Poteau, Talihina wrestlers place at Paul Post Tournament; Golden Tigers will be in Class 2A District Duals tonight at Quinton
SALLISAW — Several local wrestlers placed in the Paul Post Tournament, which took place Friday and Saturday.Poteau’s Tyler Tustin won the tournament for the third straight year, claiming the 138-pound title. He also was named the tournament’s Most Oustanding Wrestler.Poteau’s Devin Anderson (120 pounds) and Derek Francis (170) were runners-up, both losing in the finals.Poteau’s Gabe Sanchez (195 pounds) and Daylon Brewton (heavyweight) won consolation titles, both winning their consolation finals match by pin.The Talihina Golden Tigers had two wrestlers place. Nathan Mitchell was fourth at 220 pounds, while Derek Lester was fifth at 106 pounds.The Golden Tigers (0-2) will be in the 2013 Class 2A District Duals at 6 tonight in Quinton with Hulbert. The team with the best win-loss record will represent the district at next month’s Class 2A Dual State Tournament.