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NEW BOYS' WEIGHT CLASSES EFFECTIVE 2022-2023 SEASON:
Boys HS: 106 - 113 - 120 - 126 - 132 - 138 - 144 - 150 - 157 - 165 - 175 - 190 - 215 - 285
Boys MS: 70 - 78 - 86 - 94 - 102 - 110 - 116 - 123 - 128 - 135 - 145 - 155 - 171 - 190 - 215 - 285
Girls HS: 100 - 107 - 114 - 120 - 126 - 132 - 138 - 145 - 152 - 165 - 185 - 235 (NFHS adopted weight classes)
Girls MS: (Madison Weight System)

email to: wvmat@outlook.com
Complete contact information available AT THIS LINK.
High School

2023-24 Season begins: November 13, 2023
First matches may be held: November 29, 2023

AA/A Regional Dual Team Championship Qualifers:
Region 1
Regional Dual Team Championships @ Fairmont Senior Thurs., 12-21-23 @ 5:30pm
(Fairmont Senior / Tyler Consolidated / Oak Glen / East Fairmont)

Region 2
Regional Dual Team Championships @ Braxton County Thurs., 1-18-24 @ 6:00pm.
(Braxton County / Roane County / Clay County / Lewis County)

Region 3
Regional Dual Team Championships @ Independence Wed., 1-17-24 @6:00pm
(Independence / Herbert Hoover / Greenbrier West / Shady Spring)

Region 4
Regional Dual Team Championships @ Point Pleasant Wed., 12-20-23 @ 6:00pm.
(Point Pleasant / Williamstown / Winfield / Ravenswood)

AAA Regional Dual Team Championship Qualifers:
Region 1
Regional Dual Team Championships Individual Duals / Dates
University / Wheeling Park (12-13-23) Wheeling Park / John Marshall (12-06-23)
University / John Marshall (12-20-23) University / Buckhannon (1-6-24)

Region 2
Regional Dual Team Championships @ Spring Mills Wed., 1-10-24 @6:00pm.
(Spring Mills / Washington / Musselman / Hedgesville)

Region 3
Regional Dual Team Championships @ Woodrow Wilson Tues., 1-16-24 @ 6:00pm.
(Woodrow Wilson / St. Albans / Greenbrier East / Riverside)

Region 4
Regional Dual Team Championships @ Parkersburg South Wed., 1-3-24 @ 6:00pm.
(Parkersburg South / Cabell Midland / Hurricane / Ripley)

AA/A WV Dual Team State Championships: February 2, 2024
AAA WV Dual Team State Championships: February 3, 2024

Regional Tournaments: Weekend of February 16-17, 2024
     AA/A Region I - St. Marys
     AA/A Region II - Lewis County
     AA/A Region II - Independence
     AA/A Region IV - Jackson County Armory

     AAA Region I - Bridgeport
     AAA Region II - Jefferson
     AAA Region II - Woodrow Wilson
     AAA Region IV - Parkersburg South

Boys State Tournament: February 29 - March 2, 2024

Girls State Tournament: March 2, 2024

Future State Tournament dates:
2025 - March 6 - 8
2026 - March 5 - 7
2027 - March 4 - 6

2024 State Tournament Underclassmen:
AAA
AA
A

2023-24 High School Tournament Dates

Kuhl Sporting Goods Bill Hughes Wrestling Invitational: December 2, 2023
Beckley/Husqvarna Duals: December 2, 2023
Bruce Niday Classic: December 2, 2023
Mercer County Wrestling Kickoff Classic: December 2, 2023
Mountain State Tussle (Girls tournament): December 2, 2023
Washington Elite Opener: December 2, 2023
Mike Ellis Duals: December 8-9, 2023
Mark Fleming Invitational: December 9, 2023
Shady Spring Scuffle (Girls tournament): December 15, 2023
Bison Battle at the Barn: December 15-16, 2023
McFly Outdoors Duals: December 15-16, 2023
Dix Manning Duals: December 16, 2023
Jason Eades Memorial Duals: December 16, 2023
Lady Grizzly Slam (Nicholas County): December 16, 2023
2023 Nurse Pro Plus Wrestling Tournament: December 16, 2023
Phil Davis Invitational (Chesapeake, OH): December 16, 2023
Fallen Heroes Wrestling Tournament: December 21-22, 2023
39th Annual Max Horz Holiday Invitational: December 21-22, 2023
Bob Stover Duals: December 23, 2023
Dave "Crow" Hall Memorial Duals (Herbert Hoover High School): December 23, 2023 (8-team duals tournament)
18th Annual Grafton Duals: December 29, 2023
Skyline Bowling Wrestling Invite: December 30, 2023
Pat Vance Invitational: January 5-6, 2024
2024 WV Army National Guard Duals Wrestling Tournament (Summersville): January 5-6, 2024
Gerry Raymond Automotive Invitational: January 12-13, 2024
St. Marys Blue Devil Alumni Invitational: January 13, 2024
Braxton County Invitational: January 13-14, 2024
Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Championships: January 18-20, 2024
Jeff Medley Invitational (Herbert Hoover High School): January 19-20, 2024 (individual bracketed tournament)
Bob Zide Rumble: January 20, 2024
Red Devil JV Rumble Tournament, Oak Hill High School: January 20, 2024
Lady Raider Rumble (Girls tournament): January 26, 2024
WSAZ Invitational: January 26-27, 2024
WV Single A Challenge: January 26-27, 2024
Raider Rumble: January 27, 2024
Larry Snuffer Slam: February 3, 2024
Black Eagle Duals: February 9-10, 2024
Morgantown JV Tournament: February 10, 2024

2024-25 High School Tournament Dates

Battle at the Border Duals Tournament (Greenbrier East): December 14, 2024
Dix Manning Duals, December 14, 2024
Jason Eades Memorial Duals: December 14, 2024
Nurse Pro Plus Tournament: December 21, 2024
East Fairmont Wrestling Tournament: December 28, 2024
19th Annual Grafton Duals: December 28, 2024
Cameron Alumni Invitational: January 4, 2025
Gerry Raymond Automotive Invitational: January 10-11, 2025
Dave "Crow" Hall Memorial Duals (Herbert Hoover): January 11, 2025
St. Marys Par Mar Stores Alumni Tournament: January 11, 2025
Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Championships: January 16-18, 2025
Cornelius Godfrey Memorial Tournament: January 18, 2025
Braxton County Invitational: January 17-18, 2025
Jeff Medley Invitational (Herbert Hoover): January 24-25, 2025
Bob Zide Rumble (Williamstown): January 25, 2025
WSAZ Invitational: January 31-February 1, 2025
Black Eagle Tournament (South Charleston): February 7-8, 2025
Larry Snuffer Slam, February 8, 2025

Middle School

2023-24 Season begins: November 6, 2023
First matches may be held: November 29, 2023
Season ends: February 17, 2024

2023-24 Middle School Tournament Dates

Charleston Invitational Middle School Duals: December 1-2, 2023
American Thoroughbred Tournament: December 2, 2023
Eagles Annual Middle School Duals (Johnson Central High School, Paintsville, KY) - December 2, 2023
Mountain State Tussle (Girls tournament): December 2, 2023
Wayne Bennett Duals: December 2, 2023
Fear the Pack Duals: December 9, 2023
Shady Spring Middle School Duals: December 9, 2023
Shady Spring Scuffle (Girls tournament): December 15, 2023
LKC Middle School Championship (Wirt County High School): December 16, 2023
Middle School PEAKE POOLS Wrestling Tournament (Chesapeake, OH): December 16, 2023
Woodrow Wilson Middle School Duals: December 16, 2023
Fallen Heroes Wrestling Tournament: December 21-22, 2023
Gallia Academy (OH) Middle School Invitational: December 29, 2023
Iron Duals: December 29, 2023
Mountain State Clash: December 29-30, 2023
Barboursville Brawl: January 6, 2024
Braxton Bash: January 6, 2024
Fayetteville Middle School Duals: January 13, 2024
JCMS Wrestling Tournament (Johnson County Middle School, Paintsville, KY) - January 13, 2024
Williamstown Jr. Jacket Rumble: January 13, 2024
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tournament: January 15, 2024
Wahama White Falcon Classic: January 20, 2024
WSAZ Invitational: January 26-27, 2024
1st Annual Mountain State Wrestling Championship, Blennerhassett Middle School: February 10, 2024

2024-25 Middle School Tournament Dates

Cameron Middle School Tournament: December 14, 2024
WSAZ Invitational: January 31-February 1, 2025

Girls

2023-24 Girls Tournament Dates

Mountain State Tussle: December 2, 2023
Shady Spring Scuffle: December 15, 2023
39th Annual Max Horz Holiday Invitational: December 21-22, 2023
East Hardy Girls Tournament: December 30, 2023
Williamstown Lady Jacket Throwdown: December 30, 2023
Lady Knights Open Wrestling Tournament: January 6, 2024
Her-Story Maker Tournament, Oak Hill High School: January 20, 2024
Lady Raider Rumble: January 26, 2024
Lady Patriot Open: February 10, 2024
Girls Junior State Championships, Blennerhassett Middle School: February 10, 2024
Girls Middle School State Championships, Blennerhassett Middle School: February 10, 2024
WV Girls HIGH SCHOOL State Championships: Mountain Health Arena, Huntington, March 2, 2024

2024-25 Girls Tournament Dates

Lady Jacket Throwdown (Williamstown): December 7, 2024
Shady Spring Scuffle: December 13, 2024
Cornelius Godfrey Memorial Tournament: January 17, 2025


Youth

2023-24 Youth Regional and State Tournament Dates
     Region 1 Tournament - Parkersburg High School
     Region 2 Tournament - University High School
     Region 3 Tournament - Woodrow Wilson High School
     Region 4 Tournament - Huntington High School

West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Youth State Championships: February 24-25, 2024
West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Girls WV State Championships: February 24-25, 2024

47th WV Jr. State Wrestling Championships: March 9-10, 2024


Youth/Open Wrestling




West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association

West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Rules


West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Scholarship

West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Youth State Championships

West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Girls WV State Championships

WV-Mat Youth/Open Tournament Listings
Youth/Club team directory - West Virginia

Coaching Youth Wrestling
Promote the Sport!
The Mindset and Tactics of a Champion
    by Ken Chertow

A Syllabus for Youth Wrestling
    by Dr. Bill Welker


Freestyle




Follow this link for information on Team West Virginia Freestyle/Greco-Roman wrestling

2024 WV USA Wrestling Freestyle State Tournament: May 11, 2024

Registration Link: https://www.trackwrestling.com/registration/TW_Register.jsp?tournamentGroupId=224963132

Why Wrestle Freestyle
by Zeke Jones



West Virginia AAU Wrestling
www.wvaauwrestling.org
Contact info: Jim Smith
CompetitiveEdgeWrestling@gmail.com
304-881-1038






West Virginia University Wrestling

Tim Flynn, Head Coach
TFlynn@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-9871

WVU Wrestling at WVUSports.com
WVU Website


2023-24 Season
Nov 4 (Sat) at Southeast Open, Salem, Va. (Cregger Center), All Day
Nov 12 (Sun) Kent State HOME *, 1:00 p.m.
Nov 12 (Sun) Duke HOME *, 1:00 p.m.
Nov 12 (Sun) Cleveland State HOME *, 1:00 p.m.
Nov 16 (Thu) at Clarion, Clarion, Pa. (Waldo S. Tippin Gymnasium ), 7:00 p.m.
Nov 18 (Sat) at "Shorty" Hitchcock Classic, Millersville, Pa. (Student Memorial Center), All Day
Dec 3 (Sun) Oklahoma HOME *, 2:00 p.m.
Dec 8 (Fri) at Air Force, USAF Academy, Colo. (Clune Arena), 9:00 p.m.
Dec 10 (Sun) at Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colo. (Bank of Colorado Arena), 3:00 p.m.
Dec 19 (Tue) Fairmont State HOME *, 7:00 p.m.
Dec 29 (Fri) at Midlands Championships, Hoffman Estates, Ill. (NOW Arena), All Day
Dec 30 (Sat) at Midlands Championships, Hoffman Estates, Ill. (NOW Arena), All Day
Jan 7 (Sun) at Columbia, Atlantic City, N.J., TBD
Jan 14 (Sun) Oklahoma State HOME *, 1:00 p.m.
Jan 26 (Fri) Missouri HOME *, 8:00 p.m.
Jan 28 (Sun) at Morgan State, Baltimore, Md. (Talmadge Hill Field House), 3:00 p.m.
Feb 2 (Fri) at Iowa State, Ames, Iowa (Hilton Coliseum), 8:00 p.m.
Feb 4 (Sun) at Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa (McLeod Center), 3:00 p.m.
Feb 18 (Sun) Glenville State HOME *, 2:00 p.m.
Mar 9 (Sat) at Big 12 Championship, Tulsa, Okla. (BOK Center), All Day
Mar 10 (Sun) at Big 12 Championship, Tulsa, Okla. (BOK Center), All Day
Mar 21 (Thu) at NCAA Championships, Kansas City, Mo. (T-Mobile Center), All Day
Mar 22 (Fri) at NCAA Championships, Kansas City, Mo. (T-Mobile Center), All Day
Mar 23 (Sat) at NCAA Championships, Kansas City, Mo. (T-Mobile Center), All Day

* Home matches held at the WVU Coliseum




West Liberty University Wrestling

Danny Irwin, Head Coach
daniel.irwin@westliberty.edu
304-336-8230


West Liberty Wrestling at hilltoppersports.com
West Liberty University Website

2023-24 Season
Nov 2 (Thu) Pitt-Johnstown HOME *, 7:00 p.m.
Nov 4 (Sat) at Mount Union Invite, Alliance, OH, 10:00 a.m.
Nov 9 (Thu) at Mercyhurst, Erie, PA, 7:00 p.m.
Nov 18 (Sat) at Findlay Open, Findlay, OH, 9:00 a.m.
Dec 2 (Sat) at Little State Invite, Fort Wayne, IN, 9:00 a.m.
Dec 3 (Sun) Clarion, Philadelphia, PA, 11:00 a.m.
Dec 3 (Sun) Drexel, Philadelphia, PA, 12:30 p.m.
Dec 10 (Sun) at Findlay, Findlay, OH, 2:00 p.m.
Dec 17 (Sun) TBA HOME * 9:30 a.m.
Jan 5 (Fri) at NWCA National Duals, Cedar Falls, IA, 9:00 a.m.
Jan 6 (Sat) at NWCA National Duals, Cedar Falls, IA, 9:00 a.m.
Jan 11 (Thu) Ashland HOME *, 6:30 p.m.
Jan 14 (Sun) at Mount Union Open, Alliance, OH, 10:00 a.m.
Jan 18 (Thu) Grand Valley State, South Euclid, OH, 5:00 p.m.
Jan 18 (Thu) Notre Dame (Ohio), South Euclid, OH, 8:00 p.m.
Jan 27 (Sat) Mountain East Conference Championships HOME *, 9:00 a.m.
Feb 3 (Sat) at John Summa Invitational, Berea, OH, 10:00 a.m.
Feb 8 (Thu) at Lake Erie, Painesville, OH, 6:30 p.m.
Feb 11 (Sun) at John Carroll Open, University Heights, OH, 9:00 a.m.
Feb 15 (Thu) Fairmont State HOME *, 6:30 p.m.
Feb 16 (Fri) at Davis & Elkins, Elkins, WV, 6:00 p.m.
Mar 2 (Sat) NCAA Division II Super Region III HOME *, 9:00 a.m.
Mar 15 (Fri) at NCAA Division II National Championships Park City, KS (Hartman Arena), TBA
Mar 16 (Sat) at NCAA Division II National Championships Park City, KS (Hartman Arena), TBA

* Home matches held at the Academic Sports & Recreation Complex (ASRC)





Bluefield State College Wrestling

Blaze Shade, Head Coach
rshade@bluefieldstate.edu
Office: 304-327-4249
Cell: 856-516-3923

Bluefield State Wrestling at gobstate.com

2022-23 Season
Nov. 5 (Sat): at Hokie Open, Blacksburg, VA, 9:00 a.m.
Nov. 13 (Sun): at Averett Cougar Open, Danville, VA, 9:00 a.m.
Nov. 20 (Sun): at Star City Classic presented by USMC, Salem, VA, 9:00 a.m.
Dec. 8 (Thu): Greensboro College, HOME *, 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 8 (Thu): Southwest Virginia Community College, HOME *, 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 12 (Thu): at Davis & Elkins with UNC Pembroke, TBD
Dec. 17 (Sat): at Midwest Classic Invitational, TBD
Jan. 14 (Sat): at Regional Duals, Tiffin, OH, TBD
Jan. 16 (Mon): Allen University (SC), HOME *, TBD
Jan. 29 (Sun): at WVU-Tech, TBD
Feb. 3 (Fri): Fairmont State, HOME *, 7:00 p.m.
Feb. 10 (Fri): at King Tri Meet, Bristol, TN, TBD
Feb. 11 (Sat): Wheeling University, HOME *, 6:00 p.m.
Feb. 19 (Sun): at Glenville State, TBD
Feb. 25 (Sat): NCAA D-II Super Region 3 Championships, Tiffin, OH, TBD
Mar. 10 (Fri): NCAA D-II National Championships, Cedar Rapids, IA, TBD

* Home matches held at the Ned E. Shott Gym






Davis and Elkins College Wrestling

Andrew Colborn, Head Coach
colborna@dewv.edu

D&E Wrestling at senatornation.com


2022-23 Season
Nov. 5 (Sat): at Glenville State, TBA
Nov. 9 (Wed): at Fairmont State, 6:00 p.m.
Nov. 13 (Sun): at Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH, TBA
Nov. 19 (Sat): at Seton Hall, Greensburg, PA, TBA
Dec. 3 (Sat): at Elizabethtown, Elizabethtown, PA, TBA
Dec. 12 (Mon): UNC Pembroke, HOME *, 3:00 p.m.
Dec. 12 (Mon): Bluefield State, HOME *, 3:00 p.m.
Dec. 16 (Fri): at West Liberty, 10:00 a.m.
Jan. 8 (Sun): Notre Dame (OH), HOME *, 1:00 p.m.
Jan. 13 (Fri): at Hampton, Hampton, VA, TBA
Jan. 19 (Thu): at Wheeling, TBA
Jan. 28 (Sat): at Mountain East Conference Tournament, 9:00 a.m.
Feb. 10 (Fri): West Liberty, HOME *, 7:00 p.m.
Feb. 25 (Sat): NCAA D-II Super Region 3 Championships, Tiffin, OH, 9:00 a.m.
Mar. 11 (Sat): NCAA D-II National Championships, Cedar Rapids, IA, TBD

* Home matches held at the McDonnell Center


Fairmont State University Wrestling

Gennaro Bonaventura, Head Coach
gbonaventura@fairmontstate.edu
631-220-7821

FSU Wrestling at fightingfalcons.com

Fairmont State Falcon Wrestling Facebook Page

2022-23 Season
Oct. 29 (Sat): Maroon vs. White Wrestle Off, HOME *, 4:00 p.m.
Nov. 1 (Tue): at Alderson-Broaddus, 1:00 p.m.
Nov. 5 (Sat): at Glenville State College Duals, 9:00 a.m.
Nov. 9 (Wed): Davis & Elkins, HOME *, 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 12 (Sat): at W&J Invitational, Washington, PA, 10:00 a.m.
Nov. 19 (Sat): at Waynesburg Duals, Waynesburg, PA, 10:00 a.m.
Dec. 3 (Sat): at UPJ Duals, Johnstown, PA, `0:00 a.m.
Dec. 10 (Sat): at VMI Tri-Meet, Lexington, VA, 10:00 a.m.
Dec. 11 (Sun): at Averett Duals, Danville, VA, 9:00 a.m.
Dec. 16 (Fri): at Hilltopper Open, West Liberty, 9:00 a.m.
Dec. 19 (Mon): at WVU, 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 7 (Sat): at Waynesburg Invitational, Waynesburg, PA, 9:00 a.m.
Jan. 11 (Wed): Glenville State College, HOME *, 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 14 (Sat): at Pitt Bradford Duals, Bradford, PA, 1:00 p.m.
Jan. 21 (Sat): at W&J Duals, Washington, PA, 10:00 a.m.
Jan. 28 (Sat): at Mountain East Conference Tournament, West Liberty, TBD
Feb. 3 (Fri): at Bluefield State, 7:00 p.m.
Feb. 25 (Sat): NCAA D-II Super Region 1 Championships, East Stroudsburg, PA, TBD
Mar. 10 (Fri): NCAA D-II National Championships, Cedar Rapids, IA, TBD

* Home matches held at the Feaster Center (Joe Retton Arena, Dan Cava Court)





Glenville State College Wrestling

Dylan Cottrell, Head Coach
Dylan.Cottrell@glenville.edu

Glenville State Wrestling at gscpioneers.com/sports/wrestling


2022-23 Season
Nov. 5 (Sat): Fairmont State, HOME *, 9:00 a.m.
Nov. 5 (Sat): Seton Hill (PA), HOME *, 10:30 a.m.
Nov. 5 (Sat): Notre Dame (OH), HOME *, 1:30 p.m.
Nov. 10 (Thu): University of Findlay, HOME *, 12:00 p.m.
Nov. 10 (Thu): University of Indianapolis, HOME *, 1:30 p.m.
Nov. 10 (Thu): Mercyhurst, HOME *, 3:00 p.m.
Nov. 13 (Sun): at Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH, 11:00 a.m.
Nov. 20 (Sun): at WVU, 11:00 a.m.
Dec. 3 (Sat): at Lander University, Greenwood, SC, TBD
Dec. 16 (Fri): at University of Indianapolis, TBD
Jan. 7 (Sat): at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster PA, TBD
Jan. 11 (Wed): at Fairmont State, TBD
Jan. 14 (Sat): at TBD, TBD
Jan. 19 (Thu): at West Liberty, TBD
Jan. 21 (Sat): at University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown, TBD
Jan. 28 (Sat): at Mountain East Conference Tournament, West Liberty, TBD
Feb. 4 (Sat): at University of Indianapolis, TBD
Feb. 11 (Sat): at Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH, TBD
Feb. 19 (Sun): Bluefield State, HOME *, 11:00 a.m.
Feb. 25 (Sat): NCAA D-II Super Region 3 Championships, Tiffin, OH, TBD
Mar. 10 (Fri): NCAA D-II National Championships, Cedar Rapids, IA, TBD

* Home matches held at the Waco Center




Wheeling University Wrestling

Daniel Ownbey, Head Coach

Wheeling University Wrestling at wucardinals.com/sports/wrestling
Wheeling University Website


2022-23 Season
Nov. 5 (Sat): at Mount Union Invitational, Alliance, OH, 9:00 a.m.
Nov. 13 (Sun): at Case Western Open, Cleveland, OH, 11:00 a.m.
Nov. 19 (Sat): at Findlay Open, TBD
Dec. 4 (Sun): at Storm Open, Painesville, OH, TBD
Dec. 11 (Sun): at Cougar Duals, Danville, VA TBD
Dec. 17 (Sat): at Midwest Classic, Indianapolis, IN, TBD
Jan. 4 (Wed): University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown, HOME *, 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 13 (Fri): at NCAA Super Region 3 Duals, TBD
Jan. 19 (Thu): Davis & Elkins, HOME *, 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 28 (Sat): at Mountain East Conference Tournament, West Liberty, TBD
Feb. 4 (Sat): at University of Indianapolis Duals, TBD
Feb. 5 (Sun): at Greyhound Open, Indianapolis, IN, TBD
Feb. 9 (Thu): Fairmont State, HOME *, 6:00 p.m.
Feb. 9 (Thu): Tiffin University (OH), HOME *, 6:00 p.m.
Feb. 11 (Sat): at Bluefield State, TBD
Feb. 25 (Sat): NCAA D-II Super Region 3 Championships, Tiffin, OH, TBD
Mar. 10 (Fri): NCAA D-II National Championships, Cedar Rapids, IA, TBD

* Home matches held at the Alma Grace McDonough Center - Performance Gym

The past Wheeling Jesuit pages can be viewed AT THIS LINK.




