The Dos Pueblos guys showed their wrestling depth at the top at the Channel League Finals at Cabrillo High School Saturday.
After going out in the semifinals of the CIF Southern Section Division 4 Duals the previous weekend, Dos Pueblos had seven weight class winners at the Channel League meet, easily the most of any team.
Lompoc had three weight class champs. San Marcos, which went out in the first round of the Division 4 Duals, had one. So did Santa Ynez, Cabrillo and Santa Barbara.
Lower weights Dos Pueblos weight class champs were Charley Ramirez at 108 pounds, Telmo Ortiz Mendoza (115), Sam Yamasaki (128) and Anthony Martinez (134).
The Chargers who won upper weights titles were Diego Cruz at 154 pounds, Aden Jones (197) and Jackson Stetler (222).
Lompoc's Devin Brown won at 147 pounds. Teammates Declan Sparrow and Jacob Nunez struck gold at 182 and 287, respectively.
Cabrillo's Patrick Durham earned the 172-pound title.
Richie Sandoval of Santa Ynez won the 122-pound championship. Oscar Munoz of Santa Barbara earned the title at 140, and Matt Pencek of San Marcos won at 162.
Here is a list of North County wrestlers who did not win weight class championships but did place.
108 pounds: Kameron Wallace, Cabrillo, second place; Armando Contreras, Santa Ynez, fourth; and Ruben Manzanares, Lompoc, fifth.
122: Ryley Daltorio, Cabrillo, third place.
128: Blake Rehder, Lompoc, third place; Abel Lorca, Cabrillo, fifth; Ben Nielsen, Santa Ynez, sixth.
134: Chris Scaduto, Santa Ynez, second place; Tony Boneck, Cabrillo, third; Gracen Hayes, Lompoc, fourth.
140: Isiah Reyes, Cabrillo, fourth place; Frank Villalobos, Lompoc, fifth; Freddy Lemmex, Santa Ynez, sixth.
147: Tony Robison, Cabrillo, third place.
154: Aaron Nunez, Lompoc, third place; Kaeshon Gilbert, Cabrillo, fourth; Marcos Salguero, Santa Ynez, sixth.
162: Raymond Guerra, Cabrillo, second place; Mason Hammill, Santa Ynez, third.
172: Jacob Moran, Santa Ynez, second place.
182: Jairo Salazar, third place.
197: Jameson Brodeur, Cabrillo, second place; Andrew Bunke, Santa Ynez, fourth; Michael Lewis, Lompoc, fifth.
222: Sergio Rocha, Lompoc, second place; Joey Giordano, Cabrillo, third.
287: Jose Rodriguez, Santa Ynez, third place; Carlos Garcia, Cabrillo, fourth.
CIF Southern Section Playoffs
The North County post-season field for the girls water polo and girls and boys soccer playoffs is slim.
Lompoc earned the No. 2 seed in Channel League girls soccer, but the Braves did not play at home in the first round of the CIF-SS playoffs Wednesday. Instead, Lompoc played at Ocean League co-champion Beverly Hills in a Division 4 match.
The Santa Ynez boys soccer team played at Carpinteria Tuesday in a Division 6 wild card game.
Santa Ynez played at Santa Paula Tuesday in a first-round Division 6 girls water polo match-up.
Dunn earned playoff berths in girls and boys soccer and boys basketball. The Dunn girls soccer team hosted St. Bonaventure in a Division 7 game Wednesday. The Dunn boys soccer team was slated to host St. Genevieve in a Division 5 game Thursday afternoon.
The Dunn boys basketball team is slated to host a wild card winner Friday night in a Division 5A first-round game.