COSTA MESA - Costa Mesa High won the first eight matches, then lost
the final six, before holding on Thursday for a 45-36 Pacific Coast
League wrestling victory over Northwood on the Mustangs' mats.
Matthew Grubisich, who won Costa Mesa's fifth straight to open the
contest, pinned his 130-pound Northwood opponent in 35 seconds, the
quickest victory of the night.
Carlos Ibarra and Jorge Alvarez won by forfeit for Mesa, while Gabriel
Felix (119), Silvio Estrada (125), Benedick David (145) and Grubisich
pinned their opponents. Adam Donovan (135) and Doug Amburgey (140) also
own easily. The Mustangs improved to 5-3, 2-0 in the PCL.
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE
Costa Mesa 45, Northwood 36
103 - Ibarra (CM) won by forfeit; 112 - Alvarez (CM) won by forfeit;
119 - Felix (CM) p. Foreman, 1:14; 125 - Estrada (CM) p. Olson, 5:39; 130
- Grubisich (CM) p. Kim, 0:35; 135 - Donovan (CM) def. Ayala, 17-0; 140 -
Amburgey (CM) def. Vietro, 12-3; 145 - David (CM) p. Amodeo, 1:27; 152 -
Kissenger (NW) p. Franco, 3:10; 160 - Brazee (NW) p. Tracy, 1:40; 171 -
Barbo (NW) p. Garcia, 2:31; 189 - Pinech (NW) won by forfeit; 215 - Alesy
(NW) p. Slaney, 0:13; Hwt - Hewell (NW) p. Aina, 1:35.