Hundreds of youth wrestlers from all over the nation attended the Border Wars Folkstyle National Championships held Sunday, November 2, 2013 at the Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek, Michigan. In attendance were three of Cedar Springs very own youth wrestlers, Landon Demorest, Aiden Bouwens and Gage Gardner, all of whom placed in their divisions.
Landon Demorest and Aiden Bouwens both wrestled in the 9/10 year-old division. Landon took an impressive 4th place finish in the 55lbs weight class. Aiden also took home an equally impressive 4th place finish in the 90lbs weight class. Gage Gardner was crowned Border Wars National Champion this year. He pinned all three of his opponents in 26 seconds or less to secure his victory in the 11/12 year-old, 133lb weight class.
If your son our daughter would be interested in wrestling for a program that has been proven to produce State and National Champions or if they just want to be conditioned, come join the Cedar Springs Youth Wrestling Club. Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays in the High School Wrestling Room from 6:00 p.m. To 8:00 p.m. Registration is going on right now! Check the website at cedarspringsyouthwrestling.com.