Turlock sophomore, 103 pounds
Won three postseason tournaments in a row — the Central California Conference, Sac-Joaquin Section Division I South and section Masters — before placing eighth in the state.
Central Catholic sophomore, 112
Won Western Athletic Conference and section Division V tournaments. Was one win in the section Masters tournament from going to state for the second time.
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Turlock sophomore, 119
After placing a surprising seventh in the state as a freshman, came back to take fourth in the state this year. Garcia was one of three local state semifinalists.
Oakdale sophomore, 125
Was section Masters champion in a bracket that included three eventual state medalists. Took fifth in state, avenging an earlier loss to Clovis' Clinton McAlester.
Beyer senior, 130
Modesto Metro Conference and section Division I South champion was third at section Masters tournament after an early loss and went 1-2 at the state meet.
Central Catholic junior, 135
WAC and section Division V champion was seventh in the section Masters meet, becoming the area's only wrestler in the 135-pound class to go to state.
Sonora junior, 140
Valley Oak League champ advanced to the section Masters quarterfinals before losing to defending state champ Vlad Dombrovskiy. Was one win from state berth.
Oakdale sophomore, 145
Won tournament titles in the Valley Oak League and section division IV before placing fourth at the section Masters. Went 1-2 at the state meet.
Central Catholic senior, 152
A two-time state placer, Belton was fourth in the state as a junior and sixth this year. He, Garcia and Urquizo were the area's three state semifinalists.
Oakdale sophomoore, 160
Won the Valley Oak League and section Division IV tournament titles. Reached section Masters semifinals, where he took fourth. Was 1-2 at the state meet.
Ripon senior, 171
Won section Diivision V tournament title. Lost first match at section Masters, then won next five to place sixth and go to state. One win from a state medal.
Turlock senior, 189
Central California Conference and section Division I South champ. He advanced to the section Masters finals, losing to state No. 1 Ryan Loder of Granite Bay.
Oakdale junior, 215
Burly junior won titles at VOL, section Division IV and section Masters meets. Lost his first two matches at state but that was courtesy of his difficult draw.
Central Catholic junior, 285
Won titles in the WAC, section Division V and section Masters meets. Won his first two state matches and eventually placed seventh in the state.
* Repeat all-District selection
COACH THE YEAR
TONY IPPOLITO, Downey
Ippolito stepped down after 24 years at the helm of the Downey wrestling program. His wrestlers were always known for their strong fundamentals and his teams were always competitive in both the Modesto Metro and Central California Conferences. While many schools struggle to field full teams, Ippolito had so many kids go out for wrestling — more than 80 many years — that he had to conduct practices in shifts.