WRS: 4 Royals earn medals at Cruz Memorial meet

Four San Marcos wrestlers earned podium finishes at the Jesse Cruz Memorial Tournament at Northview High on Saturday.

Max Montiel led the way for the Royals with a third-place finish at 154 pounds. He defeated a Northview wrestler, 10-2. Adan Alvaro took fourth at 122 pounds; heavyweight Anthony Hernandez earned fifth place with a pin over his opponent from Fontana, and Aloha Rodriguez came in sixth at 128 pounds.

“I was really proud of the work these kids put in today,” coach Tony Becerra. “They had a tough match on Thursday night but bounced back to show their character today. We know we have a lot of work to do but this group is ready for the challenge.”