WVU Tech Wrestling

Joel Harris, Head Wrestling Coach
Cell: 304-719-3681
joel.harris1@mail.wvu.edu

WVU Tech Wrestling at goldenbearathletics.com
Visit the WVU Tech Website


Follow WVUTech Wrestling on Facebook WVUTechWrestling


2022-23 Season
Nov. 5 (Sat): at Patriot Open, Williamsburg, KY, 9:00 a.m.
Nov. 13 (Sun): at Averett Open, Danville, VA, TBD
Nov. 20 (Sun): at Star City Classic presented by USMC, Salem VA, TBD
Dec. 3 (Sat): at Midway University with University of Pikeville (KY) and Cumberland University (TN), TBD
Dec. 10 (Sat): at Montreat College (NC) with Truett McConnell University, TBD
Jan. 11 (Wed): Patrick & Henry Community College, HOME *, 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 11 (Wed): Southwestern Community College, HOME *, 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 13 (Fri): at St. Andrews University (Laurinburg, SC) with Allen University (SC), TBD
Jan. 21 (Sat): at Reinhardt University (Waleska, GA) with St. Thomas University, TBD
Jan. 29 (Wed): Bluefield State, HOME *, 6:00 p.m.
Feb. 11 (Sat): at Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA) with Emory & Henry, TBD
Feb. 18 (Sat): at Appalachian Athletic Conference Championship, Marietta, GA, TBD
* Home matches held in Beckley, WV (Van Meter Gym)


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Officials / Comments on the Rules
WVSSAC
National Wrestling Coaches Association Website
Trackwrestling.com
The New WVSSAC Weight Management Program
New WVSSAC Weight Management Program - FAQ
Legal Hair Covers for Wrestlers
Recent Major Rule Changes
The Tiebreaker System for Dual Meet Competition
WVSSAC High School Classifications
Central West Virginia Wrestling Officials
Overview of Wrestling Rules
How Wrestling Tournament Brackets Work
Rule Interpretations for the Safety of Wrestlers
WVSSAC Forms, including Physical Exam and other forms
Important note regarding Weigh-Ins
Rules clarification regarding mouth appliances in wrestlers
CONCUSSION CONCERNS AND MANAGEMENT IN ATHLETICS
Team Advancement Tournament Rules
Changes for State Wrestling Tournament for 2016
Wrestling from the Rear Standing Position
State Tournament Weigh-in Procedure
ALPHA DATE RULING ON OFFICIAL WVSSAC SITE

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What's new ...


  • Saturday, May 25, 2024
    2024-2025 High School Tournament Dates:
        Dix Manning Duals, December 14, 2024
        East Fairmont Wrestling Tournament, December 28, 2024
        2025 Black Eagle Tournament (South Charleston): February 7-8, 2025
        Larry Snuffer Slam, February 8, 2025

    2024-2025 Girls Tournament Dates:
        Shady Spring Scuffle: December 13, 2024

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Repent for Your Pins: August 24, 2024
          Ground Zero Battle for the Belt: November 3, 2024
          East Fairmont Junior Wrestling Tournament: December 29, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          Pins in the Park: June 2, 2024
          Fight on the Field: June 8, 2024
          Bexley Summer Open: June 15, 2024
          BA Summer Bash: June 29, 2024
          Pin Suicide: July 13, 2024
          Tri-State Tussel: July 20, 2024
          Back to School Bash: August 10, 2024

    Corrected Combined Dutton, Schultz, Saunders, and State Tournament MOW Winners page (May need to refresh your browser)

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024
    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Hawks Wrestling Club All-Star Camp: June 10-13, 2024
    2024 University Hawk Youth Wrestling Camp: June 17-20, 2024
    Team WV Camp at University High School: June 22, 2024

    Lots more updates coming tomorrow (hopefully). My other life is keeping me pretty busy!

  • Monday, May 13, 2024
    Congratulations to the latest nationally ranked wrestlers from West Virginia!
    Rofkin MatScouts National Rankings:
    Brock Kehler #12 @ 285
    Brycen Arthur #14 @ 215
    Gunner Andrick #17 @ 138

    FloWrestling National Girls High School Rankings:
    Kaylie Hall #7 @ 170
    Justice Anthony #17 @ 120


    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Pleasants County Parks & Recreation 10th Annual Wrestling Clinic: June 25-27, 2024

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          2024 Grapple at the Gridiron: June 8, 2024

    Youth team directory updates:
    Updated information for Charleston Wrestling Club (Kanawha County)

    Gage Wright Signing:
    South's Gage Wright Excited for Next Chapter at Virginia Tech
    Signing Ceremony Video

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2024
    Rule Changes for 2024-2025 season

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Buck Watkins Clinic, hosted by Oak Hill High School: May 11, 2024

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in Kentucky:
          Star Wars Smackdown (May 4) has been canceled.

    Combined Dutton, Schultz, Saunders, and State Tournament MOW Winners page updated (including a new column for Girls MOW winners - thank you to Brent Sams)

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated:
    Indiana High School in Indiana, PA is looking for additional teams to fill up the new Bo Wood Varsity Wrestling Tournament (20-team individual tournament) on January 4, 2025. (For additional information, see the post in the Bulletin Board

  • Monday, April 29, 2024
    CONGRATULATIONS TO GAGE WRIGHT OF PARKERSBURG SOUTH
    NWHOF DAVE SCHULTZ HIGH SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER

    NWHOF Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award State Winners Announced
    Dave Schultz award winner page updated

    CONGRATULATIONS TO CIARA RINER OF SPRING VALLEY
    NWHOF TRICIA SAUNDERS HIGH SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER


    NWHOF Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award State Winners Announced
    Tricia Saunders award winner page updated

    2024-2025 High School Tournament Dates:
        Battle at the Border Duals Tournament (Greenbrier East): December 14, 2024
        Bob Zide Rumble (Williamstown): January 25, 2025

    2024-2025 Middle School Tournament Dates:
        Cameron Middle School Tournament: December 14, 2024

    2024-2025 Girls Tournament Dates:
        Lady Jacket Throwdown (Williamstown): December 7, 2024

  • Saturday, April 20, 2024
    Coach Stump's visitation and service is today (April 20). Visitation for family is 9-10. Visitation for the public will be 10-1, with the services following. Visitation will be in the gymnasium at Calhoun Middle High School.

    2024-2025 High School Tournament Dates:
    Dave "Crow" Hall Memorial Duals (Herbert Hoover): January 11, 2025
    Jeff Medley Invitational (Herbert Hoover): January 24-25, 2025

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Tiger Fury Wrestling Tournament: April 27, 2024. Please refresh your browser at the youth page

  • Thursday, April 18, 2024
    Arrangements for Coach Stump

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Tiger Fury Wrestling Tournament: April 27, 2024. Please refresh your browser at the youth page
          Tribe Takedown Classic 2024: December 14, 2024
          Bridgeport Brawl 2025: January 25, 2025
          WV Novice State Tournament: March 15, 2025

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2024

    We are so very sad to announce the sudden passing of Coach Mike Stump, a truly great man. Arrangements will be announced as soon as they are available.


    2024-2025 High School Tournament Dates:
        2025 WVSSAC AA/A State Dual Team Championships: February 7, 2025
        2025 WVSSAC AAA State Dual Team Championships: February 8, 2025

    2024 Freestyle Updates:
    Flyer and registration link posted for WV State Freestyle and Greco Championships: May 11, 2024 at Parkersburg High School

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Registration link and updated flyer posted for Memorial Day Wrestling Camp Featuring Salem University Head Coach Cole Houser: (Memorial Day - May 27, 2024). Please refresh the camps/clinics page!

    Upcoming Youth and open tournaments:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Henry Miller Open: April 20, 2024
          Tiger Fury Wrestling Tournament: April 27, 2024

    Updated team page:
         Taylor County Middle School

    Article of Interest:
    Fairmont Senior's Fortier Wins Freshman 145 Title at High School Nationals

    Editor's Note: Now that it's mid-April and the weather is getting nicer, updates will be less frequent, as I plan to spend nice days with my husband at our family farm after several months of sitting with my face planted in front of a laptop!

    I'll be removing the 2023-2024 information from the front page soon, but I'd like to start archiving previous seasons, providing links for those in case anyone needs to reference older information. Sean "Shaggy" Smith does this with the OVAeC.org page and I've used the feature a lot!

    If you see anything that needs updated, please send an email to wvmat@outlook.com. Thanks, and have a great summer!


  • Wednesday, April 10, 2024
    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Mahindra Summer Boot Camp #1: June 27-30, 2024
    Mahindra Summer Boot Camp #2: July 18-21, 2024
    Mahindra Girls Only Camp: August 3, 2024

    NOTE: Camps/clinics page has been updated to include clickable, more readable images of camp flyers.

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Tri-State Tussle at the Castle: November 10, 2024

  • Monday, April 8, 2024
    CONGRATULATIONS TO WEST VIRGINIA'S NHSCA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!
    Stephen Myers, Freshman Nationals Champion @ 120
    Maximus Fortier, Freshman Nationals Champion @ 145
    Logan Davis, Senior Nationals Champion @ 120
    Kaylie Hall, Girls Nationals Champion @ 165


    And congratulations to West Viriginia's placewinners in this year's NHSCA Nationals!
    All of our champions and placewinners have earned All-American status!

    Freshmen:
    Kayden McDonald, 5th @ 126
    Keshawn Bland, 6th @ 182
    Carter Price, 8th @ 120

    Sophomore:
    Jesse Adams, 5th @ 182

    Juniors:
    Brycen Arthur, 3rd @ 220
    Pepper Martin, 4th @ 106
    Brock Kehler, 5th @ 285
    Garrett Johnson, 6th @ 113
    Jameson Maynard, 6th @ 170

    Senior:
    Jacob Perry, 8th @ 126

    Girls:
    Justice Anthony, 4th @ 120
    Ciara Riner, 6th @ 132

    Middle School:
    Tony Mohwish III, 4th @ 85
    Asa Yost, 4th @ 142
    Solomon Truman, 6th @ 154
    Brannock Barlow, 6th @ 180
    John Osborne, 8th @ 165


    High School All-Americans page updated. NOTE: This page is in serious need of updating! I'm going to try to add some updates myself, but please call any additons to my attention at wvmat@outlook.com. Thanks!

  • Friday, April 5, 2024
    CONGRATULATIONS TO KAYLIE HALL, #1 SEED IN THE GIRLS NHSCA NATIONALS! For a complete list of WV seeded wrestlers (boys, girls, middle school), click here. (Thanks to Melanie Arthur for the list!)

    Follow all the action on FloWrestling!

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
    Friday, April 5th
    8:00am- Boys Freshman, Boys Sophomore, and HS Girls Divisions - Wrestle up to Quarterfinals
    1:00pm- Boys Junior and Boys Senior Divisions - Wrestle up to Quarterfinals

    Saturday, April 6th
    8:00am- Boys Freshman, Boys Sophomore, and HS Girls Divisions Consolation Bracket Competition
          All High School Divisions will wrestle up to the placement matches (1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th)
    Noon- Boys Junior and Boys Senior Divisions Consolation Bracket Competition
          All High School Divisions will wrestle up to the placement matches (1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th)
    2:00pm- All High School Division Quarterfinals
    4:00pm- All High School Division Semifinals

    Sunday, April 7th
    8:00am- All High School Division 3rd, 5th, and 7th medal matches
    8:00am- Middle School wrestling begins
    10:00am- All High School Division Finals

    March High School scores updated with USA All-Stars vs. PA All-Stars dual results - Thanks to John Chambers

    Conference page updated - Coalfield Conference State Champions - Thanks to Anthony Shrewsberry

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Pitt-Johnstown Clinic hosted by Patriot Wrestling Club: June 1, 2024
    Elevate Wrestling Academy Clinic hosted by Patriot Wrestling Club: July 13, 2024
    Ken Chertow Gold Medal Training Camp System: July 13-28, 2024

  • Thursday, April 4, 2024
    NEW WVSSAC REGIONAL REALIGNMENTS
    Schools who have changed classifications are noted in bold print.
    Note: There are some schools listed on the WVSSAC site (St. Joseph's Central, Parkersburg Catholic, Valley, etc.) that aren't listed below due to the fact that they have not had a wrestling team in years.

    AAA
    REGION I
    Bridgeport, Brooke, Buckhannon-Upshur, Fairmont Senior, John Marshall, Morgantown, Wheeling Park, Preston, University

    REGION II
    Hedgesville, Jefferson, Martinsburg, Musselman, Spring Mills, Washington

    REGION III
    Capital, George Washington, Greenbrier East, Nitro, Oak Hill, Princeton, Riverside, St. Albans, South Charleston, Woodrow Wilson

    REGION IV
    Cabell Midland, Huntington, Hurricane, Lincoln County, Parkersburg, Parkersburg South, Spring Valley, Winfield

    AA/A
    REGION I
    Berkeley Springs, Cameron, East Fairmont, Frankfort, Hampshire, Hundred, Keyser, Madonna, Magnolia, North Marion, Oak Glen, Paden City, St. Marys, Tyler Consolidated, Weir, Wheeling Central

    REGION II
    Braxton County, Clay County, Doddridge County, East Hardy, Elkins, Gilmer County, Grafton, Lewis County, Liberty Harrison, Lincoln, Moorefield, Petersburg, Philip Barbour, Ritchie County, Roane County, Robert C. Byrd, South Harrison

    REGION III
    Bluefield, Greenbrier West, Herbert Hoover, Independence, Liberty Raleigh, Meadow Bridge, Midland Trail, Nicholas County, PikeView, Richwood, River View, Shady Spring, Webster County, Wyoming East

    REGION IV
    Buffalo, Calhoun County, Chapmanville, Logan, Man, Mingo Central, Poca, Point Pleasant, Ravenswood, Ripley, Sissonville, Tug Valley, Wahama, Williamstown, Wirt County

  • Monday, April 1, 2024
    2024-2025 High School Tournament Dates:
        Flyer posted for Cornelius Godfrey Memorial Tournament (Boys): January 18, 2025

    2023-2024 Girls State Tournament Announcements:
        Flyer posted for Cornelius Godfrey Memorial Tournament (Girls): January 17, 2025

    Team photo added to Girls Border War dual results (Thanks to Brian Emery for providing the names!)

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Memorial Day Wrestling Camp Featuring Salem University Head Coach Cole Houser: May 27, 2024 (Memorial Day)

    Speaking of Coach Houser, I am SO excited to see Salem University starting a wrestling program, as I am a Salem graduate (Class of '83)!
    Read the press release here: Cole Houser to Lead Salem's Mens Wrestling Program

    Salem University Wrestling info will be added to the collegiate section of the front page in the coming weeks.

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2024
    Congratulations to our Border War dual team, coached by NCAA All-American Samantha Miller!


    March High School scores updated with Girls Border War dual results

    January/February Middle School/Youth scores updated:
    - MAWA Preliminary District Tournament
    - Girls Border War Open Results

    Academic Team List updated (Oak Glen)

    Corrected Top Wrestlers 2023-24 page. I'd missed Jesse Showalter placing fourth as a freshman.

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in Kentucky:
          Star Wars Smackdown: May 4, 2024

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2024
    Corrected Top Wrestlers 2023-24 page. I'd missed Isaac Martin as a 2025 junior looking to defend or reclaim a state championship in 2025.

    2024-2025 High School Tournament Dates:
        19th Annual Grafton Duals: December 28, 2024
        St. Marys Par Mar Stores Alumni Tournament: January 11, 2025

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Added Mid Atlantic Wrestling Association District Wrestling Tournament (March 23, 2024) to the youth/open tournaments page
          Updated form with QR code posted for Tiger Fury Wrestling Tournament: April 27, 2024

  • Saturday, March 16, 2024
    CONGRATULATIONS TO 2024 ROBERT DUTTON AWARD WINNER,
    GAGE WRIGHT OF PARKERSBURG SOUTH!


    Parkersburg South's Gage Wright Named Dutton Award Winner

    Wright Also Named to NWCA All-Star Team

    Dutton Award Winners page updated

  • Friday, March 15, 2024
    Attention Coaches: All Academic All-State certificates were mailed early this week. If you didn't pick up your packet at the state tournament and your packet has not arrived at your school by this afternoon, please let me know. Thanks!

    Corrected Top Wrestlers 2023-24 page. I'd missed Lane Watson placing as a sophomore.

    Conference page updated, including LKC history and OVAC wrestlers of the year

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Registration link posted for One King Wrestling Clinic: June 18-20, 2024

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Tiger Fury Wrestling Tournament: April 27, 2024
          3rd Annual John Jamison Open: December 15, 2024

    Youth team directory updates:
        Updated information for Forza Wrestling Club (Mercer County)

  • Thursday, March 14, 2024
    GIRLS PHOTOS ARE FINALLY UP!
    It took a while to gather some of these. Many thanks to Dan Estel, Brent Sams, and Anna Anthony for the photos!

    Top Wrestlers 2023-24 page posted. Please send any corrections to wvmat@outlook.com

    Miscellaneous corrections have been made to state tournament lists. Thanks go out to Kenny Dunbar for his exceptional proofreading! Again, if you see any errors, send me an email at wvmat@outlook.com.

    Congratulations to Gage Wright, Parkersburg South - Bill Welker West Virginia OVAC Wrestler of the Year!

    Congratulations to Logan Davis (Oak Glen), Shawn Young (Weir), and Gage Wright (Parkersburg South) on their wins in the annual OVAC vs. MAC All-Star meet! (OVAC wins the meet 40-18!)
    Results at OVAeC.org
    Recap here.

    I have a few more youth-related updates to get to, but seeing as it's National "Pi" Day (3.14 - a holiday for us math nerds), I have to get cracking on making a couple of pies for a dinner tonight!

  • Monday, March 11, 2024
    January/February Middle School/Youth scores updated - 47th Annual WV Jr. State Championships

    2024-2025 High School Tournament Dates:
        Cornelius Godfrey Memorial Tournament (Boys): January 18, 2025

    2023-2024 Girls State Tournament Announcements:
        Cornelius Godfrey Memorial Tournament (Girls): January 17, 2025

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Mid Atlantic Wrestling Association District Wrestling Tournament: March 23, 2024 - The top 4 qualify for the regional tournament in State College, Pa. The top 4 there qualify for Eastern Nationals in Salisbury, MD.
          18th Annual Danny Suite Memorial Tournament: February 23, 2025

    Camps/Clinics updates:
         Charleston Wrestling Club Clinic Featuring WVU Head Coach Tim Flynn: April 20, 2024

    Congratulations to Dr. Bill Welker on being presented the presitgious OVAC Director's Award! Read about it here.

  • Sunday, March 10, 2024
    BOYS AAA AND AA/A PHOTOS ARE NOW UP!
    MANY, MANY thanks to Dan Estel for taking the photos!

    Girls photos will be uploaded tomorrow. I am in search of a team photo of the Liberty Raleigh girls team (state runners-up). If anyone has a photo, please email it to me at wvmat@outlook.com.

    Returning State Qualifiers According to Points Scored:
    AAA
    AA
    A

    2024-2025 High School Tournament Dates:
        Jason Eades Memorial Duals: December 14, 2024

    Brent Sams will be sending me WV Jr. State Tournament results (Parkersburg) tonight and I'll get those posted tomorrow. Along that note, somebody emailed to ask me why I hadn't posted any results from the WVYWA tournaments. My response was simple: Because nobody submitted them. If you know somebody who is willing to format results from Trackwrestling and email them to me, I will be MORE than happy to post them. I would like to receive results for both 2023 and 2024, but I'll take what I can get.

    I have some more stuff to post, and I hope to have everything else caught up by Monday or Tuesday, and plan to mail Academic All-State certificates to middle school coaches and any high school coaches who didn't receive them at the state tournament.

