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Team Honors for Winter Season

Padua Franciscan High School and its Athletic Department would like to congratulate all of the Winter Student-Athletes, Coaches, and Parents on a Tremendous Winter Season. In the next few weeks each of our teams held their end of season banquets and many individual honors were recognized at these banquets: Boys Basketball: Kevin Peterson: 3rd Team ALL-Northeast Ohio District […]

OHSAA State Wrestling Recap – Days 2 & 3

After the first day of the OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament, Senior Pete Abraham was the lone wolf for the Padua Franciscan Wrestling Team and he didnt not want to go home disappointed in his performance.  Pete started off the day by defeating the Alliance District Champion in a close 2-1 Contest.  With that Victory it […]

OHSAA State Wrestling Recap- Day 1

Both Jimmy Balazy and Brian Shaw suffered defeat in early first round matches and were not able to get wins in the Consolation Bracket.  Both Wrestlers will have a shot next year to go back to the State Tournament. Senior Captain Pete Abraham won his first match in his bracket and has advanced to face […]

Three Wrestlers Punch Ticket to States; Finished 4th Place Overall

On Saturday Afternoon at Mansfield High School, the Padua Franciscan High School Wrestling Team Participated in their District Matches to see who will going onto the Final Showdown in Columbus for the 2017 OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament.  Sophomore Jimmy Balazy (106) finished 3rd, Junior Brian Shaw (120) finished 3rd and Senior Pete Abraham (195) finished […]

Updated Postseason Brackets for Basketball and Wrestling

Below are the Updated Brackets for Basketball and Wrestling: 2017 Brackets  (Individual Wrestling) 2016-2017 Boys Basketball Bracket (Updated 3.1.17) 2016-2017 Girls Basketball Regional Bracket (Updated 3.3.17)   Stay Tuned for more Information on Outcomes of Tournament Play

Wrestlers Claim Back to Back Sectional Titles; 10 Wrestlers Qualified for Districts

On Saturday Afternoon, the Padua Wrestling Team went into their Sectional Tournament with one goal in mind; Win the Sectional Championship.  In order to accomplish this goal, every team member needed to pull their weight in each and every match.  At the end of day the Padua Franciscan Wrestling team earned every point and earned […]

Wrestlers defeat Normandy 59-4 on Senior Night

The Wrestling Team defeated Normandy 59-4 on Friday Night. Jimmy Balazy, Mike Tusick, Austin Willard all had pin falls on the evening.  Prior to the start of the evening we recognized Pete Abraham and Bryce Carmichael for their accomplishments on the Wrestling Team these past four years. The Bruins will have the weekend off and […]

Padua Wrestlers place 2nd at NCL’s

On Saturday Afternoon, the Padua Wrestling Team Competed in the 2017 North Coast League Wrestling Tournament at Archbishop Hoban High School.  Below are the Team Results and the Individual Results as well: Team Scores 1. Lake Catholic 195.0 2. Padua Franciscan 163.5 3. Walsh Jesuit 119.5 4. Archbishop Hoban 92.0 5. Benedictine 86.0 6. Cleveland […]

SAVE THE DATE: Padua Athletic Boosters Night at the Races – March 18th

On Saturday March 18th 2017, the Padua Athletic Boosters will be holding their Annual Night at the Races Fundraiser that supports Padua Athletics. Doors will open at 5:30 pm, Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm and the Post Time for the 1st Race will be 7:00 pm. Each Adult who purchases a ticket will be […]

Wrestling battles to become Regional Runner Up’s in OHSAA State Duals

The Padua Franciscan Wrestling Team became OHSAA Regional Runner Up’s for the State Duals as they defeated Bay 49-24 but were defeated by the eventual Regional Champs Woodridge.  The Bruins have been in the OHSAA Regional Finals for the State Duals claiming the title in 2014 and claiming the Runner Up Trophy these past two […]

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