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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

2019 CA-USA Wrestling Kids Folkstyle Championships Girls Results

The 2019 CA-USA Wrestling Kids Folkstyle Championships took place this past weekend. The California Grapplers came in first in each of the the three age divisions; intermediate, novice and schoolgirl. A total of 195 girls registered for the tournament, which is a 1% increase over last year’s 193. In comparison to the state tournament’s ten-year high, which was 202 in 2017, it appears girls’ age-group wrestling in the state is on a downward trend. Given that same situation can be noticed in the previous weekend’s Cadet/Jr Folkstyle Championships, I think the state association needs to address the issue and develop … Read more

2018 CA-USA Wrestling Kids (Girls) Freestyle State Championships Placers

This past weekend, at Selland Arena, in Fresno, the 2018 edition of the Kids Freestyle State Championships took place. 124 wrestlers participated in the three girl divisions that were contested in comparison to the 141 wrestlers that participated last year. And though, this is not the direction we want to see the event go in, I hope this is just an anomalous drop in the number of entries and next year’s numbers will be back on track.

Regardless of the number of wrestlers, those attending the event gave it their all in hopes of acquiring that much-prized bear. To those … Read more

2018 Women’s National Tournament Placers

Congratulations to all the California wrestlers that placed at the 2018 Women’s National Tournament which took place in Irving, Texas, a little over a week ago. California totaled 31 All-Americans, 10 champions, 7 Pan-Am Team members, 5 World Team members, and 1 potential Youth Olympic Team member.

In the junior division, four of the ten wrestler-girls qualifying for the Junior World Championships in Trnava, Slovakia (9/18-9/23) are from California! In all, California had 10 All-Americans in the junior division.

This year, the cadet winners of the 43, 49, 57, 65, and 73 kg weight classes qualify to go to … Read more

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