Wrestling: Mounties win first CCCAA Team Dual State title since 2015

Mt. San Antonio College wins CCCAA Team Dual State Championship
Mt. San Antonio College wins CCCAA Team Dual State Championship
Continuing their run toward a perfect season, the Mt. San Antonio College wrestling team defeated Fresno City College, 32-12 for the CCCAA Team Dual State Championship on Sunday in Fresno. The Mounties, who are now 13-0 on the season, have also finished in first place in all five tournaments in which they have competed on the year. The dual meet title was the first for the Mounties since 2015 and third in school history.

Mt. SAC defeated Fresno City "I am really proud of the work our guys have put in the past two years to get this championship," said Mounties head coach David Rivera. "We could not have done it without the support our college has provided during these past few years, which has allowed us to continue the dreams of our wrestlers."

Next up will be the Southern California Regional Championships, which will take place at Cuesta College on December 4.

As for the Rams, who had defeated Cerritos College in the last three dual meet state championships, they were competing for the sixth consecutive year and 10th time in the last 11 seasons. They hold the state record for the most dual meet state championships in history with 14. Fresno City (12-1) will travel to Skyline College on December 4 for the Northern California Regional Championships.



WEIGHT-BY-WEIGHT RESULTS

125 Pounds - #4 Connor Diamond (MSAC) technical fall over HM James Murphy (FCC), 18-2
133 Pounds - #5 David Saenz (MSAC) def. #6 Adrian Chavez (FCC), 11-6
141 Pounds - #1 @ 133 Jason Valencia (MSAC) def. UR Diego Combs (FCC), 4-1
149 Pounds - #4 @ 141 Thomas Chapman (MSAC) technical fall over UR Luis Rios (FCC), 16-1
157 Pounds - #1 Noah Cortez (FCC) pinned #2 Juan Lopez (MSAC)
165 Pounds - #4 @ 157 Jerry Rubio (MSAC) major decision over #5 Diego Cruz (FCC), 8-0
174 Pounds - HM Raymundo Raiz (FCC) def. #1 @ 165 Isiah Vasquez (MSAC), 8-6
184 Pounds - #1 Wetzel Hill (MSAC) pinned HM @ 157 Melvin Naranjo (FCC)
197 Pounds - #5 Nate Kendricks (MSAC) def. #6 Nicholas Echveste (FCC), 6-3
285 Pounds - #1 Rudy Garcia (FCC) def. UR Brandon Leon (MSAC), 9-4