While the high school postseason wrestling schedule might not be in full swing until this weekend, that didn’t stop several younger wrestlers from across the area from making their mark in Tulsa last weekend.

While the high school postseason wrestling schedule might not be in full swing until this weekend, that didn’t stop several younger wrestlers from across the area from making their mark in Tulsa last weekend.

Several participants representing multiple area schools managed to come home with hardware from the annual OKUSA Youth State Championships, which were held at the Tulsa Expo Pavilion. 

Representing Lone Grove was Jarrett Patty, who claimed a state title in division four at 64 pounds.

Also participating for Lone Grove was Trevor Jesson, who took home third in the 73 pound weight class of division four, as well as Rye Blackwood, who competed in the novice division four level at 160 pounds, also taking third place.

Plainview was also strongly represented at the competition with Carson Owen placing third in the 76 pound weight class in division five.

Seth Fore took third overall in the beginner level four competition at 110 pounds, with Jozi Gilliam earning state runner-up in the nine and under 60 pound bracket. 

Justus Gilliam was a state runner-up at 160 pounds in the novice division four bracket, while Indians varsity wrestling standout Jeston Gilliam was a state champion at 190 pounds in the division five bracket.

Fresh off her state championship at the junior high state competition in Oklahoma City, Kobie Moiser earned state runner-up honors in the 16 and under girls division at 122 pounds. 

Ardmore was represented by Cameron Orr who was a state runner-up in the 84 pound division five bracket, while Kaelyn Rice earned her third state championship while representing the Southern Oklahoma Wrestling Club.

She won her finals match by a score of 9-0.