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SoCal WrestlerGirls Seeded at the 2019 CIF State Girls Wrestling Championships

State pairings have been released and I’m happy to announce that this year the seeding committee has seeded to eight. In the past they had always reported they would seed the top two or four. Now, we will have to see how many people are unhappy with who got the nod and who didn’t.

I will list the SoCal wrestlers that have received a seed If you would like to see the full pairing sheets, follow the link.

  • 101 Lbs
    • #3 Sofia Martinez – Ayala (SS)
  • 106 Lbs
    • #2 Leah Gaitan – Yucaipa (SS)
    • #3 Viviana Garcia – San
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Defying the Odds

I have previously posted the names of the Southern Section wrestlers who have qualified for the state championships. But, I wanted to focus on the unseeded wrestlers that defied the odds and punched their ticket to the state tournament through skill, grit and determination:

  • 101 pounds
    • Unity Cordova of Corona was ranked 8th in the final JB rankings of the season but did not get a nod from the seeding committee. After falling to Rayna Prasad of Santa Monica in the second round she battled all the way back and earned her way to state by besting 10th ranked
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2019 CIF Southern Section Wrestlers Qualified for State Championships

Well, the CIF Southern Section Championships have come and gone. It appears this year’s edition held many learning opportunities for all parties involved, from the wrestlers all the way up to the section office. Let’s hope everyone takes those lessons and applies them to next year.

This year’s team title went to Walnut High School, with Northview close behind. The lower-weight MVP award was earned by 111-pound Champion Danielle Garcia of Corona who collected 4 pins and 1 tech-fall. The upper-weight MVP award went to 235-pound champion Sierra Adams-Gregory of Lakewood on the back of her 6-pins.

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2019 Southern Section Championships Seeds Released

Coach Jim Bowers of Corona posted the seeds for this year’s CIF Southern Section Girls Wrestling Championships on The California Wrestler Forum. He stated that the seeds were a result of a four-hour committee meeting and that there will be no changes.

The Championships start tomorrow at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Eastvale. Each weight bracket will have 40 wrestlers and the eight placing girls from each one will go on to compete at the state championships at the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, February 21st through the 23rd.

The seeds are as follow:

101 Lbs
1 Sofia Martinez – Ayala

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Congratulations Team California 2018 Fargo Junior Team Champions

In the junior version of the Fargo Freestyle National Championships, like in the cadet edition, 28 states fielded teams. Team California, once again, bested the rest of the teams with a total of 75 team points. This time around it was not New York that took second place but Washington with 62 team points.

In individual results, Team California duplicated their All-American count, from the cadet tournament, with 19 placers out of 66 wrestlers, including one champion and two finalists.

A list of the team’s final results follows. Congratulations to all the members of Team California, you made the state … Read more

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