Finishing 1-2-3 in the 162-pound division at Saturday's South Coast League Finals at Laguna Hills High were Laguna Hills' Jason Newcomer, middle, Trabuco Hills' Trevor Stevens, left, and San Clemente's Justin Feldman, right.

Laguna Hills wins 25th league title in row (updated)


LAGUNA HILLS – The Laguna Hills wrestling team has made a habit of winning championships over the years.

On Saturday, the second-ranked Hawks added another trophy to its case in capturing the South Coast League Finals tournament at Laguna Hills High. The victory was the program's 25th consecutive league finals title — an Orange County record.

The Hawks crowned seven individual champions and qualified all 14 of its wrestlers for the CIF-Southern Section Central Divisional, scheduled for Feb. 17-18 at Canyon Springs High in Moreno Valley. Laguna Hills totaled 2081/2 points — 421/2 more than second-place San Clemente (176).

"This is a nice treat," said Hawks coach Cliff Jarmie. "If you would've told me in September that we would get 14 wrestlers to divisionals, I wouldn't have believed you. This is a really tough league. To get all 14 in is a big deal."

Martin Garcia (108), Andre Cabrera (134), Miguel Ramirez (140), Wyond Mills (147), Joe Applegate (154), Jason Newcomer (162) and Joaquin Alejo (287) all won league titles for the Hawks, who will be aiming for its eighth consecutive divisional championship.

"We got two weeks to train and get better," said Jarmie.

Laguna Hills was scheduled to compete at next Saturday's CIF-SS Division I Team Dual Championships, but Jarmie opted not to participate. "We need to get healthy," he said. "Almost every kid has been sick this year. It's been brutal. We're setting our sights on (the CIF-SS divisional)."

No. 3 San Clemente crowned just one champion — Jacob Clifton (122) — but qualified 11 to the Central Divisional. Capistrano Valley crowned six league champions and qualified nine to the divisional in finishing third with 173 points.

Trabuco Hills placed fourth (831/2) and qualified six, while Mission Viejo finished fifth (20) and qualified two wrestlers.

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Editor's note: The Sea View League results that were published in the original version of this story were incorrect because of a mistake made by the league when it submitted its information to The Register and We have removed the incorrect information from this story.

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