For the first time in seven years, the Hermiston Bulldogs came away from the prestigious Oregon Wrestling Classic in Redmond without a top prize.
The six-time defending 5A champs at the unofficial team dual state championships, the Bulldogs finished in second place after losing to Dallas 34-25 in the final.
It was the first close match of the tournament for Hermiston, which beat Bend 53-16 in the quarterfinals and Lebanon 49-22 in the semifinals.
Riverside finished fourth in the 3A bracket, losing to Willamina 63-15 in the semifinals and Illinois Valley 42-36 in the placing match.
Kelso Invite: Gilbert Mendoza decisioned brother Robert 2-1 in the 132 class championship battle and Deondre Sparks took the 138 title with an 8-4 over his Eastmont opponent as Pasco finished fourth overall on Saturday. Sparks was also recipient of the invite's Outstanding Wrestler award.
Pasco boys championship rresults
113--Dalton McDonald (P) d. Minh Doelman (Tumwater) 6-5. 132--Gilbert Mendoza (P) d. Robert Mendoza (P) 2-1. 138--Deondre Sparks (P) d. Ali Valdivinos (Eastmont) 8-4. 145--Jackson Fromm (P) d. Lloyd Malond (Kelso) 5-0. 152--tied 3rd, Anthony McKittrick (P) won by forfeit. 160--Lonnie Hurley (P) d. Berlie Walker (Eastmont) 5-3.
Highland Invite: Alexa Castallenos won by pin at 137 as Pasco's girls wrestling squad competed on Saturday at the Highland Invite.
Pasco girls championship results
130--Teresa Meic (Mabton) p. Katelynn Jensen (P) 1:30; Third place, Carmen Ramos (P) d. Dezma Hernandez (Sunnyside) 6-2. 137--Alexa Castallenos (P) p. Karstal Cifnerus (No town listed) 3:10. 155--Teresa Misley (Wahluke) p. Cruz Battala (P) 1:52.
Willie C. Stewart Invitational: David Castaneda earned a 9-0 major decision against Kent Meridian's Jahleel Smith in the 126 class championship as the Greyhounds placed third overall in the Willie C. Stewart Invite at Henry Foss High School in Tacoma.
Team scores--Puyallup 174.5, West Valley 140, Grandview 130.5, Bellarmine 126, Kent Miridian 96, Cascade 95, Shorewood 64, Nathan Hale 40, Tacoma Baptist 39, Henry Foss 27, Redmond 21, Monroe 21, Lincoln 18, Chief Sealth 3, Clover Park, Capitol.
Grandview championship results
106--Andrew Hahn (HF) d. Fidel Medina (GV) 8-7. 113--Third: Juan Tzib (GV) d. Obed Martinez (KM) 11-6 in consolation finals. 120--Third: Stevie Rodriguez (GV) m.d. Ly Dang (Linc) 9-0 in consolation finals. 126--David Castaneda (GV) m.d. Jahleel Smith (KM) 9-0. 132--Jaron Raymond (GV) d. Jason De La Cruz (KM) 11-3 in consolation finals. 138--Joshua Smith (KM) m.d. Joesiah Saunders (GV) 14-5. 285--Martin Torres (GV) p. Justin Wilkins (WV) 3:32.