Dos Pueblos stamped its mark on the Channel League boys wrestling finals on Saturday afternoon at Cabrillo High, landing seven weight-class titles to led the day.
The Chargers’ Diego Cruz claimed the league’s upper-weight MVP (152-285 pounds) after winning the 152-pound class, giving him a second class title after winning at 120 as a sophomore in 2017.
Not to be outdone, Sean Yamasaki (126) claimed his third consecutive league title for Dos Pueblos.
The Chargers also claimed titles by Charlly Ramirez Padilla (106), Telmo Ortiz Mendoza (113), Anthony Martinez (132), Aden Jones (195) and Jackson Stetler (220).
Dos Pueblos also landed three runner-up finishes, in Kade Uyesaka (120), Abraham Perdomo (138) and Oscar Phillips (145).
San Marcos claimed one weight class title, with Matt Pencek winning the 160 class, in only his first year as a wrestler.
The Royals landed four runner-up finishes, from Brandon Gonzalez, Juan Solis (182), Alejandro Rios (285) and Jose Lopez (113).
CHANNEL LEAGUE FINALS
Like the boys, the Charger girls ruled the roost with five first-place finishers, and three runner-up placers.
Paola DeLaCruz (170) landed her first league title in two tries, while teammates Isabel Uyesaka (108), Jessica Uruza (118), Julisa Leyva Diaz (150), and Angeles Silva (189) claimed their league titles.
San Marcos grabbed one league champion in Sasha Mitsuk (160), in her first year as a wrestler.
Kaelani Butler (123) landed a runner-up finish for Dos Pueblos, as did Maleeha Mustafa (145) and Isa Silva (160). San Marcos’ Lulu Cuevas also grabbed a runner-up finish (170).
MENLO 97, WESTMONT 91 (OT)
After the Oaks’ Charles Neal hit a 3-pointer at the end of regulation to send the game to overtime, the hosts pulled away to score a Golden State Athlertic Conference victory over the Warriors.
Olisa Nwachie had 28 points and nine rebounds for Westmont (13-7, 7-5), while Desean Scott had 18 points, and Kyle Scalmanini 16 points in the defeat.
John Paine led Menlo (10-11, 6-6) with 26 points, while Neal finished with 24 points.
UC RIVERSIDE 73, UCSB 60
The Gauchos played from behind the entire afternoon after scoring only three points in the first quarter of a Big West loss to the Highlanders.
Tal Sahar hit four 3-pointers as part of her team-high 18 points in the loss for UCSB (4-16, 1-6), while Bri Anugwom added 16 points in the loss. Megan Ormiston added a career-high 10 points for UCSB.
Malou De Kergret led UC Riverside (10-11, 4-3) with a game-high 20 points.
UCSB hosts UC Davis at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
NO. 14 WESTMONT 57, NO. 16 MENLO 43
Lauren Tsuneishi and Maud Ranger each hit four 3-pointers in a GSAC victory over the Oaks, extending the Warriors’ win streak to five.
Tsuneishi had a game-high 14 points for Westmont (17-6, 10-3), while Ranger’s 3-pointers accounted for all of her 12 points; Sydney Brown added 13 points and eight rebounds in the victory.
Aliyah Brantley led Menlo (16-7, 7-6) with 13 points.
NO. 9 UCSB 3, BYU 0
The Gauchos scored their sixth straight victory, and their second in as many nights against the Cougars, in a 25-15, 25-16, 27-25 win at Rob Gym.
Corey Chavers had a match-high 16 kills for UCSB (9-3), while freshman Ryan Wilcox tied a career high with 14 kills on a .667 hitting percentage.
Randy DeWeese dished out 34 assists for UCSB, while Gabi Garcia Fernandez led BYU (4-2) with 13 kills.