Regional Digest: Christian Brothers wrestler repeats as champ

Published: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 6C

Mallory Velte of Christian Brothers High School won her second consecutive CIF Girls Wrestling State Invitational Championship on Saturday night in Lemoore.

Velte, a senior from Cameron Park, defeated Marki Simmons of Steele Canyon-Spring Valley 10-2 for the 132-pound championship.

Earlier, Velte won by fall over Alejandra Voight of Beaumont and by decision over Solin Piearcy of Cupertino 5-4 and Elaine Price of Loara-Anaheim 11-0.

Velte was one of four wrestlers to claim a second state title in the third annual event.

Lindhurst's Teasia Lizama lost 9-3 to Albany's Chanel Chawalt in the 126-pound final.

Six other area wrestlers finished among the top eight in their respective weight classes: Woodcreek's Lauren Mason, fourth, 103; Whitney's Madison Fitzgerald, fourth, 122; Rocklin's Olivia Seppinni, sixth, 126; Rosemont's Monica Durazo, sixth, 130; Woodcreek's Marissa Thomas, seventh, 108; and River City's Serena Castro, eighth, 154.

– Bill Paterson

Sac State beats error-prone Riverside

• Host Sacramento State took advantage of six UC Riverside errors, scoring five unearned runs in a 7-4 victory, according to the Sac State athletics website.

Hornets freshman Sutter McLoughlin (Rio Americano High School) earned his first college win. He allowed one run in 2 2/3 innings of relief.

David Del Grande had two RBIs for the Hornets (3-4).

• Host UC Davis lost its third consecutive game to Utah, falling 7-6, UCD reported. Paul Politi and Nick Lynch homered for the Aggies (4-4).

Hornets' tennis team breaks through

The Sac State men's tennis team beat host Fresno State for the first time, 4-3, Sac State reported.

The Hornets' No. 1 singles player, Marek Marksoo, beat Reid deLaubenfels 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the decisive match.

Sac State (3-5) was 0-8 all-time against Fresno State.

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