Benicia Women’s Wrestling Team Wins Bear Bash

TCW Bear LogoATHERTON, CA. – The Panthers of Benicia High who finished 10th at the Sac-Joaquin master’s tournament a year ago won the Bear Bash tournament on Saturday with a total of 179.5 points and four individual champions.

Half Moon Bay was the runner-up with 146, followed by Newark Memorial 140, host Menlo-Atherton was fourth with 121, and Dougherty Valley with 111-points to round up the top five teams in the tournament. The 18-team tournament consisted of teams from Central Coast, North Coast, Oakland, and Sac-Joaquin Sections.

Individual champions for Benicia included – Mia Cruz (106), Jewelina Ko (111), Mia Bonotan (116), and Amanda Ajari (235). Aliana Smith (143) and Gabriella Tutle (150) were second in their respective weight classes while Madison Gerrard (131) and Chloe Chung (137) placed third. In total, the Panthers put 12 grapplers in the podium.

Ko completed the tournament with a 5-0 record as she pinned all five opponents she faced. Her fastest fall came in 0:08 seconds as she pinned Annie Ye of Lowell, the third-place finisher with ease. 2018 state qualifier Bonotan had an easy time with all five of her opponents as she pinned four of the five and got the 15-0 technical fall victory over runner-up Athena Barajas of (Washington (Fremont)).

Bear Bash Champions – Bencia HS

 

Final Results

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1st Place – Mikayla Guevarra of Amador Valley

2nd Place – Joanna Li of Lowell

3rd Place – Yessenia Covarrubias of Half Moon Bay

4th Place – Imelda Martinez of San Leandro

106

1st Place – Mia Cruz of Benicia

2nd Place – Vanessa Lopez of Dougherty Valley

3rd Place – Marissa Sustiuido of San Leandro

4th Place – Devyani Gonzalez of Everett Alvarez

5th Place – Lindsey Chu of Silver Creek

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1st Place – Tula Roderick of Lowell

2nd Place – Nayana Mustoor of Dougherty Valley

3rd Place – Kira Fakuda of Lowell

4th Place – Emei Wade of Benicia

5th Place – Eliza Phan of Mt Eden

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1st Place – Jewelina Ko of Benicia

2nd Place – Valeria Ahumada of Oakland Tech Senior H S

3rd Place – Annie Ye of Lowell

4th Place – Angelieve Penales of San Leandro

5th Place – Destiny Carranza of San Leandro

6th Place – Janessa Abisia of Benicia

7th Place – Jasmine Le of San Leandro

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1st Place – Mia Bonotan of Benicia

2nd Place – Athena Barajas of Washington (Fremont)

3rd Place – Ruhi Barman of Dougherty Valley

4th Place – Ahtalya Ramirez of Benicia

5th Place – Vanessa Flores Santana of Salinas

6th Place – Silvana Curtic of San Leandro

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1st Place – Kaelyn Siason of Everett Alvarez

2nd Place – Llisel Badajos of Half Moon Bay

3rd Place – Mimi Hoang of Mt Eden

4th Place – Isabelle OCampo of Dougherty Valley

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1st Place – Victoria Jimenez of Everett Alvarez

2nd Place – Nina Caron of Newark Memorial

3rd Place – Zoe Zehnder of Menlo-Atherton

4th Place – Emmalina Villanueva of Newark Memorial

5th Place – Winnie Kong of Lowell

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1st Place – Evelyn Calhoon of Menlo-Atherton

2nd Place – Paola Ramirez of Menlo-Atherton

3rd Place – Nichole Sanchez of San Leandro

4th Place – Analicia Parish of Newark Memorial

5th Place – Witney Lam of Dougherty Valley

6th Place – Trinity Nguyen of San Leandro

7th Place – Carina Sanchez of Half Moon Bay

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1st Place – Lauren Fuller of Menlo-Atherton

2nd Place – Minthra Bath of Dougherty Valley

3rd Place – Camila Tarazi of Menlo-Atherton

4th Place – Nayeli Garcia of San Leandro

5th Place – Hannaiz Elias of Lowell

6th Place – Callie Meyer of Menlo-Atherton

7th Place – Sahiti Guduru of Dougherty Valley

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1st Place – Mikaela Troche of Newark Memorial

