Round One was amazing! It appears Round Two is going to be just as amazing! The Class 3A State Tournament is set up for another fantastic finish that will more than likely not be settled until late Saturday night. Blackwell and Marlow or Marlow and Blackwell have been ranked one-two or two-one all year long and a thrilling down-to-the-wire Dual State championship match helped set the stage for this weekend’s action. Both teams turned in dominating regional tournament performances with Blackwell crowning five champions and qualifying 12 wrestlers and Marlow qualifying 10 wrestlers with two champions.
Blackwell pushed nine into the regional finals with Jaxson Brown (27-12), Beau Murphy (28-14), 2X state placer Kaiden Ailey (28-10), freshman Jake Miller (30-7) and returning state champion Kruz Goff (34-4) all winning regional titles. Runner-up finishes were turned in by state runner-up Jason Osgood (27-11), state placer Louden Wolfe (25-11), state placer Kasin O’Dell (28-11), and state placer Kolby Looper (27-10)….