Collinsville, Oklahoma
February 24-25, 2012
(Repeat) 5A State Wrestling Champions
Young Collinsville Team
Continues 5A Dominance

Cardinals Sent 10 To State
5 In Finals With 4 Champions
Second Place Altus 45 Points Behind

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CHS Wrestler First Round (Friday) OSSAA
106 Davion Jeffries Ryan Rutherford (Harrah) Fall 2.50
113 Christian Moody Fernando Tapia (Altus) M-Dec 13-3
120 Wyatt Jordan Cole Powers (Lawton Mac) 0-3 loss
126 Gary W. Harding Jake Todd (Ada) Fall 3.59
132 Dylan Helm Aron Yelton (Ardmore) Fall 1.41
138 Will Steltzlen Atticus Young (Deer Creek) Dec 8-5
152 Zach Abkemeier Christian Carnahan (Duncan) Dec 10-3
160 Jake Barton Jake Welt (Harrah) 0-8 loss
170 Grant Patton Drake Martel (Altus) 1-9 loss
195 Keenan Priddy Cameron McGill (Duncan) 2-3 loss
CHS Wrestler 1st Round Consolation OSSAA
120 Wyatt Jordan Jamie Copeland (Ada) Dec 1-0
160 Jake Barton Travis Morales (Southeast) Fall 1.59
170 Grant Patton Mason Davis (Coweta) 2-5 loss
195 Keenan Priddy Conner Howard (Guthrie) 1-3 loss
CHS Wrestler Semifinals OSSAA
106 Davion Jeffries Briar Adams (Lawton Mac) Dec 5-3 SV
113 Christian Moody Mitchell Smith (Shawnee) Dec 4-3
126 Gary W. Harding David Eakers (Chichasha) Dec 8-2
132 Dylan Helm Jemuel Duran (Southeast) Dec 4-3
138 Will Steltzlen Matt Wilhite (Altus) Dec 10-3
152 Zach Abkemeier Chad Draper (Deer Creek) 0-6 loss
CHS Wrestler Semifinals Consolation OSSAA
120 Wyatt Jordan Tim Hicks (Deer Creek) Dec 6-0 Dec 6-0
152 Zach Abkemeier Devin Bilyeu (Guthrie) Fall
160 Jake Barton Jamie Shawver (Del City) Dec 7-5
CHS Wrestler Finals (Saturday) OSSAA
106 Davion Jeffries Markwae Sanders (Duncan) Dec 3-0
113 Christian Moody Gunnar Woodburn (Claremore) Lost by Pin
126 Gary W. Harding Mark Carter (East Central) Dec 4-2
132 Dylan Helm Aaron Guery (Western Heights) Fall 1.44
138 Will Steltzlen Jazer Duran (Southeast) Dec 10-3
10 CHS State Qualifiers Pre-State Record Class
106 Davion Jeffries 41-1 Fr.
113 Christian Moody 37-7 Fr.
120 Wyatt Jordan 32-6 Fr.
126 Gary W. Harding 40-7 So.
132 Dylan Helm 42-4 Jr.
138 Will Steltzlen 24-6 So.
152 Zach Abkemeier 41-7 Jr.
160 Jake Barton 32-17 Jr.
170 Grant Patton 26-22 Sr.
195 Keenan Priddy 31-10 So.
CHS Wrestler Consolation Finals OSSAA
120 Wyatt Jordan Cole Powers (Lawton Mac) Dec 4-2
152 Zach Abkemeier Christian Carnahan (Duncan) Dec 5-0
160 Jake Barton Jake Welt (Harrah) 2-4 loss
5A State Wrestling finals wins by Davion Jeffries, Gary Wayne Harding, Dylan Helm and Will Steltzlen earned them individual state titles. Christian Moody finished 2nd in the finals Saturday night at OKC.
Collinsville's ten state qualified wrestlers racked up 124 total team points (in 31 individual matches listed right) to take most of the suspense out of the 5A team race with 2nd place Altus 45 points behind at 79 total. Third place Deer Creek Edmond had 74 points, Guthrie had 71 and Claremore had 69 points in fifth place. The young Cardinal team walked off with their second straight 5A State Team trophy.
