The Wolverines entered the North Dual Tournament seeded 5th and at the end of a full day of wrestling finished in 4th place with a 4-1 dual match record. Sierra didn't have the chance to wrestle 3rd place Chabot due to a loss in pool action. Sierra started with a shut out victory over Delta College 57-0 and getting pins from 125 Riko Quintana, 149 Branden Matu, 157 Rocklin Loranger and 165 Tony Magalhaes.
Sierra's next match was against Sacramento City College who were the 2nd ranked team in the tournament. Sierra battled well but in the end fell to Sac City 43-4. Riko Quintana was the outstanding performer of the match with a 18-7 victory. With this loss Sierra was dropped in the consolation bracket with the first match against Santa Rosa.
Sierra had solid performances from 125 Riko Quintana, 141 Travis Roberts, 157 Rocklin Loranger, 165 Tony Magalhaes, 174 Oscar Flores and Hwt Quintin Wright. Sierra finished the match with a 34-15 victory. In the final match of the day Sierra wrestled 4th seeded Skyline College. The Wolverines made fast work of the 4th seeded team coming away with a 44-10 victory getting pins from 157 Rocklin Loranger, 174 Tyson Andrews and 184 Oscar Flores.
The Wolverines will be back in action Wednesday October 22nd in a double dual with Lassen College for a Big 8 Conference match and Sacramento State. The first match will start at 3pm: Sierra vs Lassen with Lassen vs Sac State and the final match of the night Sierra vs Sacramento State.October 15, 2014
Sierra College traveled to Sacramento City College to start Big 8 Conference action. The Wolverines got off to a very fast start with big wins from 125 Riko Quintana with score of 13-9 and 133 Travis Roberts with a score of 10-5. The only other victory of the night came by way of a disqualification in the 184 match when oscar Flores was head butted in the end of the 3rd period. Sierra finished the dual with a 31-12 loss on the night. Sierra will be in action next at the North Dual tournament at Santa Rosa Community College.October 8, 2014
Sierra College hosted top ranked Fresno City College Wednesday night to start the dual wrestling season. The young Wolverines wrestled really well and fought hard to the very end but Fresno came away with a 24-15 win when the wrestling was done.
Sierra's top performers were 133 Travis Roberts with a pin in 1 min and 10 seconds of the first period, Tony Maglhaes with a pin in the 2nd period at 174 and Jimmy Dawson with a 8-2 victory at hwt.
This was the first time Sierra has hosted Fresno City in a non conference dual. Sierra will start conference matches next Wednesday when Sierra will travel to Sacramento City College.
125 Riko Quintana vs Arnfulo Olea: Olea by pin
133 Travis Roberts vs Adrian Camposano: Roberts win 6-3
141 Justin Parson vs Emmerson Jimmenz: Jimmenez by pin
149 Brenden Matu vs Ivan Govea: Matu win 11-4
157 Trent Nicholson vs Adrian Gomez: Gomez by pin
165 Rocklin Loranger vs Isidio Arroyo: Arroyo win 906
174 Tony Magahlaes vs Dejohn Taylor: Maglhaes by pin
184 Oscar Flores vs William Figge: Figge win 2-0
197 Christian Yanes vs Jason Snelson: Snelson by pin
Hwt Jimmy Dawson vs Andrew Singer: Dawson win 8-2
The young Wolverines traveled to Lemoore to compete at West Hills Golden Eagle Invitational this past weekend. The Sierra squad is still not at full strength but still had a great showing finishing in the top 6 as a team and 6 individual placers including 2 finalists. Trent Nicholson lost 2 very hard fought matches to place 6th at 157 along with 165 pounder Rocklin Loranger and 184 Oscar Flores. Branden Matu had an impressive first tournament of the year with a 3rd place finish with his only loss to eventual champion in the first match of the day so Branden had to wrestle back 4 matches through the consolation round to secure a 3rd place finish. Jimmy Dawson had a great day of wrestling going 4-1 on the way to a 2nd place finish in the HWT Division. Travis Roberts made his first final of the young wrestling season going 4-1 to finish 2nd with his only loss to the number 1 seed of the tournament.
The Wolverines will take this weekend off in hopes of getting the whole team back for next weeks first home Dual with top seeded Fresno City College Wednesday October 8 at 7pm.September 20, 2014
Wrestling season has officially started and the young Wolverines made the long trip down south to compete in the Mt Sac Duals. Sierra wasn't at full strength and still missing a few key starters but the Wolverines competed very well. Sierra started with a win over West Hills in the first round. The second round Sierra had a hard fought match with Cuesta College but came out on top and stayed in the championship bracket. The third round Sierra moved past Rio Hondo 27-21. The only loss for the Wolverines was to eventual champion of the pool, Cerritos College. Sierra finished 3-1 in the pool and finished 2nd for the tournament. Some of the key performers for Sierra were Riko Quintana, Tony Magahles, Andrew Tyson, Oscar Flores and Travis Roberts.
Sierra College will travel to West Hills to compete in the Golden Eagle Invitational next Saturday in Lemore CA.
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