Nipomo High School girls’ wrestling team tied for first at Saturday’s 8th annual Santa Paula Lady Cardinal Duals at Santa Paula High School.
Both Nipomo and the Van Nuys-based Birmingham Patriots, from the CIF Los Angeles Section, finished the meet tied at 42 but after tiebreakers were applied, the Titans fell to second place.
Five of Nipomo’s wrestlers won their divisions led by heavyweight champion Alexis Garcia, who won the Queen of the Hill Tournament on Dec. 30.
Other first place finishers were Abril Sanchez in the 111-pound division, Kayla Duran in the 126-pound division who was named the lower weight MVP, Shelis Canton at 137 pounds and Jacky Milan at 170 pounds.
Mackenzie Wisneski (116 pounds) and Samantha Morin (150) each placed second in their divisions and Jordyn Cabales Rollins (101) and Vanessa de los Santos (106) each finished fourth in their divisions.