Well to no surprise Allen wins its 7th consecutive state UIL State Championship with 230.50 pts, Arlington Martin takes 2nd with 125.50 and El Paso Eastwood creeps by Westlake to take 3rd place with 72.50 pts,
Out of Allens 14 qualifiers only 3 didnt place, they finished with 4 Champions, 3 runner ups, 2-3rd placer finishers, 1-4th, and 1-6th. Martin with 8 qualifiers had 6 placers with 4 Champions, 1 runner up and 1-6th. El Paso Eastwood only had 4 qualifiers with 3 placers, had 2 Champions and 1 runner up.
6A Boys Assistant coach of the year – Kyle Summerfield of Katy Seven Lakes
6A Boys Head Coach of the Year- Vinnie Lowe of Katy
6A Most Outstanding Wrestler- Kennedy Monday of Arlington Martin
#1 Isaiah Delgado of El Paso Eastwood upheld his #1 status by winning his 1st State Title over Allens #3 ranked Noah Yeamans 5-0, Delgado beat the #2 ranked Nathan Rankin in the semi finals, Rankin went on to take 3rd over #4 Brett Taylor of Arlington Martin
Everyone was predicting a Monday/Brown finals match, a repeat of last year at 106, #1 Quincey Monday held up on his end of the deal defeating #4 Kchrys Maban of Conroe Oak Ridge in the semi finals, but #6 Ty`Rae Carter of Houston Westside changed the outcome when he not only defeated #3 Christian Moreno of Austin Bowie 10-8, he also defeated #2 Logan Brown 5-4 in the semi finals match to meet up with Monday in the finals who won his 2nd consecutive State Title by a 8-2 decision over Carter. Brown won over Moreno for 3rd 4-2.
This weight featured #1 Jack Skudlarczyk of Austin Westlake taking the Championship with his only close call in the Quarter semi finals where he faced last yrs Champ #3 Christian Ordaz of El Paso Franklin and won 4-3, Skudlarczyk beat #8 Timmy Thompson in the finals 10-2. Thompson made it past #2 Manderfield in the semi finals when Manderfield had to forfeit when he got injured. Ordaz who beat #10 Herrera in the first match of the day 5-0 met him again in the 3rd place match this time getting the fall in the 3rd period to take 3rd place. Herrera after losing his first match to Ordaz, beat #5 Noah Martinez, #4 Daniel Kidd, and #6 Daniel Manibog on his way to rematch Ordaz, Manderfield forfeited to take 6th.
The Crazy region 1 weight class, #6 Ryan Chavez of El Paso Eastwood claims the State Championship over #4 Nathaniel Adea of The Woodlands 10-2. Chavez beat #10 Oscar Gonzalez Houston Cy-Lakes, #1 Andrew McFarland in the quarter semi finals, and unranked Gregory Quintanilla of San Antonio Johnson, These wrestlers took 3rd, 4th, and 5th places, McFarland last yrs State runner up takes 3rd over Gonzalez, and Quintanilla takes 5th over #9 Benjamin Bennett of Euless Trinity. 4 of the top 10 wrestlers didnt place #2 Diaz, #3 Paterson, #5 Dooley , #7 Tierney . Only 3 falls in 19 total matches.
#1 Blaine Martinez of Keller Central Hs was the favored wrestler at this weight and made his way to the finals convincingly to meet #3 Camden Fontenot of Houston Clear Lake, Martinez looked business as usual, until Fontenot threw Martinez to his back for a 5 pt swing that Martinez didnt have time to make up for, Camden Fontenot takes the Championship 6-5. #2 Taylor Parks of Arlington Bowie beats #5 Cole Fournier of Weatherford to take 3rd,
We got the #1 and #2 match ups here, #1 Kennedy Monday of Martin pinned his way to the finals, beating #8 Washington from Allen, and #3 Edmonson from Churchill. #2 Talon Erwin of Amarillo edge his way over #7 Hunter Roberts, and #6 Bataa Douglas 2-1, and 3-2 respectively before tech falling #4 Kai Holland of Katy Seven Lakes. Monday wins a great battle 4-0 to take his 2nd consecutive State Championship and MOW for the 6A boys. Edmonson takes 3rd over Holland.
