CATOOSA — Keedin Crockett of Miami qualified for the Class 4A state wrestling tournament with a third-place finish in the East Regional Saturday, Feb. 16.
Crockett picked up an 8-4 decision over Jake Weller of Tulsa Cascia Hall in the 160-pound third-place match.
“He finally put it all together,” said Wardog coach Kevin Panter. “We just have a few more things to fix.”
He pinned Dylan Jackson of Southeast at 0:56 in his first match then decisioned Remington Payne of Mannford 5-2 in the quarterfinals.
Wagoner’s Kaden Charboneau — who finished second overall — pushed Crockett into the consolation bracket with an 8-0 major decision in the semifinals.
Crockett remained alive with a 2:45 fall over Jarrett Lilley of Poteau in the consolation semifinals.
The state tournament will be Friday and Saturday in Oklahoma City.