  • Thursday, March 7, 2024
    State Tournament page updates:
    Individual Champs, Alphabetical Listing
    Individual Champs, by Coach
    Individual Champs, by School
    Individual Champs by Year, 2021- Present AA/A
    Individual Champs by Year, 2021- Present AAA
    West Virginia High School Team Champions, from 1948

    Outstanding Contributors page updates:
    Four Time and Three Time State Champions
    Outstanding Wrestler Award Winners
    Top Coaches of State Champions
    Top Dual Meet Victories, Coaches (Note: This list is outdated. Please send updates to wvmat@outlook.com!)
    Coach of the Year Award Winners
    National Federation of State High Schools Association Active Award
    Snyder-Miller Media Award

    2024-2025 High School Tournament Dates:
        Cameron Alumni Invitational: January 4, 2025
        Braxton County Invitational: January 17-18, 2025

    Updated team page:
         Herbert Hoover

    Academic Team List updated (John Marshall, Man, Oak Hill)

  • Wednesday, March 6, 2024
    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated registration form posted for Mason County Open: March 16, 2024

    More updates coming today as time permits

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2024
    Congratulations to Blayne Jarvis, Braxton County (66-0), Logan Davis, Oak Glen (58-0), Jimmie Bailes, Woodrow Wilson (56-0), and Brock Kehler, University (52-0) on their undefeated seasons!

    Congratulations to Blayne Jarvis on setting a new state record for most single-season wins without a loss!

    AAA State Tournament Page is up; photos coming soon
    AA/A State Tournament Page is up; photos coming soon
    Girls State Tournament Page is up; photos coming soon

    Please call any typos (spellings, records, etc.) to my attention by sending an email to wvmat@outlook.com

    Boys Team Champions page updated
    Girls High School Team Champions page updated

    Girls State Tournament page updated with results from girls high school, middle school, and junior state tournaments

    AAA Individual State Champions page updated
    AA/A Individual State Champions page updated

  • Sunday, March 3, 2024

    2024 WVSSAC STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT

    A Team Champions: Wheeling Central
    A Team Runners-Up: Greenbrier West
    A Coach of the Year: John Heath, Ravenswood
    A Most Outstanding Wrestler: Isaac Martin, Wheeling Central

    AA Team Champions: Point Pleasant
    AA Team Runners-Up: Fairmont Senior
    AA Coach of the Year: John Bonecutter, Point Pleasant
    AA Most Outstanding Wrestler: Blayne Jarvis, Braxton County and Gunner Andrick, Point Pleasant

    AAA Team Champions: University
    AAA Team Runners-Up: Parkersburg South
    AAA Coach of the Year: Ken Maisel, University
    AAA Most Outstanding Wrestler: Joe Riggs, Huntington and Gage Wright, Parkersburg South

    Girls Team Champions: Parkersburg South
    Girls Team Runners-Up: Liberty Raleigh
    Girls Coach of the Year: Stephen Miller, East Hardy
    Girls Most Outstanding Wrestler: Nahkita Bauserman, East Hardy


    Snyder-Miller Media Person of the Year: WVRC Radio 104.7 - Drew Miller and John Pena

    National Federation Officials Associaction Active Award - 2023 Official of the Year: Tommy Dodd

    National Federation Coaches Associaction Active Award - 2023 Wrestling Coach of the Year: Matt Osborne, Woodrow Wilson

    Final AA/A State Tournament Brackets

    Final AAA State Tournament Brackets

    Final Girls State Tournament Brackets

    Complete AA/A State Tournament Results:
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/

    Complete AAA State Tournament Results:
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/

    Complete Girls State Tournament Results:
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WV_stclair/


  • Saturday, March 2, 2024
    Championship Finals will be broadcast on the NFHS Network. $11.99 subscripion required.

    Girls Championship broadcast at this link.

    AA/A Championship broadcast at this link.

    AAA Championship broadcast at this link.


    Updated AAA Brackets - end of morning session
    Updated AA/A Brackets - end of morning session
    Updated Girls Brackets - end of morning session

    State Tournament Schedule for Saturday, March 2:
    4th Session
    Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:30 AM (4 hrs)

    AA/A & AAA Semi-Final Consolation Bracket - 4 Mats - 56 Matches
    AA/A & AAA Consolation Finals for 3rd and 5th Place - 4 Mats - 56 Matches
    Girls Tournament and Placing Rounds - 4 Mats - 228 Matches

    5th Session
    Saturday, March 2, 2024 6:00 PM (3 1/2 hrs)

    AA/A & AAA Championship Finals - 2 Mats - 28 Matches
    Girls Championship Finals - 1 Mat - 12 Matches

    WVSSAC State Tournament Live Results:
    AA/A link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/
    Girls Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WV_stclair/

  • Friday, March 1, 2024
    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets at the end of Day 2
    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets at the end of Day 2

    Updated AAA Brackets - end of morning session
    Updated AA/A Brackets - end of morning session

    AAA Brackets
    AA/A Brackets

    State Tournament Schedule for Friday, March 3:
    2nd Session
    Friday, March 1, 2024 11:30 AM (6 hrs)
    AA/A & AAA Quarter-Final Championship Bracket - 8 Mats - 112 Matches
    1st and 2nd Round Consolation Brackets - 224 Matches
    1st Round Consolations will be wrestled simultaneously with the Championship Quarter-Finals

    3rd Session
    Friday, March 1, 2024 7:30 PM (1 3/4 hrs)
    AA/A & AAA Semi-Final Championship Bracket - 4 Mats - 56 Matches
    3rd Round Consolation Matches - 4 Mats - 56 Matches
    3rd Round Consolation will be wrestled simultaneously with the Championship Semi-Finals

    WVSSAC State Tournament Live Results, Brackets, and Team Scores:
    AA/A link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/

  • Thursday, February 29, 2024
    State Tournament Schedule for Thursday, February 29:
    Ticket Sales
    State tournament tickets on sale at the Mountain Health Arena ticket window: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    1st Session
    Thursday, February 29, 2024 6:30 PM (3 3/4 hrs)
    AA/A & AAA First Round Championship Bracket - 8 Mats - 224 Matches

    WVSSAC State Tournament Live Results, Brackets, and Team Scores:
    AA/A link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/
    Girls Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WV_stclair/

    Link to scannable QR codes for Brackets, Bout Board, and Team Scores:
    AA/A
    AAA
    Girls

    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets at the end of Day 1
    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets at the end of Day 1

    Complete Day 1 Tournament Results:
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/
    AA/A Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2024
    Academic Team List updated (Brooke, Morgantown, Philip Barbour, Tyler Consolidated, Weir)

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    2024 Felix Wrestling Academy Spring & Summer Camps:
         2 Day Father & Son Camp: June 1-2, 2024
         5 Day Warrior Intensive Camp: June 11-16, 2024
         4 Day Freestyle Camp: July 3-7, 2024
         3 Day Labor Day Camp: September 6-8, 2024

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          2nd Annual Felix Wrestling Academy Team Duals: November 23-24, 2024
          Felix Wrestling Academy New Year Rumble: January 4, 2025

  • Monday, February 26, 2024
    Final AA/A Individual Rankings
    Final AAA Individual Rankings
    Final Girls Individual Rankings
    Final Team Polls

    Note about the individual rankings: Some wrestlers who are not wrestling in the state tournament are still ranked in the top 10 due to the fact that there were already more than 4 wrestlers from their respective regions ranked in the top 10.

    Cleaning up some high school results: I corrected Woodrow Wilson 43 Wheeling Park 29 on February 5 but never uploaded it.

    Attention coaches:
    You still have time to get your academic lists to me! I will be printing the All-State certicficates on Tuesday, as I'm leaving for Ona (Barboursville) on Wednesday.


    State tournament tickets are now on sale AT THIS LINK

  • Friday, February 23, 2024
    Academic Team List updated (Berkeley Springs, Cameron, Martinsburg, Shady Spring additional names)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Flyer and registration link posted for Mason County Open: March 16, 2024

    *** State Tournament Bracket Change ***
    AA/A Region III 285 Fourth Trey Franklin, Greenbrier West out.
    - Landon Burleson, Independence, so., 18-19 moves to F3

  • Thursday, February 22, 2024
    Academic Team List updated (Cabell Midland, Wahama)

    Additional State Tournament Information:
    Saturday Morning:
    Girls' matches will be held on the four mats at the end of the arena closest to the entrance (where the AA/A matches will be held Thursday and Friday). The four mats closest to the head table/announcer's stand will be boys' AAA and AA/A matches. Saturday Evening:
    For the championship finals, three mats will be used. The mat closest to the head table/announcer's stand will be AAA, the middle mat will be AA/A, and the mat closest to the arena entrance will be girls.

    Attention coaches:
    1) Team and individual rankings will be posted in the forum today. I plan to release the final set of team and individual rankings, plus Brent Sams' girls rankings on Monday, February 26.
    2) I will be bringing Academic All-State certificates to Huntington with me. If you still haven't submitted your lists, you can do so between now and Tuesday to ensure that you get your certificates delivered in person.


    More updates coming later today. Keep checking back.

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2024
    Corrected AAA Region III Results

    Girls State Tournament Seeds and Entries

    Academic Team List updated (Greenbrier East, Parkersburg South additional names, Washington)

    State Tournament Page updates: (Please refresh to get latest version of the schedule.)
    Updated State Tournament Schedule - updated with weigh-in times. Please refresh your browser!

    January/February Middle School/Youth scores updated

  • Monday, February 19, 2024
    There are a lot of things in the works this morning. I'll be posting state tournament ticket information as well as girls state tournament information. I've received a few late high school results from earlier in the year, so I'll get those posted. I'm also working on getting the conference page updated. There will be updated team and individual rankings posted in the coaches' forum for voting on the final rankings release of the season. And yes, the rankings are only for entertainment purposes and discussion. The REAL rankings happen in less than two weeks!

    If you see any name, grade, or record corrections that need to be made to the state brackets, please send me an email at wvmat@outlook.com. (If the email comes from a parent or fan, I will confirm with the coach.) We're compiling a list of corrections that need to be made prior to submitting the brackets to the printer.

    And remember to check the front page every day. If there are any scratches/substitutions, they will be announced on the front page.

    State Tournament Page updates: (Keep refreshing for subsequent updates.)
    Updated State Tournament Schedule - updated with girls state tournament schedule
    Added State Tournament Ticket Information

    National Anthem Singers! - If you have a student who wants to sing the National Anthem at state tournament, call Bill Archer at (304) 208-5729.

  • Sunday, February 18, 2024
    AA/A Regional Results
    A/AA Region I Results
    A/AA Region II Results
    A/AA Region III Results
    A/AA Region IV Results

    AAA Region I Results
    AAA Region II Results
    AAA Region III Results
    AAA Region IV Results

    STATE TOURNAMENT BRACKETS
    AAA
    AA/A

  • Saturday, February 17, 2024
    REGIONAL TOURNAMENT UPDATED SCHEDULES:
    AA/A Region I: TODAY (February 17), 11:00 a.m., St. Marys High School
    AA/A Region II: TODAY (February 17), 9:30 a.m., Lewis County High School
    AA/A Region III: TODAY (February 17), 10:30 a.m., Independence High School
    AA/A Region IV is complete. Per request of the coaches, results will be posted later this morning.

    AAA Region I: Sunday, February 18, 10:00 a.m., Bridgeport High School
    AAA Region II: Sunday, February 18, 10:00 a.m., Jefferson High School
    AAA Region III: TODAY (February 17), 10:00 a.m., Woodrow Wilson High School
    AAA Region IV: TODAY (February 17), 11:00 a.m., Parkersburg South High School

    Since regional competition won't be complete until Sunday, the pill won't be drawn until Sunday evening.

  • Friday, February 16, 2024
    REGIONAL TOURNAMENT POSTPONEMENTS:
    AA/A Region I start time has been moved to 11:00 a.m.
    AAA Region I has been moved to Sunday, February 18 at 10:00 a.m.
    AAA Region II has also been moved to Sunday, February 18 at 10:00 a.m.

    Note:: I did not receive brackets from all the regional tournament directors; therefore no brackets have been relased.

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Ohio Univerity is hosting Youth Night at their dual with Southern Illinois tomorrow night (February 17) at 7:00 PM. OU is also sponsoring a FREE youth clinic prior to the dual.

  • Thursday, February 15, 2024
    January/February High School scores updated

    January/February Middle School scores updated

    Middle School Academic All-State - Honor Roll updated (Fayetteville PK-8 additional name)

    Academic Team List updated (Fayetteville PK-8 additional name, Shady Spring additional name, Wirt County)

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Lunatic Clinics: February 17 & February 18, 2024
    Leg Camp: March 2-3, 2024

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         CLOSED tournament located in West Virginia:
          Flyer and registration link posted for West Virginia Novice State Championships: March 16, 2024

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2024
    REGISTRATION FOR GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL STATE TOURNAMENT:
    Coaches: Please send an email to Robert St. Clair at rstclair304@gmail.com and he will send you the registration information.

    Middle School Academic All-State - Honor Roll updated (Cameron Middle additional name)

    Academic Team List updated (Braxton County, Cameron Middle additional name)

    Conference page updated - Coalfield Conference State Champions - Thanks to Anthony Shrewsberry

    2024-2025 High School Tournament Dates:
        Gerry Raymond Automotive Invitational: January 10-11, 2025
        WSAZ Invitational: January 31-February 1, 2025

    2024-2025 Middle School Tournament Dates:
        WSAZ Invitational: January 31-February 1, 2025

    More updates to come.

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2024
    IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING REGIONAL SEEDS AND BRACKETS:
    No regional brackets or seeds will be posted until all seeding meetings are complete OR until AA/A Region IV begins wrestling Friday morning, whichever comes last. This will prevent coaches from other regions having the chance to move their wrestlers to other weight classes to gain unfair advantage. Therefore, no individual rankings will be released this Friday morning, since the coaches won't have the opportunity to vote.

    Corrected January/February High School scores:
    Berkeley Springs 64 Frankfort 18
    Wheeling Park 36 Musselman 22

    Middle School Academic All-State - Honor Roll updated (Cameron Middle)

    Academic Team List updated (Cameron Middle, North Marion, Parkersburg High, Shady Spring)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Clay County 17th Annual Danny Suite Memorial Tournament: February 18, 2024 - Please refresh your browser on the youth page to pick up the most recent flyer!
          Henry Miller Open: April 20, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          CANCELED: NCH Trojan War: February 18, 2024
          Updated flyer (location change) posted for March Matness Qualifier #1: February 24, 2024

  • Monday, February 12, 2024
    January/February High School scores updated

  • Saturday, February 10, 2024
    The Lady Patriot Open has been moved to Blennerhassett Middle School.

  • Friday, February 9, 2024
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    I should be able to finally get caught up today after I finish some early morning errands, but there are a lot of updates still coming (results, academic, youth postings, etc.), so keep checking back.

    Corrected AA/A Individual Rankings. You may need to refresh your browser.

    Middle School Academic All-State - Honor Roll updated (Spencer Middle)

    Academic Team List updated (Parkersburg South, Spencer Middle)

    January/February Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Updated flyer posted for WV Jr. State Wrestling Championships: March 9-10, 2024. Please refresh your browser on the youth page.

         Open tournaments located in Maryland:
          Flyer and registration link posted for Ram Tough Tournament: February 24, 2024
          Western Maryland Spring Classic: March 9, 2024

  • Thursday, February 8, 2024
    High School State Duals home page updated with 2024 team champions and link to 2024 results

    2024 High School State Duals results page with links to photo pages


    Several typos on the Team State Duals results have been corrected. There could still be more that need corrected.

    January/February High School scores updated

    January/February Middle School scores updated

    Middle School Academic All-State - Honor Roll updated (East Bank Middle, Fayetteville PK-8, Ritchie County Middle, Warm Springs Middle)

    Academic Team List updated (Clay County, Doddridge County, East Bank Middle, Fayetteville PK-8, Hurricane, Ripley Girls, Ritchie County Middle, Riverside, Warm Springs Middle)- Still need to update the High School Academic All-State page and the High School Academic Honor Roll page

    Updated team page:
         Ritchie County Middle School (team information)

    Big news for collegiate womens wrestling! - Womens Wrestling Moves Toward NCAA Championship Status, Projected for Winter 2026

    Camps/Clinics updated:
    Live Practice with Josh Humphreys: February 11, 2024
    Mike Mason's 29th Annual Wrestling Camp: July 18-20, 2024

  • Wednesday, February 7, 2024
    Attention Coaches: The team and individual rankings are now in the coaches forum. PLEASE vote. We're getting close to the time where the #1 and #2 wrestlers are very important for seeding in the state tournament.

    Attention everyone: You may or may not have heard that I've lost almost two days' work due to forgetting my laptop power cord in Lewisburg Sunday morning. I am doing my best to get caught up, but I had to get the rankings out to the coaches first, and I have been at this since 4:00 a.m. and that is not an exaggeration. Now I have to put wrestling aside to prepare for my Wednesday night kids' class at church. I should be caught up on the State Duals page, high school and middle school results, academic lists, and youth postings by tomorrow afternoon. Thank you to Garrett Railing for all your help, and to the coaches who have been so prompt at returning my emails! And thank all of you for your patience!
    #firstworldproblems

  • Sunday, February 4, 2024
    IMPORTANT GIRLS WRESTLING ANNOUNCEMENTS!
    Click here to register for the Girls Junior State and Middle School State Championships. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 5!

    Groundbreaking tournament for women's wrestling in West Virginia and Virginia! - Border War, presented by WV & VA Women's Wrestling: March 22-23, 2024 - Check the flyer for all of the college coaches who will be in attendance! This is a fantastic opportunity to advance the sport for our young women who work so hard!

  • Saturday, February 3, 2024
    2024 AAA WV STATE TEAM DUALS
    Follow the action live on FloWrestling!

    Schedule
    9:30amDoors Open
    NoonRound 1 (State Quarter-Finals)
    1:30Round 2 (Semi-Finals and Consolation round)
    3:00Round 3 (Dual Team State Championship / Placement matches)
    4:30Awards, Pictures, Recognition to Team Champions, Etc.
    AAA Brackets

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2024 WV AAA STATE DUALS TEAM CHAMPIONS - UNIVERSITY!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2024 AAA MOST OUTSTANDING WRESTLERS!
    BROCK KEHLER, UNIVERSITY
    HUNTER MEANS, WHEELING PARK
    NATHAN GRAHAM, SPRING MILLS
    BRAYDEN HENDERSON, MUSSELMAN
    JIMMIE BAILES, WOODROW WILSON
    KADEN STONE, GREENBRIER EAST
    GAGE WRIGHT, PARKERSBURG SOUTH
    COOPER DURST, RIPLEY


    January High School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated information posted for WV Jr. State Wrestling Championships: March 9-10, 2024

         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Clay County 17th Annual Danny Suite Memorial Tournament: February 18, 2024 - Please refresh your browser!

         Open tournaments located in Pennsylvania:
          The Washington Youth Open: February 24, 2024
          The Pittsburgh King of the Ring: March 9, 2024

    PM UPDATES:
    AAA State Duals results have been loaded into one large document. I'll separate them out and make them look better tomorrow. There are quite possibly mistakes, as what's on the scoresheets doesn't always match what's on FloWrestling.

  • Friday, February 2, 2024
    2024 AA/A WV STATE TEAM DUALS
    Follow the action live on FloWrestling!

    Schedule
    9:30amDoors Open
    NoonRound 1 (State Quarter-Finals)
    1:30Round 2 (Semi-Finals and Consolation round)
    3:00Round 3 (Dual Team State Championship / Placement matches)
    4:30Awards, Pictures, Recognition to Team Champions, Etc.
    AA/A Brackets

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2024 WV AA/A STATE DUALS TEAM CHAMPIONS - POINT PLEASANT!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2024 AA/A MOST OUTSTANDING WRESTLERS!
    LANE WATSON, ROANE COUNTY
    BRAYDON HELMICK, BRAXTON COUNTY
    JAKE EDEN, HERBERT HOOVER
    JOEVUN ROBINSON, GREENBRIER WEST
    LOGAN DAVIS, OAK GLEN
    REX ANDERSON, WILLIAMSTOWN
    MAXIMUS FORTIER, FAIRMONT SENIOR
    NATHAN WOOD, POINT PLEASANT


    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    Middle School Academic All-State - Honor Roll updated (Mountaineer Middle)

    Academic Team List updated (Clay County, Fairmont Senior, Herbert Hoover, Musselman, Mountaineer Middle, PikeView, Ripley, South Harrison)

    2023-2024 Girls State Tournament Announcements:
        Flyer posted for Girls High School State Championships, Mountain Health Arena, Huntington: March 2, 2024
        Girls Junior State Championships and Girls Middle School State Championships, Blennerhassett Middle School: February 10, 2024

    The Girls Junior State Championship will no longer be held with the Jr. State Tournament on March 9-10, as originally planned. The tournament is being moved up to February 10th to be wrestled with the Girls Middle School State Championships. Organizers felt it was best to keep it with the Middle School Girls State Championships as in years past. We apologize for the confusion as we go through this transition process.

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
        WVYWA Regional Qualifying Tournaments (February 11, 2024) and State Tournaments (February 24-25, 2024):
            Region 1 Tournament - Parkersburg High School
            Region 2 Tournament - University High School
            Region 3 Tournament - Woodrow Wilson High School
            Region 4 Tournament - Huntington High School
            WVYWA Boys State Tournament - Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, February 24-25, 2024
            WVYWA Girls State Tournament - Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, February 24-25, 2024

    More on the way (Academic lists, scores, youth announcements). Keep checking back!

  • Thursday, February 1, 2024
    January High School scores updated

    Unfortunately, my trip to the printer has turned into an ordeal. I WILL have academic certificates with me in Lewisburg, but won't be able to make any other page updates until this evening. My apologies!

    Coaches, you have until 10:00 p.m. this evening to vote on individual rankings, since I got to Lewisburg so late. I'll be posting updated lists in the forum soon. Thanks!

