Oklahoma dominates Georgia 68-2 in Dual Nationals round one

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Team Oklahoma got off to a fast start against Team Georgia Blue in the first round of the Junior Greco-Roman Dual Nationals Wednesday morning, building up a massive lead before the wrestling even started.

Jet Taylor, Jacob Butler, and Jaxen Gilmore received forfeits for 126 to 138. Tuttle's Brik Filippo wasted no time in putting points on the board with a 10-0 tech fall over Khyree Alexander, then Sand Springs's Payton Scott took down Dustin Berry 10-0 in thirty seconds flat. Ezequiel Rubio pinned Cole White in a quick twenty then Nick Mahan teched Chandler Miele 13-2.

Bear Hughes continued the winning streak with an 11-0 tech over Devyn Villafane. Zach Marcheselli received a forfeit, Tanner Hawkins picked up a 16-6 tech fall over Richard Walker, then Trenton Lieutance, Alex Fields, and Wyatt Adams all received forfeits.  Alec McDoulett teched Brandon Foster 11-0 and Westmoore's Dalton Duffield wrapped things up with a 12-0 tech of Alex Cain for a final score of 68-2 with no matches lost.

Up next for Oklahoma is Team Pennsylvania who solidly defeated Team Kansas Red 49-12 in round one. 

9 Sandites remain at State, only slightly behind Broken Arrow and Choctaw

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By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

The remaining Sandites have about an hour long break before the next round begins at the 6A State Championship in Oklahoma City. 

Charles Page wrestling qualified eleven for the tournament with seven Regional Champions, more than either Broken Arrow or the Dual State Champions from Choctaw. Unfortunately 220 pound junior and Regional Champion Delvin Jordan was unable to participate dropping the number to nine. 

106 freshman Riley Weir (20-12) came in third at Regionals and was pitted against Choctaw's Colt Newton (40-3) in the first round and was pinned in 0:41. From there he was majored 14-4 by Yukon's Braden Fowler and eliminated. 

113 Regional Champion Michael Ritchey (22-16) was defeated in round one by Westmoore's Wes Hardin (31-11) by a narrow 5-2 decision but managed to hold the lead in the next match for a 5-3 victory over Spencer Schickram (14-9) of Ponca City. 

120 Regional Champion Blake Sargent (36-10) went into overtime with Zackery Bibb (24-5) of Capitol Hill and lost 4-2 in the tie breaker round. He fell in an early hole to Justin Gundlach (29-11) of Moore and trailed 3-2 going into the final period, but rallied for a takedown and pin at 5:14 to stay alive in the consolation bracket. 

126 two-time undefeated State Champion Daton Fix (44-0) pinned Bobby Robinson (30-13) of Deer Creek in 1:37.

132 Regional Champion Jack Karstetter (38-7) breezed through his first match with a 17-2 tech fall over Norman's Jeffrey Adams (23-12) in 5:42.  

138 Regional Champion Beau Bratcher (40-6) pinned Choctaw's Jeff Speer (23-10) in 4:48. 

145 Regional Champion Payton Scott (18-4) pinned Westmoore's Trey Painter (32-10) in 3:52.  

160 Regional Runner-Up Zane Basma (32-11) scored an 8-3 decision over Sam Hensley (31-13) of Edmond Memorial.  

170 Trace Fleischman (10-4) placed fourth at Regionals but rebounded big time at State with a 3-1 upset of West Regional Champion Jacob Schimmels (23-6) of Edmond. 

The top three teams are as close now as they have been all season with Broken Arrow at 25.5, Choctaw at 25, and Sand Springs at 23.5.  

The semi finals will begin at 7:15.  

Sandite Blake Sargent wins Regional Championship, headed to State

Blake Sargent works on a takedown against TaJuan Daniels.

Story and photo by: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Charles Page High School sophomore Blake Sargent (36-11) won his first Regional Championship by a single point, earning the #3 ranking in 6A. In the first round he pinned Garett Koss (Owasso) in 0:46, then defeated Grant Fox (Jenks) 3-2. Next to go down was #5 Justin Gundlach (Moore) by 6-3 decision, and Sargent was pitted against #4 TaJuan Daniels for the third time this season.

