The defending 6A Dual State Champions punched their ticket to Shawnee Thursday night with a 57-15 victory over Bartlesville. The fifth-ranked Charles Page High School wrestling team (8-1) won their district quad and will get to compete at Firelake Arena in February.
The dual started off with a battle of the Joneses as Sandite Seth Jones took on Bruin Laif Jones. Laif scored the lone takedown of the first period, started the second on top and rode till the end, then added an escape to start the third period. A takedown later and the Bruin secured a 5-0 decision. Brayden Strachan quickly took down Colton Roberts and pinned the Sandite in 1:40 for a 9-0 Bruin lead.
Irwin Portillo got Sand Springs on the board with a major decision over Kamren Parra. He scored a takedown in the first period, then escaped for a takedown and nearfall points in the second for a 7-1 lead to start the third. Back points in the final period made it 13-3.
Scott Patton gave up an early takedown to Ashton Reder but quickly reversed for a fall in 1:28 to take the lead at 10-9.
Colby Heckencamp took on Reed Blackard at 145 and the two were evenly matched with a scoreless first period. Blackard escaped to start the second period, but Heckencamp scored a takedown with three seconds remaining for the lead, then added a reversal and nearfall points early in the third and held on for a 6-2 decision.
Brody Lawson took down Chris Kirby right away, but Kirby reversed and pinned his foe in 1:29 to make it 19-9.
160 was a battle of Kalebs between Tabor and Childress, and the Sandite came out on top with an 11-2 lead and a plethora of back points in the first period. Tabor reversed in the second period and worked up a 15-3 lead before pinning the Bruin in 3:49.
Dayvon Taylor and Austin Manley stalemated through the first period at 170 but Taylor reversed in the second and pinned his opponent at 2:34 for the 31-9 lead.
Noah Almy took down Blake Buoy and pinned the Bruin in 1:19. Josh Fincannon immediately scored on Lukas Hammack and pinned him in 1:33 to clinch the dual at 43-9.
Gage Fain received a forfeit at 220. Robbie Parrish took on Rylan Reynolds at heavyweight and was pinned in 2:54. Carter Young worked up a 12-4 first period lead on David Boucher and ultimately teched the Bruin 21-6 in 3:39.
Defending State Champion Riley Weir took on Corwin Strachan and had his work cut out for him. They stalemated through a scoreless first period before the Sandite scored a takedown in the second and rode out the clock. He reversed in the third and held on for a 4-0 decision.
The Sandites will return to action first thing Friday morning at the Third Annual Ram Duals in Owasso.