  • Tuesday, January 30, 2024
    ATTENTION COACHES OF TEAMS ATTENDING THE STATE DUALS: I will be bringing Academic All-State certificates to the tournament with me. If you'd like to submit your academic lists and have your certificates delivered this weekend, please submit your lists to me by 7:00 p.m. today (Tuesday), as I need to have them printed before I leave for Lewisburg on Thursday. Thanks!

    PLEASE NOTE: The WSAZ Middle School team scores are missing some teams due to a glitch in the tournament software. The glitch has been fixed, and the correct list of team scores can be found on the WSAZ Middle School site. I will download those scores and update the document on WVMat.

    PM Updates:
    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (St. Marys, University, Williamstown)

    Academic Team List updated (St. Marys, University, Williamstown)

    High School State Duals page updated with 2024 schedules and brackets

    2023-2024 High School Regional Tournament Information:
        Updated flyer posted for AA/A Region I Tournament - Please refresh your browser!

    WSAZ Middle School team scores corrected - Please refresh your browser!

  • Sunday, January 28, 2024
    The 2025 WSAZ Invitational will be held January 31 - February 1, 2025. Make plans now!

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    Youth team directory updates:
        Updated address for Alpha Wrestling (Roane County)
        New youth team in Roane County: Raider Youth Wrestling

    PM Updates:
    Changes made to both WSAZ High School and WSAZ Middle School results. Please refresh your browser!

  • Saturday, January 27, 2024
    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    WSAZ Invitational resumes this morning at at 10:00 a.m. Tickets go on sale at the Mountain Health Arena ticket office at 9:00 a.m.
    Follow the high school tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZHS/ for live results and bracket updates.
    Follow the middle school tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZMS/ for live results and bracket updates.

    2023-2024 High School Regional Tournament Information:
        AA/A Region I Tournament - tournament and ticket information

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    One King Wrestling Clinic: June 18-20, 2024

  • Friday, January 26, 2024
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

  • Thursday, January 25, 2024
    January High School scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Calhoun County, George Washington, Keyser, Point Pleasant, Tug Valley, Wheeling Central)

    Academic Team List updated (Calhoun County, George Washington, Keyser, Point Pleasant, Tug Valley, Wheeling Central)

    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates/Updates:
        Morgantown JV Tournament: February 10, 2024

    Attention Coaches: With last weekend's cancellations, some of you may be looking for additional events for your teams. I'll try to get these posted both on the front page and in the coaches' forum (if they haven't been posted there). Keep checking the front page for added tournaments/quads/tris, etc.
    New events:
    Independence High School is going to host duals with 6 teams on Saturday February 3rd. Any team who is looking for matches and is interested can contact Cliff Warden at (304) 890-4854 or Jamie Bolen at jamestown_152@yahoo.com.
    Morgantown High School will be hosting a boys and girls tournament on February 10 for wrestlers who didn't make the varsity team for the regional tournament. For more information click here.

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          Steubenville Battle for the Belt: February 18, 2024

    Starting now until mid-March, the page may or may not be updated several times throughout the day. I will just keep updating the What's New as I complete a section of updates (high school scores, middle school scores, academic updates, youth updates, etc.). Just remember to refresh your browser each time you open the page. Thanks!

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2024
    HS/MS coaches, principals, or athletic directors, please submit nominees for your team's Academic All State (GPA 3.7 and higher) and Honor Roll (GPA 3.0-3.6999) recognition!
    All State certificates will be delivered to the coach at either the State Duals or the State Tournament unless otherwise specified.
    No certificate is available for the Honor Roll members, but I can email you a template if you'd like to print your own. The honor roll members will be recognized on this website as well.
    Again, you can email your lists to wvmat@outlook.com.


    We will begin updating the academic lists for 2023-2024 on Thursday, January 25.

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2024
    Official WSAZ High School Seeds and Rosters Released. Click here.
    Follow the tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZHS/.

    Official WSAZ Middle School Seeds and Rosters Released. Click here.
    Follow the tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZMS/.

    Link to scannable QR codes for Brackets, Bout Board, and Team Scores:
    High School
    Middle School

    WSAZ TICKETS: The Mountain Health Arena ticket office will open at 11 a.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday.

  • Monday, January 22, 2024
    January High School scores updated

    December High School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Lord of the Rings Tournament: January 27, 2024
          West Fairmont Junior Wrestling Tournament has been rescheduled for January 27, 2024
          Registration link posted for Bridgeport Brawl: February 3, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          North College Hill Open (January 28) has been canceled.
          Updated flyer posted for Titan Tussle: February 4, 2024

    Updated team page:
         Meadow Bridge High School (team information)

  • Friday, January 19, 2024
    PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO WRESTLING TODAY AT THE RON MAUCK OVAC TOURNAMENT. THE TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY.

    CANCELLATIONS/RESCHEDULING:
    The West Fairmont Wrestling Tournament has been canceled.
    The Wahama White Falcon Classic has been canceled.
    The Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Tournament will resume Saturday, January 20 at 10:00 a.m.
    Click here for the Saturday OVAC Tournament schedule.

    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings - Corrected as of 9:35 p.m. Friday
    Team Polls

  • Thursday, January 18, 2024
    PLEASE NOTE: THE JEFF MEDLEY INVITATIONAL IS NOW ONE DAY ONLY (SATURDAY, JANUARY 20).

    Attention High School Coaches: You have until 7:00 p.m. to vote on individual rankings and 11:00 p.m. to vote on team rankings, all of which will be released Friday, January 19.

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2024
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and vote/comment on the second set of Individual Weight Class Rankings which will be released Friday morning, January 19. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    Note that this is a special area of the forum to which only coaches have access. Also, coach usernames/passwords given for voting purposes are given as aaacoach456 or some such, and email attached to that particular coach's name come to me. That is so that coaches may vote anonymously - no identifying data is associated with these usernames. If you have access you have been using for a few years and are OK with it, that is fine.

    I'll be posting team polls in the coaches' forum later today.

    70th Annual Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Tournament

  • Monday, January 15, 2024
    2023-2024 Girls Tournament Dates:
        Flyer posted for Her-Story Maker Tournament, Oak Hill High School: January 20, 2024

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
        1st Annual Mountain State Middle School Championship, Blennerhassett Middle School: February 10, 2024

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    Updated team page:
         Cabell Midland High School (team information)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Rebel Wrestling Club's 1st Annual Battle in the Boro: January 28, 2024 - Please refresh your browser!
          Updated flyer posted for Clay County 17th Annual Danny Suite Memorial Tournament: February 18, 2024 - Please refresh your browser!

  • Sunday, January 14, 2024
    January High School scores updated

    More coming early tomorrow morning.

  • Friday, January 12, 2024
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Girls Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    Updated team page:
         Wahama High School (team information)

  • Thursday, January 11, 2024
    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    The forum is still having issues. Ugh. If at first you can't log in, try, try again.

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2024
    IT APPEARS AS THOUGH THE FORUM HAS BEEN UP AND DOWN SINCE 4:30 A.M. EST.

    January Middle School scores updated

  • Tuesday, January 9, 2024
    GAGE WRIGHT RANKED #1 @ 175 AND #29 POUND FOR POUND ON FLOWRESTLING'S JANUARY 5 RANKINGS!

    Attention coaches attending the Braxton County Invitational this weekend: Please see Coach Beane's note in the coaches' forum!

    Updated team page:
         Herbert Hoover High School (updated schedule - please refresh your browser)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Flyer and registration link posted for West Fairmont Junior Wrestling Tournament: January 20, 2024
          Rebel Wrestling Club's 1st Annual Battle in the Boro: January 28, 2024
          Flyer posted for Bridgeport Brawl: February 3, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          The Orange and Black Classic: January 14, 2024

    Still have some schedule updates and middle school scores to post. I have A LOT on my plate. Thanks for your patience, and keep checking back.

    PM Updates:
    December High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

  • Monday, January 8, 2024
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and vote/comment on the first set of Individual Weight Class Rankings which will be released Friday morning, January 12. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    As of 10:00 a.m. only the AA/A rankings are posted in the forum. We'll get the AAA posted as soon as possible.

    Note that this is a special area of the forum to which only coaches have access. Also, coach usernames/passwords given for voting purposes are given as aaacoach456 or some such, and email attached to that particular coach's name come to me. That is so that coaches may vote anonymously - no identifying data is associated with these usernames. If you have access you have been using for a few years and are OK with it, that is fine.

    I'll start working on team polls and other updates later today.

  • Sunday, January 7, 2024
    January High School scores updated

    More updates coming later this afternoon

  • Saturday, January 6, 2024
    MSAC Brackets

    January High School scores updated

    Please check back for more updates. I'm updating the site while riding a school bus to Nelsonville, Ohio, so updates won't come quickly. LOL.

  • Friday, January 5, 2024
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates/Updates:
        Flyer posted for Jeff Medley Invitational: January 19-20, 2024

    December High School scores updated

    January High School scores updated

    December Middle School scores updated

    Corrected Middle School Result from December 29: (Please refresh your browser.)
         Jackson 54 Moundsville Middle 39

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Patriot Wrestling Club Open: January 7, 2024 - PLEASE REFRESH YOUR BROWSER

         Open tournaments located in Pennsylvania:
          Waynesburg Youth Tournament: January 7, 2024

    My apologies for the server issues from yesterday. It's back up, so now it's time to catch up...

  • Wednesday, January 3, 2024
    WSAZ High School and Middle School Team Lists

  • Tuesday, January 2, 2024
    ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLERS AND COACHES!
    Registration is now open for the 35th Annual High School Nationals, April 5-7, 2024 in Virginia Beach

    You can register here

    2023-2024 Girls Tournament Dates:
        Flyer posted for Lady Patriot Open: February 10, 2024

    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated. Middle school scores will be posted throughout the day.

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Braxton Youth Invitational: January 14, 2024
          Flyer posted for Frankfort Mat Club Youth Wrestling Tournament: January 21, 2024
          Flyer posted for Williamstown "ODD" Year Tournament: January 21, 2024

    Updated flyer posted for Patriot Wrestling Club Open: January 7, 2024

    NOTE: If you can't get a specific youth tournament to load, please refresh your browser before contacting someone. When youth tournament directors send corrected versions of tournament flyers, I always rename the file, but the page needs to be refreshed to pick up the file. Thanks.

  • Monday, January 1, 2024
    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Lewis County Junior Wrestling King of the Ring Tournament (Boys): January 6, 2024
          Updated flyer posted for Lewis County Junior Wrestling Queen of the Ring Tournament (Girls): January 6, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Maryland:
          Sentinel Slam Tournament: January 20, 2024
          Flyer posted for Northern Mat Club's Tough as Nails Tournament: January 28, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          Flyer posted for Beallsville Mighty Devil Wrestling Tournament: February 10, 2024

  • Friday, December 29, 2023
    High School
    scores updated

    Corrected High School Scores from December 23:
         Bob Stover Duals
         Clay County 60 Buffalo 24
         Clay County 48 Roane County 30

    Latest Girls Individual Rankings (thanks to Brent Sams)

    Updated team page:
         Ravenswood High School (team information and schedule)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Registration link posted for Braxton Youth Invitational: January 14, 2024

  • Wednesday, December 27, 2023
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

  • Monday, December 25, 2023
    MERRY CHRISTMAS!

    High School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in Pennsylvania:
          Ellwood City Youth Open: January 27, 2024

  • Saturday, December 23, 2023
    High School scores updated

  • Friday, December 22, 2023
    AAA, AA, A Team Polls

    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates/Updates:
        Official flyer posted for Gerry Raymond Automotive Invitational (Formerly Winner's Choice): January 12-13, 2024

    Updated team page:
         Martinsburg High School (team information and schedule)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Brooke Cubs Hannah Mozingo Memorial Tournament: January 6, 2024

  • Thursday, December 21, 2023
    High School scores updated

    All high school scores submitted as of 7:00 a.m. this morning have been posted.
    Still to come later today:
    Updated flyer for Gerry Raymond Automotive Invitational
    Middle school scores
    Team updates
    Youth updates

  • Wednesday, December 20, 2023
    High School scores updated
         Note: Parkersburg High 41 Parkersburg South 30 is the only score updated tonight. It's been a long three days rushing to meet a printing deadline for my team's program. I'll be up and at 'em early in the morning getting scores caught up.

  • Tuesday, December 19, 2023
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and vote/comment on the third set of Team Polls, which will be released Friday morning, December 22. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    Girls team rankings added to Week Two Team Polls. Please refresh your browser.

    Girls Individual Rankings (thanks to Brent Sams)

    High School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Lewis County Junior Wrestling King of the Ring Tournament (Boys): January 6, 2024
          Lewis County Junior Wrestling Queen of the Ring Tournament (Girls): January 6, 2024

  • Monday, December 18, 2023
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

  • Sunday, December 17, 2023
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
        Updated flyer posted for Gerry Raymond Automotive Invitational (Formerly Winner's Choice): January 12-13, 2024

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Battle at Winfield: December 30, 2023
          Flyer and iformation posted for Patriot Wrestling Club Open: January 7, 2024
          Updated flyer posted for Mineral Wells Invitational: January 13, 2024

  • Saturday, December 16, 2023
    ATTENTION! The Winner's Choice Tournament has been renamed to The Gerry Raymond Automotive Invitational, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Gerry Raymond Automotive in Fairmont!
    All references to The 2023 Winner's Choice will be updated this weekend.

    High School scores updated

  • Friday, December 15, 2023
    AAA, AA, A Team Polls

    Rofkin Matscouts Rankings:
    Gage Wright #1 @ 175
    Brock Kehler #11 @ 215

    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Pool Assignments for Jason Eades Memorial Tournament

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
        LKC Middle School Championship (Wirt County High School): December 16, 2023
        LKC Middle School brackets and seeds

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Flyer posted for David Hypes Memorial Youth Wrestling Tournament: January 7, 2024
          Flyer posted for Mineral Wells Invitational: January 13, 2024
          Flyer posted for Tony Williams Memorial Tournament: January 13, 2024
          Flyer posted for Braxton Youth Invitational: January 14, 2024
          Flyer posted for Mineral Wells Duals: January 14, 2024
          Updated flyer posted for Clay County 17th Annual Danny Suite Memorial Tournament: February 18, 2024

    Youth team directory updates:
    New youth team in Kanawha County: Organized Outlaw Wrestling

  • Thursday, December 14, 2023
    High School scores updated

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2023
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
        Skyline Bowling Wrestling Invite: December 30, 2023

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
         Gallia Academy (OH) Middle School Invitational: December 29, 2023

    More on the way. I'll get as much posted as I can this morning. However, I want to let everyone know that my Wednesdays usually consist of a 10-hour day spent at church in meetings and teaching (my actual paid job). This will be the case throughout the season, so please be patient!

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2023
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and vote/comment on the second set of Team Polls, which will be released Friday morning, December 15. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    A couple of notes:
    1. This is a special area of the forum to which only coaches have access. Also, coach usernames/passwords given for voting purposes are given as aaacoach456 or some such, and email attached to that particular coach's name come to me. That is so that coaches may vote anonymously - no identifying data is associated with these usernames. If you have access you have been using for a few years and are OK with it, that is fine.
    2. Coaches will only be allowed to vote on teams in their own classification. This prevents, for instance, a coach from one of the AAA schools from voting an overall "agree with WVMat" vote when he has never even seen any of the Single A teams in action.

    Updated team pages:
         Fairmont Senior High School (schedule)
         George Washington High School (schedule)
         Van Devender Middle School (team information)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Correct flyer posted for Clay County 17th Annual Danny Suite Memorial Tournament: February 18, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Pennsylvania:
          McGuffey "Sledgehammer" Open Tournament: January 20, 2024
          McGuffey "Sledgehammer" Novice Tournament: January 21, 2024

  • Monday, December 11, 2023
    CONGRATULATIONS TO 2023 175-LB IRONMAN CHAMPION GAGE WRIGHT OF PARKERSBURG SOUTH!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO 2023 WOMENS IRONMAN PLACEWINNERS!
    JUSTICE ANTHONY OF PARKERSBURG SOUTH (Runner-Up @ 120)
    CIARA RINER OF SPRING VALLEY (4th @ 140)


    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Clay County 17th Annual Danny Suite Memorial Tournament: February 18, 2024

    Tournament Cancellations:
    Nicholas County Lady Grizzly Slam (December 16)
    Bridgeport Youth Wrestling Tournament (February 4)

    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
        Braxton County Invitational: January 13-14, 2024

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
         Woodrow Wilson Middle School Duals: December 16, 2023

  • Sunday, December 10, 2023
    A few high school scores updated. More in the morning.

    Lots, lots, lots more to update (scores, team pages, schedule, tournament postings, Ironman congrats, starting on new team polls)... must get some sleep after three very long days

  • Friday, December 8, 2023
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Updated state duals qualifier list of teams for AAA Region III

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for for Nurse Pro Plus Youth Tournament: December 17, 2023

    Articles of Interest:
    East Fairmont Wrestling Looks to Finish Top 5
    Fairmont Senior Wrestling Sets Sights on Back-to-Back Titles
    Spartan Wrestling Places Second at Beckley Husqvana Duals
    Hoke Hogan to Run Wild on Rest of Country as WVU Wrestler
    Keyser's Logan Rotruck Earns 100th Career Victory

  • Thursday, December 7, 2023
    Ironman Pre-Seeds:
    Gage Wright, Parkersburg South - #4 @ 175
    Kolton Weaver, Point Pleasant - #11 @ 285
    Gunner Andrick, Point Pleasant - #12 @ 132
    Luca Felix, University - #12 @ 165


    Ironman Pre-Seeds

    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

  • Wednesday, December 6, 2023
    High School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          Link fixed for Ohio Valley Youth Championships: January 28, 2024

    Updated team page:
         East Hardy High School (schedule)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2023
    High School scores updated

  • Monday, December 4, 2023
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Updated team page:
         Washington High School (team information and schedule)
         Washington Irving Middle School (team information)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Article of interest: The Arsenal Builds Great Wrestlers, Greater People

    Updated flyer posted for Bridgeport Tribe Takedown Classic: December 9, 2023

  • Sunday, December 3, 2023
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Date corrected for Lady Patriot Open (February 10, 2024)

    Updated team page:
         Clay County High School (assistant coaches)

  • Saturday, December 2, 2023
    High School scores updated

  • Friday, December 1, 2023
    AAA, AA, A Week One Team Polls

    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Rosters posted for Bruce Niday Classic
    QR Code posted for Bruce Niday Classic - website, seeds, and rosters
    Tournament Link posted for Bruce Niday Classic

    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
        39th Annual Max Horz Holiday Invitational: December 21-22, 2023

    2023-2024 Girls Tournament Dates:
        39th Annual Max Horz Holiday Invitational: December 21-22, 2023
        East Hardy Girls Tournament: December 30, 2023

    Updated team page:
         Point Pleasant High School (schedule)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          Shadyside Youth Tournament: February 17, 2024

    UPDATES AS OF 6:30 P.M.
    Match Schedule posted for Charleston Invitational Middle School Duals today and Saturday

    State Tournament schedule updated

    Girls team rankings added to Week One Team Polls. Please refresh your browser.

    Girls Individual Rankings (thanks to Brent Sams)

    Flyper posted for Bob Zide Rumble: January 20, 2024

  • Wednesday, November 29, 2023
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and vote/comment on the first set of Team Polls, which will be released Friday morning, December 1. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    A couple of notes:
    1. This is a special area of the forum to which only coaches have access. Also, coach usernames/passwords given for voting purposes are given as aaacoach456 or some such, and email attached to that particular coach's name come to me. That is so that coaches may vote anonymously - no identifying data is associated with these usernames. If you have access you have been using for a few years and are OK with it, that is fine.
    2. Coaches will only be allowed to vote on teams in their own classification. This prevents, for instance, a coach from one of the AAA schools from voting an overall "agree with WVMat" vote when he has never even seen any of the Single A teams in action.

    2023-2024 regional seeding criteria added to AA/A and AAA Regional pages. Please refresh your browser.

    Updated team page:
         Parkersburg South High School (schedules)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in Kentucky:
          Eagles Annual Youth Tournament (Johnson Central High School, Paintsville, KY): December 3, 2023

         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          Updated flyer posted for Columbiana Clipper Open: February 3, 2024 (Note: Date changed from January 20 to February 3)
          New Towne Throwdown (February 10) has been cancelled due to the mall renting out the space. It has been renamed to Steubenville Open: and moved to Smittysfloors Sportatorium on the same date (February 10, 2024).