It's tough to beat an incredible wrestler three times in a season, especially one so close to you in talent. In the Broken Arrow dual the two ended the third period tied 2-2 and Sargent narrowly got the win with a sudden victory takedown. They next met at the Sand Springs Invitational in the finals round where it came down to a 3-2 decision for the Championship. Once more the crucial matchup was decided by a single point as the Sandite won his second tournament of the season with a 1-0 decision.

Sargent got to see a fair bit of action his freshman year, placing 3rd at both the Perry Tournament of Champions and the Jay Hancock Memorial Invitational. This year he repeated his 3rd place finish at Perry, came in 9th at the Kansas City Stampede, and finished 5th at Yukon.

This year he went undefeated in regular season duals before finally falling 9-8 to Wesley Hardin (30-11) during the Dual State Quarterfinals against Westmoore, then getting majored 10-1 by Garrett Rowe (37-5) during the Championship dual against Choctaw. He also gave up a 12-3 major to Rowe at Perry. Hardin will be wrestling at 113 at State. 

Rowe is the #1 seed in 120 going into State and is the biggest obstacle in Sargent's path. The two are on opposite sides of the bracket, though, and first Sargent must overcome #8 Zackery Bibb (23-5) of Capitol Hill in the opening round. This will be the first time the two have met. Bibb was last year's 5A State Runner-Up whose only losses were to the State Champ.

From there he will either get a rematch against Gundlach, or meet #2 Tanner Cole (34-1) of Deer Creek for the first time this season. That match will be every bit as difficult as Rowe. Cole was undefeated in the season till he met Rowe in the West Regional finals and was pinned. He also pulled off a one-loss season last year en route to a 5A State Championship title. Cole and Sargent have met once before, at the OK USA Freestyle State Tournament last May. Cole walked away with a 10-0 major decision that time. 

Other opponents that the Sandite could encounter include #7 Cordney Chairs (17-17) of Union, #6 Josh Suter (28-8) of Norman, and #4 TaJuan Daniels (24-11) of Broken Arrow. 

Sargent has yet to encounter Suter, but he has 3-0 records against both Daniels and Chairs. His most recent matchup with Chairs wasn't even close as he recorded an 11-0 major decision at Dual State. He also posted a 7-1 regular season dual victory, and defeated him at the Sand Springs Invitational semifinals. That one was a lot closer however, at 1-0.

Sandite Freshman Riley Weir headed to State Championship

Sandite freshman Riley Weir puts up a fight against Choctaw's Colt Newton

Story and photo by: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Charles Page High School freshman Riley Weir (21-10) came in Third Place at the 6A East Regional Tournament at Broken Arrow Saturday night, pinning Dominic Fitzpatrick (Moore) in 0:52 in the first round, but falling 11-2 to #4 Brandon Blose (Sapulpa) in round two. In the consolation bracket he pinned Brady Bristow (Ponca City) in 1:53, then defeated #9 Cameron Picklo (Mustang) by 6-3 decision.

Weir has been a force to be reckoned with all season since he inherited the varsity 106 spot from Cody Randall who graduated last year. He made his debut in the Owasso dual where he recorded a 10-0 major decision over Eric Merida.

Since then he's ran up an 8-2 dual record and a 13-8 tournament record against some of the toughest opponents in the state. He placed 4th at the Perry Tournament of Champions and 9th at the prestigious Kansas City Stampede and won a crucial major decision during the Dual State Quarterfinal dual against Westmoore. Oklahoma Wrestling currently has him ranked 7th in 6A.

Weir drew a tough opponent for the first round of State. Friday morning he'll have to take on fellow freshman #3 Colt Newton (39-3) of Choctaw. Newton dealt Weir a 3:19 pin at the Perry tournament, a 1:12 pin at the Geary Invitational, and a 0:55 pin at the Dual State Finals.

After Newton, he'll have to take on either #1 Mason Naifeh (26-4) of Union, or #6 Braden Fowler (23-11) of Yukon. Naifeh and Fowler have spent much of the season wrestling at 113 so the Sandite has yet to meet either of them. 

In fact, of his seven potential opponents, he's only met three thus far. He hasn't met #2 Canon Randall (28-4) or #4 Jakob Houston (36-4) either. #5 Brandon Blose (22-4) of Sapulpa defeated Weir 11-2 in the first round of Regionals, then Weir defeated #8 Cameron Picklo (25-8) of Mustang by 6-3 decision. 

