BAKERSFIELD, Calif.--CSU Bakersfield won 7-of-10 matches on their way to a 32-9 victory over San Francisco State Sunday afternoon.
Tyler Iwamura (R-Sr., San Diego, Calif., Santa Fe Christian HS) got the dual off on the right foot for the Roadrunners as he posted a 12-0 victory over Bakersfield native Marc Collier. Ian Nickell (R-Fr., Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS) followed up with a second straight major decision for CSUB as he defeated Isaiah Hurtado 10-2.
Navaeed Bagheri, who is ranked No. 5 in Division II at 141 pounds, defeated Jose Mendoza (R-Jr., Selma, Calif., Selma HS) 5-1 to break the seal for the Gators. Dalton Kelley (R-Jr., Alamosa, Colo., Alamosa HS) rallied from an early 4-1 deficit to defeat Conrad Snell 11-6 at 149 pounds.
Adam Fierro (So., Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS) defeated Daniel Flores by technical fall (20-4) in the 157-pound bout. Isaiah Jimenez, San Francisco State's other nationally ranked wrestler (No. 6) defeated David Meza 6-5 in the 165-pound match.
Bryce Hammond (R-Fr., Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS) tied Timmy Box (R-Fr., Bakersfield, Calif. Bakersfield HS) for the team lead in pins when Hammond stuck AJ Simon 2:06 into the 174-pound matchup. Reuben Franklin (So., Murrieta, Calif., Vista Murrieta HS) tallied a 16-2 decision against Calvin Nichols for the victory at 184.
Thomas Martin recorded the final Gators' victory of the day when he defeated Frankie Hurtado (So., Bakersfield, Calif., Liberty HS) 3-2 in the 197-pound match. Sammy Cervantes (R-Jr., Chula Vista, Calif., Palomar College) closed the day when he pinned Zac VomSteeg at the 3:19 mark of the heavyweight bout.
The Roadrunners travel to the Reno Tournament of Champions next Sunday.