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Open Wrestling changed to Wednesday

Open Mat will be on Wednesday June 28 at 6:30 pm instead of Thursday this week.

Zeeland West wrestling Open wrestling

Zeeland West wrestling will have open wrestling for High school and middle school wrestling on Thursday nights from 6:30 to 8:00 pm this summer on the dates listed below. Summer 2017 June 15 , June 22, June 29 July 20, July 27 August 3  

Wrestling meeting Tuesday June 2

There will be a short meeting for all students planning on wrestling next year in Coach Heckel’s room E111 on Tuesday right after school.  The meeting will be done in 15-20 minutes.

Connor Heckel wraps up season for West wrestling team

Connor Heckel ended up 0 and 2 at the state meet, with losses coming to the eventual state runner-up from Chelsea and the 6th ranked wrestler from Melvindale.  Heckel ended a tremendous 39-12 for his junior year, and will head into his senior season with 119 wins, which currently places him second on the career win […]

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Connor Heckel qualifies for state wrestling meet

West 125 pounder Connor Heckel rebounded from a first round regional loss to win his next 2 matches including a come from behind pin in the elimination round to qualify for the individual state wrestling meet at the Palace of Auburn Hills on March 2-4.  Heckel will carry a record of 39 and 10 into […]

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Voravong and Heckel Qualify for regionals

West wrestlers Tahji Voravong and Connor Heckel both placed second at the Hastings district to qualify for next week’s Byron Center regional.  Senior Garrison Dershem and Freshmen Ian Heckel both fell one match short of Qualifying.  Both had great seasons.  Dershem finished  at 29-16 with a conference championship.  Ian Heckel had the third most wins […]

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Three West wrestlers named All-Conference

Tahji Voravong, Garrison Dershem, and Connor Heckel were all crowned conference Champions by winning their weight classes at the  O-K Green conference Championships   All three were also undefeated in the O-K Green during the regular season.  The Dux finished 4th as a team in the O-K Green.

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Three JV wrestlers place 2nd

Andrew Arent, Eric Salisbury, and Jaden Brower all brought home silver medals from the OK Gold/ Green JV Tourney.  Nic Terpstra and Keegan Beyer each picked up 2 wins, while Tristan Martin and Brock Lovell also notched pins.

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Dux Have 3 undefeated wrestlers at WO tourney

The Dux wrestling team went 2 and 3 as a team at the West Ottawa Duals Saturday but did come away with some indvidual accolades.  Tahji Voravong, Ian Heckel, and Erik Boeve were all 5 and 0 on the day.  Connor Heckel and Garrison Dershem finished the day at 4 and 1.

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Dux Crown 4 JV wrestling champions

The Dux had a great night as they brought home 4 gold Medals from West Ottawa’s Friday night JV Tourney.  Andrew Arent, Eric Salisbury, Nick Terpstra, and Nick Dorgelo were all undefeated as they collected  a combined 9 pins.  Brock Lovell also recorded a pin for a third place finish.

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