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Wrestlers finish 2nd @ NCL’s, have 9 Placers at Event

The Padua Wrestler Team finished 2nd Place in the 35th Annual NCL Wrestling Tournament on Saturday.  The Bruins had 9 individuals who finished in the Top 4 in their weight class, below are the Results: 113 Sophomore Shane Bianchi – Champion 120 Senior Jimmy Balazy – Champion 126 Freshman Matt Anderson – 4th Place 132

Balazy Signs with Lake Erie College

Senior Jimmy Balazy will be continuing his Academic and Wrestling Career next year at Lake Erie College. Jimmy is a Four Year Letterman and has accomplished so much in his four years at Padua.  He has been 2-time State Qualifier, 2-time CIT and Sectional Champion, and NCL Champion in his four years at Padua. Jimmy will take

Bruin Wrestlers Suffer Defeat in State Duals

On Saturday Morning, the Padua Wrestling team competed in the 2019 OHSAA State Duals.  The Bruins received a bye in the 1st Round and were able to defeat Brookside High School 46-27 to advance to the Quarterfinals.  In the Quarterfinals, Padua faced Cylde High School and fell to them by a final dual match score

Bruin Wrestlers suffer defeat in Tri-Match

The Padua Wrestling Team suffered a heartbreaking defeat to Claymont 36-34. The Bruins were down 24-4 at one point and were able to come back in the next 6 weight classes to get the score to 34-26.  Claymont was able to get  the last two weight classes to bring the final score to 36-34.  Next

CIT Results: Balazy Claims Title and three others Place

This Past weekend, the Padua Wrestling Team competed in the 58th Annual Catholic Invitational Tournament which was held this year at Toledo St. John’s.  On the Final Day of the Tournament Padua was well represented in the Championship Brackets: CIT results 120 -Jimmy Balazy,  Champion  145 -Sam LoFaso ,     2nd 152 -John McNulty,  3rd

Padua Wrestling falls in tri-match

Padua hosted Crestwood and St. Edward (Green) wrestling teams today in a tri-match.  Padua took on Crestwood first and lost 42-36 to the Red Devils.  The Bruins had 5 pins by Sam LoFaso, John McNulty, Austin Willard, Matt Abraham, and John Cuthbert with Jerome Shaw-Mason picking up a forfeit victory.  The Bruins could not overcome

Wrestling Defeats Hoban and Losses close battle with Ignatius

On Saturday,  The Padua Wrestling Team competed in a Tri-Match with Archbishop Hoban and Saint Ignatius.  The Bruins and the Knights battled it out in the first dual and were able to come out on top 46-18. Then they went toe to toe with the Wildcats and lost some tough matches in the later weight

Wrestlers finish 7th at North Coast Classic

This past weekend, the Padua Wrestling Team competed in the North Coast Classic at Independence High School.  Below are some of the results for some Padua Wrestlers: Sam LoFaso, 145 lb. Champion Jimmy Balazy, 120 lb. Runner-up John McNulty, 152 lb. Runner-up Austin Willard, 160 lb. 4th place Matt Abraham, 182 lb. 4th place Shane

Wrestling goes 2-2 in Aurora Duals on Saturday

The Padua Wrestling Team went 2-2 on Saturday for the Aurora Duals.  The Bruins defeated Bedford and Freemont Ross but Fell to Aurora & Madison High School. Below are the results from Saturday’s Matchups: 120 lb Jimmy Balazy 4-0 113 lb Shane Bianchi 3-1 145 lb Sam LoFaso 3-1 182 lb Matt Abraham 3-1 Dzurnak, Willard,

Winter Picture Day Schedule- Thursday November 15th

Below is the Winter Picture Day Schedule: 2:50pm                       Wrestling (V & JV) 3:05 pm                      Girls Bowling 3:15 pm                       Boys Bowling 3:25 pm                       Gymnastics 3:35pm                        Swimming 3:50pm                        Figure Skating 4:05pm                        Cheerleaders 4:15pm                        Girls Freshman Basketball 4:25pm