Medals earned by Wetaskiwin wrestlers

Wetaskiwin Classic Wrestling tournament had over 600 registrations

Several junior and senior high members of the Wetaskiwin Wrestling team returned home from Lethbridge with medals on Saturday.

Desma Manns, Ethan Cullen and Darius Shuffler led the way with gold by the end of the junior high tourney on Friday evening.

“It may not have been a huge tournament,” said coach Shamus McDonnell, “but each one worked hard for their medals.” Cullen had no points scored against him throughout the tournament.

Weston Pitcher earned a silver, while John Manns, Tyson Prinse and Katie Wollf placed fourth.

Dec. 15’s high school tourney saw Bronwyn Dormaar and rookies Riley Dixon and Emily Wollf take to the mat.

Dormaar captured gold, with coach Shane Rybak commenting that ,“It was a great opportunity for Bronwyn to continue developing her technique.”

Dixon wrestled to a bronze, while the second Wollf sister placed fourth in her weight class.

The previous weekend wrestlers of all ages competed in the Wetaskiwin Classic Wrestling tournament. With more than 600 registrations, Wetaskiwin wrestlers had a great performance for their home crowd against teams from as far as Grande Prairie and Saskatoon. Wetaskiwin Wrestling would like to thank the following corporate supporters: Best Western, Midwest Propane, Co-op Food Store, Domino’s Pizza and M&M Meat Shop (Leduc).

Wetaskiwin Classic Results:

Junior

William Dormaar 1st, Ethan Cullen 1st, Desma Manns 1st, Weston Pitcher 2nd, Darrius Shuffler 3rd John Manns 3rd, Tyson Prinse 4th and Katie Wollf 4th.

Sr Novice

William Dormaar 1st, Bronwyn Dormaar 1st, Ethan Cullen 1st, Desma Manns 1st, Weston Pitcher 3rd, Rilet Dixon 3rd and Emily Wollf 3rd.

Sr Elite

Riley Dixon 3rd and Bronwyn Dormaar 3rd.

-Submitted by Cari McDonnell

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