Abbotsford trained wrestlers Summit Mann, Pritpal Johal and Parmjit Sidhu celebrate with Miri Piri Wrestling Club coach Sucha Mann after a successful showing at the B.C. Secondary Schools Wrestling Championships in Port Alberni last weekend.

Abbotsford wrestlers earn provincial glory

Local high school wrestlers take home medals from Port Alberni event

Abbotsford wrestlers excelled at the B.C. Secondary Schools Wrestling Championships, which took place in Port Alberni from March 1 to 3.

The W. J. Mouat Hawks wrestling team finished seventh overall in the boys competition and fourth place in the aggregate standings, and were the only local school in the top 10 at the event.

Abbotsford Traditional’s Jagvir Grewal took home first place in the male 38 kilograms division, defeating Nehcako Valley’s Klay Cornet via pin fall in 34 seconds.

Mouat’s Jade Trolland earned top spot in the female 60 kg division with a 12-1 win in the first-place match.

Also picking up gold was Mouat’s Sunny Benning, who defeated Brookswood’s Jassa Randhawa 11-0 in the male 90 kg final.

Other local wrestlers who earned medals included: Mouat’s Dilpreet Randhawa (second, male 78 kg), Eugene Reimer’s Humraj Sandhar (third, male 51 kg) and Jaskaran Gakhal (third, male 66 kg).

Abbotsford’s Miri Piri Wrestling Club wrestlers Summit Mann (gold, male 78 kg), Pritpal Johal (gold, male 57 kg) and Parmjot Sidhu (silver, male 54 kg) also all took home medals, with Johal named the event’s most outstanding wrestler.

For more on the event, visit bcschoolsports.ca.

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