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2019 Marines Western Regional Results

The 2019 Marines Western Regionals took place in Las Vegas, a weekend ago and girls from ages nine and under all the way up through high school age competed in folkstyle, freestyle, and even greco-roman! 48 California girls placed (keeping in mind that the Western Regional only places to the top four.

Below you can find the final results for each of the styles girls participated. Since the lists got pretty long I split them up into separate pages. Just scroll down to the bottom of each page and you will find the page links above the comment area. On … Read more

2019 May Events

Here is a list of the events taking place in May. 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

Great Showing for California at the 2019 US Open

22 Placers for the Golden State

The 2019 edition of the US Open took place this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada and the California wrestlers who competed did not disappoint. We had 22 placers.

Of those 22, three received berths for the Final X Series while another became an automatic finalist at the World Team Trials Challenge. Nine other California wrestlers qualified to compete at the World Team Trials Challenge, taking place in Raleigh, North Carolina, May 17-19.

Below is a list of the placers. Native California wrestlers are denoted in blue.

50 kg
1 Whitney Conder – Final … Read more

Augsburg University to Add Women’s Wrestling

Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota has announced it will be adding women’s wrestling starting in the 2019-2020 season. Augsburg is a private, liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It offers over 50 undergraduate and nine graduate degrees. It has a student body of nearly 3,600.

The Auggies’s inaugural head coach is Max Mejia, who he has served for three years as Women’s and Developmental Coach at the Sunkist Kids Regional Training Center in Tempe, Arizona.

I am excited and honored to be selected as the first women’s wrestling coach. Augsburg is an ideal place to

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2019 CA-USA Wrestling Girls Freestyle State Championships Results for Schoolgirls and Juniors

Yesterday, Sunday, April 14, the second day of competition concluded at the 2019 CA-USA Wrestling Girls Freestyle State Championships, taking place at Selland Arena in Fresno. The results for the schoolgirl and junior age-groups follow.

Schoolgirl

Out of 13 possible weight classes, only seven were represented (after 79 pounds was combined with the 85-pound weight class and 92 pounds was combined with the 97-pound weight class) with a total of twenty wrestlers competing. Driving home the point I made in yesterday’s post that, regardless of the sport’s impressive growth nationwide, California still has some work to do in freestyle participation … Read more

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