OC wrestlers hunting for titles at CIF State meet

Aaron Nagao completed second in 2014. So did Trey Munoz.

They will attempt to end up one position better this year while Aine Drury tries a repeat at the CIF State Battling Championships that begins Thursday.

The CIF State satisfy, at Rabobank Sector in Bakersfield, is a three-day occasion for the very first time. The state women wrestling tournament, normally a separate meet, has been incorporated right into the kids competition.

Drury, a junior at Westminster, was a state champion last period at 137 pounds. She is the top-seeded wrestler in the ladies 137-pounds class this weekend.

Nagao, a junior at Esperanza, was runnerup last period at 113 extra pounds. He is ranked No. 1 in the state this season at 126 extra pounds. Munoz, a Trabuco Hills senior, rated No. 1 in the state at 170 pounds, was second at 152 pounds in 2014.

The state meet beginnings with early-round competitors Thursday, rolls with some quarterfinals and alleviation rounds Friday and wraps up with champion semifinals and after that finals Saturday.

Several Orange Area kids wrestlers are placed to put in the state satisfy. Amongst them are Calvary Church fresher Joaquin Arroyo at 106 extra pounds, Esperanza senior Ethan Gould at 120 extra pounds, Servite junior Josh Medina at 132 pounds, Calvary Chapel senior Luciano Arroyo as well as Servite younger Teddy Okada at 138 extra pounds, Servite senior Daniel Magana at 145 extra pounds, Servite junior Valor Buck at 152 pounds, Fountain Valley student Max Wilner at 160 pounds, Servite junior Tristan Wilson and also Canyon elderly Callum Bisping at 195 extra pounds, Rental property Park elderly Mike Ruiz at 220 extra pounds as well as Santa Margarita elderly Nate Clay at 285 pounds.

Clovis has the a lot of state qualifiers, with 14 wrestlers. Safeguarding state champ Buchanan of Clovis has 13 qualifiers, Gilroy has 12, Selma has 10 and also Servite as well as St. John Bosco have 8 each.

Leave a Reply