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Frontier's Trent Tracy rides Monache's Mark Cardwell in the 170-pound semifinal match during the CIF State Wrestling Championships Saturday at Rabobank Arena. Tracy beat Cardwell, and will wrestle for a state title tonight.

Hey, all. It's Trevor Horn from BVarsity. Back again today for the mecca that is Day 2 of the CIF State Boys Wrestling Championships.

Follow along for updates from the championship matches. Locally, Frontier junior Trent Tracy is in the 170-pound finals. 

9:36 p.m. - There it is. Title No. 4 for Seth Nevills of Clovis. Needed just 71 seconds. Just the third all-time to win every year in high school.

And with that, a good night to all of you. Thanks for following along.

9:31 p.m. - Joey Daniel of Santa Ana wins the 220 title over Isaiah Perez of Turlock-Pitman in a 6-2 decision.

Here comes Seth Nevills, the Clovis senior heavyweight, looking for title No. 4. 

9:22 p.m. - Tony Andrade of Gilroy beats Colbey Harland of Oakdale 3-1 for the 195 title on a late takedown seconds before the final whistle.

8:21 p.m. - Now it's the 145 finals with Peyton Omania, Concord-De La Salle vs. Tony Mendoza, Selma. Both seeking first state title.

From here on out, Steve Lynch will take over with updates while I head down to watch Trent Tracy try to get Frontier the program's first state title from the floor. 

Omania edges out Mendoza, 3-2.

8:36 p.m. Up now the 152 pound final featuring Dominic Mata of Poway versus Trey Munoz of Mission Viejo-Trubuco Hills.

8:41 p.m. Mata hangs on for a 1-0 win.

8:44 p.m. Now wrestling for the 160 pound title, Josh Kim of Corona-Santiago vs Joel Romero of Clovis-Buchanan.

8:47 p.m. At the end of the first period Kim leads 2-0. 

8:53 p.m. Kim beats Romero by a final score of 3-1. 

8:55 p.m. Now the big match that all the local fans have been waiting for. The 170 pound final. Gabe Martinez of Oakdale vs Frontier's Trent Tracy.  

8:57 p.m. Tracy leads 8-0 at the end of the first period.

9:00 Tracy still ahead 8-0 at the end of second period.

9:01 And Frontier's Trent Tracy is your 2018 170-pound state champ as he beats Martinez, 10-2.

9:04 p.m. Up now 182 pounders Anthony Montalvo of Buchanan vs Nathan Tausch of Poway.

9:11 Montalvo wins it, 5-0.

8:09 p.m. - Now the 138 finals with Jaden Abas, San Diego-Rancho Bernardo vs. Lawrence Saenz, Vacaville.

Abas finished third at 126 last year and was a 120 finalists as a freshman at Frontier in 2016 before moving to San Diego. 

Abas with a takdown at 1:10 and leads 2-0. 

Saenz gets an escape and now 2-1 Abas lead with 20 seconds left in first.

Abas called for stalling while on bottom with 38 seconds left in the second. Still leads 2-1.

End 2: Abas leads 2-1 over Saenz in the 138 finals despite Saenz nearly getting a fall and no near fall points. 

Saenz takes bottom, gets the escape and it's tied 2-2 10 seconds into the third.

Abas finally get the takedown and leads 4-2 with 10 seconds left. Then Saenz gets a reversal and 4-3 lead for Abas.

Saenz was on top and never got a takedown called. This will be discussed.Not called. Abas wins 4-3. Lots of boos here.

Wow. Replay being shown a more boos because of the call. But still, plenty are cheering on a former local standout getting his first title.

7:56 p.m. - Moving along, here comes the 132 finals with  Jesse Vasquez, Corona-Santiago vs. Alex Felix, Gilroy.

Vasquez, a returning state champion at 113 last year, with a takedown and takes a 2-0 lead late in the first. 

Heading to the second, Vasquez has a 2-0 lead and then grabs an escape point, now up 3-0. 

Another takedown for Vasquez, up now 5-0 with 50 seconds left in the second. 

Heading to the third, 5-0 lead for Vasquez. 

Two more takedown points for Vasquez. Now leads 7-0. 

Corona-Santiago sophomore is now a two-time state champion after beating Alex Felix of Gilroy 10-0 for the 132 title. 

Vasquez finishes the season 50-0. 

