Dalton Duffield, Westmoore
Weight: 106 pounds
The story: Duffield entered the Class 6A state wrestling championships as the No. 2 seed in the West, but scored a 1-0 decision in the semifinals over Kennedy Monday of Stillwater. He then avenged a loss in the regional finals to Jordan Prince of Edmond North in the state championship match by winning a 4-2 decision. Duffield finished the season with a 23-7 record, but lost only three times wrestling at 106 pounds.
Kaid Brock, Stillwater
Weight: 113 pounds
The story: After finishing third in Class 6A last season at 106 pounds, Brock went unbeaten in capturing this year's 6A title at 113 pounds. Brock was 37-0 during the 2012-13 high school season. “He had an awesome year,” Stillwater coach Doug Chesbro said. “It's one of those years you dream about.”
Boo Lewallen, Yukon
Weight: 120 pounds
The story: As a freshman, Boo Lewallen was a state runner-up, losing to freshman Joe Smith of Stillwater in the 113-pound championship match last year. He would not be denied this season, however, upsetting a defending state champion in Markus Simmons of Broken Arrow, 7-5, to win the state title at 120 pounds. Simmons won the state championship at 106 pounds last season. Lewallen finished the season 31-1 and was named the most outstanding wrestler of the Lone Star Duals and the Perry Tournament of Champions.
Hayden Hansen, Norman North
Weight: 126 pounds
The story: Hansen missed the state wrestling championships as a freshman because he was injured during the regional tournament. This season, Hansen returned with determination and won the West Regional. He scored a 4-3 victory over Josh Breece of Edmond North in the semifinals to reach the Class 6A state championship match, where he lost a 5-4 decision to junior Luke Wolfenberger of Tulsa Union. Hansen finished the season 42-2 with 15 falls. He won five tournaments titles, including the prestigious Geary Tournament.
Keegan Moore, Putnam City
Weight: 132 pounds
The story: Moore scored the biggest upset of the state wrestling championships when he handed sophomore Joe Smith of Stillwater, son of Oklahoma State University wrestling coach John Smith, the first loss of his high school career. Moore won the 6A title with a 13-12 decision over Smith in what many considered the most exciting match of the tournament. For the effort, Moore was named the most outstanding wrestler of the Class 6A championships and finished the season 39-1, losing only to Moore's Josh Lindsey.
Gunner Laffoon, Tuttle
Weight: 138 pounds
The story: Laffoon won the Class 4A state title at 132 pounds, but wrestled at times during the season at 138 pounds. He started the season with a loss to defending 6A state champion Zack Edwards of Broken Arrow, then won 31 consecutive matches the rest of the season. He pinned each of his three opponents in the Class 4A championships to win his second consecutive state title. Laffoon recorded 19 falls on the season and won five tournaments. He was named the outstanding wrestler of both the Tuttle and Chickasha tournaments.
Dakota Head, Tuttle
Weight: 145 pounds
The story: Head went 41-6 on the season and won his first state title by scoring a 10-1 major decision over Ryan Moline of Cushing in the 4A championship match after pinning his first two opponents of the state tournament. Head was state runner-up the past two years and is the first second-generation Tuttle wrestler to win a state championship. Dakota's father, Shane, won state titles for the Tigers in 1990-91. Head had 22 pins on the season and won four tournaments, including regional and state.
Cody Ryan, Chandler
Weight: 152 pounds
The story: Ryan, the son of first-year Chandler wrestling coach Mike Ryan, finished the season 41-6 and won the Class 3A state championship match with a 5-2 decision over Perry's Austin Allen. Ryan moved to Oklahoma from Ohio, where he qualified to the Ohio high school state wrestling championships as a sophomore. Ryan was the conference and regional champion this season at 152 pounds, also defeating Allen in the regional title match. He was Chandler's first state champion since 2006.
Cole Pacheco, Deer Creek
Weight: 160 pounds
The story: Wrestling with a broken hand, Pacheco won his second consecutive state title with a 4-1 decision in the 5A title match over Zach Abkemeier of Collinsville. He won the 5A state championship at 170 pounds, although he also wrestled at 160 pounds during the season. Pachecho finished the season with a 34-4 record, including 25 wins by falls. He won six tournaments, including the regional and state championships.
Zachary Beard, Tuttle
Weight: 170 pounds
The story: The most dominant wrestler in Oklahoma. Beard finished his career at Tuttle with four state championships and was unbeaten the past two seasons.
Beard was 162-9 in his high school career and was the 30th wrestler in Oklahoma history to win four high school state titles. He finished 41-0 this past season with 29 falls. The last time Beard was defeated was in January 2011 by three-time state champ Zach Skates of Broken Arrow. He was named the most outstanding wrestler of the Class 4A championships. His three wins in the state tournament were by two pins and a forfeit.
Lance Dixon, Edmond North
Weight: 182 pounds.
The story: One of the famed Dixon triplets, Lance Dixon won his first state championship after finishing as state runner-up a year ago. He captured the title with ease, earning bonus point victories in each of his three matches to help Edmond North win the team title as well. He compiled a 41-1 record and recorded 31 falls, breaking the school record for most falls in a season. He won six tournaments, losing only in the championship match of the elite Kansas City Stampede.
Joel Dixon, Edmond North
Weight: 195 pounds
The story: Another of the triplets, Joel Dixon dominated opponents all season, and it was no different in the 6A state championships. He pinned Chance Wenglewski of Tulsa Union at 1:35 of the state championship match and recorded an 11-0 major decision in the semifinals over Steve Allen of Broken Arrow. Dixon finished the season 42-0 and won seven tournaments. He was named the most outstanding wrestler of the Yukon tournament, where in the title match he defeated Nick Cobb of Allen, Texas, a four-time Texas high school wrestling champion.
Dixon recorded 29 falls during the season and won his first state championship after finishing third last year as a sophomore.
Andrew Dixon, Edmond North
Weight: 220 pounds
The story: Like his brothers, Andrew Dixon earned his first state championship this season. He was a state runner-up as a sophomore. Dixon pinned his first two opponents in this year's high school wrestling championships, then scored a 1-0 decision over John Finn of Westmoore in the Class 6A title match to complete a perfect season at 43-0, setting the school record for wins. Dixon recorded 28 falls on the season and won seven tournaments, including the regional and state championships, in helping Edmond North win the team duals and tournament titles.
Tyler Follis, Deer Creek
Weight: 285 pounds
The story: Follis was the state runner-up in Class 5A, losing a hard-fought 2-1 decision in the 5A title match to defending state champ Jacoby Brown of Chickasha, who finished the season 40-0. Follis finished the season 32-4 with three of the losses to Brown. He won four tournaments during the season, including the regional championship.
Andy Schneider, Edmond North
The story: Schneider guided Edmond North to the Huskies' first state wrestling championships in school history. Edmond North won two state titles. The Huskies captured the Class 6A dual state title, then two weeks later ran away from three-time defending champion Broken Arrow in the 6A tournament. The Huskies qualified five wrestlers to the finals and four won individual state championships: Andrew, Lance and Joel Dixon and Derek White.