The finals battle here in my opinion was the best, we saw #1 Juwan Robinson returning State Champ pin his way to the finals not goin 1 min in any match, falls of 51 sec, 40 sec and 17 sec in the semi finals. On the other side of the bracket we saw #2 Dylanger Potter of Arlington Martin didnt have any trouble till the semi finals match where he barely gets by #5 Stephen Dieb of Dallas Highland Park 4-3. In the finals it started out like Juwan was gonna make quick work of Potter with a quick takedown and release, afterwards the scrambles started, Potter caught Robinson on his back, than Robinson gets hurt, Robinson gets a couple of take downs to tie the match and go into overtime, Robinson shoots, they both scramble and Potter gets the call for the takedown. Dylanger Potter wins him a State Championship. #5 Stephan Dieb takes the 3rd place finish over #4 Spencer Reynolds of Conroe Oak Ridge convincingly 12-3.
The #1 and #2 battle did happen here but at the semi final match of #1 Braedan Redlin and #2 Taygen Smith, Redlin makes it past a battle scared Smith 7-6. In the finals Redlin met up with #6 Noah Vasquez of El Paso Eastwood. Vasquez went threw #3 Alexander Frometa of The Woodlands in the quarterfinals and #9 Austin Fox in the semi finals who beat #5 Jonathan Cramer of Westlake in the quarters. Taygen Smith beats #4 Ruben Salazar of Houston Jersey Village 7-0 for 3rd place.
The #1 and #2 happened again at this weight, this time with #1 Jose Taylor of Arlington Martin vs #2 John McCabe of Allen, Taylor edged McCabe 7-2, McCabe was struggling with a quarterfinal strain and forfeited the rest of his matches to place 6th, the other semi final match was #3 Jack Duval of Southlake Carroll and #4 Cody Koger of Cinco Ranch, match went to Duval in TB-1 4-2. Jose Taylor wins his 2nd State Championship in SV-1 3-1 over Duval. meanwhile #5 Anderson Salisbury of Austin Westlake slids into the 3rd place match with McCabe’s forfiet to face #9 Dylan Rowling of Leander Rouse who beat Koger in cons semi 7-1. Salisbury takes 3rd place 4-2.
Again, #1 & #2 match up happening in the semi finals, #1 Evan Hackett of Allen met #2 and undefeated Payton Turbyfill of San Antonio Reagan, the match went Hackett’s way by getting a pin at the end of 2nd period. Meanwhile on the other side of the bracket unranked Domonique Neroes of Lake Highlands was winning in UTB to #5 Carlos Diaz 5-4 and in the semi finals 3-2 over #7 Job Ayala of Euless Trinity to meet up with Hackett in the finals. The finals match went to Hackett 7-0 to claim Hacketts 1st State Championship. Turbyfil beats Ayala 12-4 to take 3rd.
This time we saw the #1 & #2 meet in the finals. #1 Austin Brandt of Amarillo met #2 Dalton Miller of Allen, Miller a returning State Champ from 170 a year ago, Brandt made the #1 move when they had a common lost to an Oklahoma Plainview wrestler that Brandt did better against, Miller Pinned his way to the finals while Brandt tech falled and pinned his way to the finals. After some blood loose from Brandt, Miller takes another State Championship with a 1-0 decision. #3 Ryan Medrano of El Paso Coronado takes 3rd over #4 Henry Rossiter of Houston Cy-Woods.
This weight also saw the #1 & #2 meet in the finals, #1 Daniel Casillas of El Paso El Dorado and #2 Mark Inglehart of Allen. Casillas pinned his way out of the quarter and semi finals, while Inglehart took SV 1 5-3 to get by #3 Christian Rains of Friendswood. The finals match went Ingleharts way with a 5-3 decision to give Inglehart his 1st State Championship. #5 Collin McCoy of McKinney-Boyd takes the 3rd place finish over #10 Casey McBride of Katy Morton Ranch.
#3 Henry Willoughby of Cibolo Steele wins his 1st State Championship over #5 Jacolby McCray of Lewisville Hebron in decision 5-0. Willoughby defeated #1 Patrick Bryan in the semi finals 7-3 to make his finals appearance. McCray beat #2 Keegen Kretzer of LC Clear Springs and #7 Trevion Sample to make his final appearance. Bryan beats unranked Zackery Wintz of San Antonio Churchill to take a 3rd place finish.
#1 Jerhett Lee of Lewisville Hebron wins his 2nd consecutive State Championship with a win over #7 Nico Manzonelli of Allen 9-4, Lee beat #9 Abraham Bazan who had previously beat #2 Tyree Smith of Haltom City Haltom to reach the finals. Manzonelli went through #8 Remington Davis of Arlington Lamar to reach the finals.
Abraham Bazan (Katy Taylor) 41-5 over Remington Davis (Arlington Lamar) by fall for 3rd place