A pair of nationally ranked teams, No. 19 Choctaw and No. 26 Sand Springs, anchor a rather solid field at the Perry (Okla.) Tournament of Champions this Friday and Saturday. Also in the field are Kansas state runners-up Arkansas City, along with six Oklahoma teams that finished within the top five at the state tournament in their respective classification: Blackwell, Catoosa, Lawton McArthur, Perry, Stillwater, and Tulsa Union.
From an individual standpoint, the field is anchored by one of the nation's most talented wrestlers, Daton Fix (Sand Springs), who is ranked No. 1 in the country at 132 pounds.
Below is a list of other individuals to watch, listed by weight class (wrestlers are from Oklahoma unless noted):
106 - Riley Weir (Sand Springs), Dylan Avery (Perry)
113 - Colt Newton (Choctaw), Wyatt Adams (Lawton McArthur)
120 - Cale Betchan (Perry)
126 - Drew Wilson (Midwest City), Marcus Robinson (Arkansas City, Kansas), Blake Sargent (Sand Springs)
132 - Conner Holman (Choctaw)
138 - Jaxen Gilmore (Yukon), Jack Karstetter (Sand Springs), Dillon Rowland (Lawton McArthur), Jake Beeson (Arkansas City, Kansas)
145 - Beau Bratcher (Sand Springs), Kendon Lee (Stillwater)
152 - Hunter Jump (Lawton McArthur), Chase Vincent (Yukon)
160 - Jaryn Curry (Choctaw), Jace Brownlee (Stillwater)
170 - Zane Coleman (Choctaw), Christian Bahl (Stillwater), Nick Mahan (Lawton McArthur)
182 - Easton Rendleman (Choctaw)
285 - Tyler Shannon (Arkansas City, Kansas), Montana Phillips (Lawton McArthur), Dayne Thomason (Blackwell)