FARGO, N.D. — Two-time Class 5A heavyweight state champion Evan McGee of Ardmore placed fifth in Greco-Roman wrestling at 285 pounds at the ASICS/Vaughan Junior and Cadet National Championships.
McGee, a 2012 Ardmore High School graduate, was one of only four place finishers from Team Oklahoma in the Greco-Roman portion of the National Championships. McGee defeated Jacob Haydel of Louisiana by decision 0-1, 3-2, 1-0 in the fifth place match, finishing Greco-Roman with a 7-2 record including a bye.
McGee scored quick falls in his first three matches and started 5-0 before losing to eventual heavyweight champion Adam Coon of Michigan.
McGee will wrestle in the freestyle portion of the National Championships today and Saturday.