Check out the Class 4A brackets. And here’s a quick look at each weight class…
106: Cascia Hall’s Eli Griffin (28-2) enters as the top seed from the east after knocking off Blanchard’s Braeden Williams 2-0 in the regional finals. Williams is 34-4 and shares the same side of the bracket as Tuttle freshman Ashton Grounds. Cushing’s Luke Ahrberg (25-12) is the only senior among the top six seeds in the 106 field.
113: As a freshman last season, Garrett Steidley finished as the runner-up at 106 for Edmond Memorial. Now he’s a sophomore at Tuttle and he’s the top seed from the west with a record of 39-8. Clinton’s Hayden Williams (42-2) owns the best record among the field, and he’s the No. 2 seed out of the west. Cleveland’s Jacob Schwenker (28-5) picked up the top seed from the east with a regional victory over Catoosa’s Fabian Huerta.
120: Tuttle’s Rhett Golowenski won his first two state championships with major decisions, and then he narrowly knocked off McLain’s Taywone McNack in the 120 finals with a 1-0 victory. Now he’ll try to join the exclusive club of four-time state champions. He owns a 38-6 record and has Cache’s Marquez Dowell on his half of the bracket. On the bottom half of the bracket is Blanchard’s Zach Williams, who is 48-3 after pinning Wagoner’s Ti Lockwood in the regional finals.
126: McLain’s Thaddeus Long looks to repeat in McNack’s footsteps last year. He’s a junior and owns a 34-1 record, and on his half of the bracket is Sallisaw’s Hunter Williams (31-8) and Newcastle’s Caden Holland (29-5). Tuttle’s Ryder Ramsey (33-9) is the top seed from the west, and also in the top half of the bracket is Elk City’s William Wright (22-4).
132: Heritage Hall’s Val Park won his first state championship as a sophomore last season at 113 pounds in Class 3A. Now he bumps up to 4A at 132 pounds and he carries a 28-2 record into the state tournament. In Park’s half of the bracket is Madill’s Dylan McCullough (26-4) and Cleveland’s Zach Myles (27-5), who finished fourth at 126 pounds. Catoosa’s Jaylon Otero (32-11) knocked off Myles in the regional finals, and he’s the top seed from the east in the bottom half of the bracket.
138: This should be entertaining. Two state champions (Tuttle’s Luke Surber and Elgin’s Jacob Butler) paired together in one bracket. Butler beat Surber 2-0 in sudden victory in the regional finals, and they enter the state tournament with a combined record of 80-3. Wagoner’s Trystian Shierman (27-4) enters as the top seed from the east.
145: Heritage Hall’s Carson West (39-1) has posted back-to-back third-place finishes at the state tournament during his sophomore and junior seasons. He picked up the regional title last week and is the top seed from the west. Catoosa’s Andrew DeArmond (39-5) finished second at 138 last year, and he enters as the east regional champion.
152: Heritage Hall’s Rodrick Mosley (33-0) will be after his third straight state championship. Cache’s Josh Swanson likely poses the biggest threat, but Mosley pinned him in the regional finals to pick up the top seed from the west. Blanchard’s Jaxon Stratton (42-5) holds the top seed from the east after beating Poteau’s Race Willams 8-3 in the finals.
160: Tuttle’s Dustin Plott lost in last year’s 152 finals, and he’s come back with a vengeance this season. As a sophomore, Plott is 39-0 in his chase for a state crown. Cushing’s Gage Hockett (32-3) owns the second-best record in the field, and Plott picked up a 13-4 major decision win over Hockett in the regional finals.
170: Colton Denney finished third as a freshman for Heritage Hall in 2015, and he improved to second place in 2016. Then last year he broke through for his first state championship, finishing first at 160 pounds in 3A with a 1-0 win over Geary’s Ross Shawnee. Tuttle’s Carson Berryhill is also a returning state champion, and he lost 4-3 to Denney in the regional finals. Poteau’s Ross Johnson (36-2) has the No. 1 seed from the east, and he could square off with Berryhill in the semifinals.
182: Fort Gibson’s Justin Cates won a wide-open 182 field last season, and it appears to be the same way this year. Elgin’s Isaac Garrett (29-4) owns the best record in the field as the top seed from the west. Mannford sophomore Colby Jerome (27-7) picked up the east regional crown and is the top seed in the bottom half of the bracket.
195: Cascia Hall’s Dalton Abney has posted back-to-back second-place finishes as a sophomore and a junior, and now’s bumped up to 220 in his quest to claim a state championship. It was Tuttle’s Tanner Johnson who beat Abney 2-1 in the finals last year, and this year’s Tuttle wrestler at 195 is Maison Duke (40-9), the top seed from the west.
220: The winner at this weight last year — Oologah’s Brock Martin — picked up the quickest title of the year by pinning Madill’s Zane Crisp in 20 seconds. Crisp (15-6) is back in the field as the No. 2 seed out of the west. Tuttle’s Colin Naney (28-12) is the field’s top seed from the west, and Wagoner’s Mateo Pena picked up a regional title and is the top seed out of the east.
285: What an interesting mix this year’s heavyweight field offers. Last year’s champion, Blanchard’s Ryan Bracken, is 45-3 but he’ll wear the No. 2 seed out of the east, placing in the top half of the bracket with Elgin’s Alton Johnson (36-6). Bristow’s Cassedy Pritchard (28-4) beat Bracken with a quick pin at 47 seconds in the regional finals. Joining Pritchard in the lower half of the bracket is Tuttle’s Trey Mason, who is 37-7 during his senior campaign.