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Thirty-five local grapplers punch tickets to section championships

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The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament this weekend will feature a plethora of area wrestlers after an eventful two days of boys divisional and girls regional action.

The wrestling programs of Pitman, Turlock, Hilmar and Hughson will send a total of 35 wrestlers to the Masters at the Stockton Arena on Friday and Saturday. Leading the way with the most qualifiers are the Pride, who will be sending 20 student-athletes to the tournament, including all 14 of their boys varsity wrestlers. The Bulldogs, meanwhile, will be sending 10 wrestlers, while the Huskies will send three and the Yellowjackets two.

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Oregon has multiple champions, numerous finalists at prestigious Reno Worlds wrestling meet

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Eleven Oregon high school wrestlers reached the finals last weekend at the 2023 World of Wrestling Reno Worlds, one of the top postseason tournaments on the West Coast.

West Albany senior Ariana Martinez, who capped a 45-0 high school season by winning a second state title at OSAA 6A/5A Girls 115 pounds, won the 18U 118 division in sudden-victory overtime, earning a 6-4 decision against Hawaii’s Kalina Hotema.

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Pitman’s Lilly Freitas makes history, wins back-to-back state medals

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Lilly Freitas (150) of Pitman High is a two-time, back-to-back CIF State Champion after she closed out another undefeated season for the Pride this past weekend from Mechanics Bank Arena in Bakersfield where she won out the bracket with five straight pins.

“It felt amazing… at first it was like wow; I really just did that. I am really competitive, but right after the first state title and second I couldn't believe it, and once I realized it, and went in and hugged my mom and coach and celebrated,” said Freitas.

Last year Freitas made history by becoming the first Pride state champion ever, and this year she did it again, by becoming the first ever back-to-back and two-time state champion.

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Notebook: Local wrestlers do well at Doc B tourney; MJC sophomore named All-American

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Oakdale sophomore Michael Torres finished second in the 106-pound division at the 2020 Doc Buchanan Invitational on Saturday at Buchanan High School in Clovis.

The tournament is “one of the toughest in the country” according to FloWrestling.

Torres fell to Buchanan junior Raymond Lopez in the finals. Buchanan finished first as a team.

Pitman’s Kendall La Rosa (fifth), Juan Mora (fifth), Izzy Tubera (sixth), and Oakdale sophomore Ceasar Garza (eighth) also placed.

All five local wrestlers are ranked in the top 10 in their divisions by CalWrestler. Pitman is No. 11 in team rankings.

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