Despite the toughness of his class, only a fool would count the freshman out. He's more than proven his ability to overcome the odds, most notably when he was injured at Geary and came from behind to pin Union's Caron Watson in a dual later that week with his arm in a brace. He's spent the last half of the season wrestling with his injury, demonstrating the severe toughness and dedication that only a homegrown Sandite can display. 

State Championship: Choctaw leads Sandites 24-6 with 6 matches left

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#3 Zane Basma (29-10) kicked things off at160 with a takedown of #4 Chase King but King escaped for a takedown of his own that added nearfall points before Basma managed to escape. King started the second period on bottom and escaped quickly for a 6-3 advantage. Basma did the same to start the third 6-4 and both battled back and forth before King got a takedown with near-fall points and pushed the match to 12-6 decision.

Choctaw rode a 3-0 lead into the 170 that saw #4 Trace Fleischman (6-2) against #9 Kalob Blackwell. The two were fairly evenly matched for most of the first, but Fleischman scored a takedown with 19 seconds left and maintained control into the second where he started on bottom and scored a quick escape. The Sandite added another takedown midway through the period and cut his opponent loose for a 5-1 advantage. Blackwell added another escape to start the third and nearly got a takedown but lost control on the way down and Fleischman rolled back to his feet. Blackwell did get his first takedown with 11 seconds left, but cut the Sandite loose and he fended off the rally to tie the match up with a 6-4 decision. 

#4 Lane Lettich (12-8) represented the Sandites at 182 against Choctaw's #2 Easton Rendleman in the closest match thus far. Rendleman scored first with an escape to start the second, followed by Lettich to start the third and they were tied 1-1 till Rendleman got a takedown with 45 seconds left in the third. Lettich got the escape but was unable to chase down the Yellowjacket and went down 3-2.

195 #9 Zach Sims (22-20) walked all over Caulin Poole for the first two periods before running out of steam in the third. He took a 2-0 lead into the second, a 7-1 into the third, and finishing up 7-3 with three takedowns and an escape. 

The back and forth affair continued at 220 as Choctaw's Tyrel Bell upset Delvin Jordan (14-5) by way of narrow 3-2 decision. 

At Heavyweight it was Zach Austin with the 2:19 pin over Gage Fain (11-19) and Colt Newton with the 0:55 pin of Riley Weir (18-9) at 106 for a Yellowjacket lead of 21-6. 

Choctaw won their fourth straight in Conner Holman over Michael Ritchey by 6-4 decision.

State Championship: Sandites and Yellowjackets tied 6-6 after four matches

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#3 Zane Basma (29-10) kicked things off at 160 with a takedown of #4 Chase King but King escaped for a takedown of his own that added nearfall points before Basma managed to escape. King started the second period on bottom and escaped quickly for a 6-3 advantage. Basma did the same to start the third 6-4 and both battled back and forth before King got a takedown with near-fall points and pushed the match to 12-6 decision.

Choctaw rode a 3-0 lead into the 170 that saw #4 Trace Fleischman (6-2) against #9 Kalob Blackwell. The two were fairly evenly matched for most of the first, but Fleischman scored a takedown with 19 seconds left and maintained control into the second where he started on bottom and scored a quick escape. The Sandite added another takedown midway through the period and cut his opponent loose for a 5-1 advantage. Blackwell added another escape to start the third and nearly got a takedown but lost control on the way down and Fleischman rolled back to his feet. Blackwell did get his first takedown with 11 seconds left, but cut the Sandite loose and he fended off the rally to tie the match up with a 6-4 decision. 

#4 Lane Lettich (12-8) represented the Sandites at 182 against Choctaw's #2 Easton Rendleman in the closest match thus far. Rendleman scored first with an escape to start the second, followed by Lettich to start the third and they were tied 1-1 till Rendleman got a takedown with 45 seconds left in the third. Lettich got the escape but was unable to chase down the Yellowjacket and went down 3-2.

195 Zach Sims walked all over Caulin Poole for the first two periods before running out of steam in the third. He took a 2-0 lead into the second, a 7-1 into the third, and finishing up 7-3 with three takedowns and an escape. 

