Victoria Seal (green top) of the Mission Roadrunners won her fourth straight gold medal and was named the Top Female at the 2019 B.C. high school wrestling championships which wrapped up Tuesday at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Gary Ahuja property of Langley Events Centre 2019. All Rights Reserved)
The Alberni District Armada repeated as aggregate winners at the B.C. high school wrestling championships. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2019. All Rights Reserved) (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2019. All Rights Reserved)
W.J. Mouat Hawks' Jade Trolland (red) has found her way to Tuesday's gold medal final at 64 kilos. (Photo by Gary Ahuja property of Langley Events Centre 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. High School Westling 2019: Finalists all set for Tuesday’s 29 boys, girls B.C. weight-class finals

By Gary AhujaSpecial to VarsityLetters.caLANGLEY — Following 10 hours of wrestling and 602 bouts on Monday, the finals are set to determine which wrestlers will be crowned provincial champions.

Vancouver College's Damien Clark is an exciting Grade 9 talent guided by Fighting Irish head coach Mike Roselli. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Van College’s wrestling Irish: Rising stars like Grade 9 Damien Clark signal rise in fortunes as B.C. tourney opens Monday at LEC

VANCOUVER — At a school were football, basketball and rowing are king, and where soccer came out of nowhere this past November to claim its first-ever top-tiered B.C. title, you’d think the student body was already pretty much picked over for athletes.

The Alberni Armada and Vancouver College Fighting Irish will be among the schools competing at the first annual Duke's Cup duals this Saturday at the Beatty Street Drill Hall. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2018 / All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. High School Wrestling: Saturday’s inaugural Duke’s Cup at historic Beatty Street Drill Hall ushers in a new partnerships, bright new era

VANCOUVER — Just read the first few words of the invitation, and you know that B.C. high school wrestling is starting to think outside the box in terms of promoting the skills and accomplishments of its most dedicated student-athletes:

The New Westminster Hyacks' boys wrestling team repeated as B.C. team champions over the weekend. (New Westminster athletics)
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New West Hyacks wrestling: BC champs leave no doubt to benefits of multi-sport pursuit

 NEW WESTMINSTER — At the home of the Hyack nation, tackling has joined hands with grappling.From a Final Four appearance at the Subway Bowl B.C. high school football championships in early December to a gold medal finish in the boys division at last week’s B.C. high school wrestling championships in Salmon Arm, the dividends of […]