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Folsom Middle School claims wrestling title

By: Staff Report
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Folsom Middle School won its second straight Foothill Athletic League wrestling championship Saturday at Pleasant Grove Middle School in Rescue.

The Jaguars scored 135 points at the tournament, finishing only three points in front of cross-town rival Sutter Middle School. Folsom Middle’s Savannah Vierra (83 pounds), Nnamdi Nwakobi (185) and Severin Anderson (235) won their respective weight classes, while 12 others placed second, including Austin McMillan, Dylan Duncan, Blake Griffin, Erik Johnson, Tony Baldini, Andrew Vaquero, Ryan Middlekauff, Matt Karp, Brent Schaeffer, Adam King, Michael Nelsen and Andrew Cokely. 

Victor Vo, Noah Johnson, Greyson Layton, Parker Mastro, Jonathan Reyes and Nick McCormick placed third in their weight class, while Lucas Olives, Justin Moura, Keivan Ryan, Devin Duncan, Noah Smith and Zach Barkley finished fourth.

The Jaguars had wrestlers place in 20 of the 21 weight classes.