Three of Patterson High’s varsity wrestlers captured individual medals at the 24-team event.
The Tigers were led by third-place medalist Daniel Cota (126 pounds), a sophomore, who placed fifth in the 120-pound weight division at the tournament a season ago.
Patterson senior Priscilla Hackley collected a third-place finish in the 165-pound girls division, and sophomore Lucero Vargas took home fourth-place honors at 145 pounds.
The Tigers (2-1 overall, 1-0 Western Athletic Conference) will continue the league season with a home match against Ceres High at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8.
Four of Patterson High’s varsity wrestlers had top-eight individual performances in the Western Invitational on Dec. 15, at Modesto Junior College.
Junior Manuel Cruz took third place in the 138-pound weight class.
Cota earned fourth at 126.
Junior Jordan Canseco (120) took sixth, while freshman Sean DeOcampo (106) was eighth in his class.
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