“It was just a perfect fit,” Boyd said. “I love Coach (Bill) Blankenship and Coach (Denver) Johnson. They are great guys. They really pull for me and they really recruited me hard. There is no other place I would rather be.”
Vian was unbeaten and ranked No. 1 this season until the Wolverines were upset in the Class 2A semifinals by Davis.
Boyd said the Wolverines were emotionally drained from the win the previous week over two-time defending state champ Hennessey.
“We wanted Hennessey bad and we ended up getting them, but I wanted the gold ball more,” Boyd said.
Boyd, however, soon won't forget the loss to Davis.
“I don't think I ever will,” he said. “We came in with high hopes. We fully expected to be in Stillwater in December. We ended up one game short.
“We have nothing to hang our heads about. We had a great year. We were academic state champs, so it's kind of a consolation prize.”