State Championship: Sandites and Yellowjackets tied 3-3 after first two matches

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#3 Zane Basma (29-10) kicked things off at 160 with a takedown of #4 Chase King but King escaped for a takedown of his own that added nearfall points before Basma managed to escape. King started the second period on bottom and escaped quickly for a 6-3 advantage. Basma did the same to start the third 6-4 and both battled back and forth before King got a takedown with near-fall points and pushed the match to 12-6 decision.

Choctaw rode a 3-0 lead into the 170 that saw #4 Trace Fleischman (6-2) against #9 Kalob Blackwell. The two were fairly evenly matched for most of the first, but Fleischman scored a takedown with 19 seconds left and maintained control into the second where he started on bottom and scored a quick escape. The Sandite added another takedown midway through the period and cut his opponent loose for a 5-1 advantage. Blackwell added another escape to start the third and nearly got a takedown but lost control on the way down and Fleischman rolled back to his feet. Blackwell did get his first takedown with 11 seconds left, but cut the Sandite loose and he fended off the rally to tie the match up with a 6-4 decision. 

 

#1 Sandite Wrestling headed to State Championship Finals after hammering Union 48-6

"Are you not entertained?"

Jack Karstetter encourages the crowd's applause after wining his match.

Story and photo by: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Sand Springs started off hot at 154, winning five straight over the Redskins en route to an incredible 48-6 Dual State Semi-Final win. The still undefeated No.1 team in 6A now has only one dual left between them and the first Charles Page State Championship since the girls' basketball team won it way back in 1994.

152 #3 Payton Scott (13-4) had another narrow decision, defeating Christian Mayhue 4-3, followed by 160 #3 Zane Basma (29-9) who was working on a pin when time ran out and he was stuck with a 7-2 decision over #2 Moses Mayhue for a 6-0 team lead. 

#4 Trace Fleischman (5-2) had no problem taking a commanding 11-4 lead into the final period at 170, then added a takedown before letting Elijah Tomlin out once more. He got another takedown five seconds before the buzzer for a 15-5 major decision.  

At 182 #4 Lane Lettich (12-7) was pitted against #5 Jonathan Waters and the two stalemated through the first. Waters started the second on bottom and scored a quick reverse. Lettich escaped to end the period, then did it again to start the third tied at 2-2. The Sandite got the takedown 40 seconds in, then gave up an escape to look for bonus points. Waters wouldn't give up a pin, but Sand Springs still got the 4-3 decision to remain undefeated in the dual. 

Moving to 195, Sand Springs had a 13-0 lead as they pitted #9 Zach Sims (21-20) against Matt Horrocks. The first period was scoreless but Sims earned a quick escape after starting the second on bottom. At 4:54 Sims picked up the first pin of the night and increased the team lead to 19-0.

220 Delvin Jordan (14-4) started the second in a 2-1 deficit to #4 Seth Mischler but took the lead towards the end of the period with a pair of near-fall points. The Sandite picked up an escape to start the third and held off his foe for a 4-2 decision. 

The Sandite streak came to a close at heavyweight as Gage Fain (11-18) fell by way of 6-0 decision to #4 Elwood Tomlin, but 106 freshman #7 Riley Weir (18-8) got things back on track with a dominating performance over Caron Watson that culminated in a 12-3 major decision.

At 113 #5 Michael Ritchey (19-16) fell to a 2-1 deficit to #4 Mason Naifeh after the first, barely picking up the escape seconds before the whistle. He tied it up after escaping to start the second, but thirty seconds later Naifeh picked up two on a takedown. Ritchey got another escape to narrow things to 4-3 and started the third on top before getting reversed and near-felled for a 9-3 loss.

At 120 #5 Blake Sargent (32-10) and Cordney Chairs went scoreless through the first two periods but Sargent put in major work in the third for a series of near-falls and an 11-0 major decision, effectively cinching the dual victory with a 30-6 lead and only three matches left.

126 #3 Jack Karstetter (32-7) worked it over on Jalen Hernandez and was seconds away from a first period pin when the clock ran out and he had to settle for near-fall points. The Sandite started the second with a reversal for a 7-0 lead then picked up the pin.

Union forfeited 132 to #1 Daton Fix (38-0), then put up Brendon Mudget against #2 Beau Bratcher (36-6) in 138. Bratcher took a 2-0 lead into the second and worked it up to a 7-0 decision.

