OKLAHOMA CITY–Poteau’s Tyler Tustin advanced to the finals of the 132-pound weight class at the Class 4A state wrestling tournament with a pair of wins Friday.
Tustin, a state champion last year as a sophomore, scored a major decision win over Cole Wheeler of Jay in the semifinals, 13-1, after opening with a 4-3 victory over Josh Mouser of McLoud in the opening round.
Tuestin will face Steven Fernandez of Newcastle for the state championship Saturday at the state fair arena.
Teammate Kaydon Evans was pinned by Kyle Knight of Cushing in the first round. The Pirates are in 13th place overall with 16 points.