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OFSAA wrestling 2020

 Eldridge brings home provincial silver


   The Parkside Stampeder makes the boys' 61-kilogram final at OFSAA wrestling

Thursday, March 5, 2020



The Parkside Stampeders at the OFSAA wrestling championships. Gavin Eldridge, second from left, took home silver, while Kira Buck, far right, and Jeremy Anderson, third from right, both placed sixth, in their respective divisions. (photo / Parkside Wrestling).

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.