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11 local wrestlers leave Rabobank Arena with medals during the state wrestling championships

Posted: 11:38 PM, Feb 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-26 02:38:54-05

BAKERSFIELD, Ca. — On a historic weekend for wrestling in Bakersfield, Rabobank Arena hosted more than a thousand wrestlers for the CIF State Wrestling Championships, and for the first time ever, girls competed alongside the boys.

40-plus local wrestlers hit the mats with the action beginning on Thursday, and on Saturday 11 of those athletes representing Kern County walked away with medals.

Girls -

101
Jacqueline Hernandez, freshman, Frontier (3-3, 8th place)

106
Genesis Quirarte, junior, Ridgeview (3-3, 6th place)

150
Shareni Donis, senior, South (5-2, 4th place)

160
Ehirene Ohens, junior, Stockdale (3-3, 8th place)

Boys -

126
Cole Reyes, senior, Frontier (5-2, 7th place)

138
Ryan Morphis, senior, Frontier (8-1, 3rd place)

160
Max Aguirre, senior, Frontier (4-2, 4th place)

170
Jarad Priest, junior, BHS (4-2, 7th place)

182
Trent Tracy, senior, Frontier (5-1, 3rd place)

220
Justin Darter, sophomore, BHS (4-2, 4th place)

285
Josiah Hill, BHS, junior (4-2, 7th place)