Clyde Boyd Middle School played host to the Sand Springs USA Oklahoma wrestling tournament this past weekend and the Sand Springs Team Big wrestling club earned a plethora of medals in their home tournament. Fourteen members of Team Big won gold.
Team Big meets Monday and Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. in the Charles Page High School wrestling room, and is open to wrestlers from the surround areas as well as Sandites.
CPHS sophomore State Champion Riley Weir (6-0 FS) took first place for the third straight week at 120 freestyle. He pinned Braydon Blose in 0:39, then scored an 11-0 tech fall over Zane Plunkett.
CPHS junior State Qualifier Blake Sargent (2-0 FS) took first place in freestyle at 126 pounds. He teched teammate Skylar Galloway 10-0, then pinned Brendan Clarke in 2:18.
CPHS senior State Champion Daton Fix (8-0 FS) took first place in freestyle for the second week in a row at 138 pounds. He teched all four of his opponents without giving up a single point, including Cleveland State Qualifier Tyler West 12-0.
Claremore State Runner-Up Tracy Reeder took first place in freestyle at 152 with two pins and a tech fall.
CPHS senior State Qualifier Michael Ritchey (11-2 FS, 3-0 GR) took second place in freestyle at 138 pounds for the second week in a row. He lost his opening match to teammate Daton Fix, but teched his next three opponents, including a 12-2 victory over Tyler West.
Cleveland State Qualifier Zach Myles took fourth place in freestyle at 145 pounds with two tech falls.
Clyde Boyd Middle School’s Carter Young (12-0 FS, 9-0 GR) took first place in both styles at 106 pounds. He teched all three of his opponents in Greco and two in freestyle, then wrapped up his fourth-straight perfect weekend with a 7-2 decision against teammate Zachary Keal.
Texas State Champion Parker Decker took first place in both styles at 113 pounds. He defeated all six of his opponents by tech fall, giving up only one point altogether.
Skiatook freshman Jeran Seabolt took first place in freestyle at 160 pounds with a tech fall and a 16-14 decision over Jacob Rogers.
Zachary Keal took second place in freestyle at 106 pounds. He defeated his first two opponents by tech fall, but was defeated 7-2 by teammate Carter Young.
Skiatook State Qualifier Cale Glover took second place in freestyle at 145 pounds. He pinned his first opponent, then scored a pair of 12-2 tech falls before falling 17-7 to Spencer Schickram, a State-placer from Ponca City.
Kansas State Qualifier Austin Keal took second place in Greco at 113 pounds, but failed to place in freestyle. He teched his first two opponents 11-0 in Greco, but fell 10-0 to teammate Parker Decker in the finals.
Skiatook’s Josh Taylor took second place in freestyle at 126 pounds, but failed to place in Greco. He won an 11-2 decision and a 10-0 tech fall in freestyle before falling in 4:42 to freshman State Qualifier TJ Long.
Preston Decker took fourth place in freestyle and third in Greco at 126 pounds.
Cleveland Junior High’s Bryar Lucas took fourth place in freestyle at 138 pounds, pinning Micah Bynum in 1:09.
Cole Brooks (6-1 FS, 5-1 GR) took first place in both styles at 91 pounds with four tech falls and two pins.
Kaden Glass (6-0 FS, 3-0 GR) took first place in both styles at 190 pounds with four falls and two tech falls. He pinned three opponents in under a minute apiece with his fastest coming in sixteen seconds against Cameron Timmons.
Christian Forbes (10-0 FS, 1-3 GR) took first place in freestyle at 84 pounds for the third-straight week, teching all four of his opponents.
Bryce Fisher (4-1 FS) took first place in freestyle at 136 pounds. He pinned Gavin Koehler in 2:35, then scored a 7-3 tech fall over Jose Flores.
Rhett Peak (5-3 FS, 1-0 GR) took first place at 84 pounds in Greco, teching his sole opponent 10-0. In freestyle he placed second with two tech falls and a 7-0 decision before falling 14-3 to teammate Christian Forbes.
Clay Gates (5-9 FS, 0-1 GR) took second place in Greco at 84 pounds, losing his sole match 10-0 to Rhett Peak. He placed fourth in freestyle with a pin of Zachariah Jones in 2:24.
Jim Mullin (5-2 FS) took third place in freestyle at 91 pounds. He lost his opening match, but scored two tech falls and topped Hunter Waits 10-7 in the consolations.
Braden Anderson (6-6 FS, 4-4 GR) took third place in freestyle at 112 pounds, but failed to place in Greco. He lost his opening match of freestyle in a close 12-10 decision, but defeated his next opponent 11-6, then scored a 12-2 tech fall.
Dian Fix (2-1 FS) took second place at 65 pounds in freestyle. He lost his first match 10-0, but rebounded with a pair of close decisions. He defeated Caleb Thompson 9-8 and Kale Fruits 9-8.
Nation Johnson (4-3 FS, 6-3 GR) took second place in both styles at 80 pounds. He drew only one opponent in freestyle and was teched twice by Jake Miller, but split wins in Greco with a 16-4 victory over Bodie Adams.
Promised Johnson (10-3 FS, 6-5 GR) competed in both styles at 70 pounds, taking second in freestyle and third in Greco. He was pinned in both styles by Brody Mills, but teched two opponents and pinned Bobby Brockman in 0:46 in freestyle. In Greco he was defeated by Ryder Seago, but teched Isaiah Jones 12-0.
Legend Johnson (0-2 FS, 1-1) GR took second place at 55 pounds in both styles. He drew only one competitor in freestyle and was teched twice in a best-of-three series, but went 1-1 in Greco with a pin of Williams Corde in 1:07.
Clayton Giddens (8-0 FS) took first place in freestyle at 70 pounds. He teched all three of his opponents and didn’t give up a single point for the third-straight week.
Balance Johnson (7-1 FS, 3-1 GR) took first place in both styles at 100 pounds. In freeestyle he won three tech falls and a 12-10 decision over teammate Abraham Flores. In Greco he topped Abraham 11-9, pinned Adrian Flores in 1:04, and teched Ty Vinson.
Robert Burke (5-1 FS, 4-3 GR) took second place at 65 pounds in both styles. He was pinned by Stockton Allen, but teched Ezekiel Smith 10-0 in freestyle. Allen was his only opponent in Greco, and the Spartan won the best-of-three series with a pair of pins.
Abraham Flores (7-1 FS, 5-3 GR) took second place at 100 pounds in both styles. His only losses were to teammate Balance Johnson, both by close decisions. He recorded three tech falls between the two styles.
Jaxon Trotter (1-1 FS, 0-2 GR) took third place at 90 pounds in both styles. He was defeated twice in Greco, but split wins in freestyle with an overtime decision against Gavin Salt.
Adrian Flores (2-5 FS, 1-5 GR) took fourth place at 100 pounds in both styles. He pinned Tyler Hockett in freestyle.
Kagen Foster (0-2 FS, 1-2 GR) failed to place in freestyle, but took fourth in Greco at 75 pounds with a 10-0 tech fall against Tanner Winesburg.
Laira Mullin (0-2 FS) competed in freestyle at 60 pounds and drew only one competitor. She was teched twice by Ava Roe in a best-of-three series.