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Seven members of Central Valley High School's varsity wrestling team participated in the 34th James Riddle Memorial Classic on Saturday at Oakdale High School.

"Everybody wrestled well," head coach Bobby Posadas said.

Josh Beckhart took second in the 215-pound division with a 2-1 record. He won by pin and decision (2-1). Beckhart didn't compete in the finals because of a prior engagement-church choir.

"He went into the tournament knowing he had to leave early," Posadas said.

Sophomore Anthony Centeno showed a lot of fight during his fifth-place showing at 140 pounds. He compiled a 3-2 record. Centeno won by decision twice (10-6, 7-6) and tied once due to the five-match rule.

"He's a very tough kid," Posadas said. "Once he figures out what the sport is all about, he's going to be really good."

Jamie Lomeli posted a 2-2 record at 145 pounds. He won twice by pin. Lomeli lost by major decision (16-4) and pin. Jamie suffered an ankle injury during his final match.

Evan Elliot won one of his three matches at 160 pounds. He defeated his first opponent by decision (9-4). Elliot was eliminated from the tournament after suffering back-to-back losses (8-5, 4-1).

Jaime Tadeo lost twice by a combined three points (9-7, 8-7) at 152 pounds.

Tony Cordova lost by pin and decision (10-6) at 140 pounds.

Rose Moore lost by pin at 112 pounds. She strained a muscle in her neck during the match and was sidelined for the rest of the day.

Central Catholic sophomore Kyle Martinez placed third at 189 pounds. The Cerean finished 4-1, accumulating three wins by pin and one by decision.

Central Valley will participate in the 15th Annual Western Invitational Wrestling Tournament, Dec. 18-19, at Modesto Junior College.