7:47 p.m. - Here comes the 132 finals between Cleveland Belton, Bellflower-St. John Bosco vs. Ryan Franco, Clovis North. Bolton is a returning state champion (120 in 2017) and Franco is a freshman.

It's a 0-0 stalemate after one. 

Belton chooses bottom to start the second. Belton gets the escape 30 seconds in and leads 1-0 in the second. 

We head to the third with Belton leading 1-0. 

Franco gets an escape and ties it at 1-1.

Belton with a takedown and leads 3-1. 

St. John Bosco junior Cleveland Belton is a two-time state champ after beating Clovis North freshman Ryan Franco 3-2 for the 126 title. 

7:33 p.m. - Up next is the 120 finals between Nic Aguilar, Gilroy vs. Henry Porter, Oakdale. Porter is a freshman and Aguilar is a senior.

Aguilar with a takedown and leads 2-0 a minute into the finals. 

End 1: Aguilar leads 2-0. 

Aguilar choses bottom to start the second. 

Aguilar gets a reversal in final 10 seconds of the second and Porter is saved by the whistle. Aguilar leads 4-0 with 2 minutes to go. 

Got a little blood time here. But Aguilar is controlling this one. 

Gilroy senior Nic Aguilar beats Henry Porter of Oakdale 6-1 for the state 120 title. 

7:24 p.m. - Up next is the 113 finals between Maximo Renteria, Clovis-Buchanan vs. Aaron Nagao, Anaheim-Esperanza.

Renteria is a freshman and Nagao is a sophomore. 

Renteria scores first with a takedown in the first 10 seconds and has a 2-0 lead.

Nearfall points for Renteria and has a 4-0 lead. 

Three more nearfall and it's a 7-0 lead 90 seconds in. 

End 1: Renteria leads 7-0 in the 113 finals. 

We start the second in neutral. 

And a quick takedown for Renteria and now has a 9-0 lead. 

Renteria lets go of Nagao, now 9-1 with 13 seconds left in second.

End 2: Renteria leads Nagao 9-1. 

Buchanan sophomore Maximo Renteria defeats Aaron Nagao of Anaheim-Esperanza 9-1 for the 113 pound state title. 

7:09 p.m. - First up is Richard Figueroa, Selma, vs. Carlos Negrete, Clovis North. Two Central Sectionfreshmen that know each other well and will likely be here a few more times. 

Figueroa nearly secured a takedown in the first 15 seconds, but wasn't called.

Negrete and Figueroa still in a 0-0 stalemate. 

End 1, these two tied 0-0. 

Figueroa now up 1-0 with an escape 28 seconds into the second.

Figueroa with a takedown with 20 seconds left in the second.

Negrete called for stalling and Figueroa is up 4-0 heading to the third. 

Another takedown and Figueroa has a 6-0 lead. 

Figueroa's older sister, Gracie, is a four-time state champion on the girls side. Richard, a freshman, closing in on his first.

That's it. Selma freshman Richard Figueroa beats Clovis North freshman Carlos Negrete 6-1 for the 106-pound state championship. 

7:07 p.m. - A beautiful rendition of the national anthem, and we are now minutes away from the finals. 

6:59 p.m. - The march of champions is only now at 182, so while we wait, here are the finals matchups.

106: Richard Figueroa, Selma, vs. Carlos Negrete, Clovis North

113: Maximo Renteria, Clovis-Buchanan vs. Aaron Nagao, Anaheim-Esperanza

120: Nic Aguilar, Gilroy vs. Henry Porter, Oakdale

126: Cleveland Belton, Bellflower-St. John Bosco vs. Ryan Franco, Clovis North

132: Jesse Vasquez, Corona-Santiago vs. Alex Felix, Gilroy

138:Jaden Abas, San Diego-Rancho Bernardo vs. Lawrence Saenz, Vacaville

145: Peyton Omania, Concord-De La Salle vs. Tony Mendoza, Selma

152: Domonic Mata, Poway vs. Trey Munoz, Mission Viejo-Trabuco Hills

160: Josh Kim, Corona-Santiago vs. Joel Romero, Clovis-Buchanan

170: Gabe Martinez, Oakdale vs. Trent Tracy, Frontier

182: Anthony Montalvo, Clovis-Buchanan vs. Nathan Tausch, Poway

195: Colbey Harlan, Oakdale vs. Tony Andrade, Gilroy

220: Joey Daniel, Santa Ana vs. Isaiah Perez, Turlock-Pitman

285: Seth Nevills, Clovis vs. Jake Levengood, Vacaville

6:51 p.m. - Here comes the march of champions. So close to starting ... 

