Sand Springs wrestlers compete at Dual Nationals, place 4th with Team Oklahoma


Four Sand Springs junior high students represented Oklahoma this past weekend at the Schoolboy National Duals in Indianapolis, Indiana. Oklahoma sent two teams to the tournament and competed in both Freestyle and Greco-Roman.

Team Oklahoma Red went 6-3 in Greco, defeating Missouri in the fifth-place match. Kaden Glass (15-2 GR) was one of the top wrestlers on the team, competing at 190 and 210 pounds, and amassing a 7-1 record. Rhett Peak (9-7 GR) and Christian Forbes (4-5 GR) also represented Sand Springs and went 2-5 and 1-1, respectively.

They placed fourth in Freestyle with a 5-2 record, falling to Illinois and Washington. Glass (16-1 FS) went 5-1, suffering his first freestyle loss of the season. He recorded three tech falls and two pins, and his only loss was by a single point. Forbes (19-3 FS), who was also undefeated prior to the tournament, went 2-3. Ethan White (12-4 FS) went 0-3.

Oklahoma Blue placed 27th in Greco with a 3-4 record. White (1-1 GR) split his first two Greco matches of the season. They placed 20th in Freestyle with a 5-4 record. Peak (15-9 FS) went 3-3 with each of his wins coming via tech fall.

Georgia Blue took first place in Greco Roman and second in Freestyle, while Illinois won Freestyle and placed third in Greco.

The Cadet National Duals will be held this week in York, Pennsylvania. Incoming CPHS freshman Carter Young will represent the Sandites on Team Oklahoma at the 100 pound weight class.