IRVINE — Seven Corona del Mar High wrestlers qualified for the CIF Southern Section Southern Division individual tournament after helping the Sea Kings to a third-place finish at the Pacific Coast League championships at Irvine High on Saturday.
Five CdM wrestlers reached the final in their weight class, starting with seniors Hunter Thomas (130 pounds), Chad Caraway (152) and Nick Delgado (189), as well as juniors Kiefer Cohen (125) and Cody Forrest (215). They all placed second. Delgado, the No 1 seed, forfeited his final match because of a shoulder injury.
Sea Kings sophomores Andrew Minkus (112) and Mitch Lund (160) finished third and also qualified for the CIF Southern Division individual tournament on Feb. 18-19 at Brea Olinda High.