Boys Varsity Wrestling · Balazy and McNulty place 8th in Division II Wrestling


This past weekend at the 2019 OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament: Five Seniors, Five Friends and Five Sons of Padua Franciscan High School represented the Name and the School with great Pride.  Seniors Jimmy Balazy (120), Sam LoFaso (145), John McNulty (152), Austin Willard (160) and Matt Abraham (182) went down to Columbus to leave everything they had on the wrestling mat and they did just that.  Sam, Austin and Matt all finished as State Qualifiers for their Senior Year while Jimmy and John were able to make it onto the Podium for an 8th place finish in their respective weight classes.  Below are some Career accolades for the Five Seniors:

  • Jimmy Balazy
    • 3X State qualifier
    • 2019 State 8th place winner
    • Finishes career with 143 wins
  • Sam LoFaso
    • 2X State qualifier
    • 2018 State 8th place winner
    • Finishes career with 141 wins!
  • John McNulty
    • 2019 State 8th place winner
    • Finishes career with 147 wins!
  • Austin Willard
    • 2019 State qualifier
    • Finishes career with 97 wins!
  • Matt Abraham
    • 2019 State qualifier
    • Finishes career with 135 wins!

Congratulations to these 5 Seniors on these Tremendous Accomplishments at the State Level!