Tracy High junior Eli Blackwell was the champion of the 123-pound weight class on Saturday at the Lou Bronzan Tournament at Liberty High in Brentwood. Blackwell went 5-0 for the tournament on Friday and Saturday. In the preliminary rounds he won two matches by first period pin, another on a 9-1 major decision and a 4-3 decision in the semifinals. He then beat Cade Ignatov of Liberty High on a first-period pin (1:26)

Also medaling was Tracy High freshman Anthony Nunes (106). He went 6-2 for the tournament. He won his first-round match on a decision, lost on a first-period pin, and then won four matches in a row, including two on first-period pins another on a decision and another on a major decision before he took a loss on an 8-6 decision in the consolation semifinals. He came back with a first period pin on Merrick Ladley of Ponderosa High in the fifth-place match.

West and Kimball high schools were also represented at the tournament, with West sophomore Forest Brandon (120) and Kimball junior Mason Salazar (145) finishing just shy of the medal rounds.

Lou Bronzan Tournament

Friday and Saturday, Liberty High, Brentwood

Championship

132 - Eli Blackwell, Tracy, def. Cade Ignatov, Liberty, fall 1:26

Fifth place

106 - Anthony Nunes, Tracy, def. Merrick Ladley, Ponderosa, fall 1:47

Semifinals

132 - Eli Blackwell, Tracy, def. Elijah Sanchez, Heritage, dec. 4-3

Consolation semifinals

106 - Liam Nelson, Orland, def. Anthony Nunes, Tracy, dec. 8-6

Consolation fifth round

106 - Anthony Nunes, Tracy, def. Roland Baca, James Logan, maj. dec. 10-2

120 - Chaz Harrison, Del Norte, def. Forest Brandon, West, fall 1:21

145 - Stefan Foley, St. Patrick’s, def. Mason Salazar, Kimball, forfeit

Consolation fourth round

106 - Anthony Nunes, Tracy, def. Talon Niimi, Granite Bay, dec. 3-0

120 - Forest Brandon, West, def. Matthew Deinitchenko, Dougherty Valley, dec. 2-0

152 - Frankie Thu, James Logan, def. Conner Lanthier, Tracy, maj. dec. 10-0

Quarterfinals

132 - Eli Blackwell, Tracy, def. Evan Vang, Lincoln, Stockton, maj. dec. 9-1

145 - Jackson King, Lincoln, def. Mason Salazar, Kimball, maj. dec. 11-0

152 - Tucker Lanoue, Vintage, def. Conner Lanthier, Tracy, fall 2:55

Consolation third round

106 - Anthony Nunes, Tracy, def. Matthew Carter-Gonzalez, Rio Linda, fall 2:00

120 - Chaz Harrison, Del Norte, def. Alex Gougousis, Tracy, maj. dec. 20-12

120 - Forest Brandon, West, def. Brandon Reiss, Granite Bay, dec. 8-3

145 - Adam Lima, Liberty Ranch, def. Octavio Torres, Tracy, dec. 1-0

195 - Angelos Resendez, San Leandro, def. Echi Nwadike, Kimball, dec. 9-3

Third round

132 - Eli Blackwell, Tracy, def. Brandon Moriguchi, Newark Memorial, fall 1:35

145 - Mason Salazar, Kimball, def. Adam Lima, Liberty Ranch, dec. 8-6

Consolation second round

106 - Anthony Nunes, Tracy, def. Peyton Macdonald, Ukiah, fall 1:01

106 - William Farren, Galt, def. John DeStefano, West, dec. 7-3)

120 - Alex Gougousis, Tracy, def. Tyler Brown, Ponderosa, fall 3:35

126 - Jackson Morgan, Castro Valley, def. Kalani Morreira, West, fall 1:42

132 - Dominic Butts, Petaluma High Shcool, def. Jonathon Uhl, Tracy, maj. dec. 9-0

132 - Rex Xavier Gonzaga, Hercules, def. Jett Multanen, West, dec. 9-7

145 - Octavio Torres, Tracy, def. Robert Harper, Upper Lake, fall 0:45

160 - Beau Roberts, Ukiah, def. Anthony Gougousis, Tracy, dec. 2-2

Second round

106 - Isaiah Rubio, Windsor, def. Anthony Nunes, Tracy, fall 1:46

106 - Roland Baca, James Logan, def. John DeStefano, West, maj. dec. 9-0

120 - Asa Deitchman, Ponderosa, def. Alex Gougousis, Tracy, dec. 7-3

120 - Kofawn Jones, Ukiah, def. Forest Brandon, West, fall 2:43

126 - Bronson Lewis Jr., Hoopa Valley, def. Kalani Morreira, West, fall 1:12

132 - Eli Blackwell, Tracy, def. Rimmel Hudson, Rio Linda, fall 0:31

145 - Azary Matsuda, Granite Bay, def. Octavio Torres, Tracy, dec. 2-0

145 - Mason Salazar, Kimball, def. Owen Gallegos, Newark Memorial, fall 1:05

152 - Conner Lanthier, Tracy, def. Joshua Galang, James Logan, dec. 4-1

160 - Riley Lewallen, Ponderosa, def. Anthony Gougousis, Tracy, fall 0:38

195 - Mateo Celaya, St. Patrick’s, def. Echi Nwadike, Kimball, tech. fall 16-0

Consolation first round

126 - Christopher Yalung, Arroyo, def. Luke Ninj, Kimball, fall 1:21

132 - Jonathon Uhl, Tracy, def. Connor Stewart, Berean Christian, fall 0:39

132 - Jett Multanen, West, def. Dean Nguyen, Castro Valley, fall 0:45

152 - Andrew Liu, Lick-Wilmerding, def. Garrett Bacchetti, Kimball, fall 3:00)

152 - Jackson Collier, San Ramon Valley, def. Javier Perez, West, fall 2:32

First round

106 - Anthony Nunes, Tracy, def. Lesane Noble, JFK-Sacramento, dec. 8-1

106 - John DeStefano, West, def. Matthew Carter-Gonzalez, Rio Linda, dec. 4-2

126 - Cody Banks, Upper Lake, def. Luke Ninj, Kimball, dec. 2-0

132 - Aidan Zuber, San Leandro, def. Jonathon Uhl, Tracy, dec. 6-0

132 - Fransisco Gamboa, St. Patrick’s, def. Jett Multanen, West, fall 2:40

145 - Octavio Torres, Tracy, def. Unknown, tech. fall 15-0 3:42

145 - Mason Salazar, Kimball, def. Julius Gutierrez, Hercules, fall 1:15

152 - Conner Lanthier, Tracy, def. Jackson Collier, San Ramon Valley, fall 1:26

152 - Ronnie Paysinger, St. Patricks, def. Garrett Bacchetti, Kimball, maj. dec. 15-7

152 - Joshua Galang, James Logan, def. Javier Perez, West, dec 7-1

160 - Anthony Gougousis, Tracy, def. Kurtis Turner, Del Norte, Cresent City, fall 5:36

Contact Sports Editor Bob Brownne at brownne@tracypress.com, or call 209-830-4227.

Sports editor at the Tracy Press

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