Clovis News: Sports

Winter sports roundup 1/15

WRESTLING HIGHLIGHTS

Zach Nevills won the title at 171 pounds as Clovis racked up 239 points to capture the team championship at the Temecula Valley Invitational. Poway (183), Bakersfield (159.5) and Lemoore (144.5) were the next three finishers. Lemoore's Isaiah Martinez was named lower-weight MVP while winning at 140 and teammate Steven Wood was the 285-pound champ. Other area champions were Clovis West's Stevan Knoblauch (119) and Buchanan's Damien Arredondo (145).

Selma's Alex Cisneros (125) and Justin Lozano (171), Central's Javier Gasca (119) and Porterville's Mason Pengilly (103) and Shane Yacuta (140) were among the individual champions at the Five Counties Invitational in Huntington Beach. Selma finished second as a team. Cisneros, the lower-weight MVP, won 1-0 over El Camino Real's Ali Naser. En route to a Doc Buchanan title last week, Cisneros beat Naser 3-2 in OT in the quarterfinals.

WRESTLING RESULTS

TEMECULA VALLEY INVITATIONAL

Teams: 1. Clovis, 239; 2. Poway, 183; 3. Bakersfield, 159.5; 4. Lemoore, 144.5; 5. Oakdale, 127.5; 6. De La Salle-Concord, 129.5; 7. Bloomington, 125.5; 8. Chico, 120; 9. Temecula Valley, 110.5; 10. Elk Grove, 103.51; 11. Brawley 95.0; 12. Buchanan, 94.5; 13. Clovis North, 93; 14. Clovis West, 91; 15. South Hills-West Covina, 89.5; 16. Edison, 88; 17. Oak Hills, 84.5; 18. Pitman-Turlock, 82; 19. Gilroy, 81; t20. Sultana-Hesperia, 78; t20. Santa Fe-Santa Fe Springs 78.

Individuals

103: First place: Emilio Saavedra, Pitman; 2. Micah Perez, Central Union; 3. Johnson Mai, North Torrance; 4. Isaiah Locsin, Live Oak; 5. Juan Garza, Oakdale; 6. Vinny Elizalde, Brawley; 7. Meng Xiong, Merced; 8. Derek Avalos, Alta Loma.

112: First place: Nahshon Garrett, Chico; 2. Jonas Gaytan, Clovis; 3. Josh Rodriguez, Righetti-Santa Maria; 4. Victor Lopez, Calexico; 5. Ian Nickell, Bakersfield; 6. Brandon Rodriguez, Clovis West; 7. Joe Ramirez, De La Salle; 8. Arthur Carmona, Brawley.

119: First place: Stevan Knoblauch, Clovis West; 2. Daniel Gaytan, Clovis; 3. Ray Delgado, Oak Hills-Hesperia; 4. Silverio Esparza, Lemoore; 5. Jon Jay Chavez, De La Salle; 6. Chris Pena, Santa Fe; 7. Paul Fox, Gilroy; 8. Casey Gardner, Temecula Valley.

125: First place: Fabian Garcia, Turlock; 2. Martin Ramirez, Elk Grove; 3. Micah Cruz, Bakersfield; 4. Nick Chavez, Redlands East Valley; 5. Joe Moita, De La Salle; 6. Efren Rodriguez, Chico; 7. Masato Fukushima, North Torrance; 8. Dillen Rocha, Lemoore.

130: First place: Natrelle Demison, Bakersfield; 2. Niko Villareal, Gilroy; 3. Chris Calcagno, Clovis North; 4. Tanner Feurstein, Oakdale; 5. Andrew Perez, Pitman; 6. Brandon Egleston, Turlock; 7. Juan Salas, Clovis; 8. Cardenas Racelis, Buchanan.

135: First place: Miguel Gallegos, San Fernando; 2. Jesse Taylor, Poway; 3. Willie Fox, Gilroy; 4. Jacob Leon, Alta Loma; 5. Vince Rodriguez, Clovis North; 6. Luke Wilson, Righetti; 7. Antonio Perez, Central Union; 8. Alec Smith, Sultana.

140: First place: Isaiah Martinez, Lemoore; 2. Nick Cano, St. Francis; 3. Timmy Box, Bakersfield; 4. Blake Kastl, Gilroy; 5. Shane Tate, Oakdale; 6. Alex Abono, De La Salle; 7. Erick Zumwalt, Edison-Huntington Beach; 8. Pang Lee, Chico.

145: First place: Damien Arredondo, Buchanan; 2. Jesse Baldazo, Liberty-Brentwood; 3. Alex Cruz, Bloomington; 4. Sawyer Smith, Brawley; 5. Austin Branum, Del Oro-Loomis; 6. Brady Bersano, Clovis; 7. Zach Fishman, San Clemente; 8. Mike Gonzalez, Sultana.

152: First place: Joey Davis, Santa Fe; 2. Adam Fierro, Bakersfield; 3. Juan Alvarado, Bloomington; 4. Maudin Latifi, Poway; 5. Shervin Iraniha, Monte Vista; 6. Devin Poindexter, Clovis North; 7. Sam Hopkins, St. Francis; 8. Abrahim Bannout, La Sierra.

160: First place: Henry Donahue, Poway; 2. Blake Thompson, Clovis; 3. Matt Negrete, Buchanan; 4. Jesse Orona, Carlsbad; 5. Curtis Siegfried, De La Salle; 6. Greg Meline, Edison; 7. Edward Randolph, Bloomington; 8. Scott Votino, Elk Grove.

171: First place: Zach Nevills, Clovis; 2. Nikko Reyes, Clovis West; 3. Ryan McWatters, Sultana; 4. Jacob Pendleton, Lemoore; 5. Trent Noon, Oakdale; 6. Silas Nacita, Bakersfield; 7. Austin Crider, Poway; 8. Brett Sayre, Temecula Valley.

189: First place: Luke Sheridan, De La Salle; 2. Preston Quam, San Clemente; 3. Dakota Gordon, Clovis; 4. Ryan Davies, Clovis; 5. Robert Marchese, Oak Hill; 6. Ross Longnecker, Chico; 7. Reuben Franklin, Vista Murrieta; 8. Severne Heredia, Poway.

215: First place: Jeff Vargas, South Hills; 2. Porfi Sosa, Poway; 3. A.C. Brown, Oakdale; 4. Gerrardo Aguirre, Oak Hills; 5. Taylor Ferguson, Clovis; 6. Hayden Yacobucci, San Clemente; 7. Josh Letuligasenoa, Elk Grove; 8. Ben Kingsley, Ventura.

285: First place: Steven Wood, Lemoore; 2. Zach Smith, Temecula Valley; 3. Nick Nevills, Clovis; 4. Hayashida Bryan, Elk Grove; 5. Alex Kelley, Vista; 6. Martin Gonzalez, Montclair; 7. Peter Nonu, South Hills; 8. Sola Hala, St. John Bosco.

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