By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
CV wrestlers move into tie for second with CHS
Central Valley High School's varsity wrestling team returned home happy from Los Banos last week.

The Hawks prevailed, 51-27, during their Western Athletic Conference dual-meet showdown with host Pacheco on Wednesday.

Central Valley improved to 7-3 on the year and into a tie for second place with crosstown-rival Ceres High in the WAC standings (3-1).

The Hawks lost the first match of the night before reeling off six straight victories against the Panthers.

Angel Gonzales won by pin (2:22) over Maria Quiroz in the 128-pound division.

Logan Dowling won by pin (4:33) over Sal Rostro at 134 pounds.

Cristian Garcia won by pin (2:56) over Keith Kolenut at 140 pounds.

Luis Torres won by pin (2:25) over Nathan Bristow at 147 pounds.

Frankie Valdez won by pin (0:55) over Joseph Rainbol at 154 pounds.

Eddy Nunez won by pin (5:20) over Thomas Cardenas at 162 pounds.

Adrian Vizcaino, Isaiah Gonzales and Ricardo Briseno also played a part in the Hawks' team success this past week.

Vizcaino won by pin (2:47) over Adrian Eusebio at 184 pounds.

Gonzales won by decision (3-2) over Christian Grigala at 115 pounds.

Briseno won by forfeit at 108 pounds.

Central Valley will compete against Central Catholic today in Ceres at 6 p.m.

Tigers 51, Bulldogs 16

Ceres High's and Los Banos' varsity wrestling teams tied for first place in the WAC regular-season dual-meet standings in 2012.

The Tigers won the 2013 head-to-head matchup, 51-16, over the Bulldogs on Wednesday at Phil de la Porte Gymnasium.

Ceres High dropped to 3-1 in the WAC.

First-place Los Banos (4-0) kept its perfect record intact.

The Bulldogs trailed 45-0 before Ruben Sanchez defeated Los Banos' Bailey Rodriguez by pin (1:47) at 222 pounds.

Bulldog teammates Armando Morales and Gabe Balderas contributed as well.

Morales defeated Mando Pelayo by pin (3:15) at 285 pounds.

Balderas defeated Riko Quintana by major decision (14-5) at 122 pounds.

Ceres High dropped the first nine matches of the WAC dual, including three by three points or less.