Outlook on the eve of state wrestling

With 25 wrestlers from the County competing at state, here’s a look at their brackets.
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103
Christian Martin, Chino Hills (unranked)

Wrestles a first-round match, but doesn’t face a wrestler ranked in top 20 until third round (No. 3 wrestler)
Anthony Roybal, Hesperia (No. 11)
Wrestles unranked wrestler in the second round, but could face No. 8 or No. 4 in the third round.
Anthony Soto, Colony (No. 12)
Wrestles in the 2nd round, but has to face No. 6 Brandon Rodriguez of Clovis West there. If he gets past that No. 1 Emilio Saavedra of Pitman awaits in the third round
119
Ray Delgado, Oak Hills (No. 6)

Wrestles unranked wrestler in 1st round, No. 19 would be in the third round and No. 7 in the quarterfinals.
Timmy Maldonado, Los Osos (unranked)
Wrestles No. 4 Javier Gasca of Central in the 2nd round, then could face No. 5 wrestler in the third round
125
Gilbert Gomez, Colony (unranked)

Wrestles No. 3 Vince Rodriguez of Clovis North in the first round.
130
Michael Rodriguez, Alta Loma (unranked)

Wrestles No. 13 Oscar Lizarraga of Brawley in the second round. Could face No. 10 or 16 wrestler in the third round
135
Chris Mecate, Redlands East Valley (No. 1)

Has a very favorable draw: no first round match, none ranked in the top 20 until the quarterfinals, when he could face No. 8 wrestler, Shane Tate of Oakdale. No. 3 Timmy Box of Bakersfield looms for the semis.
Jacob Leon, Alta Loma (No. 11)
Wrestles in the first round, doesn’t have to face another ranked wrestler until the third round (No. 7). Highest ranked wrestler to get to the semis is No. 4.
Eric Dunlap, Cajon (unranked)
Faces No. 12 Jesse Taylor of Poway in the second round and could face No. 4 wrestler in the third round.
140
Seth Whisner, Rim of the World (No. 12)

Wrestles L.A. City champ (usually an advantage) in the first round, No. 20 wrestler in the second round and No.8 wrestler in the third round.
Eli Mack, Alta Loma (No. 15)
Wrestles in the first round. First ranked wrestler he could face is No. 2 Nick Cano of St. Francis in the third round.
145
Michael Gonzalez, Sultana (No. 12)

Wrestles unranked wrestler in the second round, could face No. 2 Damien Arredondo of Clovis Buchanan in the third round.
Alex Cruz, Bloomington (No. 15)
Has first-round bye, could face No. 16 wrestler in the second round and No .13 in the third round.. No. 1 Jake Elliott of Oakmont looms as a potential quarterfinal opponent.
152
Juan Alvarado, Bloomington (No. 7)
Has first-round bye, faces No. 17 Sam Hopkins of St. Francis in the second roundand could face No. 4 wrestler in the third round.
160
Jon Solano, Los Osos (No. 7)

Wrestles in the second round, and faces No. 19 Roman Flores of San Diego Hilltop. Only other ranked wrestler in his section to the quarterfinals is No. 11.
Edward Randolph, Bloomington (unranked)
Wrestles unranked wrestler in the second round, could face No. 2 wrestler in the third round.
Zach Vom Steeg, Oak Hills (unranked)
Wrestles No. 20 wrestler in the first round and could face No. 1 Bryce Hammond of Bakersfield in the third round.
171
Robert Marchese, Oak Hills (No. 4)

Faces unranked wrestler in the first round. First ranked wrestler he could face is No. 6, 8 or 17 in the quarterfinals.
Ryan McWatters, Sultana (No. 5)
Ranked lower than Marchese, even though he beat Marchese last week. Faces No. 19 wrestler in the first round and could face No. 10 in the third round.
Brody Goens, Chino Hills (unranked)
Wrestles No. 6 Trent Noon of Oakdale in the first round. If he wins, he could have easy second round against L.A. Section champ, but No. 8 seed looms in the thrid round.
189
Anthony Flores, Kaiser (No. 15)

Wrestles No. 6 Jesus Ambriz of Rancho Buena Vista in the second round. Ambriz is highest ranked wrestler in Flores’ way to the semifinals.
215
Garrardo Aguirre, Oak Hills (No. 11)

Has first-round bye; could face No. 3 Austin Lobsinger of West Valley of the Northern Section in the second round.
J.J. Everard, Etiwanda (No. 14)
Has first-round bye, could face No. 5 wrestler in the second round and No. 9 in the third round.
Heavyweight
Anthony Jimenez, Oak Hills (unranked)

Has a first-round bye and could face No. 13 wrestler in the second round and No. 9 in the third round.