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Placer, Colfax prep for Duals

Wrestling
By: Journal Sports Staff
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In a tune-up for Saturday’s Placer Duals showcase tournament, the Hillmen made quick work of Colfax Thursday night in Pioneer Valley League wrestling action. Placer won six matches by forfeit in a 70-8 rout. Justin Mason (105), Zach Uvalle (114), Dalton Richardson (127), Mitchell Maddox (132), Carl Pavich (137) and Jake Styler (HW) won by forfeit. Alex Hostetler (121), Joe Thornton (142), Steven Cox (162), Mike Robinson (173) and Jake Lewis (191) all pinned their Falcon opponents. Aaron Maddox earned a major decision for Placer at 147 pounds. Colfax earned two wins by major decision. Vinny Corralejo won at 154 pounds and Kenny Mathe won at 217. Saturday’s Placer Duals will feature many state-ranked grapplers and dozens more of the Sac-Joaquin Section’s top athletes. Wrestling begins at 9 a.m. with the finals expected to begin around 6 p.m.