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Meet The Oklahoman's 2020 All-City wrestling first team

Hughes [Photo provided]
Hughes [Photo provided]

Cael Hughes, Stillwater

Weight: 106

Class: Freshman

The story: Hughes went 42-0 in his debut season. He ended the year with a 10-1 major decision against Broken Arrow’s Christian Forbes in the Class 6A title match.

Cruz Aguilar, Edmond Memorial

Weight: 113

Class: Senior

The story: Aguilar finished 30-0 and won his second Class 6A state championship. Aguilar pinned Choctaw’s Speedy Walden in the finals despite breaking his right wrist during the match.

Tucker Owens, Mustang

Weight: 120

Class: Junior

The story: Owens won his second Class 6A state title. He capped his 46-3 season with a 13-3 major decision against Deer Creek’s Jason Gilbert.

Reese Davis, Tuttle

Weight: 126

Class: Sophomore

The story: Davis went 36-9 and was among nine Tuttle wrestlers to win a Class 4A state championship.

Carter Young, Stillwater

Weight: 132

Class: Junior

The story: Young won the Class 6A state title with a 4-1 decision against Broken Arrow’s Blazik Perez. Young was nearly perfect on the season, posting a 44-1 record.

Ryder Ramsey, Tuttle

Weight: 138

Class: Senior

The story: The UCO signee had a dominant senior season, winning the Class 4A state title and finishing with a 40-6 record.

John Wiley, Mustang

Weight: 145

Class: Sophomore

The story: Wiley, who won the Class 6A state title at 126 pounds last year, had another stellar season. In the state finals, he defeated Edmond Memorial’s Jackson Oplotnik, who beat Wiley at regionals.

Gabe Johnson, Choctaw

Weight: 152

Class: Senior

The story: Johnson earned his second Class 6A state title and plans to continue his wrestling career at UCO.

Gage Shetley, Tuttle

Weight: 160

Class: Senior

The story: Shetley ended his high school career with a 40-9 season. He earned a 4-0 decision against Heritage Hall’s Gannon Allen in the Class 4A title match.

Zeke Coleman, Choctaw

Weight: 170

Class: Sophomore

The story: Coleman had a solid sophomore season for the Class 6A Yellowjackets, finishing 43-5 and placing second at the state tournament.

Luke Surber, Tuttle

Weight: 182

Class: Senior

The story: The Oklahoma State signee is one of the top wrestlers in the nation. He won the Class 4A state title after missing part of the season with a broken right hand.

Wrestler of the Year: Tate Picklo, Mustang

Weight: 195

Class: Junior

The story: The OU commit went 47-0 as he completed his second consecutive undefeated season and won the Class 6A 182-pound state championship. He competed at both 182 and 195 pounds throughout the year.

Judson Rowland, Mustang

Weight: 220

Class: Senior

The story: Rowland won a Class 6A state title for the second consecutive season. In the finals, he pinned Yukon’s Corbin Gordon in 1 minute, 59 seconds.

Marquonn Journey, Choctaw

Weight: 285

Class: Senior

The story: Journey successfully defended his Class 6A state title and finished the season with a 45-2 record.

Coach of the Year: Matt Surber, Tuttle

The story: Surber led Tuttle to a historic season. The Tigers won their 12th consecutive state tournament championship, setting a record. They had a record nine wrestlers win an individual title and recorded the most team points (247) in state tournament history. Tuttle also won its 11th straight dual state championship.

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Aguilar [Photo provided]

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Nick Sardis

Nick Sardis joined The Oklahoman in 2017, and he covers high school sports. Born and raised in Norman, he played baseball at Norman North High School and is a student at the University of Oklahoma. Read more ›