Monday, December 14, 2015

City College Takes State Wrestling Title

Sacramento City College easily outdistance Fresno City College and the rest of the field last weekend for the team championship at the California Community College Athletic Association's state championships in Fresno.

The Panthers had 158 points, 21 more than Fresno City College. Third was Cerritos College from Norwalk. Sierra College placed 12th.
Antonio Jimenez

Individually, former Franklin Wildcat Antonio Jimenez placed sixth at 141 pounds for City College. Isaac Pilgrim was fifth at 133 pounds. Chris Vaughan was seventh at 149 pounds. Taking a third place was Keleio Romero at 157 pounds.

Taking first at 165 pounds was Dylan Forzani. Teammate Derek Lee Loy was second at the same weight classification. Trevor Wright grabbed a second place medal at 174 pounds and Isaiah Smith placed fifth at the weight.

Placing third at 184 pounds was Nick Rohrer. At 197 pounds Jason Zecchini was fourth. In the heavyweight division, D'Juan Ewing-Smalls was fourth.

“It’s been a great season for our team," Panther head coach Dave Pacheco said. "Sure we had some ups and downs, but mostly ups.  Friday was an amazing day. There were some bumps in the road Saturday, but honestly this is the biggest team effort I can remember.”

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