Talihina wrestlers place at McAlester Tournament

McALESTER — Five Talihina Golden Tiger wrestlers placed in this past weekend's McAlester Tournament.Derek Lester was fourth at 106 pounds, while Andrew Young (160), Brian Collins (182), Dylan Chancellor (195) and Jed Martin (heavyweight) all placed among the top six.“I'm very pleased with their performance this weekend,” Talihina Coach Jon Bradberry said.As a team, the Golden Tigers scored 50 points.Other competitors for Talihina were Jacob Balzanna, Triston Blemmel and Bryan Young — all of whom won matches over the weekend, but did not place.The Golden Tigers will return to the mat at 7 p.m. next Tuesday for the Class 2A Disrtict Duals at Vian — with the winner advancing to next month's Class 2A Dual State Tournament.