2nd Place – Michiko Yoshimitsu of Mt Eden

3rd Place – Taylor Micallef of Half Moon Bay

4th Place – Jocelyn Martin of Dougherty Valley

5th Place – Julissa Preciado of Salinas

6th Place – Mari Callahan of Menlo-Atherton

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1st Place – Yulissa Ramirez of Half Moon Bay

2nd Place – Emily Gallagher of Amador Valley

3rd Place – Madison Gerrard of Benicia

4th Place – Sandra Sanchez of Half Moon Bay

5th Place – Lynnea Olson of El Molino

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1st Place – Anna Smith of Menlo-Atherton

2nd Place – Ezra Vavao of Newark Memorial

3rd Place – Chloe Chung of Benicia

4th Place – Elisabeth Wallace of Half Moon Bay

5th Place – Joylyn Paipa of San Leandro

6th Place – Angelica Perez Bonilla of Salinas

137B

1st Place – Hannah Henriquez of Mt Eden

2nd Place – Perla Contreras of Everett Alvarez

3rd Place – Nancy Saavedra of Half Moon Bay

4th Place – Sarah Molaib of Benicia

5th Place – Estefani Mendez of Half Moon Bay

6th Place – Melody Pelayo of Hayward

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1st Place – Lauren McDonnell of Menlo-Atherton

2nd Place – Aliana Smith of Benicia

3rd Place – Daniela Romo of Lowell

4th Place – Christina Urenna of Dougherty Valley

5th Place – Esmerelda Mendez of Half Moon Bay

6th Place – Emmily Patneaud of Newark Memorial

7th Place – Gwendolyn Tomkins of Menlo-Atherton

8th Place – Aaliyah Perez of Salinas

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1st Place – Abigale Dunsmorer of Acalanes

2nd Place – Shreya Balasubramanian of Dougherty Valley

3rd Place – Samantha Asprec of Dougherty Valley

4th Place – Elizabeth Leon of Menlo-Atherton

5th Place – Emilee Ballard of Newark Memorial

6th Place – Jaritza Aguirre of Everett Alvarez

7th Place – Sky Bridges of Menlo-Atherton

8th Place – Stephanie Mayo-Burgos of Salinas

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1st Place – Daniel Corona of Half Moon Bay

2nd Place – Gabriella Tutle of Benicia

3rd Place – Sarah Araujo of San Leandro

4th Place – Dipika Chopra of Dougherty Valley

5th Place – Tupou Lavaka of San Leandro

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1st Place – Sierra Van Rossem of Newark Memorial

2nd Place – Hannah Ricioli of El Molino

3rd Place – Erika Perez of Salinas

4th Place – Ardenne Chevrolet of El Molino

5th Place – Elisa Mendez of Half Moon Bay

6th Place – Mackenzie Cin of San Leandro

7th Place – Adrianne Gutierrez of Mt Eden

8th Place – Angelic Shields of San Lorenzo

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1st Place – Ariana Pereira of Newark Memorial

2nd Place – Abigail Ericson of Menlo-Atherton

3rd Place – Luxura Gast of Silver Creek

4th Place – Lilian Silva of San Leandro

5th Place – Sabhyata Chadha of Dougherty Valley

6th Place – Jalia Kennard of San Lorenzo

7th Place – Isabel Gershfield of Menlo-Atherton

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1st Place – Melanie Martinez of Everett Alvarez

2nd Place – Megan Sage of Newark Memorial

3rd Place – Philomena Imoka of Lowell

4th Place – Isabella Anthony of Newark Memorial

5th Place – Kareli Castaneda of San Lorenzo

6th Place – Chloe Williams of San Lorenzo

7th Place – Juliann Kalama of San Leandro

8th Place – Alexis Aguilar of Hayward

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1st Place – Amanda Ajari of Benicia

2nd Place – Lydia Martinez of Salinas

3rd Place – Kanani Marisilino of San Leandro

4th Place – Nataly Gijon of Half Moon Bay

5th Place – Srinitya Doppalapudi of Dougherty Valley

6th Place – Jessica Nuhanavich of San Leandro