Fresno City Reclaims Wrestling Title on Championship Saturday

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LEMOORE, Calif. – The Fresno City Wrestling team reclaimed its spot at the top of the state as the Rams finished with 214 points to lead the field as all 12 of their wrestlers earned spots on the podium at the 2022 CCCAA Wrestling State Championships.

FCC also had five state champions with Devin Murphy (133lbs), Jackson Morgan (157lbs), Jake Prudek (174lbs), Luke Meyer (184lbs), and Rudy Garcia (197lbs), helping them secure their fifth championship since 2016 and 18th in school history.

Mt. San Antonio and Cerritos jousted for second place all tournament and saw their battle come down to the wire. With 154.5 points, Mounties held off the Cerritos Falcons who finished just short at 153.5 points.

The Mounties showed their depth with 11 wrestlers placing while Christopher Bentancourt (125lbs) claimed an individual championship.

Cerritos saw nine wrestlers earn podium spots, including two state champions in Armando Murillo (165lbs) and Felix Osario (149lbs).

While Sacramento City finished fourth with 103 points and seven placers, Modesto saw Carson Hatch (285lbs) win the title in the heavy weight final to lead the team to fifth place at 74.5 points.

The final individual champion was Wayne Joint (141lbs) from the tournament host West Hills.



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