February 1, 2013

Tuttle wins possible Dual State preview

The Express-Star

— The Tuttle High School wrestling team beat Piedmont in a dual, only losing two contested matches Thursday night.

The Tigers beat Piedmont 55-14, also losing one match by forfeit.

Noah McQuigg beat Steven Sharp 2-0 at 106.

Michael Lopez won for Piedmont by forfeit at 113.

Tuttle won the next three matches. Blake Dauphin beat Michael  Lopez, pinning him 5:42 into the match at 120.

Dayton Garrett (126) beat Cardenas 10-1, earning a major decision.

Gunner Laffoon pinned Coulton Parker quickly, winning over Parker after 47 seconds at 132.

Reece Henry beat Tuttle's Brady Bernard at 138 by technical fall.

Dakota Head got Tuttle back on track by pining Jesse Lopez in 3:59 in the 145 match.

Seth Shelton pinned Biggs in 1:32 at 152.

Piedmont's Blane Culp beat Austin Elam in a 3-0 decision.

Zachary Beard pinned Coleman in 1:39 at 170.

Wesley Boatman won a 6-5 decision over Alba at 182.

Riley Fielder beat Largent, 5-1 in the 195-pound bout.

Dustin Mason pinned Richter at 220, and Nathan Jackson won the heavyweight match against Wyatt to end the dual.

Both teams will be competing in the Dual State tournament Feb. 9 in Cushing.

Tuttle has won Dual State the last three years, while Piedmont is competing in the tournament for the first time in program history.

The brackets for the Dual State tournament will be released Monday by the OSSAA.