  • Tuesday, November 28, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
        Updated flyer posted for Kuhl Sporting Goods Bill Hughes Wrestling Invitational (formerly AB Contracting Bill Hughes Invitational): December 2, 2023
        Flyer posted for 2024 WV Army National Guard Duals Wrestling Tournament (Summersville): January 5-6, 2024
        Flyer posted for Red Devil JV Rumble Tournament (Oak Hill): January 20, 2024

    2023-2024 Girls Tournament Dates:
        Updated flyer posted for Williamstown Lady Jacket Throwdown: December 30, 2023
        Flyer posted for Her-Story Maker Tournament (Oak Hill): January 20, 2024

    Updated team page:
         Fairmont Senior High School (team information)
         Oak Glen High School (updated schedule)
         West Fairmont Middle School (updated team information)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Fallen Heroes Open: December 23, 2023
          Updated flyer posted for Williamstown Lady Jacket Throwdown, which now includes a youth division: December 30, 2023
          Pleasants County Pioneers River Town Throwdown Wrestling Tournament: January 14, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          Updated flyer posted for Cougar Rumble Open: December 9, 2023

  • Saturday, November 25, 2023
    2023-2024 Girls Tournament Dates:
         Lady Knights Open Wrestling Tournament (Tyler Consolidated): January 6, 2024

    Updated team page:
         Doddridge County Middle School (team information and schedule)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in Maryland:
          Updated flyer posted for 2nd Annual Fort Hill Mat Club Novice Tournament: December 16, 2023

         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          Updated flyer posted for Kevin Randleman Memorial: December 3, 2023
          Updated flyer posted for 11th Annual Holiday Havoc: December 10, 2023
          Beallsville Mighty Devil Wrestling Tournament: February 10, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Pennsylvania:
          
    Trinity Hiller Classic: January 13, 2024
          Trinity Hiller Classic First Year Tournament: January 14, 2024
          14th Annual Trinity Odd-Age Tournament: February 4, 2024

  • Saturday, November 18, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
         Lady Grizzly Slam (Nicholas County): December 16, 2023

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
         Lady Grizzly Slam (Nicholas County): December 16, 2023

  • Friday, November 17, 2023
    UPDATES AS OF 7:35 AM:
    Updated team page:
         Oak Glen High School (team information and schedule)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Girls Only Battle for the Belt, Hosted by Valkyrie Girls Wrestling Club - January 14, 2024

    UPDATES AS OF 7:15 PM:
    Updated team page:
         Doddridge County High School (state placer correction)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

  • Thursday, November 16, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
         West Virginia Army National Guard Duals Tournament, Summersville: January 5-6, 2024
         HER-Story Maker Girls Tournament, Oak Hill High School: January 20, 2024
         Red Devil JV Rumble Tournament, Oak Hill High School: January 20, 2024

    Updated team pages:
         Doddridge County High School (schedule, state placers)
         Grafton High School (schedule)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Brooke Cubs Hannah Mozingo Memorial Tournament: January 6, 2024
          Lewis County Open: January 6, 2024
          Mason County Open: March 16, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Ohio:
          Boardman Battle for the Belt Youth Open: November 26, 2023
          Canfield King of the Ring: December 23, 2023
          Penn-Ohio Border Brawl Youth Open: February 3, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Pennsylvania:
          Sharon Tiger Youth Open: February 11, 2024

    Still have a ton of stuff in the works. Trying to get caught up. Your patience is appreciated.

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023
    Congratulations to Ciara Riner and Nathan Murphy on earning All-American status at the Preseason Nationals in Iowa last month!

    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
         Phil Davis Invitational (Chesapeake, OH): December 16, 2023

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
         Middle School PEAKE POOLS Wrestling Tournament (Chesapeake, OH): December 16, 2023

    Updated team pages:
         Braxton Middle School (schedule and updated team information)
         Huntington High School (updated team information)
         Midland Trail High School (correction to state placers)
         PikeView High School (boys and girls schedules)

    New team page:
         Midland Trail Middle School

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Updated flyer posted for Panther Classic (November 18)
          King of the Jungle Tournament: December 10, 2023
          Braxton Youth Invitational Date Corrected on Youth Page (Sunday, January 14, 2024)
          Williamstown "ODD" Year Tournament: January 21, 2024

         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Warrior Classic: December 2, 2023
          Cougar Rumble Open: December 9, 2023

  • Thursday, November 9, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
         Williamsgtown Lady Jacket Throwdown (Girls tournament): December 30, 2023
         Updated flyer posted for WSAZ High School Invitational (January 26-27)

    Updated team page:
         Midland Trail High School (updated team information and schedule)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Registration link posted for Ripley Rumble (November 25)

  • Monday, November 6, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
         Winner's Choice Wrestling Tournament: January 12-13, 2024

    Updated team page:
         Ritchie County High School (updated schedule)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
          Flyer and registration information posted for Roy Michael Memorial Tournament: December 3, 2024
          Bridgeport Tribe Takedown Classic (December 9, 2023) will have a girls division
          7th Annual Winter Sorm Round Robin: December 10, 2023
          Flyer posted for Cameron Small Fry Tournament: January 7, 2024

         Open tournaments located in Maryland:
           Northern Mat Club's Tough as Nails Tournament: January 28, 2024

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
         WSAZ Invitational (High School): January 26-27, 2024

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
         WSAZ Invitational (Middle School): January 26-27, 2024

    Updated team pages:
         Berkeley Springs High School (team information and schedule)
         Pleasants County Middle School (schedule)
         Shady Spring High School (updated schedule)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
         Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
           John Jamison Open: December 30, 2023
           Registration link added for Preston Open Battle at the Castle: December 30, 2023
           Registration link added for Preston Girls Only Battle for the Crown: December 31, 2023

  • Monday, October 30, 2023
    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WRESTLING HALL OF FAME, WV CHAPTER,
    CLASS OF 2023


    Liberatore Ciccolella (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Joseph A. Giovengo (Deceased) (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Todd Grass (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Shane Kildow (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Rick Newman (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Rick Price (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Racine Thompson (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)

    Hall of Fame page updated

    2023 WV HOF Group Photos and biographical sketches being updated throughout the morning. (Please refresh your browser!)

    Updates as of 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 30:
    2023 WV HOF Inductee Biographical Sketches complete. (Group and family photos still to come.)

    Updated team page from Clay County High School (schedule)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Open tournaments located in Maryland:
    Southern Mat Club's Ram Tough Tournament: February 24, 2024

  • Friday, October 27, 2023
    Updated team pages from Doddridge Middle School (schedule) and Herbert Hoover (schedule)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Open tournaments located in West Virginia:
    Updated information and flyer posted for 35th Annual Panther Classic: November 18, 2023
    Parkersburg Cougar Classic: December 16, 2023
    Fallen Heroes Open: December 23, 2023
    Updated flyer posted for Battle at Winfield. The tournament has been moved to December 30, 2023 and also is now a WVWYA Belt Tournament!
    Updated flyer posted for Girls Only Battle for the Belt, Hosted by Valkyrie Girls Wrestling Club - January 14, 2024.
    (May need to refresh your browser to pick up the latest version of a tournament's flyer.)

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2023
    Congratulations to the following Super 32 placewinners!
    Elementary: James Hedrick 4th @ 120
    Middle School: Brock Humphrey 3rd @ 95
    Girls: Kaylie Hall Runner-Up @ 175

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Eagles Annual Middle School Duals (Johnson Central High School, Paintsville, KY) - December 2, 2023
    JCMS Wrestling Tournament (Johnson County Middle School, Paintsville, KY) - January 13, 2024

    Updated team information for Musselman

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    West Virginia Tournaments:
    Veterans Appreciation Tournament (November 12, 2023) has been canceled.
    Contact information updated for Blue & White Tournament: November 19, 2023

  • Monday, October 23, 2023
    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Mountain State Clash: December 29-30, 2023

    Top Wrestlers 2022-23 page posted.

  • Friday, October 20, 2023
    Updated team pages from Musselman (team information and schedule) and South Harrison (team information and schedule)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Updated AA/A and AAA Regional Maps with regional tournament locations

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:

    West Virginia Tournaments:
    Updated flyer posted for Blue & White Tournament: November 19, 2023
    Updated flyer posted for Buckhannon Youth Wrestling Tournament: November 19, 2023
    Lady Buccaneers Wrestling Tournament: November 19, 2023
    2023 Iron Eagles "Wreck the Halls" Holiday Tournament: December 17, 2023
    Date for Cameron Small Fry Tournament changed to January 7, 2024
    Braxton Youth Invitational: January 14, 2024
    Updated flyer posted for Girls Only Battle for the Belt, Hosted by Valkyrie Girls Wrestling Club - January 14, 2024

  • Thursday, October 19, 2023
    Updated team pages from University (corrected schedule - please refresh your browser), and Williamstown (corrected schedule PLUS girls schedule - please refresh your browser)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated with correction to AA/A Region I location - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    Editor's Note: I have a few more updates to make today (South Harrison page and some youth updates), but I'll be out of town for most of the day. I'll get to them as soon as I can!

  • Sunday, October 15, 2023
    Updated team page from John Marshall (corrected schedule - please refresh your browser)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated - may need to refresh your browser on each month's schedule

    ATTENTION COACHES:
    Please email us your schedules as soon as you get them finalized. You can email your schedule to wvmat@outlook.com.

    Article of Interest:
    Four to be Inducted into National Wrestling Hall of Fame

  • Saturday, October 14, 2023
    Updated team pages from Shady Spring Middle (schedule) and St. Marys (schedule)

    The master schedules are in progress and coming soon!

    Top Wrestlers 2009-10 and Top Wrestlers 2010-11 corrected. (Louden Goodpaster wrestled for Cabell Midland, not Huntington.)

  • Friday, October 13, 2023
    WIN Magazine/Spartan Combat High School Rankings:
    Gage Wright #3 @ 175
    Luca Felix #16 @ 165
    Brock Kehler #18 @ 285

    WIN Magazine Girls High School Rankings:
    Violette Lasure #14 @ 138
    Ciara Riner #15 @ 132

    WIN Magazine Preseason NCAA DI Individual Rankings:
    Peyton Hall #11 @ 165

    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    AB Contracting Bill Hughes Wrestling Invitational: December 2, 2023
    Washington Elite Opener: December 2, 2023
    Fallen Heroes Wrestling Tournament: December 21-22, 2023

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Fallen Heroes Wrestling Tournament: December 21-22, 2023

    Updated team pages from Cameron (schedule and team information) and University (schedule and team information)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    West Virginia Tournaments:
    Updated flyer posted for Ripley Rumble: November 25, 2023
    Registration link and awards page posted for Bridgeport Tribe Takedown Classic: December 9, 2023
    Flyer posted for Bridgeport Tribe Takedown Classic: December 9, 2023
    Girls Only Battle for the Belt, Hosted by Valkyrie Girls Wrestling Club - January 14, 2024

    Ohio Tournaments:
    Shroder Jaguar Open: December 9, 2023
    Urbana Uprising: December 30, 2023

    Youth team directory updates:
    Updated information for Clarksburg Junior Wrestling Club (Harrison County)

    Ken Chertow named Head Women's Wrestling Coach at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania. Congratulations, Ken!
    Read the press release here.
    Coach Chertow is interested in recruiting motivated women wrestlers from West Virginia! There is a recruiting visit scheduled for October 28. For more information, fill out the recruiting form here.

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    Bison Battle at the Barn: December 15-16, 2023

    Updated team pages from Cabell Midland (schedule), Parkersburg High (schedule), Tyler Consolidated (schedule), and Winfield (schedule)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:

    West Virginia Tournaments:
    Flyer posted for Bridgeport Tribe Takedown Classic: December 9, 2023
    Ohio Valley Youth Championships: January 28, 2024

    Ohio Tournaments:
    Northmont Open (January 27, 2024) has been canceled
    Kevin Randleman Memorial: December 3, 2023
    First Year Friday: December 22, 2023
    Throwdown in C-Town: December 30, 2023
    Celtic Slam: January 27, 2024
    March Matness Qualifier #1: February 24, 2024
    March Matness Qualifier #2: February 25, 2024
    March Matness Qualifier #3: March 2, 2024
    March Matness Qualifier #4: March 3, 2024
    March Matness Championships: March 9, 2024

  • Tuesday, October 2, 2023
    Congratulations to Point Pleasant's Gunner Andrick on becoming the first wrestler from West Virginia to win the
    Grappler Fall Classic!



    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    West Virginia Tournaments:
    Veterans Appreciation Tournament: November 12, 2023
    Buckhannon Youth Wrestling Tournament: November 19, 2023
    11th Annual Holiday Havoc: December 10, 2023
    Removed Bulldawg Brawl (December 16)

    Ohio Tournaments:
    New Year's Belt Brawl: January 1, 2024
    Rumble in the Jungle: January 6, 2024
    Barnesville Open: January 7, 2024
    Cavalier Clash: January 13, 2024
    Massillon Perry Open: January 13, 2024
    River Rumble: January 14, 2024
    MLK Memorial: January 15, 2024
    Bulldawg Brawl: January 20, 2024
    Columbiana Clipper Open: January 20, 2024
    Martins Ferry Open: January 21, 2024
    Northmont Open: January 27, 2024
    North College Hill Open: January 28, 2024
    Coshocton Open: February 3, 2024
    Adam Snider Memorial: February 4, 2024
    Titan Tussle: February 4, 2024
    New Towne Throwdown: February 10, 2024
    Caldwell Clash: February 11, 2024
    Beachwood Brawl: February 17, 2024
    Shenandoah Zeps Open: February 17, 2024
    Presidents Day Pinfalls: February 18, 2024
    NCH Trojan War: February 18, 2024

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    Jason Eades Memorial Duals: December 16, 2023

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Fear the Pack Duals: December 9, 2023

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Ripley Wrestling Club Clinic with Coach Dylan Cottrell: September 30, 2023
    Leg Camp: October 21-22, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated flyer posted for Tri-State Tussle at the Castle: November 12, 2023
    State Line Brawl: December 3, 2023
    Preston Open Battle at the Castle: December 30, 2023
    Preston Girls Only Battle for the Crown: December 31, 2023
    Bristol Brawl: January 7, 2024

    Youth team directory updates:
    Updated coach/contact information for Preston Mat Club (Preston County)

    Updated team pages from Cameron and Warm Springs Middle

    Article of Interest:
    Former Fairmont State Wrestler to be Inducted into Ohio Chapter of NWHOF

  • Thursday, September 21, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    Mercer County Wrestling Kickoff Classic, December 2, 2023
    Lady Raider Rumble (Girls tournament), January 26, 2024
    Raider Rumble, January 27, 2024

    Updated team page from Shady Spring (updated schedule, including girls' schedule)

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Updated flyer posted for 1st Annual Mountain State Tussle Girls Wrestling Tournament, December 2, 2023 - May need to refresh your browser
    Correct flyer posted for 2nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tournament, January 15, 2024 - May need to refresh your browser

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2023
    Updated team page from Herbert Hoover (school address), Ritchie County (100-win list updated), and St. Albans (schedule)

    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    1st Annual Mountain State Tussle Girls Wrestling Tournament, December 2, 2023

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    American Thoroughbred Tournament, December 2, 2023
    1st Annual Mountain State Tussle Girls Wrestling Tournament, December 2, 2023
    2nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tournament, January 15, 2024

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Tri-State Tussle at the Castle: November 12, 2023

    Youth team directory updates:
    Updated practice information for Charleston Wrestling Club (Kanawha County)

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated:
    Pleasants County Middle School is hosting Doddridge in a dual match on November 28th. They would like to make it a tri or quad. If you are interested, please email Coach Smith at jay.d.smith@k12.wv.us or (304) 966-6577.

  • Friday, September 15, 2023
    I apologize for the lack of updates this week. I'm heading out of town, but once we get settled I hope to catch everything up.

  • Friday, September 8, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    2023 Nurse Pro Plus Wrestling Tournament, December 16, 2023
    Updated team page from Berkeley Springs

    Youth team directory updates:
    New youth team in Kanawha County: MOH Wrestling Club
    Updated information for Frankfort Mat Club (Mineral County)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:

    West Virginia Tournaments:
    Nurse Pro Plus Youth Tournament: December 17, 2023
    West Fairmont Junior Wrestling Tournament: January 20, 2024
    Frankfort Mat Club Youth Wrestling Tournament: January 21, 2024

    Ohio Tournaments:
    Claymont Mustang Open: November 12, 2023
    Dublin Jerome Open: November 25, 2023
    Pregame Pinfalls: November 25, 2023
    Moeller Open: November 26, 2023
    West Muskingum Open: November 26, 2023
    Josh Chaplin Open: December 2, 2023
    Purcell Marian Open: December 2, 2023
    Maysville Open: December 3, 2023
    John Glenn Open: December 9, 2023
    Astros Open: December 10, 2023
    Newark Wildcat Open: December 10, 2023
    Buckeye Local Open: December 16, 2023
    Sheridan General Open: December 17, 2023
    St. Bernard Battle: December 17, 2023
    Monroeville Open: December 23, 2023
    Ridgewood Rumble: December 23, 2023
    BA Christmas Clash: December 24, 2023
    Cambridge Bobcat Open: December 26, 2023
    BA New Year's Revolution Duals: December 31, 2023

  • Thursday, September 7, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    McFly Outdoors Duals (Lewis County High School): December 15-16, 2023
    WV Single A Challenge: January 26-27, 2024

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Barboursville Brawl: January 6, 2024

    Updated team page from Cabell Midland

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Felix Wrestling Academy National Team Duals date changed to September 30-October 1, 2023
    Registration info added for Robbie Kay Legacy Wrestling Tournament (including middle school and high school girls divisions): November 4-5, 2023
    47th Annual WV Jr. State Championships: March 9-10, 2024

    Note: I'm in the process of posting 40 youth tournaments, which I hope to have completed by either today or tomorrow.

  • Friday, September 1, 2023
    Updated team pages from Taylor County Middle and Western Greenbrier Middle

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Williamstown Jr. Jacket Rumble: January 13, 2024
    Wahama White Falcon Classic: January 20, 2024

    Youth team directory updates:
    Greater Wheeling Wrestling Association (Ohio County)

  • Thursday, August 24, 2023
    Updated team page from John Marshall (team info, corrected schedule) and River View

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Charleston Invitational Middle School Duals: December 1-2, 2023
    Shady Spring Middle School Duals: December 9, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Indian Lake Open: October 28, 2023
    BA Halloween Havoc: October 29, 2023
    Robbie Kay Legacy Wrestling Tournament (Featuring Skills Clinic by Danny Felix): November 4-5, 2023
    Throwdown at the Dawg Pound: November 4, 2023
    East Clinton Open: November 5, 2023
    Ground Zero Battle for the Belt: November 5, 2023
    Mansfield Tyger Tussle: November 5, 2023
    BA Victory for Vets: November 11, 2023
    Bloom-Carroll Open: November 12, 2023
    Pin Cancer: November 12, 2023
    Bison Battle: November 18, 2023
    Graham Open: November 18, 2023
    Little Muskie Open: November 18, 2023
    Bexley Lion Open: November 19, 2023
    Battle in the Nest: November 19, 2023

  • Friday, August 18, 2023
    Bethany College Adds a Womens Wrestling Program!
    Read the article here.

    Updated team page from John Marshall (schedule)

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Mahindra Friday Night Live: TONIGHT - August 18, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Cameron Small Fry Tournament: January 13, 2024
    West Virginia Novice State Championships date changed to March 16, 2024

    More updates coming, hopefully later this afternoon. Have to help set up for a family wedding!

  • Tuesday, August 8, 2023
    MONUMENTAL NEWS FOR GIRLS WRESTLING IN WEST VIRGINIA!
    Read the WVSSAC press release here.

    A long overdue congratulations goes out to our Girls Fargo All-Americans!
    Violette Lasure, 3rd @ 138
    Kaylie Hall, 3rd @ 164
    Justice Anthony, 8th @ 122

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer posted for Blue & White Tournament: November 19, 2023

  • Wednesday, August 2, 2023
    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Blue & White Tournament: November 19, 2023
    Updated team page from Ritchie County (Updated 100-win list)

  • Monday, July 31, 2023
    LKC history updated

  • Sunday, July 30, 2023
    Rich Cokeley (Harrisville - '84 thru '86) added to List of Three-Time State Champions

    Additional information provided on the 1938 State Tournament Page

    Updated team pages from Ritchie County and Shady Spring

  • Friday, July 28, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    Mike Ellis Duals: December 8-9, 2023

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Iron Duals: December 29, 2023

    Updated team pages from Robert C. Byrd and St. Albans

  • Monday, July 3, 2023
    Updated team pages from Calhoun County and South (Morgantown) Middle

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Wayne Bennett Duals: December 2, 2023

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Josh Humphreys Wrestling Camp: July 15-16, 2023

  • Friday, June 16, 2023
    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Wrestling Camp with NC State's Kai Orine: June 16-17, 2023
    Leg Camp: July 1-2, 2023

  • Friday, June 9, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    Shady Spring Scuffle (Girls tournament): December 15, 2023
    Bob Stover Duals: December 23, 2023
    Pat Vance Invitational: January 5-6, 2024

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Shady Spring Scuffle (Girls tournament): December 15, 2023

    Updated team pages from Clay County and Shady Spring

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Nitro Girls Only Wrestling Clinic: June 23, 2023

    Conference page updated:
    1994 New River Conference Results
    1993 New River Conference Results
    1991 New River Conference Results
    1980 New River Conference Results (partial results)

  • Friday, May 26, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    Beckley/Husqvarna Duals, December 2, 2023
    Dix Manning Duals, December 16, 2023
    Larry Snuffer Slam, February 3, 2024
    AA/A West Virginia Dual Team State Championships: February 2, 2024
    AAA West Virginia Dual Team State Championships: February 3, 2024

    Updated team page from Hurricane

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Ripley Wrestling Club's 1st Annual Girls Wrestling Camp: June 23, 2023
    Morgan Brothers Fearless Camp Featuring Josh Humphreys: June 29 - July 1, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    BA Summer Bash, June 4, 2023
    Fight on the Field, June 10, 2023
    Bexley Summer Open, June 17, 2023
    7th Annual Pin Suicide Gable Connors Memorial Scholarship Tournament, July 29, 2023
    Back to School Bash, August 12, 2023

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated:
    St. Marys High School is looking to have a dual match, and can host the following dates:
    December 1, 2, 29, or 30
    January 2, 4, or 30
    February 3 or 4

    Connellsville Area High School in Connellsville, PA is looking for one team to round out their pooled dual tournament on January 13, 2024. Each team will get 5 duals on the day. If you are interested and would like more information contact Bill Swink wswink@casdfalcons.org.

    Indiana High School in Indiana, PA is looking for a couple new teams to fill up their tournament and sending out for next years Bo Wood High School Varsity Tournament & The Moose JV Tournament. Its a very highly competitive, well run, one day tournament, 2 for 1, bring your whole team and guarantee lots of wrestling!!!

  • Saturday, May 6, 2023
    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    St. Marys Blue Devil Alumni Invitational: January 13, 2024
    Black Eagle Duals: February 9-10, 2024

    2023-2024 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Braxton Bash: January 6, 2024

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Roy Michael Classic date changed to December 3, 2023
    11th Annual Tony Williams Memorial Tournament: January 13, 2024

    Updated team page from Riverside

  • Monday, May 1, 2023
    REMINDER:
    The WV State Freestyle Tournament is coming up in less than 2 weeks (Saturday, May 13 at University High School)!
    If you plan on going to Fargo, you MUST attend and place in the top 4. You must register and pay on trackwrestling. Register here.
    There are no walk ins and there is no registration or payment on Saturday morning. For more information, click here.

