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Class 5A wrestlers to watch: Eric Waggoner, Austin Goyette could be headed for showdown

BY ROBERT PRZYBYLO Staff Writer bprzybylo@opubco.com Published: February 23, 2011
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Here is a short list of some of the top area wrestlers in 5A to watch this weekend:

Eric Waggoner, Carl Albert, 135: Has emerged as the team leader for the Titans and enters as the top seed from the east.

Austin Goyette, Harrah, 135: Could face Waggoner in a potential finals matchup. The two are very familiar Suburban Conference rivals. Goyette is 29-4 this year.

Bryan Dutton, Guthrie, 140: The three-sport star for the Bluejays is one of the favorites to take the crown. Needed less than two minutes to earn a pin in the regional final and is 31-1 this season.

Kenneth Hartfield, Western Heights, 152: Doesn't have as many matches under his belt as some of the other competitors but hasn't been beat yet at 15-0.

Nolan Boyd, Deer Creek, 171: Already with one state championship under his belt, the junior has been dominant this season for the Antlers and enters at 40-1.


Wrestling state tournament schedule

Friday

10:30 a.m.: first round all classes

5 p.m.: first round consolations

7:15 p.m.: championship semifinals

Saturday

10:30 a.m.: consolation semifinals

12:45 p.m.: consolation finals

5 p.m.: ceremonies followed by finals and awards

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