State Wrestling preview for Inland Valley wrestlers

Here’s a glance at Inland Valley wrestlers at the CIF State Championships that begin Friday at 9 a.m. in Bakersfield. Check back here Friday and Saturday for updates

Rankings by TheCaliforniaWrestler.com and first matchups listed

Best first match: Christian Martin, Chino HIlls (113)
Best chance to place for someone ranked outside the top 8: No. 15 Larry Cutbirth, Etiwanda (182)
Chance to chance history: Timmy Maldonado, Los Osos, could face three-time state champion Alex Cisneros of Selma in 3rd round
Highest ranked: No. 5 Jacob Leon, Sr., Alta Loma (138)

106: No. 17 Anthony Soto, Sr., Colony vs. No. 7 Isaiah Hokit, Fr., Wasco in 2nd round
113: No. 6 Christian Martin, Sr., Chino Hills vs. No. 9 Jason De La Cruz, So., Buchanan in 2nd round
113: No. 10 Nathan Pike, Jr., Diamond Bar vs. No. 34 William Booth, Sr., Mission San Jose in 2nd round
126: No. 12 Casper Sherow, Sr., Carter vs. No. 25 Kyler Hansen, Fr., Buchanan in 1st round
132: No. 7 Timmy Maldonado, Sr., Los Osos vs. No. 27 Elijah Davis, Jr., Oakland Tech in 1st round
138: No. 5 Jacob Leon, Sr., Alta Loma vs. No. 12 Dillen Rocha, Sr., Lemoore in 1st round
145: No. 23 Eli Mack, Sr., Alta Loma vs. No. 39 Taylor Takao, Sr., San Francisco Lowell in 1st round
145: No. 37 Thomas Pegues, Sr., Rialto vs. winner of Steele Escobedo, Fountain Valley and No. 2 Alex Abono, Sr., De La Salle, 2nd round
152: No. 31 Joseph Rodriguez, Sr., Alta Loma vs. No. 33 Ryan Escalera, Jr., Selma in 1st round
170: No. 7 Jon Solano, Jr., Los Osos vs. winner of No. 36 Keanu Morin, Jr, Selma and Bryce Eggert, Sr., Red Bluff, in 2nd round
182: No. 15 Larry Cutbirth, Sr., Etiwanda vs. No. 40 Mack Chaney Jr., Castlemont in 1st round
182: No. 26 Brody Goens, Sr., Chino Hills vs. No. 11 Danny Knox, Sr., Carlsbad in 2nd round
182: No. 31 Raymond Sanchez, Sr., Miller vs. winner of No. 22 Ritchie Brandt, Fr., Fresno Bullard and No. 36 Kokiak Sauer, Sr., Carmel in 2nd round
195: No. 11 Anthony Flores, Sr., Alta Loma vs. winner of No. 4 Danny Chaid, Sr., Bellarmine and Jason Price, Jr., Hoopa in 2nd round
220: No. 7 J.J. Everard, Sr., Etiwanda vs. winner of No. 10 Richard Black, Sr., Chavez and Evan Dahlquist, Jr., Foothill in 2nd round
285: No. 14 Kenneth Clark, Jr., Carter vs. Jonathan Tuiolosega, Jr., Seaside, in 2nd round