6:47 p.m. - Ridgeview senior Albert Urias is one of 14 CIF State Wrestling Championships Pursuing Victory with Honor award winners.

6:19 p.m. - I will do a live play-by-play from 106 to 152 before I have to head down to the mat to shoot video of the 170 pound finals as Frontier's Trent Tracy seeks state gold.

6:18 p.m. - Follow along tonight for the finals. Just a note. It will start tonight at 106 to make sure Seth Nevills, the Clovis senior at 285, gets the final stage seeking his fourth state title. Would be the second in row to it after his former teammate Justin Mejia accomplished the feat.

The first was Darrell Vasquez at Bakersfield High from 1999-2002.

6:17 p.m. - For those keeping score at home, Clovis-Buchanan, Gilroy and Oakdale all have three finalists while Poway, Clovis North, Vacaville and Corona-Santiago all have two finalists.

Buchanan has already secured the program's third consecutive state championship. According to NorCal reporter Ike Dodson, the Bears (210 points) wrapped up the title over Gilroy (172), Poway (167.5) and Selma (164), "Around noon today."

The battle now is for second place between those three others. 

6:13 p.m. - OK folks, fans starting to file back into Rabobank for the finals that will begin at 7 p.m.

Locally, there is one finalist and it's Frontier junior Trent Tracy going against Gabe Martinez of Oakdale in the 170-pound finals. 

Tracy is the third finalist for Frontier, all coming in the last three seasons with Jadan Abas, who is now in the 138 finals as a junior at San Diego-Rancho Bernarndo. Abas finished second at 120 in 2016 while Elijah Ozuna took second at 132 last season for the Titans.

A title tonight for Tracy would be the 33rd for Kern County since the state championships began in 1973 and a first for Frontier. 

It would also be the third consecutive year for the county after Bakersfield's Navonte Demison won the 138 title in 2016 and the 145 title last March.

3:59 p.m. - The finals will start traditionally at 106 tonight. That will give Clovis senior Seth Nevills a chance to have the final match to seek his fourth state title. 

3:58 p.m. - Here are all of the medalists, weight by weight.

106: 3. Jonathan Prada, Downey; 4. Justin Mouritsen, Clovis; 5. Jayden Gomez, Gilroy; 7. Hunter Leake, Clovis-Buchanan. 8. William Giron, Turlock. 

113: 3. Antonio Lorenzo, Bellflower-St. John Bosco. 4. Tristan Lujan, Selma; 5. Jason Miranda, Poway; 6. Giano Petrucelli, Clovis; 7. Eric Sanchez, San Jose-Silver Creek. 8. Dilan Atjun, Downey. 

120: 3. Devin Murphy, Clovis North; 4. Jacob Allen, Poway; 5. Cole Reyes, Frontier; 6. Luciano Arroyo, Costa Mesa-Calvary Chapel; 7. Christian Nunez, St. John Bosco; 8. Dakota Unpingco, Oakley-Freedom. 

126: 3. Ethan Leake, Buchanan; 4. Chase Saldate, Gilroy; 5. Angelo Martinoni, Folsom; 6. Lokhai Tonge, Elk Grove; 7. Aaron Perez, Union City-James Logan; 8. Chance Rich, Valencia. 

132: 3. Chase Zollman, Poway; 4. Marcos Polanco, La Puenta-Bishop Amat; 5. Lajon Grier, Clovis North; 6. Elijah Palacio, Huntington Beach-Edison; 7. Elijah Blake, Loomis-Del Oro; 8. Robert Areyano, Selma.

138: 3. Matthew Olguin, Buchanan; 4. Dawson Sihavong, Fresno-Bullard; 5. Luka Wick, San Marino; 6. Sonny Santiago, St. John Bosco; 7. Gabriel Cortez, Covina-Northview; 8. Luis Ramos, Selma.

145: 3. Bernie Truax, Vista-Rancho Buena Vista; 4. Izzak Olejnik, Bakersfield; 5. Jake Ryan, Oakdale; 6. Josh Tolentino, Poway; 7. Chris Gaxiola, Buchanan; 8. Noah Cortez, Dinuba. 

152: 3. Jared Williams, Huntington Beach-Edison; 4. Jace Luchau, Selma; 5. Beau Bradley, Porterville-Monache; 6. Tristan Zamilpa, Buchanan; 7. JT Stinson, Del Oro; 8. Max Anderson, Clovis.

