Titans medal at wrestling provincials
The Swift Current Titans Wrestling Club brought home plenty of hardware from the 2017 SAWA Age Class Provincials in Moose Jaw on April 1 when they totaled seven gold, 14 silver, and three bronze medals.
Leading the way for the Titans was Jackson Gordingdovell with three straight wins to win gold in Freshie Male 35-36. He opened with tech fall victories over Elrose’s Carson Fortin and Jordan Bouclin and then completed the sweep over Elrose WC with a second win over Bouclin by fall at 2:45.
Xander Nicholson won four straight matches to win gold in the Novice Male 38-40 division. He won by fall over Wolverine WC’S Rylind Lorencz and Moose Jaw’s Ethan Railton. Nicholson added a decision over teammate Tyler Macisaac and then won by fall over Pups Wrestling’s Kingston Usher.
Talon Tumback won all four of his matches to win gold at provincials in the Novice Male 43-45 division. He defeated Pups Wrestling’s Jacob Cardinal and JD Fehr, teammate Hayden Giesbrecht, and Gorilla Factory WC’S Kaidin Falcon by fall.
Elijah Harden won three straight matches to win gold in Bantam Male 66-73. He opened with a win over Manor’s Jeremy Haight by fall and then defeated Pups Wrestling’s Macklin Johnson by tech fall and La Ronge’s Sampson Sanderson by fall.
Chase Auseth won both of his matches at provincials to win gold in the Freshie Male 43-44 division. He defeated Moose Jaw’s Kade Anderson by tech fall in both matches.
Luke Nelson won both of his matches to win gold in the Bantam Male 59-64 division. He beat Pups Wrestling’s William Yanko by decision and Tully Mcwilliams by fall.
Autumn Shopa won both of her matches to claim gold in the Bantam Female 57-59 division. She defeated Weyburn’s Allie Gawryluik by decision and Pups Wrestling’s Abigayle Denis by tech fall.
Hayden Giesbrecht won his first three matches to win silver in the Novice Male 43-45 division. He defeated Fehr by fall, Falcon by decision, and Cardinal by tech fall, before losing to Tumback by fall.
Bryden Tait won his first three matches to bring home silver in the Novice Male 24-26 category. He won by fall over Ratmyr Kuzmych of Elrose, by tech fall over Moose Jaw’s Liam Palmer and by fall over Weyburn’s Davin Cascagnette. Tait’s only loss came by tech fall to Grady Mullin of Pups Wrestling.
Meryk Gording-dovell won his final three matches to place second in the Novice Male 26-29 division. He lost his opener by tech fall to Pups Wrestling’s Ethan Weber. Gording-dovell then rattled off wins over Gorilla Factory WC’S Ray Bayliss by tech fall, Pups Wrestling’s Ben Blackburn by decision and Elrose’s Landon Fortin by decision.
Colter Folk finished with a 3-1 record to win silver in the Novice Male 22-24 category. He won by fall over Elrose’s Clinton Babyck before losing to Moose Jaw’s Kruz Babich. Folk rebounded to defeat Moose Jaw’s Paxton Nelson and Weyburn’s Daylin Cascagnette by tech fall.
Emmett Hardenne placed second in Freshie Male 1920. He won by fall over Moose Jaw’s Beau Blacklaws in 2:50. He next lost to Elrose’s Mykola Melnyk by tech fall 14-4. Hardenne rebounded for a win by tech fall 15-5 over Moose Jaw’s Quinton Vanbocquestal.
Carter Stad also finished with a 2-1 record to place second in the Freshie Male 21-21 category. He lost by fall to Moose Jaw’s Carson Rogers before fighting back for 10-0 wins over Prairie Fox WC’S Red Forsberg and Pups Wrestling’s Emmett Jarvis by tech fall.
Jamie Robertson won two of three matches to place second in Freshie Male 2829. He lost to Wolverine WC’S Porter Bond by fall before defeating Moose Jaw’ Kane Mintenko by fall and teammate Cody Collinson by fall.
Owen Sletten won twice and lost twice to place second in the Novice Male 28-30 division. He won by forfeit and then by tech fall over La Ronge’s Brian Mcdonald. Sletten then lost to Pups Wrestling’s Jaxon Weinheimer by fall and to Gorilla Factory WC’S by Sam Cain by decision.
Briar Moffit placed second in Freshie Male 25-27 with a 2-1 record. He lost his opener by decision to Moose Jaw’s Hayden Nidesh. Moffitt then defeated Northern Pikes’ Kai Nachbaur by fall and lost to Wolverine WC’S Ryder Clayton by tech fall.
Kaleb Mcburney also finished with a 2-1 record to win silver in the Peewee Male 30-32 category. He lost by tech fall to Moose Jaw’s Kayde Kell and then picked up wins over La Ronge’s Owen Markwart and Moose Jaw’s Carter Connolly by tech fall.
Grady Henderson posted a 2-1 record to win silver in Peewee Male 33-35. He won by decision over Pups Wrestling’s David Hutchenson, lost by decision to Weyburn’s Cale Mohan, and then won by fall over teammate Titus Erick.
Dominic Bonogofski finished 1-1 to win silver in Peewee Male 42-42 with a loss to Pups Wrestling’s Matthew Yong by fall and a win by fall over the Northern Pike’s Isaiah Desjarlais.
Parker Young also had a 1-1 record in Peewee Male 43-45 to win silver. He lost by tech fall to Pups Wrestling’s Noah Kramer and won by decision over teammate Maddex Gording-dovell.
Gabrielle Bonogofski was also 1-1 to win silver in the Bantam Female 44-46 category. She won by tech fall over Prince Albert’s Katelyn Forseille and the lost to Prairie Fox WC’S Hannah Slater by tech fall.
Caleb Vachon won once in three attempts to place third in Novice Male 40-42. His win came over teammate Walter Hunter-adashynski by fall.
Mack Henderson won one match to place third in Freshie Male 21-21. He lost to Pups Wrestling’s Jackson Baier by fall and Wolverine WC’S Dom Eisenzimmer by fall before defeating Pups Wrestling’s Benjimen Viczko by fall in 2:02.
Jace Reich lost both matches to place third in the Peewee Male 27-29 category. Maddex Gording-dovell also lost both matches in Peewee Male 43-45 to place third.
Walter Hunter-adashynski was fourth in Novice Male 40-42 with a 0-3 record.
Liam Bailey picked up a win over Pups Wrestling’s Chase Loveridge by fall to place fourth in the Novice Male 25-26 division with a 1-3 record.
Ace Brewer finished with a 1-3 record to place fourth in the Novice Male 32-35 division with a win over Pups Wrestling’s Lucas Degelman.
Ethan Peters also had a 1-3 record to place fourth in the Novice Male 36-37 division. His win came over teammate Marshall Lowe by fall in 2:00.
Tyler Macisaac won one match to place fourth in the Novice Male 38-40 category. He defeated Moose Jaw’s Ethan Railton by fall in 1:13. Cody Collinson placed fourth in the Freshie Male 28-29 category with a 0-3 record.
Sebastian Millman lost all five of his matches to place fifth in the Novice Male 29-32 category. Marshall Lowe also went winless in the Novice Male 36-37 category at provincials.