Recap: 2018 CIF State Boys Wrestling Championships

Recap: 2018 CIF State Boys Wrestling Championships

 Buchanan Wins Third Consecutive and Fourth Overall CIF State Boys Wrestling Championship

Seth Nevills 3rd Wrestler in CIF’s 46-Year History to Win Four State Titles

BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. — The 46th annual CIF State Boys Wrestling Championships concluded on Saturday as Buchanan won their third consecutive State title, fourth overall scoring 219 points. Rounding out the top three were Gilroy (180 points) and Poway (171.5 points) securing second and third place respectively.

Individually, Seth Nevills (285-pounds), a senior from Clovis, became the only the third wrestler in CIF State Boys Wrestling Championship 46-year history to win four State titles. Additionally, claiming a second State crown were Cleveland Belton (126-pounds), a senior from St. John Bosco, Jesse Vasquez (132-pounds) a sophomore from Santiago and Anthony Montalvo (182-pounds), a senior from Buchanan. Also, of note was Richard Figueroa (106-pounds) from Selma who won a State title as a freshman (His sister, Gracie Figueroa became a four-time State Champion at the CIF State Girls Wrestling Championships last weekend).


2018 CIF State Boys Wrestling Championships Final Results

(106-pounds) Richard Figueroa (Selma, Fr.) over Carlos Negrete (Clovis North, Fr.) Dec 6-1

(113-pounds) Maximo Renteria (Buchanan, Fr.) over Aaron Nagao (Esperanza, So.) MD 9-1

(120-pounds) Nic Aguilar (Gilroy, Sr.) over Henry Porter (Oakdale, Fr.) Dec 6-1

(126-pounds) Cleveland Belton (St. John Bosco, Sr.) over Ryan Franco (Clovis North, Fr.) Dec 3-2

(132-pounds) Jesse Vasquez (Santiago, So.) over Alex Felix (Gilroy, Sr.) MD 10-0

(138-pounds) Jaden Abas (Rancho Bernardo, Jr.) over Lawrence Saenz (Vacaville, Sr.) Dec 4-3

(145-pounds) Peyton Omania (De La Salle, Sr.) over Tony Mendoza (Selma, Sr.) Dec 3-2

(152-pounds) Domonic Mata (Poway, So.) over Trey Munoz (Trabuco Hills, Jr.) Dec 1-0

(160-pounds) Josh Kim (Santiago, Sr.) over Joel Romero (Buchanan, Sr.) Dec 3-1

(170-pounds) Trent Tracy (Frontier, Jr.) over Gabe Martinez (Oakdale, Jr.) MD 10-2

(182-pounds) Anthony Montalvo (Buchanan, Sr.) over Nathan Tausch (Poway, Sr.) Dec 5-0

(195-pounds) Tony Andrade (Gilroy, Sr.) over Colbey Harlan (Oakdale, Sr.) Dec 3-1

(220-pounds) Joey Daniel (Santa Ana, Sr.) over Isaiah Perez (Pitman, Sr.) Dec 6-2

(285-pounds) Seth Nevills (Clovis, Sr.) over Jake Levengood (Vacaville, Sr.) F 1:11


Team Scores (Top 10):

1. Buchanan 219

2. Gilroy 180

3. Poway 171.5

4. Selma 168

5. Clovis 121.5

6. Clovis North 119

7. Oakdale 111

8. St. John Bosco 106

9. Frontier 91

10. Vacaville 84                


Attendance Total (two-days): 19,010

For complete 2018 CIF State Boys Wrestling Championship results please CLICK HERE.