    2023-2024 High School Tournament Dates:
    Bruce Niday Classic (Spring Valley High School): December 2, 2023
    2023 Nurse Pro Plus Wrestling Tournament, December 16, 2023
    Dave "Crow" Hall Memorial Duals (Herbert Hoover High School): December 23, 2023 (8-team duals tournament)
    18th Annual Grafton Duals: December 29, 2023
    Jeff Medley Invitational (Herbert Hoover High School): January 19-20, 2024 (individual bracketed tournament)

    Updated team page from Wheeling Central

    All-State updated (additional students from George Washington and Keyser)

    Academic Team List updated (George Washington, Keyser)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Bridgeport Takedown Classic: December 9, 2023
    Nurse Pro Plus Youth Tournament: December 17, 2023
    Bridgeport Brawl: February 3, 2024
    Bridgeport Youth Wrestling Tournament (Name to be determined): February 4, 2024
    West Virginia Novice State Championships: February 25, 2024

  • Friday, April 28, 2023
    Attention Coaches and Tournament Directors: Start sending us your 2023-2024 tournament dates!

    Updated team page from Musselman (State placers)

    Camps/Clinics updates:
    Girls Only Wrestling Clinic: May 6, 2023
    Pleasants County Parks & Recreation 9th Annual Wrestling Clinic: June 27-29, 2023
    2nd Annual Lewis County Summer Camp (Featuring Peyton Hall): July 22, 2023

    Articles of Interest:
    WVSSAC Director Bernie Dolan Retires
    Michael Dolan to Compete in US Open Wrestling Championships
    Wheeling Park's Bradyn Lucas Named WV OVAC Wrestler of the Year
    Ryan Martin Signs with Fairmont State
    Excellent Op-Ed by Nathan Murphy
    Gold Keeps Piling Up for Fairmont's Youngest Wrestling Star

  • Monday, April 24, 2023
    CONGRATULATIONS TO MATTHEW DOLAN OF SPRING MILLS
    NWHOF DAVE SCHULTZ HIGH SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER

    NWHOF Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award Regional and State Winners Announced
    Dave Schultz award winner page updated

    CONGRATULATIONS TO LORALEI SMITH OF CABELL MIDLAND
    NWHOF TRICIA SAUNDERS HIGH SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER


    NWHOF Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award Regional and State Winners Announced
    Tricia Saunders award winner page updated

    Updated team page from Fairmont Senior

    Camps updated:
    Jared Haught Wrestling Clinic (Sponsored by Patriot Wrestling Club): May 5, 2023
    Free Wrestling Clinic Featuring Gavin Quiocho: May 7, 2023
    Vougar Weekend Camp (Sponsored by Ground Zero): May 20-21, 2023
    2nd Annual Tyler Reinhart Wrestling Clinic (Sponsored by Patriot Wrestling Club): May 5, 2023
    Dylan Cottrell Wrestling Clinic: June 17, 2023
    HHS Girls Wrestling Camp: June 17, 2023

  • Saturday, April 8, 2023
    View arrangements for Coach Michael here

    Tribute: Community Mourns Loss of Coach Roy Michael

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Roy Michael Classic: December 17, 2023

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2023
    We are so very sad to announce the passing of legendary coach Roy Michael. Arrangements will be announced as soon as they are available.

    Updated team page from Herbert Hoover (updated list of individual state champions)

  • Monday, March 20, 2023
    CONGRATULATIONS TO NCAA DIVISION I ALL-AMERICAN AND 3RD-PLACE FINISHER JOSH HUMPHREYS!

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    WYWC Easter Brawl: April 8, 2023

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2023
    CONGRATULATIONS TO 2023 ROBERT DUTTON AWARD WINNER,
    ETHAN OSBORNE OF WOODROW WILSON!

    Woodrow's Ethan Osborne Wins Dutton

    CONGRATULATIONS TO GAVIN QUIOCHO, NCAA DII CHAMPION!!!
    Quiocho Makes History With Title

    Congratulations also to West Liberty's DII NCAA Champion Ty McGeary!
    McGeary Wins 184-lb National Title

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (South Harrison)

    Academic Team List updated (South Harrison)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Sgt. Dan Silman Memorial Youth Wrestling Tournament (originally scheduled for this Saturday, March 18, 2023) has been canceled

    Youth team directory updates:
    Barbour County Mat Club

  • Saturday, March 11, 2023
    Photos added to the AA/A and AAA State Tournament pages

    Miscellaneous state tournament-related lists/pages are being updated. Complete list will be posted once updates are complete.

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (John Marshall)

    Academic Team List updated (John Marshall)

    2023 Freestyle Updates:
    Flyer and registration link posted for WV State Freestyle Championships: May 13, 2023 at University High School. For quick access, click here.

  • Tuesday, March 7, 2023
    Congratulations to Cabell Midland's Zoey Salmons on becoming the first female to place in the AAA top six!

    Congratulations to Brock Kehler, University (53-0) and Kamar Summers, Bridgeport (34-0) on their undefeated seasons!

    AA/A State Tournament Page is up; photos coming soon
    AAA State Tournament Page is up; photos coming soon

    Please call any typos (spellings, records, etc.) to my attention by sending an email to wvmat@outlook.com

  • Monday, March 6, 2023
    Congratulations to Point Pleasant's Gunner Andrick for setting a new AA/A championship finals quick pin record with a 19-second pin!

    Corrrected final AA/A State Tournament Brackets

    Speaking of records, Garrett Railing, head coach at Oak Glen Middle School, is heading up a WVMat archives and records project. We will be reaching out to coaches for assistance with records and stats. Once this is completed, it will be a huge asset to the site. Many thanks to Garrett for taking this on!!

    Updated team page from Fairmont Senior (updated list of individual state champions)

    FREE DOWNLOADABLE PODIUM PHOTOS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT ACTION IMAGES!
    Thank you to Ray Smith of Action Images for this generous service! Additional photos are available for purchase here. Note: Ability to download will expire on April 2, 2023.

    Lots of updates coming over the next several days, so keep checking back!

  • Sunday, March 5, 2023

    2023 WVSSAC STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT

    A Team Champions: Greenbrier West
    A Team Runners-Up: Cameron
    A Coach of the Year: Tim Jones, Cameron
    A Most Outstanding Wrestler: Adam Angel, Cameron

    AA Team Champions: Fairmont Senior
    AA Team Runners-Up: Point Pleasant, Independence (tie)
    AA Coach of the Year: Michael Fortier, Fairmont Senior
    AA Most Outstanding Wrestler: Judah Price, Independence

    AAA Team Champions: Parkersburg South
    AAA Team Runners-Up: University
    AAA Coach of the Year: Matt Osborne, Woodrow Wilson
    AAA Most Outstanding Wrestler: Ethan Osborne, Woodrow Wilson


    Snyder-Miller Media Person of the Year: Mat Time Podcast (Zach Sayre and Dan Tench)

    National Federation Officials Associaction Active Award - 2022 Official of the Year: Todd Chevalier

    National Federation Coaches Associaction Active Award - 2022 Wrestling Coach of the Year: Anthony Regalbuto, Spring Mills

    Final AA/A State Tournament Brackets (minus the 285-lb championship result - I'll update once I receive the updated brackets)

    Final AAA State Tournament Brackets

    Complete AA/A State Tournament Results:
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/

    Complete AAA State Tournament Results:
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/


    State tournament photos by Action Images will be available for purchase in a few days. I'll post an update when the photos are up!

  • Saturday, March 4, 2023
    State Tournament Schedule for Saturday, March 4:
    4th Session
    Saturday, March 4, 2023 10:30 AM (4 hrs)
    (AA/A) AAA Semi-Final Consolation Bracket - 4 Mats - 56 Matches
    (AA/A) AAA Consolation Finals for 3rd and 5th Place - 4 Mats - 56 Matches

    5th Session
    Saturday, March 4, 2023 6:00 PM (3 1/2 hrs)
    (AA/A) AAA Championship Finals - 2 Mats - 28 Matches

    WVSSAC State Tournament Live Results:
    AA/A link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/

    Championship Finals will be broadcast on the NFHS Network. $11.99 subscripion required.

    UPDATED LINKS - PLEASE REFRESH YOUR BROWSER!
    AA/A Championship broadcast at this link.

    AAA Championship broadcast at this link.


    CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS WILL BEGIN WITH THE 106-LB WEIGHT CLASS

  • Friday, March 3, 2023
    State Tournament Schedule for Friday, March 3:
    2nd Session
    Friday, March 3, 2023 11:30 AM (6 hrs)
    (AA/A) AAA Quarter-Final Championship Bracket - 8 Mats - 112 Matches
    1st and 2nd Round Consolation Brackets - 224 Matches
    1st Round Consolations will be wrestled simultaneously with the Championship Quarter-Finals

    3rd Session
    Friday, March 3, 2023 7:30 PM (1 3/4 hrs)
    (AA/A) AAA Semi-Final Championship Bracket - 4 Mats - 56 Matches
    3rd Round Consolation Matches - 4 Mats - 56 Matches
    3rd Round Consolation will be wrestled simultaneously with the Championship Semi-Finals


    WVSSAC State Tournament Live Results, Brackets, and Team Scores:
    AA/A link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Wirt County)

    Academic Team List updated (Wirt County)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Buckhannon Youth Wrestling Tournament (March 4) has been canceled due to a venue scheduling conflict
    Updated flyer posted for West Virginia Novice State Championships: March 25, 2023

    PM Updates:
    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets at the end of Day 2
    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets at the end of Day 2

    Complete Day 2 Tournament Results:
    AA/A link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/

  • Thursday, March 2, 2023
    STATE TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

    WVSSAC State Tournament Live Results:
    AA/A link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/


    STATE TOURNAMENT REMINDERS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
    Thursday/Friday/Saturday:
    UNOFFICIAL word is that the Mountain Health Arena box office WILL accept cash. Adult tickets are $45 and student tickets are $35. Remember that concessions are cashless. They will accept debit, credit, and most mobile payments. There is a cash station available where one can purchase a card to be used for concessions.
    Saturday:
    We will be recognizing the placers from the Girls High School State Tournament on Saturday Night at the varsity state tournament. We will gather backstage 45 minutes before the finals begin (5:15PM). Please have your girls check-in with Brent Sams on Saturday night before 5:15.

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Oak Glen, Shady Spring)

    Academic Team List updated (Oak Glen, Shady Spring)

    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets after Day 1
    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets after Day 1

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2023
    Traveling to Barboursville today, so if there any updates, they will come later this afternoon.

    PM Updates:
    Note from Bill Archer:
    We do not have anything to do with ticket sales. The Civic Center and the WVSSAC handle it. When you get to the Civic Center, if you can't find what you need, come to the back door and my wife and I will take care of you.
    $35 Student
    $45 Adult
    Bill Archer

    State Tournament Bracket Change:
    AAA Region III 285 Fourth Mighty Lopez, St. Albans out.
    - Daylon Thomas-9 (9-10), George Washington moves to F3.

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2023
    State Tournament Bracket Change:
    AA/A Region III 175 Runner-Up Jayden Roop, Midland Trail out.
    - Braelen Holstein-11 (33-18), Shady Spring moves to R3.
    - Cohen McGeeney-11 (17-20), Richwood moves to T3.
    - Hunter Cantley-12 (26-21), Liberty Raleigh moves to F3.

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Ritchie County)

    Academic Team List updated (Ritchie County)

  • Monday, February 27, 2023
    WVSSAC STATE TOURNAMENT PRESS RELEASE FROM MOUNTAIN HEALTH ARENA
    Read the press release here

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Buckhannon Youth Wrestling Tournament (March 4) has been canceled due to a venue scheduling conflict
    Flyer and registration link posted for West Virginia Novice State Championships: March 25, 2023

  • Saturday, February 25, 2023
    IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING STATE TOURNAMENT TICKET SALES AND CONCESSIONS
    I have reached out to both Bill Archer and Wayne Ryan regarding ticket sales and concessions at the state tournament.

    Tickets for the state wrestling tournament ARE available at the door and do not have to be purchased through Ticketmaster. However, all ticket sales, even at the door, are digital only - NO cash!

    As for concessions, concessions are cashless as well. You may use a credit or debit card, or you can visit a cash station where you can use cash to purchase a card for concessions.

  • Friday, February 24, 2023
    December High School scores updated with team scores (no individual match results)

    January/February High School scores updated with team scores (no individual match results)

    High School School Academic Honor Roll updated (Brooke, Frankfort, Greenbrier East, Morgantown, PikeView)

    Middle School Academic All-State - Honor Roll updated (Buffalo Middle)

    Academic Team List updated (Brooke, Buffalo Middle, Frankfort, Greenbrier East, Morgantown, PikeView)

    Youth team directory updates:
    Jacket Wrestling Club (Wood County)

  • Monday, February 20, 2023
    UPDATED/RESIZED BRACKETS
    AAA (resized to fit each weight class on one page)
    AA/A (resized; corrected 120-lb bracket)


    UPDATED BRACKETS AS OF 5:18 PM MONDAY
    AAA

  • Sunday, February 19, 2023
    STATE TOURNAMENT BRACKETS
    AAA
    AA/A

  • Saturday, February 18, 2023
    January/February High School scores updated with regional results from Friday

    January/February Middle/Youth School scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Nitro)

    Academic Team List updated (Nitro)

    Conference page updated (most 2023 results; 1986 NRVC results)
    More updates to come for LKC and OVAC

    A/AA Region III Updated Brackets Prior to Semifinals

    A/AA Region I Final Results
    A/AA Region II Final Results
    A/AA Region III Final Results
    A/AA Region IV Final Results

    AAA Region I Final Results
    AAA Region II Final Results
    AAA Region III Final Results
    AAA Region IV Final Results

    NO PILL WILL BE DRAWN TONIGHT! THE COACHES COMMITTEE WILL DETERMINE THE PAIRINGS ON SUNDAY.

  • Friday, February 17, 2023
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    Regional brackets to date (subject to revision after scratch meetings):
    A/AA Region I
    A/AA Region II
    A/AA Region III
    A/AA Region IV

    AAA Region I
    AAA Region II - Updated 2/17 2:53 p.m.
    AAA Region III
    AAA Region IV

    Updated team page for Midland Trail

    A/AA Region I Day 1 Results
    A/AA Region II Day 1 Results
    A/AA Region IV Final Results

  • Thursday, February 16, 2023
    Memo from Bill Archer:
    If you have a student who wants to sing the National Anthem at state tournament, give me a call at (304) 208-5729. All times are open except the championship finals.

    Pill Pairings Template updated with new weight classes

    January/February Middle School/Youth scores updated

    High School School Academic Honor Roll updated (Cabell Midland, Hurricane, Keyser, Oak Hill, Parkersburg South)

    Middle School Academic All-State - Honor Roll updated (Chapmanville Middle)

    Academic Team List updated (Cabell Midland, Chapmanville Middle, Hurricane, Keyser, Oak Hill, Parkersburg South)

  • Wednesday, February 15, 2023
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and vote/comment by Thursday, February 16 on the pre-regional Individual Weight Class Rankings and Team Polls, all of which will be released Friday morning, February 17. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    I have a few more updates to make (middle school/youth scores and academic updates), but Wednesday is always my busiest day spent away from wrestling, so updates may be delayed until Thursday

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Youth State Championships: February 25-26, 2023

    WVYWA Updates:
    West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Youth State Championships posted
    West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Girls WV State Championships posted

  • Tuesday, February 14, 2023
    January/February High School scores updated

    January/February Middle/Youth School scores updated - Girls Middle School and Junior State Tournament results

    High School School Academic Honor Roll updated (Philip Barbour)

    Academic Team List updated (Eastern Greenbrier Middle, Philip Barbour, Winfield Middle)

    Middle School Academic All-State - Honor Roll updated (Eastern Greenbrier Middle, Winfield Middle)

    WVYWA Updates:
    Updated West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Rules/a> posted - please refresh your browser

  • Monday, February 13, 2023
    AAA Region IV Preliminary Brackets

    January/February High School scores updated

    Hoping to receive Girls Middle School and Girls Jr. State results overnight

  • Sunday, February 12, 2023
    CONGRATULATIONS TO ZOEY SALMONS, WV'S FIRST 4-TIME GIRLS STATE CHAMPION!!

    January/February High School scores updated

    High School School Academic Honor Roll updated (University)

    Academic Team List updated (University, Warm Springs Middle)

    Middle School Academic All-State - Honor Roll updated (Warm Springs Middle)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Buckhannon Youth Wrestling Tournament: March 4, 2023

  • Friday, February 10, 2023
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Girls Individual Rankings (thanks to Brent Sams)
    Team Polls

    January/February High School scores updated

    January/February Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer posted for Henry Miller Memorial Wrestling Tournament: April 29, 2023

    Youth team directory updates:
    Sissonville Jr. Wrestling League (Kanawha County)

    Corrected AAA Individual Rankings - I overlooked a change that I had received from a coach on Wednesday.

  • Wednesday, February 8, 2023
    2022-2023 High School Tournaments:
    Coalfield Conference Tournament (Independence High School) : February 11, 2023

    January/February High School scores updated

    January/February Middle School scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Braxton County, Robert C. Byrd, Washington)

    Academic Team List updated (Braxton County, Robert C. Byrd, Washington)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated flyer posted for Presidents Day Pinfalls Tournament: February 19, 2023
    March Matness Championships: March 11-12, 2023
    Flyer posted for Mason County Open: March 11, 2023

    Camps updated:
    Mike Mason's 28th Annual Wrestling Camp: July 13-15, 2023

  • Tuesday, February 7, 2023
    January/February High School scores updated, including a few corrections to State Team Duals results

    January/February Middle School scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (University)

    Academic Team List updated (University)

    PM Updates:
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and vote/comment by Thursday, February 9 on the fifth set of Individual Weight Class Rankings which will be released Friday morning, February 10. Team polls will be posted in the forum early Wednesday morning. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

  • Sunday, February 5, 2023
    January/February High School scores updated - additional scores uploaded, plus Parkersburg South/Spring Mills results corrected at 150 and 157.

  • Saturday, February 4, 2023
    2023 AAA WV STATE TEAM DUALS
    9:30amDoors Open
    NoonRound 1 (State Quarter-Finals)
    1:30Round 2 (Semi-Finals and Consolation round)
    3:00Round 3 (Dual Team State Championship / Placement matches)
    4:30Awards, Pictures, Recognition to Team Champions, Etc.

    January/February High School scores updated

    January/February Middle School scores updated

    Updated flyer posted for Patriot Wrestling Club Open: February 19, 2023 (Girls division added)

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Woodrow Wilson)

    Academic Team List updated (Woodrow Wilson)

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2023 WV AAA STATE DUALS TEAM CHAMPIONS - PARKERSBURG SOUTH!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2023 AAA MOST OUTSTANDING WRESTLERS!
    AYDEN MORRIS, PARKERSBURG SOUTH
    JACOB PERRY, SPRING MILLS
    BRADYN LUCAS, WHEELING PARK
    ETHAN OSBORNE, WOODROW WILSON
    RYDER HASTINGS, UNIVERSITY
    SETH HOLT, CABELL MIDLAND
    WILL JAMES, ST. ALBANS
    KAI PLINSKI, WASHINGTON


  • Friday, February 3, 2023
    2023 AA/A WV STATE TEAM DUALS
    9:30amDoors Open
    NoonRound 1 (State Quarter-Finals)
    1:30Round 2 (Semi-Finals and Consolation round)
    3:00Round 3 (Dual Team State Championship / Placement matches)
    4:30Awards, Pictures, Recognition to Team Champions, Etc.

    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    January/February High School scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Point Pleasant)

    Academic Team List updated (Point Pleasant)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Felix Academy Morgantown National Team Duals: November 4-5, 2023
    3rd Annual Bulldawgs Throwdown at the Pound: December 16, 2023
    Date change for 35th Annual Panther Classic: December 16, 2023
    30th Annual Mineral Wells Invitational: January 13, 2024
    19th Annual Mineral Wells Duals: January 14, 2024

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2023 WV AA/A STATE DUALS TEAM CHAMPIONS - FAIRMONT SENIOR!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2023 AA/A MOST OUTSTANDING WRESTLERS!
    HUNTER SPITZNOGLE, FAIRMONT SENIOR
    GUNNER ANDRICK, POINT PLEASANT
    BRAXTON DLUGOPOLSKI, OAK GLEN
    BLAYNE JARVIS, BRAXTON COUNTY
    HAYDEN PAYNE, HERBERT HOOVER
    COLTON MILLER, INDEPENDENCE
    NOAH MACE, WINFIELD
    KEVIN PARSONS, LEWIS COUNTY


    Note: I will post team scores, and will update with match results as time permits. All I have to go by are phone photos of bout sheets. Just keep checking the scores page. This could take a while...

  • Thursday, February 2, 2023
    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Herbert Hoover, Lewis County, Musselman, Wahama)

    Academic Team List updated (Herbert Hoover, Lewis County, Musselman, Wahama)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated flyer posted for Trinity Odd Age Tournament: February 5, 2023
    WVYWA Regional Qualifying Tournaments (February 12, 2023) and Girls State Tournament (February 25-26, 2023):
        Region 1 Tournament - Calhoun County High School
        Region 2 Tournament - University High School
        Region 3 Tournament - Lewis County County High School
        Region 4 Tournament - Huntington High School
        WVYWA Girls State Tournament - Charleston Civic Center, February 25-26, 2023
    Sgt. Dan Silman Memorial Youth Wrestling Tournament: March 18, 2023
    Henry Miller Memorial Wrestling Tournament: April 29, 2023

    Youth team directory updates:
    Felix Wrestling Academy (Monongalia County)

  • Wednesday, February 1, 2023
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and vote/comment by Thursday, February 2 on the fourth set of Individual Weight Class Rankings and Third Team Polls, all of which will be released Friday morning, February 3. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Doddridge County, George Washington, Wheeling Central)

    Academic Team List updated (Doddridge County, George Washington, Wheeling Central)

    Still working on scores, WSAZ middle school results page, podium photos for both WSAZ HS and MS pages, and lots of youth updates.

