CSU Bakersfield defeats San Francisco State

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.-- CSU Bakersfield won 7-of-10 matches on their way to a 32-9 victory over San Francisco State Sunday afternoon.

Tyler Iwamura (R-Sr., San Diego, Calif., Santa Fe Christian HS) got the dual off on the right foot for the Roadrunners as he posted a 12-0 victory over Bakersfield native Marc Collier. Ian Nickell (R-Fr., Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS) followed up with a second straight major decision for CSUB as he defeated Isaiah Hurtado 10-2.

Navaeed Bagheri, who is ranked No. 5 in Division II at 141 pounds, defeated Jose Mendoza (R-Jr., Selma, Calif., Selma HS) 5-1 to break the seal for the Gators. Dalton Kelley (R-Jr., Alamosa, Colo., Alamosa HS) rallied from an early 4-1 deficit to defeat Conrad Snell 11-6 at 149 pounds.

Adam Fierro (So., Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS) defeated Daniel Flores by technical fall (20-4) in the 157-pound bout. Isaiah Jimenez, San Francisco State's other nationally ranked wrestler (No. 6) defeated David Meza 6-5 in the 165-pound match.

Bryce Hammond (R-Fr., Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS) tied Timmy Box (R-Fr., Bakersfield, Calif. Bakersfield HS) for the team lead in pins when Hammond stuck AJ Simon 2:06 into the 174-pound matchup. Reuben Franklin (So., Murrieta, Calif., Vista Murrieta HS) tallied a 16-2 decision against Calvin Nichols for the victory at 184.

Thomas Martin recorded the final Gators' victory of the day when he defeated Frankie Hurtado (So., Bakersfield, Calif., Liberty HS) 3-2 in the 197-pound match. Sammy Cervantes (R-Jr., Chula Vista, Calif., Palomar College) closed the day when he pinned Zac VomSteeg at the 3:19 mark of the heavyweight bout.

The Roadrunners travel to the Reno Tournament of Champions next Sunday.

125 Tyler Iwamura (CSUB) def. Marc Collier, 12-0
133 Ian Nickell (CSUB) def. Isaiah Hurtado, 10-2
141 Navaeed Bagheri (SFST) def. Jose Mendoza, 5-1
149 Dalton Kelley (CSUB) def. Conrad Snell, 11-6
157 Adam Fierro (CSUB) def. Daniel Flores by TF (20-4) at 5:23
165 Isaiah Jimenez (SFST) def. David Meza, 6-5
174 Bryce Hammond (CSUB) pins AJ Simon at 2:06
184 Reuben Franklin (CSUB) def. Calvin Nicholls, 16-2
197 Thomas Martin (SFST) def. Frankie Hurtado, 3-2
285 Sammy Cervantes (CSUB) pins Zach VomSteeg,@3:19


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