NORFOLK - On Friday, Jan. 17, Stratford Northwestern wrestlers took part in the Valley Heights Secondary School wrestling tournament.
Winning gold medals for the Huskies were Sarah Killeleagh, Amber Fergusson, Zack McNichol, Sheldon MacDonald, Tola Francis, Jamie Steckly, Brandon Tinnning and Kross Lupsor.
Silver medals went to Nick Ogram and Wyatt Longhurst. Bronze medals were awarded to Eric Brubacher, Brett Belanger, Matt Dawe, Joey Jarvis and Evan Fillion. Fourth place finish went to Mick Jones.
On Saturday, Jan. 18, eight NW wrestlers competed in the Sarnia St. Claire wrestling tournament.
With over 350 wrestlers in the tournament , Brandon Tinning placed fourth, while Tola Francis and Jamie Steckly placed a very respectable fifth.
Also on Saturday, Huskies’ Amber Fergusson, with a competitive record this season of 26 wins and no losses, took part in the University of Guelph Open wrestling meet.
Wrestling women from universities around the world, Fergusson gained valuable experience for the upcoming Ontario Amateur wrestling championships in Kingston this coming weekend.