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CV girls place 26th at Napa Valley Classic
• Quiroz earns top-12 finish at 150 pounds
Kim Garcia and Central Valley’s varsity girls wrestling team competed at the Napa Valley Classic earlier this month. Garcia won one of three matches at 116 pounds.

Central Valley High School’s varsity girls wrestling program turned in a respectable performance at the Jan. 4-5 Napa Valley Classic.

The Hawks totaled 50 points on their way to a 26th-place showing at the 139-team event.

Albany (145), Menlo-Atherton (135) and Tokay (115) took first, second and third, respectively.

Central Valley’s Brianna Quiroz finished in the top 12 in the 150-pound weight bracket.

She compiled a 4-2 record.

Quiroz topped San Leandro’s Ashley Aguayo (pin), McKinleyville’s Dakota Spirit (pin), Yuba City’s Julisa Sparks (pin) and McClatchy’s Gabby Sanchez (pin).

Vanessa Contreras bested two of three opponents at 101 pounds.

She topped Willits’ Elizabeth Hunning (pin) and Manteca’s Isabella Lopez (pin).

Esther Esceverri won two of four matches at 137 pounds.

She topped Castro Valley’s Hannah Frazee (pin) and Modesto High’s Gabriela Feix.

Giuliana Gutierrez had a 1-1 mark at 160 pounds.

She topped Antelope’s Winifred Namosimalua (pin).

Claudia Gomez won her first-round match by forfeit and topped Hawk teammate Alejandra Garcia (pin) at 121 pounds.

Isabella Pelayo (126s), Carla Martinez (131s), Sammy Espinoza (170s), Emily Hill (111s), Alexis Ramirez (160s) and Kim Garcia (116s) all went 1-2 in their respective divisions.

Pelayo topped Everett Alvarez’s Perla Contreras (pin).

Martinez topped Chico’s Serenity Colmenero (pin).

Espinoza topped Yuba City’s Alondra Gonzalez (pin).

Hill topped Castro Valley’s Katherine Horne (default).

Ramirez topped San Leandro’s Sarah Araujo (default).

Garcia won her first-round match by forfeit.

Alyssa Chaboya (101s), Kelsy Naranjo (106s), Aryanna Jimenez (116s), Alejandra Garcia (121s), Nia Caraway (137s), Natalie Torres (170s), Hannah Duncan (235s) and Angelina Sanchez (235s) had a combined record of 0-14.

Central Valley sat in 15th place in the team standings at the end of the first day of the tournament.