2019 CIF-SDS State Championship Qualifiers

The first group of SoCal wrestlers have punched their ticket to the state championships

• The SDS held its section championships at Brawley Union High School. The Host came away with the team title with a score of 183. Valley Center came in second with 146 points. And, with 98 points, Eastlake earned third. The section is allotted three entries at each weight to the CIF state championships. Congratulations to the following wrestlers on placing at sections and making it to the state championships:

103 Lbs
1 Karen Salais – Calexico
2 Carla Leon – San Diego
3 Urquiza –

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2019 February Events

Here is a list of the events taking place in February. All events not listing what city they are taking place in are in SoCal locations. If you are holding or know of an event taking place in Southern California (or elsewhere but of significant impact to SoCal wrestler-girls) that is not listed here or in the Calendar page, please let us know via the Contact Us form so that I can correct the oversight if it fits the criteria.

SoCal WrestlerGirl now uses Google Calendar for posting events, it is a more versatile option for the site’s needs … Read more

WCWA Regional Qualifiers Canceled

There Were Good Reasons

As some of you may know, the WCWA was scheduled to hold its regional qualifiers for this year’s National championships last weekend. However, these were canceled leaving many people wondering why. After inquiring as to the reasons for the cancellation, I received the answer via direct message on Twitter from the official WCWA account. There were 3 factors cited:

  1. Membership had discussed regionals before the NAIA had announced women’s wrestling invitational status. Since many of the WCWA schools are NAIA, adding regionals meant that a financial burden would be added to their budget. The WCWA didn’t
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JB (Unofficial) Southern Section Rankings for January 29, 2019

The latest rankings from Jon Briggs for the Southern Section were released on January 29th. While some weights have seen very little movement others have been completely transformed with wrestlers starting to compete in their postseason weight classes. As usual Thank you to Coach Briggs for working on these and making them available

I have limited myself to posting the ranked wrestlers’ names (changing the order to first name, last name) and schools. One thing I have added is their previous ranking – located in parenthesis.

Congratulations to all the wrestlers that made the list!

101 LBS
1 Sofia Martinez

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First State Rankings for the 2018-2019 Season Released

The first state CIF rankings for the 2018-2019 season have been released and 24 of the 56 ranked wrestlers are from SoCal! 17 are from the Southern Section, 4 are from the LA City section and 3 are from the San Diego Section.

In the past the state rankings have been submitted to the seeding committee as recommendations for the seeding in the state championships. That is the reason only four wrestlers are being ranked. However, the committee is not obligated to follow those recommendations.

These ranking were posted in the California Wrestling Forum on January 25th. I have no … Read more

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