The final match of the night was 145 Cody Mathis (15-12) vs. #5 Gabe Evans. The two were tied 3-3 going into the third when Mathis scored a takedown for the lead. Evans scored an escape but Mathis advanced the lead for a 7-4 decision for the win.

The Sandites will take on No.3 Choctaw in the finals at 6:30 pm after the Yellowjackets upset No.2 Broken Arrow in their semi-finals match. The Sandites have yet to meet Choctaw this season but the State Championship in softball also pitted Sandites against Yellowjackets, so in a way this is almost a rematch for Sand Springs in their third championship appearance this school year.

Sandite wrestling advances to State Semi-finals with 28-25 win over Westmoore

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

The No.1 ranked Charles Page High School wrestling team is still undefeated after going up against the ropes against No.7 Westmoore who battled till the final match.

The two teams spit the dual with each winning seven matches, and it was only through bonus points that Sand Springs pulled off the 28-25 quarterfinal victory at Firelake Arena in Shawnee Friday night. 

"We gotta go wrestle better than that. We only won a single one-point match, they won two or three, got pinned in a spot where we don't ever get pinned, and we didn't get falls in places we always get falls. So what a great opportunity to learn from tonight, and we'll see what happens tomorrow." said head coach Kelly Smith after the dual. 

The dual started off at 126 with #3 Jack Karstetter (31-7) falling into an early deficit to Westmoore's Dalton Duffield, who's ranked #2 in 120 and is last year's State Runner-Up. Duffield had control for the first two periods then took Karstetter down with under a minute left for a 10-2 major decision. 

At 132 the Sandites put up Derek Davis (11-6) against Jacob Benjock who scored a pair of first period takedowns for a 4-1 lead. Davis took control early in the second to narrow it to 4-3, but Benjock quickly reversed control and pinned the Sandite in 3:24 for a 10-0 Jaguar lead. 

Junior Olympic Silver Medalist, World Championship Bronze Medalist, and two-time undefeated State Champion Daton Fix (37-0) did what Daton Fix does and had some fun with 138 #8 Zachary Johnson, tech falling him 25-8 in 4:52 for the first Sandite win of the night.

138 #2 Beau Bratcher (35-6) wrestled up to 145 against sophomore Ryan Swanson and took a 2-0 lead into the second period. He added two more each period and wrapped it up with a 6-0 decision.

152 #3 Payton Scott (12-4) went the distance against #4 Trey Painter and it came down to the wire with a 3-2 decision as the Sandites took their first lead of the dual, 11-10.

160 #3 Zane Basma (28-9) took a 7-0 lead into the second period after a pair of near falls against William Foster, but ran out of steam in the next two, finishing 11-0 for a major decision. 

170 Trace Fleischman (4-2) saw his first action since the Geary Invitational and was pitted against Deven Brewer. They stalemated the first period but the Sandite scored first with a reversal midway through the second. He scored a takedown early in the third and right before the buzzer for a 6-2 decision and a 18-10 Sandite lead.

At 182 #5 Lane Lettich (11-7) fell into a deep hole against #10 Shane Flandemeyer and ultimately fell 7-1 after being ridden for the majority of the match. 

#8 Zach Sims (20-20) went up against #7 Daveon Newton for 195. The two went scoreless for the first period, but Sims started the second with an escape for the lead Newton escaped to start the third, then took Sims down for a 3-1 lead. Sims got another escape, but ran out of time while looking for the takedown and lost 3-2.

At 18-16, the dual continued to be one of the closest of the season for the Sandites.

220 Delvin Jordan (13-4) scored a first period takedown against Jonathan Martinez and escaped to start the second, ultimately pinning his opponent in 2:56 to give Sand Springs their first substantial lead of the night.

Gage Fain (11-17) wrestled up to 285 against Jordan Finn and both remained pretty locked up till the second period when Fain scored an escape for a 1-0 lead. Finn scored an escape to start the third and the two were locked up once again. The pair went into overtime where Finn got the 3-1 sudden victory win to keep the Jaguars hopes alive.

Circling back to 106 it was freshman Riley Weir (17-8) getting in trouble early on to Dominic Derr before turning things around for a 7-0 first quarter lead. He picked up a stalling point in the second and the third and won the match 9-0 for a 28-19 team lead.

