The Parkside Stampeder makes the boys' 61-kilogram final at OFSAA wrestling
Thursday, March 5, 2020
By Rob J. Ross
SAULT STE. MARIE, ON. - For a second consecutive year, Gavin Eldridge is a silver medalist at OFSAA wrestling.
The Parkside Stampeder was undefeated until the 61-kilogram boys' gold medal match against Nathan Hunyady, of Guelph John F. Ross.
A year ago Eldridge also brought home silver from the 57.5-kilogram division.
Eldridge led a Parkside team that had three top six results and five wrestlers with winning records.
Parkside's Kira Buck (girls' 83-kg) and Jeremy Anderson (boys' 44-kg), both placed sixth.
Emma Penner (girls' 77-kg) and Julie Boyko, (girls' 65-kg), both went 3-2.
Completing the Stampeders' results: Cole Moore and Melody Wilton (girls' 115-kg), both 1-2, Brady Johnson (boys' 130-kg) and Cadence Hardwick (girls' 44-kg), both 0-2.
The St. Joseph's Rams had five on the mats at OFSAA.
Claire VanKooughnett (girls' 57.5-kg) was 3-2, Liv Cracchoilo (girls' 115-kg) and Emma Lee (girls' 57.5kg), both went 2-2, Krystian Krzyzewski (boys' 95-kg), 1-2 and Ryder Dennison (boys' 44-kg), 0-2.
Central Elgin Titan Iman Zebian (girls' 67.5-kg) was 1-2.
There are two OFSAA champions from the WOSSAA region.
Patrick Salvador, of London Mother Teresa, repeated as OFSAA champ, in the boys' 77-kilogram class and Amelia Frisbee, of London Lucas, won the girls' 77-kilogram division.
Kendall Dettloff, of London CCH, took silver, in the girls' 54-kilogram division.
Winning bronze, were Wes Demelo, Arva Medway, boys' 57.5-kilograms, Inaz Maghsud, London Oakridge, girls' 72-kilograms and Ideen Maghsud, London Oakridge, boys' 72-kilogram divisions.
Finishing fifth, Thomas Fortier, London Mother Teresa, boys' 89-kilograms and Ryan Fowler, Woodstock Huron park, boys' 72-kilograms.
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