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Good Luck to the 2018 Team California, Junior Division

I should have posted this yesterday, so my apologies for the delay. This morning, the 65 members of Junior Team California took to the mats, each wrestler-girl hoping to earn a 2018 Marine Corps Women’s Junior National Championship. You can see brackets and results on FloWrestling’s FloArena and if you have an account be able watch the matches live.

A list of the members follows. Good luck Team California!

 

Congratulations to the Cadet Team California 2018 Fargo Team Champions

In a national tournament where 28 states fielded teams, the cadets of team California bested the rest of the teams with a total of 79 team points. New York. the second place team was a good 17 points behind with 62.

In individual results, Team California had 19 placers out of 33 wrestlers, including one champion and three finalists.

The Junior team will see action starting Tuesday, July 17, and we will undoubtedly see quite a few, if not all, of the cadet team members, compete in that age-group also. Until then, join me in congratulating cadet team California, the … 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

2018 Marines Western Regional Tournament Placers

This post is very late, nonetheless, congratulations to all the California wrestlers that placed at the 2018 Marines Western Regional Tournament which took place in Las Vegas, Nevada during the last week in April. Wrestler-girls participated in folkstyle, freestyle and, for the first time in the tournament’s history, Greco-Roman.

Lists of the placing wrestlers from all three forms follow:

Freestyle

Schoolgirl

Women (Cadet/Junior)

Folkstyle placers continue on page 2

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