Airline junior Ernie Perry III went 7-1 in the Mid America Nationals tournament held Friday and Saturday in Enid, Okla.
Perry finished fifth in the 120-pound weight class. He defeated Daniel Gomez of Maize (Kansas) by fall in 4:25 in the fifth-place match.
Perry’s only loss was to Clay Gates of Collinsville (Oklahoma) 9-2 in the winners’ bracket quarterfinals. Gates is the Oklahoma Class 5A state champion.
Thirty-one places were decided in the 120-pound class.
Perry is a two-time Division I state champion.