Talihina wrestlers get first dual win of season, but miss out on dual state berth

VIAN — The good news for the Talihina Golden Tigers wrestling team was it got its first dual win, beating Keys (Park Hill) 54-30 during the Class 2A District Duals on Tuesday.The not-so-good news was the Golden Tigers suffered losses in their other three duals on the day, losing to host Vian 78-6, Sequoyah-Tahlequah 42-36 and Quinton 42-30. Just 24 hours before, the Golden Tigers posted a win over Sequoyah-TahlequahThe Golden Tigers (1-6 in duals this season) will finish their district dual competition at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hulbert.“It wasn't bad,” Talihina Coach Jon Bradberry said. “We got our first dual win. Some of our wrestlers got wins. It was all good.”Before facing Hulbert on Tuesday, the Golden Tigers will participate in the Sallisaw Tournament on Friday and Saturday. Action will begin at noon Friday, and resume at approximately 10 a.m. Saturday.