State Championships are something each athlete strives for and this year, the Comanche Indians Wrestling team took home a Dual State Championship and Class 3A State Title and ended a milestone year for with All-Area honors.
Comanche Indians wrestling coach Jason Miller took home the Coach of the Year award after leading his team to a Dual State Championship in early February and then a Regional Title and the 3A State Championship at the end of February.
During the Class 3A State Championships in Oklahoma City, several Comanche wrestlers competed for a State Title with Gage Miller winning the first individual one of the evening followed by a record milestone in the next weight division.
Konner Doucet, who went into his championship match undefeated and going for a fourth State Championship, made quick work with a fall victory and became the 40th wrestler to win four state championships.
Doucet, an Oklahoma State signee, became the second in Stephens County to achieve four titles with Marlow’s Michael Lightner being the first. Doucet, however, was Comanche’s first to earn four titles.
With the four titles completed, Doucet was named Wrestler of the Year for the All-Area list for the fourth season in a row and will now head to Stillwater to compete for the Cowboys.
Comanche had seven First Team Selections while Duncan had five and Marlow had two. Marlow had seven second team selections while Comanche and Duncan had four apiece.
The rest of the names for All-Area Wrestling are listed below, which represents all three Stephens County teams.
Nominations for the All-Area were made by all three Stephens County area coaches and winners were chosen by a consensus of area coaches and The Duncan Banner sports staff.