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All-region Wrestling

High Schools

March 26, 2002

Wrestler of the year: Joe Williams, Calvary Chapel

FIRST TEAM:

103--Angel Wong (Santa Fe, Sr.)

State champion finished 48-1 in matches, including a 9-7 win over previously undefeated Gerard Contreras, the defending state champion, of Clovis Buchanan.

112--Manuel Rivera (Rosemead, Jr.)

Masters and Central Division champion was one match away from placing at state meet. He was seventh at Five Counties tournament.

119--Andrew Domingues (Righetti, Sr.)

Won the Masters and Eastern Division titles, placed fourth at state meet and fourth at Five Counties in one of toughest weight classes this season.

125--Matt Schumm (Corona Centennial, Sr.)

Followed Central Division title by winning the Masters and placing fifth at state meet. He finished fourth at Five Counties.

130--Shawn Haratani (North Torrance, Sr.)

Placed at all the top tournaments, including eighth at state meet, third at Masters and fifth at Five Counties.

135--Ricky Turk (Rim of the World, Sr.)

Postseason included five pins and four technical falls in 10 matches while winning state and Masters titles.

140--Danny Cadwallader (Brethren Christian, Sr.)

Proved Masters victory was no fluke by following it with a state championship. He finished 49-4 overall.

145--Jay Bogan (Diamond Ranch, Sr.)

Surprised many by pinning Rosemead's Mike Gomez in the Masters finals, then followed it by placing third at state meet.

152--Christian Arellano (Canyon Springs, Sr.)

Masters champion and state runner-up was 50-3 this season. He won Riverside County championships and was third at Five Counties.

160--James Clay (Northview, Sr.)

Season included victories at the Masters and Eastern Divisional meets and fourth place at the state meet.

171--Joe Williams (Calvary Chapel, Jr.)

Won state, Masters, Five Counties and Northern Divisional championships. Finished 38-1 with only loss in the finals of prestigious Reno Tournament of Champions.

189--Kirk Davis (Arroyo Grande, Sr.)

State runner-up pinned three of five opponents at state meet and pinned three of four in winning Masters title.

215--Steve Juarez (North Torrance, Sr.)

Won at Masters and finished third at the state meet after finishing third in Northern Division and fifth at Five Counties.

Heavyweight--Arturo Basulto (Arroyo Grande, Jr.)

Capped a 47-4 season with a state title after finishing third at Masters. Set a school record with 35 falls.

SECOND TEAM:

103--Brian Osuna (Calvary Chapel, Fr.)

112--Daniel Valencia (Camarillo, Jr.)

119--Jeremy Mendoza (Temecula Valley, Sr.)

125--Brandon Felker (Irvine, Sr.)

130--Evan Miles (Foothill, Sr.)

135--Tony Martinez (Arroyo Grande, Sr.)

140--Buck Barger (Villa Park, Sr.)

145--Mike Gomez (Rosemead, Sr.)

152--Nick Diaz (Villa Park, Sr.)

160--Josh O'Hara (Redlands East Valley, Sr.)

171--David De La Fuente (Northview, Sr.)

189--Jimmy Becerra (Santa Ana, Sr.)

215--Kevin Hardiman (Lakewood, Sr.)

Hwt.--David Hazell (West Torrance, Sr.)

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