. Bradyn Pressnall also defeated Dockery, 3-2, at Perry for a third place finish, and Rafe Johnson pinned Dockery in the third period. Dockery came in sixth. Jesse Wetherington bumped Arin Copas down a spot with a 6-2 decision for eighth place at the Mid America Nationals.


  1. Delvin Jordan (Sand Springs Senior) 
  2. Mason Lancaster (Putnam City Junior)
  3. Jon Martinez (Westmoore Senior)
  4. Austin Fry (Ponca City Senior) Previously #4 in 182
  5. Caulin Poole (Choctaw Junior) Previously #4
  6. Keland Bearpaw (Sapulpa Junior) Previously #5
  7. Yousef Aliya (Union Senior) Previously #6
  8. Julian Flores (Broken Arrow Junior) Previously #7
  9. Griff Stanley (Deer Creek Junior) Previously #8
  10. Beltazar Reyes (US Grant) Previously #9.

State qualifier Delvin Jordan handily won the Perry Tournament with four pins in under four minutes total, including taking down State qualifier Austin Fry in 0:38. Fry moved up from 182 and knocked down Caulin Poole a spot with a 3-1 decision for third at Perry. 


  1. Brey Walker (Southmoore Junior) 
  2. Gage Johnson (Norman North Senior)
  3. Trenton Lieurance (Broken Arrow Senior) 
  4. Zach Austin (Choctaw Senior)
  5. Elwood Tomlin (Union Senior)
  6. Ryan Tilbury (Midwest City Senior)
  7. Malik McGee (US Grant)
  8. Trey Cossey (Mustang Senior) Previously #9
  9. Gage Fain (Sand Springs Junior) Previously #5 in 195
  10. Brett Bridges (Ponca City) Previously unranked

Heavyweight remained mostly unchanged. Trenton Lieurance took second at the Walsh Ironman. Zach Austin pinned Gage Fain for a second place finish at Perry. Fain placed third and majored Brett Bridges, who placed fifth.