Travel hazards disrupt wrestling team

Marcus Castro, Editor in Chief

Bakersfield College’s wrestling team has stepped up as it took third in the Mike Tamana Invitational held at Modesto College.

BC took third place with a team score of 118.5. San Antonio College took second place with a team score of 186.5, and Fresno City College placed first with a team score of 245.

BC had seven wrestlers place in the top five of their weight class.

Pedro Sarabia placed third in the 125-pound weight class. Torrey Casper placed third in the 133-pound weight class. Jacob Maas placed third as well in the 165-pound weight class. Zach Mitchell also took third place in the 184-pound weight class. The last third-place finisher for BC was Josh Davis in the heavyweight class.

Norman Abas placed fourth in the 125-pound weight class, and Jonathan Santoro-Tovar placed fifth in the 157-pound weight class.

The team was supposed to compete in the South Duals Tournament at Cerritos College, but it had to withdraw from the tournament due to travel hazards.

Next up for the team is Cuesta College on Oct. 23, and then the Meat Head Movers Tournament on Oct. 24 in San Luis Obispo.