113 #5 Michael Ritchey (19-15) was pitted against State Champion Canon Randall and fell to a 6-2 deficit by the end of the second. He started the third period on top and held control to the end to prevent bonus points leaving Westmoore in dire straits as they needed a pin at 120 to tie it.

At 120 Blake Sargent (31-10) took an early 4-3 lead over Wesley Hardin before Hardin pulled some Hollywood level magic to near fall Sargent for a 6-4 third period lead.  Sargent was pumped up coming into the third and took the lead back briefly but ultimately fell 9-8.

"I'm proud of the effort of our kids, but we gotta do better than that. Westmoore out-wrestled us," said Smith.

#1 Sandite wrestling will take on #7 Westmoore in State Quarterfinals

126 Jack Karstetter pins Collinsville's Pete Flippo in 0:29. Photo by: Virgil Noah

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Photo: Virgil Noah, Staff

The No.1 ranked Charles Page High School varsity wrestling team finally found out their first opponent in the Class 6A Dual State Tournament Monday. 

Friday night at 6:00 p.m. the Sandites (11-0) will meet the No.7 Westmoore Jaguars (9-2) at Firelake Arena in Shawnee. Semifinals will be held Saturday at 2:00 and finals will be Saturday at 6:30. 

The Jaguars' only losses are to No.5 Edmond North (9-2) and 4A No.1 Tuttle (14-3). 

At 106 the Sandites will likely be putting up #7 Riley Weir (16-8). However, the freshman has been battling an elbow injury that has sidelined him for a couple of duals this season. His backup is fellow freshman Scott Patton (7-2) who saw action at the District Duals, the Jenks dual, and the Yukon tournament. 

Westmoore has heavy talent at the lowest weights including 106 #2 Canon Randall, 113 #2 Wes Hardin, and 120 #2 Dalton Duffield. 

The Sandites have #5 Michael Ritchey (19-14) at 113, and #5 Blake Sargent (31-9) at 120. Sargent has already met Duffield once this season and was defeated 13-5 at the Geary Invitational.

Sand Springs has the clear edge in the next two weights with 126 #3 State-Qualifier Jack Karstetter (31-6) and 132 2X undefeated State Champion Daton Fix (36-0). Westmoore has 132 #10 Brett Graham. Fix has yet to meet Graham, but he has beaten Duffield three times and 138 #8  Zach Johnson once.

Fix has actually been up at 138 in duals since John Jiminez got hurt so its likely we'll see Derek Davis (11-5) at 132. Meanwhile 138 State-Qualifier #2 Beau Bratcher (34-6) will probably go to 145.

Both teams have excellent options for 152. Sandite sophomore Payton Scott (11-4) is ranked third and Jaguar Trey Painter is ranked #4. Should Painter cut down to 145, Bratcher has already beaten him back in 2014 by 10-0 major decision at the Oklahoma State Freestyle. We could also see Payton go up to 160 as he did against Collinsville and wrestle Cody Mathis (14-12) at 152.

#3 State-Qualifier Zane Basma (27-9) is the typical 160 wrestler for Sand Springs, though he was bumped to 170 at Collinsville, and Westmoore has #9 Deven Brewer.

Bryton Beck (10-14) could come into play at 170, but State-Placer #4 Trace Fleischman (3-2) is finally back in the lineup after battling an injury sustained at the Geary Invitational so barring any big weight change-ups, he'll probably be up against #10 Sean Flandemeyer.

At 182 the Sandites boast State-Qualifier and Southeastern Kansas football-signee #4 Lane Lettich. 

Westmoore has #7 Daevon Newton at 195 while Sand Springs could see either #9 Zach Sims (20-19) or Cole Dixon (4-4).

While Westmoore has ranked wrestlers at both 220 and 285, Sand Springs is lacking in a true heavyweight and has been wrestling Gage Fain (11-16) up for most of the season, though State-Qualifier Delvin Jordan (12-4) stepped into that slot at Collinsville. 

Westmoore's no joke and it's sure to be a great battle, but Sand Springs has been utterly unstoppable this season and its unlikely anyone but #2 Broken Arrow (10-1) or #3 Choctaw (9-2) could really put up much of a stop against a Sandite lineup at near full-strength for the first time this season.