The following teams attended the Division 2 Wrestling Tournament in Anderson this weekend: Gridley, Corning, Lassen, Sutter, Wheatland, Orland, Central Valley, Anderson, Live Oak and University Prep.
The Divisional Tournament is the last stop before the NSCIF Master Tournament. Placing top 6 at Divisions secures you a spot at Masters. Moving on to Masters are as follows:
108-Sammy Schnepel(9) 4th place
134-Raiden Montero(12) wrestled his way to the finals and would end up losing to the #2 in the North Section. Raiden is now the #4 seed for the Masters Tournament
140-Jaden Taylor(9) 5th place
147-Robert Peters(12) 4th place
154-Jesus Rangel(9) 7th place (alternate)
162-Chris Richins(9) 6th place
172-Bailey Gama(12) 8th place
184-Jace Villapania(12) wrestled his way to a championship in a 15-0 tech fall in the second round. Jace is the #2 seed for the Masters Tournament
197-Brian Avina(12) 3rd place. Brian is the #4 seed for the Masters Tournament.
Everybody wrestled hard. The young kids on the team really pulled it out to keep their season going. Gridley filled 9 of 14 weights and are taking 8 to Masters. It was a good day filled with a lot of hard tough fought matches.
NSCIF Masters Tournament is held at the Redding Civic Center Auditorium in Redding on February 23-24. Wrestling starts Friday at Noon.