Bulldogs take 11 to state tourney

Cole Chapman (top) and Eric Hayward (bottom) are two of 11 Vacaville High wrestlers to qualify for the state championships. Chapman was fourth at at 170 pounds at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters tournament. Hayward was third at 285. Vacaville tied a school record with 11 qualifiers. Dixon’s Tyler Boston (middle) was not as fortunate, losing by pin to Vista del Lago’s Andrew Reece to bow out.

Victory served with a side of chin strap

Vacaville High’s Cole Chapman chews on his chin strap on his way to an 11-8 victory over Ponderosa’s Caleb Humbird to advance to the finals at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters tournament Saturday at Stockton Arena. Chapman is one of nine Bulldogs to qualify for the state championships, which begin Friday in Bakersfield.