Seven local wrestlers participated in the 2013 All-State Junior High Tournament, which took place last weekend at State Fair Arena in Oklahoma City.
Jarrett Lilley, a sixth-grader, Bryson Terry, a seventh-grader, and Poteau High School freshman Sam Shore all placed sixth.
Seventh-graders Race Williams and Ross Johnson, along with Poteau freshmen Roderick Hornbuckle and Landon Daily, also participated in the event.
Two Poteau Youth Wrestling Club members Kadin Repass and Dauntay Warren participated in last weekendâ€™s Stealth Regional Warm-Up at Western Heights High School in Oklahoma City. Repass placed first in his division, while Warren was third.
Club member Luke Brooks wrestled in last weekendâ€™s Vinita Tournament, coming in second.
The Poteau Youth Wrestling Club will have 21 members at this weekendâ€™s regional tournament in Tahlequah. For those who place high enough, they will qualify for the state tournament the following weekend in Oklahoma City.