Four Sandites win gold at Cleveland Novice Tournament


Several young Sandites competed at the Cleveland Novice Folkstyle wrestling tournament recently and four took home first-place medals.

Tyler Feigenbaum (3-0) won Division 2 at 67-pounds handily, pinning his first two opponents in 23 and 48 seconds. In the finals he majored Sapulpa’s Mason Denison 16-5.

Skyler Wood (4-0) won his second-straight tournament in Division 3, pinning both of his foes at seventy pounds. He took down Ryder Trepton in 1:18 and Kalon Covey in only 36 seconds.

Lane Cannon (2-0) won Division 2 at 105 pounds, pinning Law Cunningham in 2:48 and 0:50.

Connor Beals (4-1) won Division 3 at 73 pounds for the second-straight week, winning a best-of-three series against Jeremy Stubbs of Ponca City. Beals won the first match 8-7, was defeated 10-2 in the second match, then finished strong with a 10-6 decision.

Andrew Price (2-1) came in runner-up in Division 2 at 55 pounds. He pinned Brody Denison in 3:00 and edged out John Burk 7-6, but fell in 4:30 to Slade Theriot in the finals.

Jareb Boatman (3-1) took third place in the 58-pound Division 2. He pinned Kayden Harris in 1:44 in the opening round before being pinned in turn by Michael Allen. In the consolation bracket he defeated Landyn Smith 7-4 and Camille Jones 7-5 in sudden victory overtime.

Gage Gunn (1-1) came in runner-up in the Division 3 64-pound weight class. He lost his first match by a single point, 5-4 to Landon Dodd, but rebounded with a 6-3 decision over Carver Barnett.

Gatlin Gunn (1-1) came in runner-up in Division 4 at 84 pounds. He won his first match 6-4 against Tanner Hulbert but was pinned by Ryan Cantrell in the finals.

Canaan Rogers (1-3) was runner-up in the Division 2 49-pound weight class. He won his first match 14-12 against Harrison Redleaf, but was pinned in 1:35 by Michael Duncan.