Jon Lee and Dustyn Coughlin finished second, and Hermiston finished fourth in the team standings Saturday at the Muilenburg Tournament at La Grande High School.

The Bulldogs rolled up 229 points, just six points behind third-place Weiser, Idaho. La Grande won the team title with 387 points, while Burns was second (263.5). Mac-Hi was ninth (105), while Pendleton was 12th (102), and Heppner/Ione 17th (35.5)

Lee registered two pins and a major decision to reach the 220-pound finals.

In the championship match, Lee was pinned by La Grande’s Spencer Gerst in 1:38.

Gerst also pinned Hermiston’s Sam Cadenas, in 1:20 in the semifinals. Cadenas won his next two matches to finish third.

Coughlin had pins of 50 seconds and 1:23 to reach the 285 semifinals, where he beat Joel Rogers of La Grande 1-0.

Cutter Sandstrom of Scappoose pinned Coughlin in the championship bout in 2:49.

Also placing for the Bulldogs were Trevor Wagner (4th, 170), Daniel Faaeteete (4th, 182), and Blake Betz (4th, 195). Hunter Dyer won the consolation championship at 132.

Girls wrestling

Hermiston finished seventh in a field of 27 teams Saturday at the Warden Invitational. Marina Izaguirre-Frasser led the way for the Bulldogs, placing second at 100 pounds.

Marysol Flores of Ephrata pinned Izaguirre-Frasser in the first round in the title match.

Schae Borrego (145) and Shiyenne Swaggart (155) placed fourth, while Amree Braithwaite was fifth at 140, and Halle Thomas sixth at 145.

The Bulldogs will participate in the Hanford mixer Tuesday, then will compete at the Lynden Tournament on Friday and Saturday.

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