160: 3. Noah Blake, Del Oro; 4. Max Aguirre, Frontier; 5. Oscar Diaz, Selma; 6. Daniel Long, Dinuba; 7. Calvin Naraghi, Poway; 8. Joseph Barnes, Gilroy.

170: 3. Christian Rodriguez, Selma; 5. Mark Cardwell, Monache; 5. Dylan Miracle, Madera South; 6. Russell Rucklos, Palo Cedro, Foothill; 7. Tyler Gianakopulos, Clovis; 8. Jonovan Smith, Van Nuys-Birmingham.

182: 3. Gerardo Hernandez, Misson Viejo-Capistrano Valley; 4. Ryan Cosio, Temecula Valley; 5. Matthew Martinez, Salinas-Everett Alvarez; 6. Guillermo Escobedo, Bishop Amat; 7. Quinn Simard, Redding-Shasta; 8. Breck Jeffus, Turlock.

195: 3. Ryan Reyes, Clovis West; 4. Jacob Good, Clovis; 5. Hamzah Al-saudi ( Pacific Palisades-Palisades; 6. Adrian Chavez, Brentwood-Liberty; 7. Andy Voong, San Lorenzo-Arroyo; 8. Callum Bisping, Anaheim-Canyon.

220: 3. Victor Jaquez, San Jose-Bellarmine Prep; 4. Brayden Ray, Santiago; 5. Erich Osteen, West Hills-Chaminade; 6. Dane Martinez, Brawley; 7. Adrian Rodriguez, Mission Hills-Alemany; 8. Justin Darter, Bakersfield. 

285: 3. Randy Gonzalez Jr., Lakewood; 4. Josh Tarango, Canyon; 5. Michael Jeffus, Turlock; 6. Nick Villarreal, Gilroy; 7. Levi Markey, Fair Oaks-Del Campo; 8. Ryan Higginbotham, Modesto Christian. 

3:13 p.m. - The medal matches are winding down now. Sorry about not updating, was down on the mats covering the locals.

Frontier junior Cole Reyes took fifth at 120 after Luciano Arroyo of Calvary Chapel injury defaulted.

At 145, BHS senior Izzak Olejnik lost a 3-0 decision to Bernie Truax of Rancho Buena Vista in the third place match. Olejnik is fourth in the state. His second medal in his career. 

At 160, Frontier junior Max Aguirre lost 4-3 to Noah Blake of Del Oro in the third place match. Aguirre's first state medal is a fourth place one. 

And finally, at 220, BHS freshman Justin Darter finishes eighth in the state after a 3-2 loss to Adrian Rodriguez of Alemany. Darter on a very short list of BHS freshman medalists. The last was two-time state champion Navonte Demison back in 2014. 

1:20 p.m. - Frontier junior Max Aguirre will wrestle Noah Blake of Loomis-Del Oro for the 16o-pound third place match.

With that, Trent Tracy of Frontier will wrestle for the 170 title tonight while his teammate Cole Reyes is going for 5th at 120.

BHS senior Izzak Olejnik will wrestle for third at 145 and his teammate, freshman Justin Darter, will wrestle for seventh at 220. 

12:59 p.m. - Update: Bakersfield High freshman Justin Darter will wrestle Adrian Rodriguez of Mission Hills-Alemany for seventh place at 220. 

12:54 p.m. - Bakersfield senior Izzak Olejnik beat Josh Tolentino of Poway, 5-3. Olejnik is headed to the third place match. 

12:52 p.m. - Frontier junior Cole Reyes falls 5-2 to Dylan Murphy of Clovis North, the third time he has lost to Murphy in last three weeks. Reyes will wrestle for fifth place at 120. 

12:52 p.m. - Alrighty. Semifinals are done. I have eaten and it's time to catch you all up.

Here are the finals for tonight.


