Christian Brothers junior Mallory Velte defeated Turlock senior Alexia Moreno 4-2 in overtime to win the 132-pound division at the CIF State Girls Wrestling Championships on Saturday in Lemoore.
Velte joined Valley's Syria Rhodes, a 6-4 overtime winner over Cadence Lee of Palo Alto's Gunn in the 103-pound final, as area girls to win state wrestling titles.
Velte entered the event as the No. 2 seed from the Sac-Joaquin Section after losing to Patterson's Jazmine Mendoza in the 132 finals (officially called the Regional Invitational) Feb. 4. Moreno was the No. 4 seed from the section.
Velte defeated the tournament favorite, Southern Section champion Cheyenne Youngblood, a senior, 2-1 in the semifinals.
Velte pinned two other Southern California senior wrestlers, Aviery Ramirez and Janell Ponce, in earlier matches.
Rocklin junior Olivia Seppini placed third, defeating Mendoza 3-1.
Other area girls to finish in the top eight:
108 - Gabrielle Eslinger, Lincoln, fourth.
118 - Darlene Julian, Bear River, fifth; Maddison Fitzgerald, Whitney, sixth. Fitzgerald also was a "Pursuing Victory win Honor" sportsmanship winner.
122 - Destiny Rogers, Winters, fifth.
126 - Ashley Taylor, Lindhurst, seventh.
138 - Fabby Perez, Lindhurst, seventh.
146 - Ashlie Johnson, Lindhurst, seventh.