Boys Varsity Wrestling · North wrestling team defeats Canal Winchester 77-0


The Westerville North wrestling team put together a dominant performance with a 77-0 win over visiting Canal Winchester on Jan. 27, 2021.

Winning for the Warriors were: Edwin White (138), Nate Morse (145), Connor Euton (152), Sylvester Bockarie (160), Carson Bopp (170), Nico Candido (182), Brennan Albertini (195), Mitchell Gillam (220), Andrew Owusu (285), Christian Hunt (106), Evan Butcher (113), Gabe Ohle (120), Johnny Verduga (126) and Jake Gooding (132).

“I thought we wrestled really well tonight,” said North coach David Grant. “They (Canal) usually have a couple solid kids, especially at heavyweight. We just matched their toughness. I saw a couple matches where we could’ve been in trouble.

“At 126, Johnny Verduga handled the pressure and came up with a pin. Our guys just handled the pressure and got through it. We’re starting to catch our groove a little bit.”