The Alberta women’s wrestling team earned the silver medal in the team event, thanks to an undefeated round robin play (5-0) that qualified them for the gold medal.

On their way to the gold medal game, Alberta remained undefeated in five matches by winning the duals against Saskatchewan (47-5), Nova-Scotia (48-6), Manitoba (46-4), Newfoundland (48-5), and Nunavut (55-0).

The gold medal match featured the only two undefeated teams in the tournament in British Columbia and Alberta. In a hotly contested matchup between the two western provinces, British Columbia proved to be stronger on the day, winning the battle 32-18 for the gold medal.

The wrestlers competing for Team Alberta are Kenza Messaoudini (40kg); Maya Johnston (44 kg), Xana Beran (48kg), Tiana Bryant (52kg), Tawes Messaoudini (56kg), Sofia Santoro (60kg), Kinley Link (64kg), Megan Fendelet (69kg), Praise Abidemi-Aremu (74kg), Halima Fanta (79kg), and Cassie Fisher (84 kg)

In the men’s team event, Alberta ended round robin with a record of 2-2, dropping their dual against Ontario and Quebec. They defeated Manitoba and Nova Scotia in the process. In the placement game, Alberta defeated New Brunswick 37-13 to take the fifth place.

Friday will be a busy day for Alberta wrestlers, with all 22 athletes competing in their individual weight classes tournament. A total of 66 medals (22 gold) will be awarded on this day.