Allen wrestlers claim third straight state title

Allen dominated the UIL state wrestling tournament over the weekend as the Eagles more than doubled the score of their closest competitor while winning their third consecutive championship.

Four Allen wrestlers won their weight classes as the Eagles totaled 189 points, running away from second-place Canyon Randall, which had 90 points. Flower Mound was third with 82.5 points.

Lake Highlands (fourth place, 53 points) and Keller Fossil Ridge (ninth place, 40 points) also finished among the top 10.

Saginaw, in 11th place, had the best finish for an area girls team. Amarillo Caprock won the girls team title.

The following area wrestlers won individual state titles at the Austin ISD Delco Center:


  • 106 pounds: Brice Bassinger, Saginaw

  • 126 pounds: Jarrod Trotter, Allen

  • 132 pounds: Scott Akers, Flower Mound

  • 138 pounds: Dominic Young, South Grand Prairie

  • 145 pounds: Bo Nickal, Allen

  • 170 pounds: Matt Meyer, Allen

  • 185 pounds; Greg Wilson, Keller Central

  • 195 pounds: Nick Cobb, Allen

  • 285 pounds: Sam Rice, Coppell


  • 102 pounds: Haley Moreno, Saginaw

  • 110 pounds: Christina Bautista, Colleyville Heritage