Buchanan Wins Third Boys Wrestling State Championship; Justin Mejia of Clovis Four-Time State Champion

Buchanan Wins Third Boys Wrestling State Championship; Justin Mejia of Clovis Four-Time State Champion

BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. — The 45th annual CIF State Boys Wrestling Championships concluded on Saturday as Buchanan won their third State title, scoring 213.5 points. Rounding out the top three were Clovis (189) and Poway (142) securing second and third place respectively.

 

Individually, Justin Mejia (126-pounds) became the only the second wrestler in CIF State Boys Wrestling Championship 45-year history to win four State titles. Additionally, claiming a third State crown was Seth Nevills (285-pounds), a junior from Clovis, also winning his second State Championship, was Navonte Demison (145-pounds) a senior from Bakersfield. Also of note was Jesse Vasquez, a freshman from St. John Bosco, who won his first State Championship.

 

2017 CIF State Boys Wrestling Championships Final Results

(106-pounds) Jonathan Prata (Downey, Jr.) over Eddie Flores (Northview, Jr.) Dec 8-1

(113-pounds) Jesse Vasquez (St. John Bosco, Fr.) over Nicolas Aguilar (Gilroy, Jr.) Dec 6-5

(120-pounds) Cleveland Belton (Temescal Canyon, So.) over Sidney Flores (Bishop Amat, Sr.) Dec 8-3

(126-pounds) Justin Mejia (Clovis, Sr.) over Robert Garcia (Selma, Sr.) Dec 3-2

(132-pounds) Gary Joint (Lemoore, Sr.) over Elijah Ozuna (Frontier, Sr.) Dec 3-0

(138-pounds) Jaden Enriquez (Mission Oak, Sr.) over Bernie Truax (Rancho Buena Vista, Jr.) MD 16-6

(145-pounds) Navonte Demison (Bakersfield, Sr.) over Jack Ramalia (Granite Bay, Sr.) Dec 5-2

(152-pounds) Quentin Hovis (Poway, Sr.) over Joshua Kim (Santiago, Jr.) Dec 5-2

(160-pounds) Brandon Martino (Clovis, Sr.) over Joel Romero (Buchanan, Jr.) Dec 6-3

(170-pounds) Anthony Mantanona (Palm Desert, Sr.) over Abel Garcia (Oakdale, Sr.) Dec 5-2

(182-pounds) Anthony Montalvo (Buchanan, Jr.) over Colbey Harlan (Oakdale, Jr.) Dec 5 -3

(195-pounds) Chasen Blair (Rancho Bernardo, Sr.) over Tony Andrade (Gilroy, Jr.) MD 12-3

(220-pounds) Cade Belshay (Buchanan, Sr.) over Darryl Aiello (De La Salle, Sr.) Dec 7-4

(285-pounds) Seth Nevills (Clovis, Jr.) over Jesus Flores (Delhi, Sr.) Fall 0:59

 

Team Scores (Top 10):

1. Buchanan 213.5

2. Clovis 189.0

3. Poway 142.0

4. Selma 108.0

5. Gilroy 103.0

6. Frontier 85.0

7. De La Salle 83.0

7. Oakdale 83.0

9.  Lemoore 79.5

10. Bakersfield 79.0                        

                                     

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