Golden Eagle wrestlers head to championship tournament

By: Staff Report
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Del Oro will send 14 wrestlers to this week’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Div. II championship tournament, which will be hosted by the Golden Eagles on Friday and Saturday. Wrestling begins each day at 11 a.m. with admission $9 for adults and $5 for students. The top six wrestlers in each weight class will advance to the CIF Masters tournament Feb. 23 to 24, in Stockton. Here’s a list of the Del Oro wrestlers and their finishes at last week’s Sierra Foothill League qualifying tournament. Del Oro’s first-place finishing wrestlers at the SFL meet included Zach Ruybal at 113 pounds; Austin Branum at 152 pounds; and Dylan Kainrath at 170. Branum was also selected the outstanding wrestler of the tournament. ~ Staff report 106 — Isaac Blackburn, 2nd 113 — Zach Ruybal, 1st 120 — Ian Gassaway, 4th 126 — Tanner Robison, 4th 132 — Johnny Zieour, 2nd 138 — Brenden Montoya, 3rd 145 — Patrick Neu. 2nd 152 -Austin Branum, 1st Outstanding Wrestler Award 160 — Clayton Hillenbrand, 4th 170 — Dylan Kainrath, 1st 182 — Kevin Love, 2nd 195 — Russell Pierce, 2nd 220 — Tanner Woods, 3rd 285 — Saul Meneses, 2nd