Wyatt Jordan (120), Zach Abkemeier (152) and Jake Barton (160) had one Friday loss that send them into Saturday mornings consolation round where Wyatt and Zach won two matches for 3rd place state finishes. Jake Barton won his first consolation match but lost the next in overtime for a 4th place state finish. Grant Patton (170) and Keenan Priddy (195) were eliminated in Friday's matches.
2012 Best 5A State Wrestles At Their Weight -- (L-R): Gary Wayne Harding, Davion Jeffries, Dylan Helm & Will Steltzlen. Jeffries is a first time HS State Champ as a freshman while Harding, Helm & Steltzlen are repeat champions from 2011.
Davion Jeffries defeated Markwae Sanders (Duncan) 3-0 in the finals for 106 pound 5A State title.
CHS Cheerleaders were mat side cheering the Cardinals on to success.
Christian Moody was pinned in his finals match by Gunnar Woodburn (Claremore) and had to settling for State runner-up at 113 pounds.
Wyatt Jordan had suffered an opening round loss to Cole Powers (Lawton Mac) but avenged that with a decison in the consolation finals for 3rd place at 120 pounds.
Gary Wayne Harding defeated Mark Carter (East Central) for the 126 pound State title. Gary was state champ at 112 pounds in 2011 as a freshman.
Dylan Helm pinned Aaron Guery (Western Heights) for the 132 pound 2012 State title. Dylan was State Champ at 125 in 2011 and runner up at 119 in 2010 as a freshman.
Will Steltzlen defeated Jazer Duran (Southeast) for the 138 pound 2012 State 5A title. Will was the 119 pound champ in 2011 as a freshman.
Zach Abkemeier pinned Devin Bilyeu (Guthrie) in the first consolation round (above) Saturday then decisioned Christian Carnahan (Duncan) for 3rd place at 152 pounds.
Jake Barton decisioned Jamie Shawver (Del City, above) before a tough overtime loss to Jake Welt (Harrah) placed him 4th in the State at 160 pounds.
Coaches Mike Henry and Weston Harding and the CHS cheerleaders between one of many matches.
Grant Patton was the only senior that qualified for State this year with all of the points contributed by underclassman who hold a promising future for continued CHS wrestling success.
Davion Jeffries 1st at 106 pounds.
Weston Harding (left) is 2 for 2 with his 2nd State Championship in his 2nd year as Cardinal Head Coach ... providing additional hardware for the CHS trophy case for Jim Riley (Athletic Director), Terry Due (Superintendent), and Jon Coleman (Principal) to proudly display.
Christian Moody 2nd at 113 pounds.
Wyatt Jordan 2nd at 120 pounds.
Gary Wayne Harding 1st at 126 pounds.
Dylan Helm 1st at 132 pounds.
Will Steltzlen 1st at 138 pounds.
Zach Abkemeier 3rd at 152 pounds.
Jake Barton 4th at 160 pounds.
Matches are still being wrestled but Collinsville is done with 124 points and the 5A State Wrestling Championship with finals wins by Jeffries, Harding, Helm and Steltzlen. Christian Moody finished 2nd. (more later w/ photos) -- Ted 7:45pm Sat. (Deer Creek was closest at that point with 72 points and Altus 71 ...)
Mid-Day Saturday: Wyatt Jordan 3rd at State (120), Zach Abkemeier 3rd at State (152), and Jake Barton 4th at State (160). (more later)
Saturday: Wyatt Jordan, Zach Abkemeier, & Jake Barton won their matches in the consolations Sat and will wrestle again soon for 3rd or 4th place. -- Ted 11:50am 2/25/2012 -- (Update: Wyatt & Zach won 3rd place finishes and Jake lost in overtime to finish 4th -- Ted 2:45pm)
Cards put 5 in state finals: Davion Jeffries, Christian Moody, GW Harding, Dylan Helm and Will Steltzlen all won both matches on the day to make it to the finals of the state wrestling tournament.Finals start at 5:00 on Sat. -- Jim Riley 2/24/2012 8:45pm
Collinsville Wrestlers lead state tournament after first round. Davion Jeffries, Christian Moody, GW Harding, Dylan Helm, Will Steltzlen, Zach Abkemeier all won their first round matches to help the Cardinals lead the State Wrestling tournament. -- Jim Riley 1:45pm Friday 2/24/2012