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El Reno Looks to Continue to Rebuild their Tradition in the 2021-22 Season

The tradition-rich El Reno wrestling program has gone under a complete rebuild in recent years and is primed to take another big step in the 2021-22 season.

In 2015 they had fallen to a total of only six wrestlers between their high school and junior high when Tyrone Lewis stepped in and took over. In one year, Tyrone brought the program up to up to a total of fifty-five wrestlers and got the program’s first dual win in seven years.

Now their wrestling program has a reinvested community and school that is ready to build into the future. They finished 12-2 in duals last season and finished 4th at the state tournament. They will return one Jr. High State Placer (women’s), nine High School State Qualifiers, and six High School State Placers for the 2021-2022 season. 


“With the kind of team we’re returning this year and the expectations we have to once again compete for a State Title, I look at it as a privilege and a huge responsibility for our program to embrace this opportunity and make the best of it to get what we want out of this season” Tyrone Lewis-Head Coach

Roster:

106 Nikolas Gonzalez 10th
113 Conner Knapp 11th(State Placer-3rd)/ Hunter Davidson 10th(State Qualifier)/Hudson Brooks 9th
120 Conner Knapp 11th (State Placer-3rd) / Hunter Davidson 10th(State Qualifier)/Hudson Brooks 9th
126 William Heger(State Runner-Up) 11th
132 Mathew Snyder 9th/Dailey Jennings(State Qualifier) 11th
138 Mathew Snyder 9th/Dailey Jennings(State Qualifier) 11th
145 Deagen Griffin(State Placer-3rd) 12th
152 Jerrod Law 9th
160 Rylee Walburn(State Runner-up) 12th
170 Thad Hicks(State Qualifier) 12th
182 Cooper Roles 9th/Jesse Hardy 9th
195 Xzavier Devereaux 12th
220 Micheal Devereaux(State Runner-Up) 12th
285 Ryan Sigler 11th(State Qualifier)/Jayce Eskhoff 9th

Women’s
Claire Solansky – 8th Grade Jr. High State Placer (4th)

Schedule:

Saturday, Oct. 2nd BC Fall Brawl-Kansas City, MO (selected individuals)
Thurs. Oct. 14th Wrestling Football Tailgate Cookout
Saturday, Nov. 6th Edmond North Open
Saturday, Nov. 13th Yukon Open
Tuesday, Nov. 16th Evaluation/Ranking Matches (@ wrestling room)
Wednesday, Nov. 24th Pre-Turkey Open (Tuttle)

Tuesday, Nov. 30th Stillwater
Thursday, Dec. 2nd Edmond North
Fri. & Sat. Dec. 3rd & 4th Kingfisher Jr. High Tournament
Tuesday, Dec. 7th Piedmont
Thursday, Dec. 9th Western Heights
Fri. & Sat. Dec. 10th – 11th Mid America Nationals (@ Enid)
Tuesday, Dec. 14th Blanchard & Marlow (Side by Side)
Fri. & Sat. Dec. 17th – 18th Kansas City Stampede
Christmas Break
Tuesday, Jan. 4th Weatherford
Thursday, Jan. 6th Guthrie
Fri. & Sat. Jan. 14th – 15th Weatherford Jr. High Tournament
Fri. & Sat. Jan. 14th – 15th Malcome Wade Invitational (@ Carl Albert)
(HS Suburban Conference Tournament)
Tuesday, Jan. 18th Tuttle
Thursday, Jan. 20th District Duals-Dual State Qualifier (@ El Reno)
(Elgin, Southeast. & Woodward)
Fri. & Sat. Jan. 21st – 22nd Jay Hancock Tournament (Yukon HS)
Fri. & Sat. Jan. 21st – 22nd Chickasha Jr. High Tournament
Thursday, Jan. 27th Broken Arrow
Fri. & Sat. Jan. 28th – 29th Chickasha High School Tournament
Thursday, Feb. 3rd (TBD) Santa Fe South (Sr. Night)
Fri. & Sat. Feb. 4th – 5th Jr. High State Tournament (OKC Fairgrounds)
Fri. & Sat. Feb. 11th – 12th Dual State Tournament (Enid)
Fri. & Sat. Feb. 18th – 19th High School Regional Tournament (Location TBD)
Fri. & Sat. Feb. 25th – 26th High School State Tournament (OKC Fairgrounds)

Coaching Staff:

HS Head Coach: Tyrone Lewis
HS Assistant Coach: Cory Dauphin
JH Head Coach: Anthony McDonald
JH Assistant Coach: Layton Hockersmith
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Nick Brooks
Volunteer Assistant Coach: David Baker
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Ben Iker
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Randy Hicks

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