The high school wrestlers competed in the Clinton Tournament on Jan. 29-30. The following wrestlers competed: Colton Lowry at 120-pounds, Billy Scott at 132-pounds, Tucker Priebe at 170-pounds, and Shane Perkins at 182-pounds.
“This was our last high school tournament before the postseason, and there was some very good competition. That is exactly what we need this time of year to start ramping up for the regional tournament,” said head coach Dillon Ball.
The Cordell Middle School and Junior High wrestlers competed in the Clinton Tournament on Jan. 22-23. Briggs Reeves took first place in the 80-pound division, Jackson Eldridge finished third in the 106-pound division, Aiden Willard was first in the 155-pound division, Andrew Willard was 2nd at 170-pounds, Joe Wilson was first at 190-pounds, and Samuel Lindsey was first at Heavyweight.
“This group of young men has a very bright future ahead of them in wrestling. They are all very hard workers and it definitely shows on the mat,” said Ball.
In the Junior High division Cade Boecker finished third at 106-pounds and Tucker Priebe finished fourth at 170-pounds.
The dual scheduled for Feb. 2 vs. Elk City has been canceled. The next action will be a JH/HS dual at Clinton on Feb. 4.
The Cordell Lady Blue Devils picked up two wins last week, beating their opponents by a combined 34 points.
Tues. Jan 27, Cordell 44, Mangum 37
In their battle against the Mangum Lady Tigers, freshman Ellie Willard led the team in scoring, putting 20 points on the board for the girls.
Fri. Jan 31
Burns Flat 19
In their second and final game of the week, the Lady Devils destroyed the Burns-Flat Dill-City Lady Eagles. The top scorer in this game was Ellie Willard with 20 points.
The girls played Tuesday at Navajo. Results of this game weren’t available as of press time. On Thursday the girls will play against Minco on the road, to make up for the cancellation of the initial Minco versus Cordell game.
The home game against Snyder on Friday has been canceled, but the school is looking to find an opponent to fill the spot.
The Cordell Blue Devils played only one game last week, their Friday game being cancelled due to quarantines on the other team.
Tues. Jan 27, Cordell 44, Mangum 38
In this game, the Devils dominated the Mangum Tigers. Kray Rogers led the team in points, scoring 12. Bode Gallagher led the team in defensive rebounds, snatching a total of 10 for the Devils.
The boys played Tuesday at Navajo. Results of this game weren’t available as of press time. On Thursday the boys will play against Minco on the road, to make up for the cancellation of the original game back in December. Friday’s home game against Snyder has been canceled, but the school is looking to find an opponent to fill the spot.