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CV 43, Livingston 32 in wrestling
Central Valley High School's varsity wrestling team evened its Western Athletic Conference dual-meet record at 1-1 this past week.

The Hawks earned a hard-fought 43-32 victory over host Patterson on Wednesday.

"We knew going in it was going to be competitive," Central Valley head coach Rob Beckhart said. "We got off to a fast start and they fought back."

The Hawks won six of the dual meet's first seven matches en route to grabbing a commanding 34-6 lead versus the Tigers (2-1, 1-1).

Frankie Valdez won by major decision (14-0) over Austin Lewis at 152 pounds.

Eddy Nunez won by pin (1:29) over Daniel Lindres at 160 pounds.

"Eddy capitalized on the other kid's mistake," Beckhart said.

Adrian Vizcaino won by pin (0:28) over Jerry Arredondo at 182 pounds.

Jorge Canales won by pin (0:55) over Andrew Arroyo at 195 pounds.

Jesus Lopez won by pin (1:03) over Marc Lopez at 220 pounds.

Gabe Ibarra won by pin (0:20) over Armando Saucedo at 285 pounds.

"Gabe got his first pin of the season," Beckhart said. "That helped the team a lot."

Central Valley's Isaiah Gonzales and Michael Manzur were also victorious.

Gonzales won by pin (0:28) over Evelyn Carrasco at 113 pounds.

Manzur won by decision (8-3) over Jordan Canseco at 120 pounds.

The Tigers made the dual interesting by winning five of the final seven matches.

Central Valley's Vincent Castaneda, Navjot Singh, Angel Gonzales, Cristian Garcia and Andrew Marquez suffered losses.

Castaneda lost by pin (1:28) to Sean DeCampo at 106 pounds.

Singh lost by pin (3:09) to Daniel Cota at 126 pounds.

Gonzales lost by pin (5:28) to Dylan Christiansen at 132 pounds.

Garcia lost by decision (6-4) to Manuel Cruz at 138 pounds.

Marquez lost by technical fall (21-6) to Joey Howard at 145 pounds.

Hawk Joaquin Garcia lost by pin (5:26) to Eloa Chadwick at 170 pounds.

Central Valley (5-3) will compete at Livingston this Wednesday.

"I do expect us to win," Beckhart said. "But I expect it to be competitive."