Wrestlers place at Freestyle, Greco state

High school and club wrestlers from Hood River wrapped up post-season mat time recently with the annual Oregon Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling state championships. Championships for the two styles are held separately; one on Saturday and the other on Sunday, which means wrestlers competing in both styles were in for a long weekend. In post-post season action, willing wrestlers will practice for and compete in the Oregon Beach Wrestling Championships later this month at Pacific City.

Freestyle state highlights:

David Brunk — third

Nick Morgan – third

Juan Karlos Hernandez — sixth

Christian Marquez — third (for 8th/9th grade)

Greco-Roman state highlights:

Juan Karlos Hernandez — fifth

Kyle Weseman — fourth (8th/9th grade)

Christian Marquez — second (8th/9th grade)

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