Four College Grapplers from California Claim Individual Titles at Road Runner Open

BAKERSFIELD, CA. – Menlo College wrestlers Terrill Sidner (149) and Anthony Orozco (184), along with Stanford’s Dom Mandarino (157) and Shane Griffith (165) were triumphant in claiming individual championships at the Cal State University Bakersfield Roadrunner Open held Sunday, Nov. 18, in the Icardo Center.

Sidner improved to (4-0) on the season as he defeated Peyton Omania (Michigan State) 6-2 in the finals. After giving up the initial takedown in the first period, Sidner was able to shutdown Omania’s offense as he scored a takedown in the second and third periods of their match.

NAIA All-American Anthony Orozco, a junior from Murrieta, California, fashioned a 4-0 record with a tech-fall and a pair of regular decision wins. Orozco decision Dom Ducharme (Cal State Bakersfield) 8-5 in the title match and ran his record to 9-0 on the season.

Sophomore Dom Mandarino, Paramus, N.J., had the biggest win of his career as he was able to defeat NCAA All-American No. 8 Paul Fox 8-5 in the championship final at 157. Mandarino used his excellent skills to earn three takedowns against Fox in the third period. Mandarino finished with a (4-0) record after recording two major decision victories and a pair of regular decisions.

True freshman Shane Griffith, Westwood, N.J., earned his second open tournament of the season as he defeated two-time NCAA qualifier No. 12 Andrew Fogarty (North Dakota State) 8-1 in the championship final. Griffith finished 4-0 in the day and has improved to 10-0 on the season.

Wrestlers in bold are from California Colleges.

Open – 125

1st Place – Brent Fleetwood of North Dakota State University

2nd Place – Alejandro Hernandez-Figueroa of CA State University Bakersfield

3rd Place – Will Edelblute of Utah Valley University Unattached

4th Place – Brandon Vu of San Francisco State University

5th Place – Jeremy Trinh of Fresno State

6th Place – Nathan Cervantez of San Francisco State University

Open – 133

1st Place – Cam Sykora of North Dakota State University

2nd Place – Sean Nickell of CA State University Bakersfield

3rd Place – Jordan Gurrola of San Francisco State University

4th Place – Nicolas Colunga of North Dakota State University

5th Place – Isaiah Delgado of Utah Valley University Unattached

6th Place – Kainalu Estrella of Utah Valley University Unattached

Open – 141

1st Place – Gavin Sutton of North Dakota State University

2nd Place – Joseph Dominguez of Menlo College

4th Place – Zander Silva of California Baptist University

4th Place – Lawrence Saenz of Fresno State Unattached

5th Place – Carlos Herrera of CA State University Bakersfield

6th Place – Durbin Lloren of Unattached

Open – 149

1st Place – Terrill Sidner of Menlo College

2nd Place – Peyton Omania of Michigan State Unattached

3rd Place – Jaden Abas of Baby Tree

4th Place – Jaden VanMaanen of North Dakota State University

5th Place – Cameron Haddock of Utah Valley University Unattached

6th Place – Dre-son Scruggs of Utah Valley University

Open – 157

1st Place – Dom Mandarino of Stanford

2nd Place – Paul Fox of Stanford

3rd Place – Joshua Cortez of Cal Poly Unattached

4th Place – Tyler Eischens of Stanford Unattched

5th Place – Gabriel De haro of CA Baptist Unattached

6th Place – Jared Hill of Stanford

Open – 165

1st Place – Shane Griffith of Stanford Unattched

2nd Place – Andrew Fogarty of North Dakota State University

3rd Place – Jacob Thalin of CA State University Bakersfield

4th Place – Brandon Dallavia of Stanford

5th Place – Bryce Buckley of California Baptist University

6th Place – Trever Devestern of Titan Mercury Wrestling Club

Open – 174

1st Place – Mohommmad Talabi of Unattached

2nd Place – Rico Stormer of Stanford

3rd Place – Evan Bockman of Independent

4th Place – Foster Karmon of Stanford

5th Place – Reed South of CA State University Bakersfield

6th Place – Lorenzo De La Riva of North Dakota State University

Open – 184

1st Place – Anthony Orozco of Menlo College

2nd Place – Dom Ducharme of CA State University Bakersfield

3rd Place – Tyler McNutt of North Dakota State University

4th Place – Colbey Harlan of Stanford Unattched

5th Place – Austin Flores of Stanford

6th Place – Angel Solis of Fresno State Unattached

Open – 197

1st Place – Cordell Eaton of North Dakota State University

2nd Place – Richie Brandt of Fresno State

3rd Place – Danny Salas of Fresno State

4th Place – Bruce Valdez of Menlo College

5th Place – Isaiah Perez of Fresno State Unattached

6th Place – Josh Loomer of CA State University Bakersfield

Open – 285

1st Place – Brandon Metz of North Dakota State University

2nd Place – Trevor Rasmussen of Stanford

3rd Place – Zachary Schrader of California Baptist University

4th Place – Haydn Maley of Stanford

5th Place – Daniel Stibral of North Dakota State University

6th Place – David Showunmi of Stanford