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The Week: Govea helped the Falcons open up Central California Conference play with a 45-35 win over Merced. Govea had 16 points and 13 rebounds in the win.
Division: 184 pounds
The Week: Hamel was named the Outstanding Upper Weight Wrestler after going 4-0 on his way to winning an individual title at the Joseph A. Gregori Tournament.
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