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Sauer, McDaniel pace NU wrestlers

Wade Sauer and Robert McDaniel each notched weight class wins as the Nevada Union wrestling team took second at the Sonoma Valley of the Moon Classic Tournament Saturday.

Tourney host Sonoma won with a score of 323 points.

NU was close behind with 3171Ú2.



Sauer, the state’s No.1 ranked heavyweight according to Miner head coach Shane Valdez, pinned all seven of his opponents en route to his individual title in the gold bracket.

McDaniel also went 7-0, including a pin of the Sac-Joaquin Section’s second- ranked, 112-pounder Alex Sandoval of Hiram Johnson (Sacramento), to grab the individual crown.




Luke Manuel (119 pounds) and Drew Maraglia (135) each went 6-1 to take second.

In other gold bracket action, Jon Bird (152) went 8-1 to finish third; Andrew Jackson (189) finished at 6-3 for fifth and Andrew Owen (125) went 5-4 for sixth.

Zach Callas (160) tallied a 6-1 record but did not place. Melvon Bird (145) and Ian Regnier (152) each went 4-4.

Andrew Moon (189) tallied a 4-2 overall record.

In the silver bracket, Nolan Walters took first in the 140-pound weight class with a record of 6-2.

Brian Wheatley (171) went 4-4 to take first in the bronze bracket. Mike Halby (130) took second at 4-4.

Jacquier’s title leads Bear River grapplers

Bear River’s Josh Jacquier recorded a pair of pins to take the 140-pound weight class title at the El Camino Wrest-ling Tournament in Sacramento Saturday.

The Bruins took eighth.

Brad Sweet (103 pounds) went 3-1 to take second and Clay Reason (215) finished at 3-2 to take fifth.

In the consolation bracklet, Glen Wheeler tallied a 3-1 record, to take the title in the 119-pound weight class.

Blake Caravelli (135) and Tyler Friesen (160), who each went 3-1, also won individual titles.


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