The Parkway Panthers finished runner-up in the Lone Survivor tournament last week at Parkway.
The Panthers scored 188.5 points. Live Oak won with 232.
Byrd was third with 110 and Haughton fifth with 103. Seventeen teams competed.
Parkway’s Garrett Strozier, Nathan Pitts and Levar Allen won titles.
Strozier defeated Live Oak’s Cameron Johnson by fall in 5 seconds in the 113-pound class championship match.
Pitts, who won the Division II state title in the 145-pound class last year, defeated Jarrett Ruppert of Live Oaks by an 8-3 decision in the 152-pound finals.
Allen downed Kyle Roberts of Live Oak by fall in 3:55 in the finals of the 160-pound class.
Three Haughton wrestlers won titles.
Dylan Holliday pinned Parkway’s Trevor Tamburo in 1:22 in the 120-pound title match.
Daniel “DJ” Monroe defeated Justin Gaskin of North DeSoto by fall in 4:25 in the 195-pound finals.
Johnny VanVeckhoven pinned Chidi Chinedo of Houston Strake Jesuit in 3 seconds in the 220-pound title match.
Other Parkway wrestlers who posted high finishes were Zach Harper (fourth, 106), Trey Fontenot (fourth, 126), Toby Fontenot (third, 132), Dalton Driggers (fourth, 138), Ryan Huckaby (sixth, 145), Nicholas Dean (fourth, 152) and Dakota Dean (fourth, 170).
Haughton’s Cameron Fread (195) and Jonathan McCleskey (285) posted fourth-place finishes in their respective weight classs.
Benton’s Jordan Myles was third in the 170-pound class.
Other winners were Byrd’s Clay Celli (106), Baton Rouge Central’s Tyler Fontenot (126), Byrd’s Alex Williams (132), Live Oak’s Ethan Alfonso (138), Live Oak’s Brennan Webb (145), Huntington’s D’Anta Anderson (170), Rayne’s Devonte Robinson (182) and Lafayette St. Thomas More’s Ethan Wood (285).
The Northwest Louisiana regional championship tournament is Jan. 30 at North DeSoto. The Bossier Parish championship tournament is Feb. 6 at Cope Middle School.
The LHSAA State Championships are Feb. 12-13 at the CenturyLink Center.
— Russell Hedges, firstname.lastname@example.org