Tiger beats Saint

Westgate’s Owen MacGillivray, right, grapples with wrestles Brandon Riives of the St. Patrick Saints during the Reino Niemi Memorial wrestling championships at St. Ignatius High School on Thursday. MacGillivray won the match by a 12-1 score. A total of 93 student-athletes took part in the event, which is the first full meet of the 2019-20 high school wrestling season. Among the gold-medal winners was Ashlyn Sweitzer of St. Ignatius. Sweitzer is the granddaughter of the late Reino Niemi, the tourney’s namesake and longtime builder and coach of the sport. The city finals will be held Jan. 15 at Superior Collegiate, followed by the Valentine’s Tournament in Hammarskjold on Feb. 12. St. Patrick will host the Northwestern Ontario championships on Feb. 21.