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Local Roundup: Wrestler falls at state tourney

Nevada Union’s Matt Manuel posted a loss Saturday morning in the consolation bracket of the CIF state wrestling championships, getting eliminated after 4-2 in the tournament.

Manuel, a 130-pounder, lost 6-2 to Irvine’s Scott Chene. He was the only Miner to advance to the second day of the state tournament in Bakersfield after teammates Jake Cena and Jacob Purdy went 0-2 on the first day and got eliminated. If Manuel would’ve won the match, he would’ve gotten at least an eighth place medal.

Chene finished in fourth place overall.



This was the second time Manuel, a senior, has made state.

Girl’s Soccer




FLC goes 0-2-1 over weekend

The Forest Lake Christian girl’s soccer team, went 0-2-1 over the weekend, tying Manteca 1-1 on Friday and sustaining losses against Division I schools Buhach Colony (0-1) and Downey (0-2) on Saturday in the Pitman Tournament in Turlock.

The Falcons’ Jessica Raskin hit a 22-yard goal outside the box to put FLC on the board against Manteca.

Morgan Pomeroy, who just returned from FLC’s basketball team, had 12 saves in the game.

Both games against Buhach Colony and Downey went back-and-forth, FLC co-head coach Ken Raskin said.

“We had a number of opportunities but just couldn’t capitalize,” Raskin said.

The Falcons are 0-6-2 and play 3 p.m. today at Golden Sierra.

Track and Field

NU places at Park Masse Relays

The Miners’ boys triple jumpers and the girls’ long jumpers placed for NU at the Park Masse Relays this weekend.

Chase Dixon, Anthony Levits and Sam Whittingsell helped NU place fourth in the triple jump while Asia Dixon, Calynn Stanford and Anina Lawrence helped the Miners place second in the long jump.

Austin Hollicer, Josh Sillwaugh and Conner Scott took second place in the junior varsity shot put and third place in the discus.

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