Valley wrestlers compete at CIF championships

Photo by Leland GordonSan Jacinto High Gian Facio (left) faces off against Caydin Wickard of Golden Valley (Merced) Friday at the CIF State Wrestling Championships. ■ By Leland Gordon / Special Assignment BAKERSFIELD – Just making it to the CIF State Wrestling Championships is hard enough. Three weeks of qualifying tournaments finally give way to the ultimate gathering and only 40 wrestlers make it to Rabobank Arena in each weight. Because California doesn’t divide its state tournament by enrollment divisions, it’s considered the toughest state tournament in the nation. And that’s why Hemet and San Jacinto can take pride in the fact that both of its local entrants came away with

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