Davis destroys Lexington, claims conference crowns

Stick him! Kavan Bolding came out on top in a wild match that lasted less than a period in the Davis dual against Lexington on Jan. 26. Later in the week, Bolding earned a sixth-place medal in the Midwestern Conference Tournament.

The Davis wrestlers finished up the dual season with a big win over Lexington on Jan. 26 for homecoming. Then, they went on the road to Lexington Jan. 29-30 and brought back a haul of medals from the Midwestern Conference wrestling tournament.
Davis 66, Lexington 12
Davis took a bunch of forfeits and won four of the five matches wrestled to dominate Lexington for a dual win. Kallee Boatwright notched the first win for Davis, taking down a Lexington girl and pinning her in a headlock in the first period.
Tucker Miller put on a display of physicality, roughing up his opponent in the first period to take with a takedown and a cradle for back points. Then he started on bottom in the second period and got a reversal and a pin for the win.
Kavan Bolding had arguably the most exciting match in the dual. Both wrestlers spent time on their backs in the first period before he won the scramble and registered the fall with 35 seconds left.
Lane Rawls then capped the night with a dominant win over his Lexington counterpart. Rawls scored a takedown and twice had the Bulldog on his back in the first period before finishing him off with a pin in the second.
The team win gave the Wolves a final dual record of 8-6 on the season.
Midwestern Conference
High School Boys
The Davis boys had four wrestlers place in the top five with Jake Britt leading the way in a second-place finish. He went 3-1 en route to a runner-up finish at 138.
Lane Rawls went 3-2 and took third place at 195. Brenden Johnson also went 3-2 to finish fifth at 170 and Bolding took sixth at 182.
Ethan Crowe wrestled with the group as he has all season, representing the Mill Creek Bullfrogs. He took third place at 132.
The Davis boys finished 11th out of 21 teams in competition.
High School Girls
Davis had just three girls wrestling, but all three won medals and took third place as a team out of 18 total teams in the field.
Boatwright continued her impressive season, remaining undefeated at now 11-0 on the season. She won all three of her matches to become the tournament champion at 118-pounds.
Daityn Webb took second place at 112 and Jaylee Jennings placed fourth at 107.
Junior High Boys
The Davis junior high placed six wrestlers and wound up third out of over 20 teams in the event.
Ethan May and Brendan Rawls both went 5-0 and earned tournament titles at 126 and 170, respectively.
Baer Webb, saw his undefeated season come to an end in the finals. After rattling off four straight wins to move to 19-0 on the season, he lost a 4-3 decision in the finals. He lost to the same Lexington wrestler he had defeated 4-2 on a last-second takedown in the dual on Jan. 26.
Rance Digby went 4-1 in the tournament at 155 to earn a third place medal. Landon Spruell and Mitchell Garrison rounded out the Wolves’ medalist, finishing sixth at 80 and 195-pounds, respectively.
The Davis junior high team finished with a 4-0 dual record on the season and is looking forward to competing at Junior High State on Friday and Saturday.
For the high school boys and girls, the next events will be the Regional tournaments. The schedules have changed a few times, but as of press time, the girls regional tournament will be a one day event on Feb. 8 at Norman High School.
The boys Regional will be split into two, one-day events with half of the weight classes wrestling on Feb. 12 and the other half on Feb. 13. Details of the schedule will be available closer to the date of the event.

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