High school wrestling: Michael Wright-led Dinuba wraps up Sierra/Sequoia crown

The Fresno BeeFebruary 22, 2014 

Behind outstanding upperweight Michael Wright, Dinuba High cruised to the team title at the Sierra/Sequoia Divisional wrestling meet, finishing with 250.5 points Saturday night.

Firebaugh was second with 193.5.

Wright, who is ranked No. 12 in the state, pinned Kerman's Hunberto Fernandez in 1:34 to capture the 160-pound division, one of the Emperors' 10 medalists.

Isaiah Perez (106), Jacob Wright (120), David Del Bosque (126) and Arshdeep Dhanda (170) were all runners-up for Dinuba.

The second-place Eagles had champions in Aaron Mora (138) and Isaac Rangel (182).

Selma's Chris Cisneros, who pinned Jacob Wright in 1:50 during the 120-pound final, was the outstanding lowerweight. Cisneros was one four champions for the Bears, with Robert Garcia (113), Ruben Garcia (132) and Jose Alvarez (285) also earning titles

Washington's Gabriel Gonzalez, the state's No. 2-ranked 220-pounder, tuned up for next Saturday's Masters championships at Madera South by pinning Liberty-Madera Ranchos' Bevan Ybarra-Brandt in the final.

Other champs were Kennedy's Tommy Ortiz (106), Granite Hills' Andy Alvarez (126), Wasco's Michael Macias (145), Wasco's Caspar Lopez (152), Mendota's Edgar Segura (170) and Liberty's Richard Ybarra-Brandt (195).

The CIF State Championships are March 7-8 at Bakersfield's Rabobank Arena.

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