No. 1 Richard Figueroa, Selma vs No. 3 Carlos Negrete, Clovis North


No. 4 Maximo Renteria, Clovis-Buchanan vs. Aaron Nagao, Anaheim-Esperanza


No. 1 Nic Aguilar, Gilroy, vs. No. 10 Henry Porter, Oakdale


No. 1 Carlos Belton, Bellflower-St. John Bosco vs. No. 2 Ryan Franco, Clovis North


No. 1 Jesse Vasquez, Corona-Santiago vs. No. 3 Alex Felix, Gilroy


No. 1 Jaden Abas, San Diego-Rancho Bernardo vs. No. 2 Lawrence Saenz, Vacaville


No. 1 Peyton Omania, Concord-De La Salle vs. No. 2 Tony Mendoza, Selma


No. 1 Domic Mata, Poway vs. No. 2 Trey Munoz, Mission Viejo-Trabuco Hills


No. 1 Josh Kim, Santiago vs. No. 3 Joel Romero, Buchanan


No. 3 Trent Tracy, Frontier vs. No. 5 Gabe Martinez, Oakdale


No. 1 Anthony Montalvo, Buchanan vs. No. 2 Nathan Tausch, Poway


No. 1 Cobley Harlan, Oakdale vs. No. 2 Tony Andrade, Gilroy


No. 5 Joey Daniel, Santa Ana vs. No. 3 Isaiah Perez, Turlock-Pitman


No. 1 Seth Nevills, Clovis vs. No. 2 Jake Levengood, Vacaville

12:12 p.m. - Sorry folks. Had to go down to the mat to shoot video for the semifinals.

Frontier junior Trent Tracy beat Monache's Mark Caldwell 7-0 and Tracy is headed to the finals at 170 tonight against Gabe Martinez of Oakdale. 

Earlier, BHS senior Izzak Olejnik, for the second consecutive week, lost to Selma's Tony Mendoza 3-1 in overtime in the 145 semifinals.

At 160, Frontier's Max Aguirre was unable to upset No. 1 Josh Kim of Santiago in an 11-3 major decision defeat.

11:07 a.m. - Cole Reyes continues in the consolation bracket at 120 now against Dakota Unpingco of Freedom. 

Reyes and Unpingco are tied 2-2 after one.

In the last three seconds of the second, Reyes gets an escape and reversal, leads 4-2. 

Reyes gets a takedown in final seconds and wins it, 6-2. The Frontier junior continues to strive for third place match.

Next up for Reyes is Clovis North sophomore Devin Murphy, who has beat Reyes at divisionals and Masters.

10:45 a.m. - Up next is Isaiah Martin of Garces against Bakersfield's Justin Darter. I am going down to shoot video. Will come back up and update.

Darter beats Martin 7-3 and the BHS freshman is a state medalists.

Darter opened up with an escape before Martin got a quick takedown and led 2-1 after 1.

In the second, Darter got an escape and a take down to take a 5-3 lead and got a takedown in the waining seconds to medal as a freshman at 220 and keeps Martin from the podium in his stellar senior year. 

10:29 a.m. - Up next at 160 is Ridgeview senior Albert Urias against Calvin Naraghi of Poway. Urias lost in his first match on Friday and has since won four straight.

Naraghi leads Urias 1-0 after one. Urias starts second period on top. 

Takedown for Naraghi and now up 3-0 early in second. 

Urias now down 5-2 late in the second. 

I am confused as is all media row. The lead now for Naraghi says 3-1 on the board going into the third. 

Now an escape for Urias and down 3-2. 1:33 left.

A takedown for Naraghi and leads Urias 5-2 with 55 seconds left. 

And Albert Urias falls 5-3 and will not medal. 

10:21 a.m. - Next up is BHS' Adrian Gonzalez against Tristan Zamilpa of Clovis-Buchanan at 152. 

Gonzalez was elimated in a 3-2 decision. 

10:11 a.m. - Now up on mat 2 is Bakersfield freshman Cade Lucio taking on Christian Nunez of St. John Bosco at 120. Winner is a medalist, loser goes home.

Early takedown for Nunez, leads 2-0 30 seconds in. 

Lucio gets the escape and now 2-1 with 18 seconds left in first.

While that is going on, Bakersfield's Andrew Bloemhof is on mat 1 against Robert Arreyano of Selma at 132. Bloemhof down 5-0 in the second while Lucio trails 9-2 headed to the third. 

Bloemhof is eliminated in a 7-1 decision and Lucio is eliminated in an 11-2 major decision. 

Now eight locals alive, three in semifinals and two going against each other in the consolation bracket. Meaning minimum three medalist and maximum of seven. 

Nunez again with another takedown and a nearfall and leads Lucio 7-1 after one period.

9:57 a.m. - We now in the consolation round that is the toughest. Win and you are a state medalists, lose and the season is over.

