2020 began with a flurry of tournaments as clubs from all across Quebec wrestled in tournaments after the holidays. High school wrestlers competed at the Ragnorok on the Rex, K-Bay and Riverdale Invitational Tournaments while our university wrestlers competed at the Brock Open.
Brayden Todd with the duck under
In Ontario, on Friday Janaury 10th at the Ragnorok on the Rex, Les Patriotes de St-Cesaire and Vanier College sent wrestlers to the event. Wrestling for Vanier College at 72 kg, Stone Lewis won Gold and the Outstanding Wrestler for the tournament while Sarah Black was 4th at 61 kg. For the Patriotes de St-Cesaire, Nathan Rainville also won Gold at 57.5 kg. At the K-Bay tournament held on Saturday January 11th, the results were exactly the same as Stone Lewis won Gold and the Outstanding Wrestler for the tournament while Sarah Black was 4th at 61 kg. In the same weight division at K-Bay, Nathan Rainville also won Gold again at 57.5 kg.
At the Riverdale Invitational, Quebec clubs were well represented as Loyola High School, Massey Vanier, the Kanienkehaka Tehontatie:nas Mohawk Wrestling Club, les Patriotes de St-Cesaire, Tritton Top Team, Vincent Massey Collegiate, the YMHA Wrestling Club and of course, the Riverdale Wrestling Club competed.
For the complete results for the Riverdale Invitational, click here
For the complete team scores for the Riverdale Invitational, click here
Aly Barghout with the double leg
Also on Saturday January the 11th, the Brock Open was held as Concordia, Montreal Wrestling Club/NTC and Vanier College competed in the event. From Concordia, Sam Garland, wrestling at 72 kg placed 2nd while Jeremy Poirier (90 kg) won a Bronze Medal. Wrestling for the Concordia Women, Kaleigh Prieur (48 kg) won Gold while Kaya Dubé-Snow won a Silver Medal at 55 kg and Laurence Beauregard was 3rd at 59 kg. From the Montreal Wrestling Club/NTC, Gabriel Choueke and Trevor Banks finished in the Gold and Silver positions at 57 kg while Aly Barghout (120 kg) and Viginie Gascon (55 kg) won Gold. Finally, from Vanier College, Brayden Todd took a Silver Medal at 61 kg while Alexia Sherland was 4th at 67 kg.
Congratulations to our Quebec athletes as they begin the new competition year!