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Ohio to hold first-ever Girls State Wrestling Tournament

Ohio Girls State Wrestling Tournament
Posted at 7:17 PM, Feb 15, 2020

Girls across the state of Ohio are coming together to compete in the Ohio State Wrestling Coaches Association’s first-ever Girls State Wrestling Tournament in Columbus.

Around 263 female wrestlers from 97 schools across Ohio will compete in the tournament held at Hilliard Davidson High School in Franklin County. The tournament will feature championships in 14 weight classes.

The tournament will take place Saturday, Feb. 22 and Sunday, Feb. 23.

To qualify, all of the girls competing must be members of their Ohio State School Athletic Association school’s team. The tournament follows all rules set by the OHSAA.

Northeast Ohio is well represented in the tournament, with wrestlers from the following schools:

  • Elyria High School
  • Brooklyn High School
  • Mentor High School
  • Harvey High School
  • West Holmes High School
  • Minerva High School
  • Parma Senior High School
  • Lutheran West High School
  • Alliance High School
  • Perry High School
  • Cleveland Central Catholic High School
  • Green High School
  • Oberlin High School
  • Lakewood High School
  • Madison High School
  • Massillon Washington High School
  • John Hay High School
  • Brunswick High School
  • Chippewa High School
  • Collins Western Reserve High School
  • Charles F. Brush High School
  • Lakeside High School
  • Firestone Community Learning Center
  • Highland High School
  • Hoover High School
  • Strongsville High School
  • Malvern High School
  • Dover High School

The tournament will be available online for fans who would like to follow the action.

Click here for more information on the wrestling tournament.