HERMISTON Four Hermiston wrestlers placed in the top-five of their weight classes Saturday at the Pacific Junior Open at Pacific University in Forest Grove.
Curtis Berger, the defending state champion at 189 pounds, won the 195-pound bracket with relative ease. He pinned Idahos Jason Bangarner and won a decision over Trevor Mannen.
Freshman Tyler Berger also went through his bracket, 125 pounds, undefeated. He won all five bouts, three of which he won by fall. He also recorded a major decision. He beat Washingtons Drew Templeman in the final.
Junior Joey Delgado placed second in the 135-pound bracket, dropping a decision to Idahos Martin Meza in the final. Delgado was 4-1 and three of his wins came via fall. He is the reigning Class 5A state champ at 119 pounds.
Senior Fabian Scotto rounded out the place-winners for Hermiston wrestlers, earning fifth at 155 pounds. Scotto finished the day with a 4-2 mark with two pins and two decisions.
The Hermiston wrestling team will hold its annual intersquad scrimmage meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 30.