The annual Alberni Wrestling Awards took place on Friday, April 26, celebrating the accomplishments of young Alberni Valley wrestlers.
Certificates and plaques were handed out to dozens of Alberni Valley wrestlers, recognizing their achievements over the 2018-19 season.
Paige Maher, who won a national championship last month, was awarded with the Most Outstanding Senior Female plaque and bursary. Grade 12 wrestler Jayce Clayton received Most Outstanding Senior Male, while Evan McLeod walked away with the Most Oustanding Junior award.
The awards night concluded with closing remarks from each of this year’s graduating wrestlers: Darien Van Ingren, Jayce Clayton, Jayden Iversen, Mackenzie Boudreau, Prateesh Giri and William Merry.