Collinsville, Oklahoma
February 24, 2018 (Online March 9th)
5A State Wrestling Champs
State Champions For 7th Out of Last 8 Years
Three Individual Champs Also
After getting knocked out in the first round of the 2018 Dual State Tournament the Collinsville wrestlers roared back to claim the 2018 Team Title 2 weeks later in Oklahoma City. They also got back on track as 5A champions after slipping to the runner up spot in 2017 after six straight top titles under Wes Harding's coaching.
Brooke Eigenheer provided the award stand photos below.
Garrett Strickland - 3rd (106 lbs)
Rocky Stephens - 1st (113 lbs)
Eli Benham - 2nd (120 lbs)
Caleb Tanner - 1st (126 lbs)
Xavear Cullors - 2nd (138 lbs)
Kolten Allphin - 3rd (145 lbs)
Tony Connor - 1st (152 lbs)
Coach Wes Harding and the 2018 Seniors
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Congratulations Collinsville Wrestlers --
2018 5A State Team Champions!
Collinsville Wrestlers are 5A State Team Champs for 7th time in 8 Years -- per Jim Riley --
Individual State Champs: Rocky Stephens (113), Caleb Tanner (126) and Tony Connor (150).
State Runners Up: Eli Benham (120) & Xavear Cullors (138)
Day 2 off to good start also with 3rd place state wrestling finishes for Strickland and Allphin.
After the first day of wrestling at the State Tournament the Cardinals are in 1st place with 88 points. Coweta is in 2nd with 69, Lawton Mac is 3rd at 57 and Skiatook is next with 48.5. -- Jim Riley 2/23/2018
Cardinal Wrestlers put 5 in the finals and have 3 in the consolations. Consolations will start at 10:30 tomorrow and finals will start at 5:30. -- Jim Riley 9:20pm Fri 2/23/2018
Basketball Girls Advance to Monday Regional Finals At least 5 Wrestlers advance to State finals Sat (Stephens, Benham, Tanner, Cullors and Connor) looking for status on others -- Ted 9:15 Fri.
Opening round wins for 8 of 9 Cardinal Wrestlers at State Tournament according to Jim Riley Tweets -- Friday Feb. 23, 2018
(106 Strickland 12-0) (113 Stevens Fall) (126 Tanner Fall) (138 Cullors 8-0) (120 Benham 7-1) (152 Connor Fall) (Wins for Henson and Allphin) (Loss for Nation)
Start times for State Wrestling have been pushed back an hour -- per Jim Riley Thursday 2/22/2018

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Individual State Champs:
Rocky Stephens (113),
Caleb Tanner (126)
& Tony Connor (150).