Flashback to 1996 – CIF State Champions

1996 CIF State Champions

1996 CIF State Champions

Front Row (L to R): 103 – Bryan Sanchez (Calexico, S), 160 – Matt Demers (Grace Davis, SJ), 189 – Mark Munoz (Vallejo, SJ0, 119 – Stephen Abas (James Logan, NC), 145 – Steve Strange (Hughson, SJ), 215 – Jose Aguilar (Don Lugo, S).
Middle Row (L to R):  135- Joe Calavitta (Calvary Chapel, S), 152 – Ty Wilcox (Calvary Chapel, S), 140 – Adam Tirapelle (Buchanan, C), 112 – Dominic Garcia (Norte Vista, S), 125 – Carlos Blanco (Canyon Springs, S).
Back Row (L to R): 171 – Oscar Gonzalez (Independence, CC), 285 – Billy Blunt (Grace Davis, SJ), 130 – Luis Blanco (Canyon Springs, S).
1996 CIF State Champion highlights
Stephen Abas – 4x CIF State Medalist (4th, 1st, 1st, 1st) *NHSCA Sr. National Champion/3x NCAA Champion/4x All-American/Olympic Silver Medalist
Joe Calavita – 4x CIF State Medalist (4th, 3rd, 1st, 1st) *NHSCA Sr. National Champion
Adam Tirapelle – 3x CIF State Medalist (2nd, 1st, 1st) *NHSCA Sr. National Champion/NCAA National Champion/3x All-American
Carlos Blanco – 3x CIF State Medalist (5th, 1st, 1st) *NHSCA Sr. National Champion
Steve Strange – 2x CIF State Champion *NHSCA Sr. All-American
Mark Munoz – 2x CIF State Champion *NHSCA Sr. National Champion/NCAA National Champion/2x All-American
Billy Blunt – CIF State Champion *NHSCA All-American/NCAA All-American
Oscar Gonzalez  – CIF State Champion/2x Medalist (3rd, 1st) *NHSCA Sr. All-American
Ty Wilcox – 2x CIF State Champion *NHSCA Sr. National Champion

CIF State Final Results & Brackets