  • Tuesday, January 31, 2023
    January High School scores updated

  • Sunday, January 29, 2023
    January High School scores updated

  • Saturday, January 28, 2023
    Registration for the 2023 Girls State Wrestling Tournament closes Sunday, February 5
    2023 Girls HS and MS State Tournament
    2023 Girls Junior State Tournament

    "Fear the Panhandle" Girls Tournament (February 25) has been cancelled

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School/Youth scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Berkeley Springs, Calhoun County, St. Marys)

    Middle School Academic All-State - Honor Roll updated (Huntington East Middle, Spencer Middle)

    Academic Team List updated (Berkeley Springs High School, Calhoun County High School, Huntington East Middle School, Spencer Middle School, St. Marys High School)

  • Friday, January 27, 2023
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    WSAZ Invitational: High school tournament begins at 1:00 p.m. and middle school tournament begins at 5:45 p.m.
    WSAZ High School brackets
    Follow the high school tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZHS/ for live results and bracket updates.
    Follow the middle school tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZMS/ for live results and bracket updates.
    Link for MS brackets will be posted as soon as they become available.

    January Middle School scores updated

    HS/MS coaches, principals, or athletic directors, please submit nominees for your team's Academic All State and Honor Roll recognition! All State certificates will be mailed to the coach c/o the school unless otherwise specified. No certificate is available for the Honor Roll members, but they will be recognized on this website as well. Again, you can email your lists to wvmat@outlook.com.

    We will begin updating the academic lists for 2022-2023 today.

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Mason County Open: March 11, 2023
    Updated flyer posted for WV Jr. State Wrestling Championships: March 11-12, 2023

  • Thursday, January 26, 2023
    Attention Coaches: You have until 7:00 p.m. Eastern time to vote on team and individual rankings.

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2023
    Received the go-ahead at 8:40 a.m. to post Updated WSAZ High School Seeds: Click here.

    January High School scores updated

    PM Updates:
    It is with extreme sadness that we announce the passing of the lovely Anna Archer, wife of Rob Archer and daughter-in-law of Bill and Diana Archer, who lost a 5-year battle with cancer this past Saturday morning.
    Anna worked at the head table at the WSAZ and state tournament for many years, and many of you knew and admired her.
    Arrangements:
    Memorial service Monday, January 30, 2023, 6:00 p.m. with visitation from 4-6 p.m.
    First United Methodist Church
    1124 5th Ave.
    Huntington, WV 25701

    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and vote/comment on the third set of Individual Weight Class Rankings and Second Team Polls, all of which will be released Friday morning, January 27. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    A couple of notes:
    1. This is a special area of the forum to which only coaches have access. Also, coach usernames/passwords given for voting purposes are given as aaacoach456 or some such, and email attached to that particular coach's name come to me. That is so that coaches may vote anonymously - no identifying data is associated with these usernames. If you have access you have been using for a few years and are OK with it, that is fine.
    2. We are changing the team poll voting this year. Coaches will only be allowed to vote on teams in their own classification. This prevents, for instance, a coach from one of the AAA schools from voting an overall "agree with WVMat" vote when he has never even seen any of the Single A teams in action.

    High School State Duals page updated with 2023 schedules and brackets

  • Monday, January 23, 2023
    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated flyer posted for Bridgeport Brawl: January 28, 2023
    Viking Smash Youth Tournament: January 29, 2023
    Flyer posted for Southern Mat Club Ram Tough Tournament: February 11, 2023
    Take It To The Mat: March 4, 2023
    MAWA West District Qualifier: March 18, 2023

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

  • Sunday, January 22, 2023
    My apologies for being MIA the past few days. Some of you know that I work at the OVAC tournament, so that (and rankings) pretty much consumed the past 4-5 days. This morning has been consumed with compiling WSAZ seeding information for 29 wrestlers on my team. After I drive from Wheeling to Parkersburg and get settled in at home, I'll tackle everything I've put aside. High school scores will get first priority.

    PM Updates:
    WSAZ High School Seeds Released. Click here.
    Follow the tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZHS/
    .

    WSAZ Middle School Seeds Released. Click here.
    Follow the tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZMS/
    .

    WSAZ 2023 Fun Facts:
    Teams from 7 States
    58 High School Teams
    62 Middle School Teams
    784 High School Wrestlers
    841 Middle School Wrestlers
    1625 Total Wrestlers
    18 High School State Champions
    52 High School Place winners

    January High School scores updated

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated:
    Petersburg HS is looking for two more teams to attend the Viking Smash on Jan 27 and Jan 28. Contact Jake Gray 304-257-8549.

  • Friday, January 20, 2023
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings

  • Thursday, January 19, 2023
    Attention Coaches: You now have until 10:00 p.m (and possibly later) to comment and vote on the individual rankings.

    I apologize for the lack of updates this week. Illness, obligatiions (both wrestling and non-wrestling), and travel have limited my time. I plan to get everything caught up by tomorrow morning before the OVAC second session starts at noon.

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2023
    Registration for the 2023 Girls State Wrestling Tournament is now open!
    2023 Girls HS and MS State Tournament
    2023 Girls Junior State Tournament

    Girls State Tournament page updated

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    69th Annual Ron Mauck OVAC Championships:
    Seeds
    Brackets
    Team Seeds
    TrackWrestling Team Predictions
    Live Tournament Link
    Additional information can be found on Shaggy's OVAeC.org page

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated flyer posted for Lord of the Rings Wrestling Tournament: January 28, 2023
    Future Legends Folkstyle Tournament: February 12, 2023
    Flyer and additional information posted for 46th WV Jr. State Wrestling Championships: March 11-12, 2023

    MAWA District Qualifier will be March 18, 2023 at Oak Hill High School. More information will be forthcoming.

  • Saturday, January 14, 2023
    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    Updated team page for Weir Middle School (team information)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated name, location and flyer posted for Rumble in the Jungle (former Marietta Tiger Tussle): TODAY January 14, 2023
    Flyer posted for 2nd Annual MW Bulldawgs Throwdown at the Pound: February 5, 2023

  • Friday, January 13, 2023
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings

    Beginning January 20, 2023, we will begin to once again rank 10 wrestlers in each weight class.

    Note to Coaches: A couple of comments came in late last night, so those plus any new head to head matchups and weight class changes will be reflected in next Friday's rankings. I have already started next week's worksheet in the coaches' forum. Log in at any time between now and next Thursday (1/19) evening to post your comments. Many thanks to the coaches for the feedback this first go-around! Oh, and we'll get started on those team polls in the coaches' forum after this weekend's results have come in.

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    December High School scores updated. (I'd uploaded Wahama/St. Marys from December 7, but never posted the link. My apologies to both teams!)

    Still playing catch up, still posting scores, still requesting that you request your browser...

  • Thursday, January 12, 2023
    Attention High School Coaches: I believe I've made all requested updates to the individual rankings. Please check the latest list in the coaches' forum and send me an email or comment in the forum if your notes were overlooked. Thanks!

    2022-2023 High School Tournaments:
    Inaugural "Fear the Panhandle" Girls Tournament (hosted by Berkeley Springs Lady Indians Wrestling) : February 25, 2023

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2023
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and vote/comment on the first set of Individual Weight Class Rankings which will be released Friday morning, January 13. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    Note that this is a special area of the forum to which only coaches have access. Also, coach usernames/passwords given for voting purposes are given as aaacoach456 or some such, and email attached to that particular coach's name come to me. That is so that coaches may vote anonymously - no identifying data is associated with these usernames. If you have access you have been using for a few years and are OK with it, that is fine.

    I'll start working on team polls and other updates later today. I have some church work plus lots of duties for my team I have to attend to this morning.

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023
    Attention High School Coaches: Please check the HS Coaches Only forum for an important post regarding individual high school rankings. If you need a coach's login, send us an email at wvmat@outlook.com.
    Any requests for logins that are not from a team's head coach will be sent to the head coach for validation.

  • Monday, January 9, 2023
    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    Youth team directory updates:
    Alpha Wrestling (Roane County)
    Valley Vengeance Wrestling Club (Ohio County)

  • Sunday, January 8, 2023
    January High School scores updated

  • Saturday, January 7, 2023
    January High School scores updated

    Note: It's been a long day. I posted the "easy-to-post" scores this evening. Things that need formatting will be posted tomorrow. My apologies.

  • Friday, January 6, 2023
    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    December High School scores updated

    December Middle School scores updated

    Welcome New team from Tug Valley!
    Tug Valley Making Strides on Wrestling Mat

    New team page for Tug Valley

    Updated team page for Berkeley Springs (schedule - refresh your browser)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer and registration link posted for West Fairmont Tournament: January 21, 2023
    Ohio Valley Youth Championships: Sunday, January 29
    March Matness Qualifier #1: Saturday, February 25
    March Matness Qualifier #2: Sunday, February 26
    March Matness Qualifier #3: Saturday, March 4
    March Matness Qualifier #4: Sunday, March 5

  • Thursday, January 5, 2023
    January High School scores updated

  • Tuesday, January 3, 2023
    Updated WSAZ Team List

    2022-2023 High School Tournaments:
    MSAC Tournament date changed to Friday, January 6
    Updated flyer posted for Coach Jim Matney Memorial Duals (Johnson Central High School, Paintsville, KY): January 21, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated flyer posted for Brooke Cubs Youth Wrestling Tournament: January 14, 2023
    Flyer and registration link posted for Tony Williams Memorial Tournament: January 14, 2023
    Updated flyer posted for Coach Jim Matney Memorial Youth Regional (Johnson Central High School, Paintsville, KY): January 22, 2023
    Flyer posted for Williamstown Novice Tournament: January 22, 2023

  • Monday, January 2, 2023
    Berkeley Springs' Isaac Harris Signs with Emory & Henry College

    December High School scores updated

    December Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer and registration link posted for Braxton Youth Open: January 15, 2023
    NOVICEmania1: January 22, 2023
    Flyer and registration link posted for Bridgeport Brawl: January 28, 2023
    Flyer posted for Patriot Wrestling Club Open: February 19, 2023

  • Sunday, January 1, 2023
    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    December High School scores updated

    December Middle School scores updated

    All results received to date have been posted. I'll begin working on youth updates, and those should all be caught up after church.

    PM Updates:

    WSAZ Team List
    Please send any corrections to Robert St Clair at rstclair304@gmail.com.

    December High School scores updated

  • Saturday, December 31, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    I have a ton of results coming in plus some youth tournament info that I PROMISE to get to, so I'll be updating the site most of the morning. Keep refreshing!

  • Friday, December 30, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

  • Thursday, December 30, 2022
    High School scores updated

    I have a lot of updates to make, and they will slowly but surely be added. I'm up against a couple of other deadlines that are taking priority over WVMat at the moment. Just keep refreshing your browser.

  • Wednesday, December 28, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Corrected first two weight classes of Wheeling Park/University dual

    Middle School scores updated

    2022-2023 High School Tournaments:
    Coach Jim Matney Memorial Duals (Johnson Central High School, Paintsville, KY): January 21, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Coach Jim Matney Memorial Youth Regional: January 22, 2023
    Lord of the Rings Wrestling Tournament: January 28, 2023
    Updated flyer posted for Tough as Nails Tournament: January 28, 2023

  • Monday, December 26, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

  • Saturday, December 24, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    That's it for the next two days. I am taking a break from wrestling to enjoy my family and celebrate the birth of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. In the meantime, please stay safe and warm. Keep your pets inside and check on your elderly neighbors. Merry Christmas, everyone!

  • Friday, December 23, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    2022-2023 High School Tournaments:
    Updated flyer posted for 2023 Winner's Choice Wrestling Tournament: January 13-14, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    2nd Annual Fort Hill Mat Club Novice Tournament: January 8, 2023

  • Thursday, December 22, 2022
    High School scores updated

  • Tuesday, December 20, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Pleasants County Pioneers River Town Throwdown Tournament - January 15, 2023
    Awards page added for Valkyrie Girls Wrestling Club Girls Only Battle for the Belt - January 15, 2023

    PM Updates:
    Updated team page from Wirt County (team info)

    High School scores updated

    Middle School/Youth scores updated

    2022-2023 High School Tournaments:
    Flyer updated for Glenville State Wrestling Championship: December 27-28

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Date corrected on listing for Trinity Odd Age Tournament: February 5, 2023
    35th Annual Panther Classic: December 9, 2023

  • Monday, December 19, 2022
    LOTS of stuff coming in this morning, so there will be several updates throughout the day. Keep refreshing your browser!

    High School scores updated

    We lost our Internet for a large chunk of the afternoon. Now I'll work on getting things caught up. My apologies!

    2022-2023 High School Tournaments:
    Brown Brothers Girls Invitational: January 22, 2023

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournaments:
    Flyer posted for MLK Invitational: January 16, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated flyer posted for Mineral Wells Invitational - January 7, 2023

  • Sunday, December 18, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

  • Saturday, December 17, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

  • Friday, December 16, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournaments:
    Flyer posted for Braxton County Invitational: January 13-14, 2023

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournaments:
    MLK Duals: January 14, 2023

    LKC Middle School brackets posted

    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

  • Thursday, December 15, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    2022-2023 High School Tournaments:
    Updated flyer posted for 2023 Winner's Choice Wrestling Tournament: January 13-14, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated flyer posted for Mineral Wells Open - January 7, 2023
    Updated flyer posted for Mustang Duals - January 8, 2023
    Alexander Spartan Youth Open - January 8, 2023

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Updated team page from St. Marys (team info)

    Articles of Interest: Wrestling Season Gets Going with Rick Link Invitational
    40th Keyser Kiwanis Tournament was dual success for KHS wrestling
    Big Blacks Wrestling Competes in Cuyahoga Falls
    Parkersburg Takes Down Huntington, 54-28

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated flyer posted for Williamstown Odd Year Tournament (December 18). Please refresh your browser to pick up the updated form.
    Flyer posted for Mineral Wells Open - January 7, 2023
    David Hypes Memorial Youth Wrestling Tournament: January 8, 2023
    Flyer posted for
    Mustang Duals - January 8, 2023

  • Monday, December 12, 2022
    High School scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Barberton Battle for the Belt Youth Open: December 17, 2022
    Updated flyer posted for
    Shadyside Youth Tournament - December 17, 2022
    Washington Youth Wrestling Open: December 18, 2022
    Flyer posted for
    Preston Open - Battle at the Castle - January 7, 2023
    Washington Youth Wrestling Open: December 18, 2022
    Walsh Ironman Youth Open: February 11, 2023

  • Sunday, December 11, 2022
    Congratulations to Point Pleasant's Kolton Weaver, 8th place finisher and winner of the
    2022 Mascio Ultimate Warrior Award, which is presented to an unseeded wrestler who defies
    the odds and places at the Walsh Jesuit Ironman!


    Photo and results
    here

    High School scores updated

  • Saturday, December 10, 2022
    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Williamstown Jr. Jacket Rumble: January 7, 2023

    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

  • Friday, December 9, 2022
    Congratulations to the following wrestlers who are seeded in the Walsh Jesuit Ironman!
    Gage Wright, Parkersburg South, #2 @ 175
    Erick Brothers, Jr., Wheeling Park, #8 @ 215


    Middle School scores updated

    Articles of Interest:
    Shady Spring Hosts First All Girls Wrestling Tournament in Southern West Virginia
    All Girls Scuffle a Big Step for Girls Wrestling
    Wheeling Park Rolls By John Marshall, 55-15
    Harris & Zombro place in Top 3 of Washington Elite Opener

  • Thursday, December 8, 2022
    State Tournament schedule updated

    2022-2023 State Team Duals Tournament Information:
    Regional Qualifier dates added

    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Elkins Invitational (January 28) canceled

    Updated team pages from Clay County (team info and updated schedule), Herbert Hoover (updated schedule), Parkersburg South (added Blue Team schedule and updated Varsity schedule), and South Middle (Morgantown) (schedule)
    Remember to refresh your browser to pick up the latest versions!

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    2022 Iron Eagles "Wreck the Halls" Holiday Tournament: December 18, 2022
    Mid Ohio Valley Girls Championship: January 7, 2023
    Beallsville Mighty Devil Wrestling Tournament
    : February 11, 2023

  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022
    High School
    scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Added team scores to Lonnie Kittle/Norm Maisel Tournament (University)

    Girls team rankings added to Pre-SeasonTeam Polls

    Updated team pages from Lewis County (team stats) and River View (schedule)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated

    Girls High School Master Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated flyer posted for Roy Michael Classic: December 17, 2022

  • Monday, December 5, 2022
    High School
    scores updated

    PM Updates:
    High School scores updated (additional results from the weekend)

    Updated team scores for Washington Elite Opener

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Clay County 16th Annual Danny Suite Memorial Tournament: February 19, 2023

  • Sunday, December 4, 2022
    High School
    scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Many more scores (as well as collegiate updates) will be posted after I get home from church. Keep refreshing your browser!

  • Saturday, December 3, 2022
    ATTENTION:
    The scores submission pages for both high school and middle school are once again working... and with the new weight classes!

    High School scores updated (Team scores only - no individual results)

    Middle School scores updated (Team scores only - no individual results)

    PM Updates:
    High School scores updated

    Articles of Interest:
    Knop's Knotes | North Star Graduate Pelesky Excited for Return to Region
    Knights to Begin Winter Sports Regular Seasons This Week
    Bees Grapplers Look to Build on State Success as New Season Dawns
    Seniors Gabriel Clark & Isaac Harris Ready to Lead Indians Wrestling in 2022-2023 Season
    Former Oak Glen State Champion Hayward "Dean" Patterson Passes Away
    Minuteman Wrestling Set to Open Sseason Dec. 2 with Alumni Night
    Harris Honored as Distinguished West Virginian
    Successful Wrestlers Make Successful Football Players

  • Friday, December 2, 2022
    Updated team pages from Magnolia (schedule), Mountaineer Middle (Monongalia) (schedule), Ritchie County (schedule)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated

    Girls High School Master Schedules updated

    Articles of Interest:
    Raiders Have Depth This Season
    Shady Spring to Host Inaugural All Girls Scuffle
    Silver Knight Wrestling Begin Workouts
    Wildcats Open Wrestling Season

    PM Updates:
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Information:
    Follow the Bruce Niday Classic tomorrow here

    High School scores updated (Team scores only - no individual results)

    Middle School score updated

    Updated team page from New Martinsville Middle

  • Thursday, December 1, 2022
    Attention coaches, managers, statisticians, scorekeepers, tournament directors, fans, parents, wrestlers, etc.: Please share your scores! You can either email results to wvmat@outlook.com or submit via the scores submission page here

    Updated team page from Liberty Raleigh (schedule)

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for 2022 Jason Eades Memorial Duals: December 17, 2022

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Pairing and mat assignments added Charleston Invitational: December 2-3, 2022. (Be sure to refresh your browser!!)

    Youth team directory updates:
    Buckhannon Youth Wrestling

    Check out the 2022 NWHOF Induction Ceremony Video by Randy Edrington!

    Lots more updates coming tomorrow morning.

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    40th Annual Keyser Kiwanis Wrestling Tournament: December 10, 2022
    Flyer posted for 2023 WV Army National Guard Duals Wrestling Tournament: January 6-7, 2023

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Johnson County Middle School Dual Tournament (Painstville, KY): January 14, 2023

    Updated team pages from Keyser (team information and schedule) and Pleasants County Middle (team information and schedule)

    Boys High School Master Schedules updated

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated:
    Pleasants County Middle School is looking for a match this week and have a bus available (due to a cancellation). If you have an opening, please email Coach Smith at jay.d.smith@k12.wv.us or (304) 966-6577.

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    My apologies! I had the file name misspelled for the Williamstown Odd Year Tournament (December 18). Please refresh your browser to pick up the form.

  • Monday, November 28, 2022
    Updated team page from Clay County (team stats and schedule)

    Boys Schedules updated

    Camps updated:
    Leg Camp: December 3-4, 2022
    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Additional information and updated flyer posted for Clash of the Titans Tournament: December 17, 2022
    Additional information and flyer posted for Williamstown Odd Year Tournament: December 18, 2022
    23rd Annual Ripley Rumble: November 25, 2023

  • Thursday, November 24, 2022
    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

    Sean "Shaggy" Smith's 20th annual OVAC individual rankings are up!

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    2nd Annual Bulldawgs Throwdown at the Pound: February 5, 2023

  • Wednesday, November 23, 2022
    Collegiate articles:
    West Virginia Hosts Mountaineer Quad in Home Opener
    West Virginia Pulls Off Sweep in Home Opener
    McGeary Earns First-Place Finish at Findlay Open
    McGeary Named MEC Wrestler of the Week
    Alderson-Broaddus Wrestling Competes At Shorty Hitchcock Memorial
    Fairmont State Wrestling Competes at the Waynesburg Duals
    Glenville State Wrestling Picks up Wins over Nationally Ranked Opponents at Mountaineer Quad
    Golden Bears Place at Star City Classic

    High school articles:
    Flying Eagles Hope Last Season Was Just the Beginning

    College scores updated

  • Monday, November 21, 2022
    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer updated for Bridgeport Tribe Takedown Classic: December 3, 2022

    Note: I will be having dental surgery this morning, so there probably will be no further updates today.

