Clovis News: Sports

Winter sports highlights 12/5


Doc Lippmann Duals: San Benito went 5-0 for the Away Team title, while Madera South was the Home Team champ at 4-1 during the fifth-annual, 10-team tournament at McLane.

Fresno's 103-pounder Isias Torres (5-0, five pins) was the outstanding lowerweight, McLane 145-pounder George Perez (5-0, four pins) was the outstanding middleweight, and Granite Hills 189-pounder Tyler Jones (5-0, five pins) was the outstanding upperweight wrestler.

Roosevelt's Joey Castro earned the quickest pinfall award, dropping an opponent in 9 seconds.

Other wrestlers to go 5-0 included Hanford West's Josh Lane (119), Clovis' Lane McAlester (125), Clovis' Marlon Watkins (135), Granite Hills' James Capps (152) and Hanford West's Jacob Pedraza (171).

Washington Duals: Host Washington won its six-team tournament, going 4-0 to edge Reedley (3-1) for the title.

The Panthers had three of the tournament's four outstanding wrestlers in lowerweight Chris Gonzales (112 pounds) and upperweights Jose Terrones (152) and Oshmar Hernandez (189). Coalinga's Jose Arroyo (weight not reported) joined Gonzales as an outstanding lowerweight.

Boys soccer

Harold S. Young Tournament: Tranquillity edged defending Central Section Division III champion Dinuba 2-1 in the Gold final. Results of the Premier final between Madera South and Capistrano Valley had not been reported when this edition of The Bee went to press.

Girls soccer

Kamansky Tournament: Karla Dadza was selected the MVP after leading Madera to a 3-0 victory over Kingsburg in the Division I final.

Sierra beat Hoover 1-0 in D-II and McLane edged Sunnyside on penalty kicks after tying 0-0 in D-III.

Fowler Tournament: Jordan Moineau and Danni Devine scored goals as Liberty-Madera Ranchos defeated Caruthers 2-0 in the final. Liberty reached the final with a 6-0 win over Firebaugh behind Devine's three goals.