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Sunday, Nov 17 2013 10:17 PM

CSUB wrestling 4th in Roadrunner Open

By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

FRESNO -- Jose Mendoza and Adam Fierro each finished second to highlight a solid showing Sunday in the Roadrunner Open at Selland Arena.

CSUB finished tied for fourth in the event.

Mendoza advanced to the finals of the 133-pound weight class where he lost to Ryan Mango, a wrestler from Stanford, who competed unattached, by a score of 7-6. Mango took Mendoza down with 18 seconds remaining to go up 7-5, Mendoza quickly escaped, but couldn't get a takedown in the final 10 seconds to win.

Fierro, who is redshirting in 2013-14, made it to the finals of his third open tournament of the year.

Fierro, improved to 12-0 on the year as he faced off against Jim Wilson of Stanford (unattached) for first place.

Wilson handed Fierro his first loss as the Stanford competitor defeated Fierro 5-3.

Other CSUB wrestlers that placed: Reuben Franklin (3rd, 197 pounds), Bryce Hammond (4th,174), Sammy Cervantes (4th, heavyweight), Coleman Hammond (5th, 149), Timmy Box (6th,141), and David Meza (6th, 165).

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