First up at 120 is Cole Reyes of Frontier against Matt Vinci of Cathedral Catholic and Bakersfield's Cade Lucio against Christian Nunez of St. John Bosco. 

Of the seven Kern County wrestlers in this consolation round, only six can medal with Justin Darter of BHS and Isaiah Martin of Garces going head-to-head at 220. 

Reyes gets an early takedown and leads 2-0. End 1 and Reyes leads Vinci 2-1. Reyes gets the escape and leads 3-1 heading into the third. 

Vinci with a reversal with 35 seconds left to tie it at 3-3.

With 10 seconds left, Reyes gets the escape and wins it 4-3. The Frontier junior is now a three-time state medalist.

9:49 a.m. - The last local in the morning consolation round will be Bakersfield freshman Justin Darter against Logan Melendez of Temecula Valley at 220 on mat 5. 

Darter leads 5-0 early on. 

Through two periods, Darter leads 5-0. 

Bakersfield freshman Justin Darter is now one match away from a state medal after beating Logan Melendez of Temecula Valley by fall at 5:18. 

The problem is Darter will have to do that against Garces senior Isaiah Martin in the next round.

9:42 a.m. - Stockdale's Nick Maiden and Bullard's David Vardanyan on mat 1 in 182 consolation bracket. Vardanyan leads 2-1 after one. 

Vardanyan leads 3-1. 

9:32 a.m. - And Albert Urias of Ridgeview and Arturo Rivas of Firebaugh now on mat 8 for the 160 consolation bracket match.

David Vardanyan of Fresno-Bullard beats Stockdale's Nick Maiden, 5-1, ending the great high school career for the four-time state qualifier. 

End first period and Urias and Rivas still 0-0. 

With 40 seconds left in the second, Urias gets a takedown and leads 2-0.

Urias gets the escape and has a very important 3-0 lead. 

Albert Urias of Ridgeview has now won four consecutive matches, including a 5-1 decision to advance and will see Calvin Nargachi of Poway in the next consolation round. 

End 2 and Urias has a 2-0 lead and will start third on bottom. 

9:26 a.m. - We are rolling along, Ridgeview's Albert Urias and Arturo Rivas of Firebaugh up next on mat 8. 

9:24 a.m. - Through 132, two Kern County wrestlers have advanced in the consolation bracket with Cade Lucio (Bakesfield, 120) and Andrew Bloemhof (BHS, 132) moving on and Bloemhof eliminating Frontier's Garrett Fletcher.

Next up is Ridgeview senior Albert Urias at 160 in match 972 in about 10 minutes.

9:15 a.m. - Coming up on mat 2, two SWYL rivlals are going at it. Andrew Bloemhof of Bakersfield and Garrett Fletcher of Frontier in the morning 132 consolation bracket. 

Through one period, Bloemhof and Fletcher tied 0-0. 

An escape for Bloemhof to open the second, leads 1-0.

And we head to the third with the same score. Shall see if Fletcher can get a quick escape in the third. 

There it is 30 seconds in. Tied 1-1.

Then just like that, Bloemhof gets Fletcher and pins him 15 seconds later to advance. Official time is 3:38. 

Bloemhof advances and will see Robert Arreyano of Selma in the next round. 

9:06 a.m. - Bakersfield freshman Cade Lucio is on mat 5 in the 120 consolation bracket against Erik Olea of Exeter. 

Olea gets a takedown over Lucio to take a 2-0 lead into the second period.

A reversal for Olea and now leads 4-0 midway through the second. 

Lucio on the board, but trails 4-2.

Reversal for Lucio and it's tied 4-4 heading to the third. 

Lucio gets a reversal and take down points and now has a 7-4 lead.

Bakersfield High freshman Cade Lucio beats Erik Olea of Exeter to stay alive in the morning 120 consolation match and will see No. 8 Christian Nunez of Bellflower-St. John Bosco in the next round. 

9:00 a.m. - And we are off. 

Here is what is on tap for the locals this morning.

120: Frontier junior Cole Reyes is in the consolation bracket but will not wrestle in the opening round and will go against the winner of Johnson, Del Oro vs Vinci, Cathedral Catholic

132: Andrew Bloemhof, Bakersfield will wrestle against Garrett Fletcher of Frontier to see which rival advances.

145: Izzak Olejnik of Bakersfield is in the semifinals at 10:30 a.m.

152: Adrian Gonzalez of Bakersfield is in the consolation bracket.

