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Guillermo Ojeda (on top) won his 189-pound weight match.

Cardinal wrestlers: 2007 Tri-Valley League Champions!

February 02, 2007
Cardinals get first league title in 14 years!
The Santa Paula High wrestling team won its first league championship in 14 years by defeating Malibu this week 54-34. The undefeated Cardinals knew, going into the Malibu meet that they needed the win to pin down their Tri-Valley League title.Senior Guillermo Ojeda, wrestling at 189-pounds, won his match with a pin as did another senior, Jessie Villareal in the heavyweight division. Vincent Morales (112-lbs), Ben Bellrose (125-lbs), and Nianna Morris (152-lbs) also took their matches with pins.Chris Vandergeugten (130-lbs) and Marc Prado (140-lbs) both won by decision.
Guadalupe Ortiz (160-lbs) pinned his opponent in the JV round and Robert Ashby (171-lbs) won by decision to give the JV a 9-0 win over the Sharks.