Selma High girls wrestling team earns CIF academics award

The Fresno BeeJune 11, 2014 

Selma High's Amber Quintana, right, is congratulated for winning first place in the 122-pound weight division by her cousin and assistant coach Diego Quintana at the first Central Section Masters girls wrestling tournament on Feb. 14, 2013, at McLane High in Fresno, Calif.

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Selma High was named the California Interscholastic Federation's Academic Team Champion for girls wrestling.

The Bears, who captured the Central Section championship behind individual gold-medalists Amber Quintana (131) and Alyssa Abaloz (285), compiled a collective 3.41 grade-point average.

San Francisco International's girls cross country squad had the highest GPA of the 31 state academic team champions at 4.00. Delphi Academy's basketball team had the best GPA among boys programs with a 3.95.

Selma, the only Central Section school recognized, will receive a banner for display in the Bears' gym.

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