Buchanan, in a rare early-season dual match of perennial state powers, received pins from Rico Lozano (125 pounds), Damian Arredondo (152), Matt Negrete (171), Kyle Blumen (215) and Frankie Jimenez (heavyweight) to defeat Selma 54-24. The Bears, ranked 23rd nationally after placing second in the state last season, had pins by Alex Cisneros (130), Nick Pena (140) and Isaiah Morfin (160).
Buchanan 54, Selma 24
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112: Jason De La Cruz, Buchanan, def. Jonathon Pena, 6-2. 125: Rico Lozano, Buchanan p. Steven Delgado. 130: Alex Cisneros, Selma, p. Cedrick Castro. 140: Nick Pena, Selma, p. Racellis Cardenas, (2nd period). 152: Damian Arredondo, Buchanan, p. Ryan Escalera, 1:49. 160: Isaiah Morfin, Selma, p. Javier Reyes, (2nd period). 171: Matt Negrete, Buchanan, p. George Soto, 1:47. 215: Kyle Blumen, Buchanan, p. Justice Cortes, (2nd period). HWT: Frankie Jimenez, Buchanan, p. Justin Garcia. Record: Buchanan 1-0.
GIRLS SOCCER HIGHLIGHTS
Memorial, which was down 3-1 at halftime, received a goal in the far left corner of the cage by Natalya Ferdinandi with 5 minutes remaining for a 4-4 tie with Clovis West, and that's the way the nonleague match of section powers finished. Ferdinandi had two goals, as did the Golden Eagles' Amanda Hudec.
GIRLS SOCCER RESULTS
Clovis North 5, Madera South 0
CN, Samantha Brechmann 2, Kacy Dunn 2, Kendal Crews. Record: Clovis North 1-0-0, Madera South 0-1-0.
Yosemite 1, Fowler 0
Y, Riley Cooks. Records: Yosemite 1-0-0, Fowler 0-1-0.
Sanger 5, Selma 0
Sa, Dana Johnson 2, Miranda Corrales, Connie Garcia, Sydney Hernandez. Records: Sanger 1-0-0, Selma 0-1-0.
Memorial 4, Clovis West 4
M, Mendoza 1, Natalya Ferdinandi 2, Garcia 1.
CW, Amanda Hudec 2, Sarah Pope 1, Alex Bitter 1. Records: Memorial 0-0-1, Clovis West 0-0-1.
Liberty-Madera Ranchos 12, Dos Palos 0
L, Kylee Hoelzel 1, Jordan Moineau 3, Danni Devine 3, Bridgette Burnell 2, Randi Wallace 1, Taryn Smith 1, Mikayla Brauer 1.
BOYS SOCCER HIGHLIGHTS
Moises Martinez scored late in both halves as Selma defeated Tulare 2-0. BOYS SOCCER RESULTS
Bullard 4, Redwood 0
B, Duce Bell 2, Alton Oakley, Erik Melara. Records: Bullard 1-0-0, Redwood 0-1-0.
Tulare Western 2, Golden West 1
TW, Elias Cardona 2. Records: Tulare Western 1-0; Golden West 0-1.
Caruthers 2, Washington 0
C, Alan Mendez, Victor Godinez. Records: Caruthers 1-0; Washington 0-1.
Selma 2, Tulare 0
S, Moises Martinez 2. Records: Selma 1-0-0, Tulare Union 0-2-0.
Farmersville 3, Woodlake 1
F, Isaac Alvarez, Ramon Franco, Freddy Vazquez 1.
W, Hernandez 1. Records: Farmersville 1-0-1, Woodlake 0-1-0.