VIDEO: Vanderhoof wrestling took second place in first regional meet of the season

Vanderhoof’s wresting team placed second at first regional meet of the season on Dec. 10, behind Prince George Secondary by one point.

Nechako Valley Secondary’s wresting team placed second at first regional meet of the season on Dec. 10, behind Prince George Secondary by one point.

“An awesome job by the 58 vikes wrestlers that participated today,” wrestling coach Travis Himmelright said. “The 42 athletes brought home a medal today all gained valuable experience.

“The coaches are very proud of the the athletes and thank all the great volunteers that put on a fantastic meet.”

“I was also vary pleased to see so many supporters in the stands.

“It is fantastic that citizens of Vanderhoof have the opportunity to participate and witness this grassroots event.”

The one-day event involved 234 bouts, 145 athletes, 10 officials, and many volunteers.

Next up: the team has a busy month in January as they compete in Prince George, Kamloops and Edmonton before trying to recapture their fourth straight zone title in mid-February, Himmelright said.






1. Kailey Pattison: KRSS

2. Angela Wesner: PGSS

3. Linnea Harast: NVSS


1. Kinsley McClure: KRSS

2. Regan Rempel: NVSS

3. Jolie Brown: DP Todd


1. Amanda Howard: SSS

2. Shantell Gagnon:SSS

3. Shelby McCook:NVSS

4. Kelsey Shirley: MSS


1. Bethany O’Hara: SSS

2. Charis Bach: NVSS

3. Bailey Spooner: SSS

4. Serenity Williams: SSS


1. Tristina Howse:PGSS

2. Zenzie Stanley-Jones:KRSS

3. Dustyn Standbridge:SSS

4. Hanah Olenik: FSJSS



1. SSS 26 6. FSJSS 1 (tied for 6th)

2. KRSS 15 6. MSS 1 (tied for 6th)

3. NVSS 13

4. PGSS 10

5. DPSS 10




1. Addison M-Gauthier: NVSS

2. Hyatt Verduzco: NVSS

3. Andrew Penner: NVSS


1. Rueben Hunter: SSS

2. Erek Lane: NVSS


1. Maliky Lamoureu:KRSS

2. Mohamed Elalkamy: PGSS

3. Sean Malbeuf: SSS

4. Ethan Wiebe: NVSS


1. Isaac LeMorvan: PGSS

2. Harman Dhaliwal: PGSS


1. Mark Timms: DPTodd

2. Nolan McCleary: NVSS

3. Jeremy Derksen: NVSS

4. Ethan Kile: DPTodd


1. Aiden Evenson: NVSS

2. Alex Wenne: SSS

3. Connor McCormick: DPTodd


1. Braden Reed: PGSS

2. Jesse Hunter: SSS

3. Kralyn Friesen: NVSS

109 KG

1. Everet Kryklywyj: DPTodd

2. Connor Bradley: DPSS


1. Austin Edgson: PGSS

2. Gabe Gilchrist:CHSS

3. Tyrel Ivens: DP Todd

4. Jonathan Read: NVSS



1. PGSS: 34 6. CHSS: 5

2. NVSS: 30 7. DPSS: 2

3. DP Todd: 17

4. SSS: 14

5. KRSS: 7


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