Close call for Hillmen wrestling squad in win

Placer wins by one point in PVL match at home
By: Journal sports staff
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The Placer High School wrestling team earned another Pioneer Valley League victory — barely. 
Gama Gomez (132 pounds), Brendan Packheiser (160) and Ryan Talley won by fall and the Hillmen defeated Foothill in Auburn, 30-29. 
At 170 pounds, Myles Lenover won by decision. Will Thornton of Placer won by forfeit at 182 pounds. Zach Steagall (285) won by decision.
At 106 pounds, Anthony Wong lost by major decision. Paul Lonicki (113) lost by fall. The 120-pound division was a double forfeit. Josh Mason (128) lost by decision. 
Michael Valdez (138) and Hayden Mills (145)  both lost by major decision. At 152, Jack Morris lost by decision.  
In the 220s, Brandan Pierson lost by decision. 
Placer hosts Bear River Thursday at 6 p.m. in a PVL dual.