160: Max Aguirre of Frontier is in the semifinals and Albert Urias of Ridgeview is in the morning match.

170: Frontier junior Trent Tracy is in the semifinals. 

182: Stockdale senior Nick Maiden is in the morning consolation bracket.

220: Bakersfield freshman Justin Darter is in the morning consolation bracket and with a win, would see Garces senior Isaiah Martin, who is also in the consolation bracket. 

8:48 a.m. - We are 12 minutes away from the start of the second day of the state wrestling championships. Which is an interesting number because that is the number of Kern County wrestlers still alive with three in the semifinals at 10:30 a.m. (Izzak Olejnik, BHS, 145; Max Aguirre, Frontier, 160 and Trent Tracy, Frontier, 170).

Keep checking back all day.  

Boys wrestling

CIF State Championships

At Rabobank Arena

Team scores (through quarterfinals)

1. Clovis-Buchanan 128. 2. Gilroy 125. 3. Poway 109.5. 4. Selma 101. 5. Clovis North 85. 6. Bellflower-St. John Bosco 74.5. 7. Clovis 70.5. 8. Oakdale 86. 9. Loomis-Del Oro 63. 10. Bakersfield 62. Locals: 11. Frontier 61.



No. 1 Richard Figueroa, Selma vs No. 4 Jonathan Prata, Downey

No. 3 Carlos Negrete, Clovis North vs. No. 7 Jayden Gomez, Gilroy


No. 1 Antonio Lorenzo, Bellflower-St. John Bosco vs. No. 4 Maximo Renteria, Clovis-Buchanan

No. 2 Jason Miranda, Poway vs. No. 3 Aaron Nagao, Anaheim-Esperanza


No. 1 Nic Aguilar, Gilroy vs. No. 5 Devin Murphy, Clovis North

No. 3 Luciano Arroyo, Santa Ana-Calvary Chapel vs. No. 10 Henry Porter, Oakdale


No. 1 Kenji Belton, San Diego-Mt. Carmel vs. No. 5 Angelo Martinoni, Folsom

No. 2 Ryan Franco, Clovis North vs No. 6 Chase Saldata, Gilroy


No. 1 Jesse Vasquez, Corona-Santiago vs. No. 4 Elijah Palacio, Huntington Beach-Edison

No. 3 Alex Felix, Gilroy vs. No. 10 Lajon Grier, Clovis North


No. 1 Jaden Abas, San Diego-Rancho Bernardo vs. No. 4 Dawson Sihavong, Fresno-Bullard

No. 2 Lawrence Saenz, Vacaville vs. No. 3 Matthew Olguin, Buchanan


No. 1 Peyton Omani, Concord-De La Salle vs. No. 4 Bernie Truax, Vista-Rancho Buena Vista

No. 6 Izzak Olejnik, Bakersfield vs No. 2 Tony Mendoza, Selma


No. 1 Domic Mata, Poway vs. No. 4 Jace Luchau, Selma

No. 2 Trey Munoz, Mission Viejo-Trabuco Hills vs. No. 6 Jared Williams, Huntington Beach-Edison


No. 1 Josh Kim, Santiago vs. No. 12 Max Aguirre, Frontier

No. 2 Noah Blake, Loomis-Del Oro vs. No. 3 Joel Romeo, Buchanan


No. 5 Gabe Martinez, Oakdale vs. No. 16 Russell Rucklos, Palo Cedro-Foothill

No. 2 Mark Cardwell, Porterville-Monache vs. No. 3 Trent Tracy, Frontier


No. 1 Anthony Montalvo, Buchanan vs. No. 4 Ryan Cosio, Temecula Valley

No. 2 Nathan Tausch, Poway vs. No. 6 Matthew Martinez, Salinas-Everett Alvarez


No. 1 Colbey Harlan, Oakdale vs. No. 5 Jacob Good, Clovis

No. 2 Tony Andrade, Gilroy vs. No. 3 Ryan Reyes, Clovis West


No. 9 Dane Martinez, Brawley vs. No. 5 Joey Daniel, Santa Ana

No. 3 Isaiah Perez, Turlock-Pitman vs. No. 7 Erich Osteen, West Hills-Chaminade


No. 1 Seth Nevills, Clovis vs. No. 5 Randy Gonzalez, Jr., Lakewood

No. 2 Jake Levengood, Vacaville vs. No. 6 Nick Villareal, Gilroy

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