Four foothills hopefuls headed to Bakersfield

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Sac-Joaquin Section champions Austin Branum and Kevin Burrage are out to prove they can compete with the best wrestlers in the state. The Del Oro High grapplers will lead foothill area athletes at the CIF State Championships in Bakersfield today and Saturday. Branum will compete at 140 pounds while Burrage, a senior, wrestles at 152. Senior Foster Fretland will compete at 160 for the Eagles after taking third at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament. Bear River senior Juan Gudino will compete at 119. ~ Todd Mordhorst