2 in semis, 11 still alive from county at state wrestling

After Day 1 of the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield, Sultana sophomore Corey Griego (152) and Oak Hills senior Robert Marchese (195) are in the semifinals, with nine others still alive in consolation.
Here’s a look at the county qualifiers. Those alive in consolation will need to win their first match Saturday to clinch a spot in the top eight.


Semifinalists:
No. 7 Corey Griego, Sultana (152) 3-0. Next: No. 1 Isaiah Martinez, Jr., Lemoore
No. 1 Robert Marchese, Oak Hills (195) 4-0. Next: No. 6 Khymba Johnson, Sr., Antelope Center

In consolation:
No. 6 Christian Martin, Sr., Chino HIlls (113) 2-1. Next: No. 14 Johnny Sanchez, Sr., Santa Ana
No 7 Timmy Maldonado, Sr., Los Osos (132) 4-1. Next: No. 5 Blayne Briceno, Jr., Encino Crespi
No. 5 Jacob Leon, Sr., Alta Loma (138) 3-1. Next: No. 31 MIke Behnke, Sr., Riverside Arlington
No. 7 Matt Williams, Jr., Sultana (160) 2-1. Next: No. 9 Matthew Tsarnas, Sr., Healdsburg
No. 7 Jon Solano, Jr. Los Osos (170) 2-1. Next: No. 14 Micah Macias, Sr. La Habra Sonora
No. 15 Larry Cutbirth, Sr., Etiwanda (182) 4-1. Next: No. 5 Ryan Davies, Sr, Clovis
No. 26 Brody Goens, Sr., Chino Hills (182) 2-1 Next: No. 13 Paul Head, Sr., La Costa Canyon
No. 7 J.J. Everard, Sr., Etiwanda (220) 3-1. Next: No. 5 Richard Durr, Sr., Poway
No. 17 Derrick Jones, So., Bloomington (220) 4-1. Next: No.4 Alex Encarnacion, Sr., Pleasant Hill College Park

Eliminated:
Anthony Soto, Sr., Colony (106) 2-2
Casper Sherow, Sr., Carter (126) 1-2
Eli Mack, Sr. Alta Loma (145) 3-2
Thomas Pegues, Sr., Rialto (145) 1-2
Seth Whisner, Sr., Rim of the World (145) 3-2
Joseph Rodriguez, Sr., Alta Loma (152) 3-2
Ryan Soto, Sr., Granite Hills (152) 3-2
Bryan Garcia, Sr., Arroyo Valley (160) 2-2
Zack Douglass, Sr., Victor Valley (160) 0-2
Shaun Donley, Sr., Serrano (170) 0-2
Anthony Ballinger, Sr., Apple Valley (182) 0-2
Raymond Sanchez, Sr., Miller (182) 2-2
Anthony Flores, Sr., Alta Loma (195) 1-2
Zach Williams, Sr., Sultana (220) 1-2
Kenneth Clark, Jr, Carter (285) 0-2