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First Team

Cruz Aguilar, Edmond Memorial

Weight: 106

Class: Junior

The Story: Aguilar finished the season on a tear, taking first place in the Class 6A West Regionals and cruising to the state title, becoming Edmond Memorial’s first individual champ since 2002. 

Tucker Owens, Mustang

Weight: 113

Class: Sophomore

The Story: Avenging a title match loss from last season, Owens capped of a 29-1 season with a run through the 113-pound ranks, defeating Broken Arrow’s Jackson Cockrell with a 9-0 major decision in the finals. 

Garrett Steidley, Tuttle

Weight: 120

Class: Junior

The Story: After wrestling most of the season at 120 pounds and compiling a regular season record of 42-3, Steidley dropped down to 113 pounds for the state tournament and earned his second state title. 

Kolton Smith, Bridge Creek

Weight: 126

Class: Senior

The Story: Earned Bridge Creek its first ever individual championship when he pinned Anthony Orum of Marlow in the finals of the state tournament. Teammate Kolby DePron followed suit later in the night to help cap off the Bobcat’s best season in school history. 

Ryder Ramsey, Tuttle

Weight: 132

Class: Junior

The Story: Completely dominant throughout the year, compiling a 46-3 record and his second straight individual title as he won a major decision against Cleveland’s Dylan Brown. 

Val Park, Heritage Hall

Weight: 138

Class: Senior

The Story: Park closed out his varsity wrestling career with a third state title after pinning his first two opponents in the state tournament and knocking off Tuttle’s Bryce Dauphin in the finals in a 3-0 decision. 

Gabe Johnson, Choctaw

Weight: 145

Class: Junior

The Story: A stellar season saw Johnson pick up individual wins at the Geary Invitational, the Yukon tournament and his first state title at the state tournament to cap off a 40-2 season. 

Luke Surber, Tuttle

Weight: 152

Class: Junior

The Story: A stellar junior season that included being named outstanding wrestler at the Mid Cals tournament was finished off with a second individual state title and then an announcement that he was committing to Oklahoma State.

Tate Picklo, Mustang

Weight: 160

Class: Sophomore

The Story: Picklo wrapped up an undefeated season with a dominant performance in finals of the state tournament, pinning Putnam City’s Rene Martinez in 1:49.  

Dustin Plott, Tuttle

Weight: 170

Class: Junior

The Story: One of the top ranked wrestlers in the country, Plott finished the year 46-1, winning at Mid Cals, earning outstanding wrestler at the Greg Henning Invitational and taking home his second straight state title after pinning Tecumseh’s Tyler Bingham.  

Wrestler of the Year

Zane Coleman, Choctaw

Weight: 182

Class: Senior

The Story: Coleman became only the 37th wrestler in state history to win four state titles. The Arizona State signee finished the season with a 41-1 record despite battling a pneumonia for the better half of the year. 

Carson Berryhill, Tuttle

Weight: 195

Class: Senior

The Story: The dual-sport star finished 40-1 on the season and dominated in the state tournament, pinning both opponents in the semifinals and finals to win his second individual state title.

Jake McCoy, Edmond North

Weight: 220

Class: Senior

The Story: One of the leaders of Edmond North wrestling, McCoy finished a stellar final season with a 32-4 record and a second place finish in the state tournament. 

Josh Heindselman, Piedmont

Weight: 285

Class: Senior

The Story: The OU signee was dominant from the start, winning at the Geary Invitational, leading Piedmont to its first regional title and capping it off with his second individual title as he pinned the defending heavyweight champion in the Class 5A finals. 

Coach of the Year

Matt Surber, Tuttle

The Story: Tuttle proved itself to be one of the most dominant teams in the country this season, winning national events like the Kansas City Stampede, the Mid Cals Classic, dominating at dual state, producing six individual state champs and breaking the record for most points scored at the state tournament in route to an 11th straight team title. 

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Zane Coleman, Choctaw, The Oklahoman's Wrestler of the Year.  [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]

Zane Coleman, Choctaw, The Oklahoman's Wrestler of the Year. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]

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Adam Kemp

Adam Kemp is the Higher Education reporter for The Oklahoman and Newsok.com. Kemp grew up in Oklahoma City before attending Oklahoma State University. Kemp has interned for the Oklahoman, the Oklahoma Gazette and covered Oklahoma State Football... Read more ›

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