SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--Bakersfield (5-6) won seven of 10 matches as the Roadrunners defeated San Francisco State (6-4) 24-12 Friday afternoon. The Gators are ranked 16th in the current Division II Top 20 Wrestling poll.
Spencer Hill (R-Jr., Clovis, Calif., Fresno City College) won the 157-pound boutl, 2-1 over Tavis Ino to get the dual underway. David Meza (R-So., Fullerton, Calif., Buena Park HS) earned a major decision (15-3) as her earned the victory at 165 over Vincente Aboytes.
Bryce Hammond (R-So., Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS) posted a technical fall against Calvin Nicholls at 174 pounds. Hammond needed only 4:07 to defeat Nicholls 21-5. San Franciso State 184-pounder Zach Jimenez broke the seal for the Gators as he defeated Sean Pollock (R-Jr., Oceanside, Calif., Rancho Buena Vista HS) 5-4.
Reuben Franklin (Jr., Murrieta, Calif., Vista Murrieta HS) defeated Andrew Reggi 9-4 at 197 before Sammy Cervantes (R-Sr., Chula Vista, Calif., Palomar College) earned a 4-1 decision at heavyweight against Hildelv Manzur. Marc Collier defeated Matt Correa 3-2 (R-Jr., Santa Maria, Calif., Cuesta College) at 125.
Isaiah Hurtado pinned Jose Mendoza (R-Sr., Selma, Calif., Selma HS) 43 seconds into the 133-pound match for the final San Francisco State victory of the day. Ian Nickell (R-So., Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS) defeated Dylan Phillpy 7-5 at 141 with Dalton Kelley (R-Sr., Alamosa, Colo., Alamosa HS) concluding the day with a 7-3 decision over Conrad Snell.
The Roadrunners return to the mat Saturday at San Francisco State when Bakersfield enters the California Collegiate open. The tournament runs all day Saturday.
Bakersfield 24, SF State 12
157-Hill (B) def Ino 2-1; 165-Meza (B) def. Aboytes 15-3; 174-Hammond (B) def. Nicholls by tech fall (21-5) at 4:07; 184-Jimenez (SFS) def. Pollock 5-4; 197-Franklin (B) def. Reggi 9-4; 285-Cervantes (B) def. Manzur 4-1; 125-Collier (SFS) def. Correa 3-2; 133-Hurtado (SFS) pinned Mendoza at :43; 141-Nickell (B) def. Phillipy 7-5; 149-Kelley (B) def. Snell 7-3.