CPHS Wrestling: No. 5 Sandites dominate No. 13 Muskogee 66-12 with six pins


The defending State Champion wrestling team from Charles Page High School (7-1) won their second-straight district dual Tuesday evening against No. 13 Muskogee (5-3). The Class 6A No. 5 ranked Sandites won twelve of fourteen matches and recorded six pins in the 66-12 victory. 

The dual started off at 113 pounds and defending State Champion Riley Weir wasted no time in building an 8-2 lead against William Caraway before pinning the Rougher in 1:23.  Seth Jones was nearly as dominant, pinning Joseph Birmingham in 1:31. Colten Roberts improved on both their times and pinned Hunter James in 33 seconds for an 18-0 lead.

Keonte Arnett survived the first two periods against Irwin Portillo, but the Sandite readily worked his opponent over for near fall points on multiple occasions and led 8-0 to start the final stretch. He ultimately prevailed by 11-1 major decision to make it 22-0.

Christian Webb took down Scott Patton early in their match, but Patton won a reversal and started the second period all tied up. Webb added a reversal of his own, then Patton reversed again for a trio of nearfall points. He added two more back points and entered the final period on bottom with a 9-4 lead. Patton reversed immediately, Webb reversed soon after, then Patton reversed again to end the match 13-6.

Colby Heckencamp took on Jacob Church at 145 and the two stalemated through the first period. Heckencamp reversed in the second period and added back points for a 7-0 lead before Church reversed for a fall at 3:55 to get the Roughers on the board.

Chris Kirby scored early on Josh Campbell but the Rougher escaped and scored a takedown of his own. The two tied up at 5-5 early in the third period but Kirby reversed for a pin at 2:47. Kaleb Tabor received a forfeit at 160 to make it 37-6.

Dayvon Taylor scored first on Mason Seth and took a 4-0 lead, then both wrestlers reversed. Taylor added nearfall points and started the final stanza neutral with a 9-2 lead. He almost immediately took the Rougher down for back points and worked his way towards a 17-2 tech fall in 5:30 to clinch the dual.

Noah Almy received a forfeit, Riley Magee pinned Zamor Hardaway in 57 seconds, then Josh Fincannon received forfeit to make it 60-6.

Robbie Parrish took on Jacob Wood at heavyweight and fell into a 16-2 hole by the end of the second period. They started the third period neutral and the Rougher pinned Parrish in 4:33.

Carter Young finished off the dual at 106 by pinning Rashaan Brownlee in 1:36, taking a 16-4 lead before finishing off his foe.

Sand Springs will next take on unranked Bartlesville (3-6) in the final round of the district quad. If Sand Springs wins the dual they will advance to the Dual State tournament in Shawnee this February.