  • Friday, November 18, 2022
    Updated team pages from Huntington (updated schedule - be sure to refresh your browser!), Musselman (schedule) and Parkersburg South (schedule)

    Boys Schedules updated

    Girls Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer and updated info posted for Parkersburg Cougar Classic: December 10, 2022
    Flyer and additional info posted for 17th Annual Roy Michael Classic: December 17, 2022
    Brooke Cubs 9th Annual Youth Wrestling Tournament: January 14, 2023
    McGuffey Sledgehammer Open Tournament: January 21, 2023
    McGuffey Sledgehammer Novice Tournament: January 22, 2023

  • Thursday, November 17, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for Williamstown Bob Zide Yellowjacket Wrestling Rumble: January 21, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer updated for Kevin Randleman Memorial Tournament: December 10, 2022

  • Wednesday, November 16, 2022
    Updated team page from South Harrison (team info and schedule)

    Boys Schedules updated

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for Dragons Last Chance Wrestling Tournament (Fairland, OH): February 4, 2023

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for Middle School Dragon Duals (Fairland High School, OH): December 17, 2022

    2022-2023 Youth Regional/State Tournament Dates:
    46th Annual WV Jr. State Championships: March 11-12, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer updated for Pregame Pinfalls Tournament (location change): November 26, 2022
    Flyer posted for Clarksburg Jr. Wrestling Club Panther Classic: December 10, 2022
    Flyer updated for Bulldawg Battle (formerly Warner Elite Open): December 17, 2022
    Flyer updated for Battle at Winfield Youth Tournament: January 21, 2023
    Patriot Wrestling Club Open: February 19, 2023

    Articles of Interest:
    Pat Sole Recognized for Wrestling Achievements
    OVAC Press Conference Held
    Warden Back with Patriots, Has High Expectations
    Kourdell Todd Named A-B Battler of the Week
    GSU Wrestling Shines Bob Del Rosa Ohio Intercollegiate Open
    WVU Tech Golden Bears Place Two at Cougar Open

  • Monday, November 14, 2022
    AAA, AA, A Pre-SeasonTeam Polls

    Updated team pages from Berkeley Springs (corrected schedule; refresh your browser), Huntington (team info and schedule), Oak Glen (team info and schedule), Robert C. Byrd (schedule), and Spring Valley (updated schedule)

    Boys Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer posted for Battle at Winfield Youth Tournament: January 21, 2023

  • Sunday, November 13, 2022
    COLLEGIATE NEWS:
    WVU News:
    Flynn Signs Pennsylvania State Champion
    Mountaineers Head North For Bearcat Open
    Hall Wins Title, WVU Claims Nine Top-Four Finishes at Bearcat Open

    West Liberty News:
    West Liberty Set for Home Opener
    No. 6 Hilltoppers Earn Home-Opening Win Over No. 21 Lake Erie
    West Liberty Goes Undefeated at Adrian Duals

    Alderson-Broaddus News:
    Alderson-Broaddus Grapplers Take Third at Washington & Jefferson Invitational

    Fairmont State News:
    Ighani Selected as MEC Wrestler of the Week
    Fairmont State Falcons Defeat Davis & Elkins in Home Opener
    Fairmont State Wrestling Competes at the W&J Invitational

    Glenville State News:
    Glenville State Wrestling Prepares to Host University of Findlay, Indianapolis, and Mercyhurst
    Glenville State Wrestling Wraps up Battle on the Gridiron Two 1-2

    Wheeling News:
    Wheeling Wrestling Heads to Case Western Open Looking to Build on Early Success
    Cardinal Wrestlers Battle at Case Western Open

    College scores updated

    Coming Monday morning:
    Pre-season team polls
    High school updates/schedules from Huntington, Oak Glen, Spring Valley
    Youth tournament (Winfield Battle of the Belt) updated flyer

  • Friday, November 11, 2022


    Boys Schedules updated

  • Thursday, November 10, 2022
    Updated team pages from Berkeley Springs (schedule), Cabell Midland (team info and schedule), Grafton (stats/historical information), Lincoln (team info and schedule), Musselman (team information), Winfield (schedule)

    Master schedule to be updated soon.

  • Wednesday, November 9, 2022
    ATTENTION COACHES:
    Please email us your schedules as soon as you get them finalized. You can email your schedule to wvmat@outlook.com.

    Once again, we're going to release a pre-season team poll next Monday, November 14. If you haven't already voted, please go to the High School Coaches' Forum and vote, or vote via email. If you'd like to vote via email or if you need access to the coaches' forum, you can send an email to wvmat@outlook.com. Please vote by 6:00 p.m. this Saturday, November 12.

    College Wrestling Updates
    WVU-Tech Head Coach Joel Harris info added

    Updated team page from Spring Mills (schedule)

    Boys Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer and awards page posted for King of the Jungle: December 11, 2022

  • Monday, November 7, 2022
    WV Natives Samantha Miller and Sierra Marie Miller Capture Individual Titles at Princeton Open

    Updated team pages from Hedgesville (team information and stats) and Tyler Consolidated (schedule)

    Boys Schedules updated

    ATTENTION COACHES:
    Please email us your schedules as soon as you get them finalized. You can email your schedule to wvmat@outlook.com.

    Once again, we're going to release a pre-season team poll next Monday, November 14. If you haven't already voted, please go to the High School Coaches' Forum and vote, or vote via email. If you'd like to vote via email or if you need access to the coaches' forum, you can send an email to wvmat@outlook.com. Please vote by 6:00 p.m. this Saturday, November 12.

  • Sunday, November 6, 2022
    Collegiate Recaps:
    WVU Wins Three Individual Titles at Southeast Open; West Virginia Natives Anthony Carman (#30 @ 184) and Michael Dolan (141) Champions
    West Liberty Competes at Mount Union Invitational
    Fairmont State Wins a Pair at the Pioneer Duals
    Glenville State Wrestling Starts 2022-23 Campaign Undefeated
    Strong Start Leads Wheeling Wrestling at Mount Union
    Golden Bear Grapplers Open Season at Pepsi Patriot Open

    College scores updated

  • Saturday, November 5, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Updated flyer for All Girls Scuffle (now at Beckley-Stratton Middle School): December 3, 2022

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated flyer posted for BA Christmas Clash: December 24, 2022
    Updated flyer posted for New Year's Belt Brawl: January 1, 2023

    Please refresh your browser for all tournaments!

  • Friday, November 4, 2022
    College Wrestling Updates:
    College schedules posted

    WVU News:
    WVU 2022-23 Tickets On Sale / Promotional Slate Announced
    WVU Completes Wrestle-Offs

    West Liberty News:
    West Liberty 2022-23 Wrestling Season Preview
    West Liberty Wrestling Atop MEC Preseason Poll
    Watch Inside Hilltopper Athletics with Coach Irwin
    West Liberty Drops Season-Opening Dual at #11 Pitt-Johnstown

    Glenville State News:
    Glenville State Selected 2nd in the MEC Wrestling Preseason Poll

    Davis & Elkins News:
    Davis & Elkins Wrestling Picked No. 4 in MEC Preseason Poll

    Wheeling University News:
    Wheeling Wrestling Picked #7 in MEC Preseason Poll

    WVU-Tech News:
    Media Day with WVU Tech Wrestling

    College scores updated

  • Thursday, November 3, 2022
    LATEST NCAA MENS/NAIA/NCAA WOMENS PRE-SEASON RANKINGS FROM WIN MAGAZINE:

    NCAA Division I:
    Peyton Hall, WVU, #7 @ 165
    Killian Cardinale, WVU, #8 @ 125
    Josh Humphreys, Lehigh, #8 @ 157
    Braxton Amos, Wisconsin, #14 @ 197
    Michael Wolfgram, WVU, #20 @ HWT

    NCAA Division II:
    Cole Laya, West Liberty, #1 @ 125
    Ty McGeary, West Liberty, #4 @ 184
    Hunter DeLong, Glenville State, #6 @ 174
    Francesco Borsellino, West Liberty, #6 @ HWT
    Vincent Scollo, West Liberty, #8 @ 133

    NAIA:
    Zane Lanham, Life University, #1 @ 197

    NCAA Womens:
    Samantha Miller, Presbyterian, #4 @ 101

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Registration link added for Ripley Rumble: November 26, 2022
    Winter Storm Round Robin: December 11, 2022

    PM updates:
    WSAZ HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION:
    WSAZ High School Tournament Information
    WSAZ Middle School Tournament Information

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Updated flyer with change in start time for Fallen Heroes Tournament (Please update your browser to pick up the latest version!) - December 22-23, 2022

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated:
    Robert C. Byrd is looking for two teams to come to their place for a tri on February 2, 2023. If interested please email Coach Markley at markley23202@gmail.com.

  • Wednesday, November 2, 2022
    More individual names added to group photos on the 2022 WV HOF Group Photos page

    The collegiate season has begun!!
    Fairmont State Wrestling Roars Back for Season-Opening Win

    College scores updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Holiday Havoc: December 4, 2022

    Youth team directory updates:
    New youth team in Doddridge County: Doddridge County Outlaw Youth Wrestling League

  • Tuesday, November 1, 2022
    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    John Jamison Open: December 17, 2022
    Trinity Hiller Classic: Janauary 14, 2023
    Trinity Hiller Classic First Year Tournament: January 15, 2023
    Trinity Odd-Age Tournament: February 5, 2023

  • Monday, October 31, 2022
    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WRESTLING HALL OF FAME, WV CHAPTER,
    CLASS OF 2022


    Sterling Beane, Sr. (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Mark Delligatti (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Bobby Pruett (Outstanding West Virginian)
    Arden Sansom (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Pat Sole (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Bill "Bubby" Whittington, Jr. (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)

    Hall of Fame page updated

    Class of 2022 Biographical Sketches

    2022 WV HOF Group Photos added. (Individual names coming soon.)

    PM updates:
    Individual names added to Mark Delligatti group photo on 2022 WV HOF Group Photos page

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated:
    North Marion is looking for teams to fill out a quad on December 16th. If you are interested, please contact Coach Tennant at ddtennan@k12.wv.us or call/text to 304-677-8723. They have a couple of other open dates if you can't make it on the 16th.

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Mountain State Clash (Blennerhassett Middle) - December 29-30, 2022

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer posted for Braxton Youth Early Bird Open: November 19, 2022
    Flyer posted for Clash of the Titans Tournament: December 17, 2022
    Date changed and flyer posted for Cameron Dragons Tournament: January 8, 2023

    Youth team directory updates:
    Updates to Clarksburg Jr. Wrestling Club, Harrison County (sign up information)
    New youth team in Morgan County: Berkeley Braves Youth Wrestling

  • Saturday, October 29, 2022
    Updated team page from Fairmont Senior (schedule)

    Boys Schedules updated

  • Friday, October 28, 2022
    Boys Schedules updated

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for Glenville State Championship: December 27-28, 2022
    Flyer posted for Lady Raider Rumble: January 14, 2023

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for Glenville State Championship): December 27-28, 2022
    Flyer posted for Lady Raider Rumble - January 14, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer posted for Ripley Rumble: November 26, 2022
    2023 Archbold Youth Wrestling Tournament: January 22, 2023
    Tough as Nails Tournament: January 29, 2023

    Youth team directory updates:
    Additional updates to Ripley Wrestling Club

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated:
    Kiski Area (Vandergrift PA) needs 1 team for their Cavalier Duals on December 17, 2022. Every team will get 5 duals. Please contact John Peterman, Director of Athletics, Kiski Area School District at (724) 845-6683.

  • Thursday, October 27, 2022
    Updated team pages from Calhoun County (schedule), Grafton (schedule), Point Pleasant Middle (information and schedule), Preston Middle (information), and Wirt County (schedule)

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Glenville State Wrestling Championship (HS Boys, MS Boys, HS Girls, MS Girls): December 27-28, 2022
    Lady Raider Rumble (HS Girls, MS Girls): January 14, 2023
    Flyers for both tournaments will be posted soon

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Glenville State Wrestling Championship (HS Boys, MS Boys, HS Girls, MS Girls): December 27-28, 2022
    Lady Raider Rumble (HS Girls, MS Girls): January 14, 2023
    Flyers for both tournaments will be posted soon

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    2023 Battle at Winfield Youth Wrestling Tournament: January 21, 2023

    Youth team directory updates:
    Ripley Wrestling Club (formerly Ripley Youth Wrestling)

  • Monday, October 24, 2022
    Note from Coach Goodpaster at Cabell Midland: AAA Region IV Tournament will be held at Barboursville Middle School.

    Updated team pages from Doddridge Middle (updated schedule), George Washington (information) and Hedgesville (schedule)

    Boys Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated location for Braxton Youth Open

  • Saturday, October 22, 2022
    Updated team pages from George Washington (corrected schedule) and Williamstown (schedule)

    Schedules updated. Master schedule updated, plus link to Girls Schedules added to main schedule page.

    Girls Schedules updated

  • Friday, October 21, 2022
    Regional tournament sites added to Schedules page:

    A/AA:
    Region I - Fairmont Senior Fieldhouse
    Region II - Lewis County High School
    Region III - Indpendence High School
    Region IV - Jackson County Armory

    AAA:
    Region I - Preston High School
    Region II - Spring Mills High School
    Region III - Woodrow Wilson High School
    Region IV - Cabell Midland High School

    Updated team page from George Washington

    Schedules updated

    FloWrestling Weight Class Rankings:
    Matthew Dolan (Spring Mills) ranked #16 @ 106

    Flo Wrestling Big Board (Top 100 in Each Grade):
    Class of 2023:
    No WV wrestlers ranked

    Class of 2024:
    #78 Gage Wright (Parkersburg South) 170 Honorable Mention

    Class of 2025:
    #58 Brock Kehler (University) 195 Honorable Mention
    #87 Gunner Andrick (Point Pleasant) 132 Honorable Mention

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Caleb Marcum Memorial Tournament (Buffalo): December 29-30, 2022

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer added for Bridgeport Tribe Takedown Classic

  • Thursday, October 20, 2022
    Camps updated:
    Fairmont State Prospect Camp - October 29, 2022

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer added for Nurse Pro Plus Youth Tournament
    2022 Williamstown "ODD" Year Tournament - December 18, 2022
    2023 Williamstown Novice Tournament - January 22, 2023

    Uploaded correct version of Webster County Hardwood Duals flyer containing lodging information

    High School scores updated - Super 32

    Middle School/Youth scores updated - Super 32

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Black Eagle Duals (South Charleston) - January 21, 2023
    Fairland (Proctorville, OH) High School Tournament - February 4, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    2022 Braxton Open - November 19, 2022
    State Line Brawl (Bristol, TN) - December 4, 2022
    Preston Open - January 7, 2023
    Bristol Brawl (Bristol, TN) - January 8, 2023
    Braxton Youth Open changed to January 15, 2023
    Flyer updated for Blue and White Tournament. Please refresh your browser.

    Updated team page from North Marion

  • Saturday, October 15, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Lodging page added to Webster County Hardwood Duals flyer

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Fairland (Proctorville, OH) Middle School Tournament - December 17, 2022
    Braxton Bash - January 7, 2023

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated:
    Fairland (Proctorville, OH) is planning a middle school tournament on December 17th and a high school tournament on February 4th of 2023. Please Contact Chuck Wentz: chuck.wentz@fairland.k12.oh.us or 304-544-5816 to get on the email list for more information.

  • Friday, October 14, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Jackson County Invitational (JCI) - January 21, 2023

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2022
    Updated team page from Doddridge Middle

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Several new tournaments were added yesterday (October 10). Please refresh your browser for the latest updates.

  • Monday, October 10, 2022
    Updated team page from Spring Valley

    Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Several new tournaments are still being added/updated daily. Refresh your browser often!

  • Thursday, October 6, 2022
    HAPPY NATIONAL COACHES DAY!
    Thank you to all the paid and volunteer coaches across the state who give so much of their time and energy to our great sport! We appreciate you!

    Updated team pages from Braxton Middle and John Marshall

    Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Several new tournaments are still being added/updated daily. Refresh your browser often!

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2022
    Updated team page from Lewis County

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Flyer posted for Blue and White Tournament - November 20, 2022

  • Monday, October 3, 2022
    ATTENTION COACHES:
    All coaches are required to attend one of the following wrestling rules clinics:
    October 9WVSSAC2:00 p.m.
    October 11Spring Mills HS6:00 p.m.
    October 12Frankfort HS6:00 p.m.
    October 17Woodrow Wilson HS6:00 p.m.
    October 18George Washington HS6:00 p.m.
    October 21WVU Wrestling Pavilion5:00 p.m.
    October 24Wheeling Park HS6:00 p.m.
    October 25Robert C. Byrd HS6:00 p.m.
    October 26Huntington HS6:00 p.m.
    October 27WVSSAC Make-up Clinic ($10 fee)6:00 p.m.

    Additional information can be found here.

    Camps updated:
    Leg Camp: October 29-30, 2022
    Ken Chertow's Super Gold and SuperGirl Camps: July 8-23, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Several new tournaments are still being added/updated daily. Refresh your browser often!

    NWHOF's Pre-Season National Girls Pound for Pound HS Rankings:
    Zoey Salmons, #13 @ 106
    Caitlynn Ash, #27 @ 117
    Ciara Riner, #15 @127
    Loralei Smith, #20 @ 144
    Kaylie Hall, #22 @ 164
    Nakhita Bauserman, #29 @ 180
    Aaliyah Robertson, #25 @ 200

    Complete list here

  • Friday, September 30, 2022
    Updated team pages from St. Marys (corrected schedule - please refresh page) and University (team updates; schedule)

    Schedules updated

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2022
    Updated team page from St. Marys

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated:
    Pleasants County Middle School is looking to use 3 weigh-ins. If you're needing home matches, please contact Head Coach Jeremy Pratt 304-305-0364 or Jay D. Smith 304-966-6577 jay.d.smith@k12.wv.us

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Sanction WV Girls Invitational (Musselman) - December 17, 2022

    Conference page updated (additional OVAC awards)

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Updated title for Bridgeport Brawl (January 28, 2023)
    Several new tournaments are being added/updated daily. Refresh your browser often!

  • Sunday, September 25, 2022
    Corrected Arden Sansom's name on Hall of Fame announcement and registration form

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    WV Army National Guard Duals - January 6-7, 2023

    Updated team page from Doddridge County

    Schedules updated

  • Friday, September 23, 2022
    Updated team pages from Hurricane Middle, Midland Trail and Shady Spring (corrected schedules - will need to refresh browser)

    Schedules updated

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated:
    Barnesville Invitational (December 16-17) is still accepting entries
    Hatfield & McCoy Tournament (December 27-28) (boys and girls) is seeking entries

    Conference page updated

  • Thursday, September 22, 2022
    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    2022/2023 Iron Duals (Central Preston Middle School): December 30, 2022
    Barboursville Brawl: January 7, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Shadyside Youth Tournament - December 17, 2022
    Updated location information for Bridgeport Tribe Takedown Classic (December 3, 2022) and Bridgeport Brawl (January 28, 2023)
    Updated date and location information for West Virginia Novice State Championships (March 25, 2023)

    Updated team pages from Barboursville Middle and St. Albans

    Conference page updated - moved Woodrow Wilson from MSAC to Coalfield Conference; added Gilmer County to LKC
    Lots more conference updates to come.

  • Thursday, September 15, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    All Girls Scuffle (Shady Spring High School) - December 3, 2022
    Raider Rumble - December 3, 2022
    WV "Single A" Challenge, Ritchie County High School - February 3-4, 2023

    Updated team pages from Herbert Hoover (schedule), Point Pleasant (printer friendly versions of schedule and state champions list), and Shady Spring (schedule)

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Eagles Annual Middle School Duals (Johnson Central High School, Paintsville, KY) - December 3, 2022
    Fairmont Field House Classic - January 7, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Eagles Annual Youth Tournament (Johnson Central High School, Paintsville, KY) - December 4, 2022

    Updated WV Mat Thoughts by Dr. Bill Welker page

    WV High School All Americans page updated.
    Editor's note: There is still A LOT of work to be done on this page. Please send updates to wvmat@outlook.com. Thanks!

    We are so sad to announce the passing of Cody Clifton, former wrestler at Independence and Liberty Raleigh.
    Read the obituary and offer online condolences here.

  • Wednesday, September 7, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Webster County Hardwood Duals - December 16-17, 2022
    Williamstown Bob Zide Rumble - January 21, 2023

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Fear the Pack Duals (Warm Springs Middle School) - December 10, 2022
    Flyer posted for Fayetteville Middle School Duals - January 14, 2023

    New Girls weight classes posted at the top of the page (under the logo)

    Updated team pages from Herbert Hoover, Huntington East Middle, Mountaineer Middle (Monongalia), and Point Pleasant

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Monarch Youth Wrestling King of the Jungle Tournament - December 11, 2022

    Youth Team Directory information updated - Lewis County Jr. Wrestling

    Bluefield State Adds Women's Wrestling Program! Brooke Richards Named Women's Head Coach

  • Thursday, August 25, 2022
    More tributes to Ron Mauck:
    Ohio Valley Wrestling Icon Ron Mauck Passes Away
    OVAC Wrestling Legend Ron Mauck Dies at 81
    OVAC Legend Ron Mauck Dies
    Read the obituary here.

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Pat Vance Invitational - January 6-7, 2023
    Bo Wood Wrestling Tournament (Indiana, PA) - January 7, 2023
    Mike Stump Invitational - January 28, 2023

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Charleston Invitational Middle School Duals (George Washington High School) - December 2-3, 2022
    American Thoroughbred Tournament (South Middle School, Morgantown) - December 3, 2022
    Eagle Classic (Huntington Middle School) - December 9-10, 2022

    New team page from Chapmanville Middle

    Several more team page updates coming

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2022
    It is with extreme sadness that we announce the passing of wrestling legend Ron Mauck as well as 2-time state champion Anthony Alvaro.

    Ron's obituary will be posted soon. Read a tribute to Ron from Dr. Bill Welker here.

    Read Anthony's obituary here.

  • Wednesday, August 3, 2022
    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    2022 Shadyside Youth Tournament - December 17, 2022 (Tentative)
    Corrected date on Girls Only Battle for the Belt (January 15, 2023)

    Articles of interest:
    Fairmont State Hires Bonaventura as New Wrestling Coach
    Frazier's Success at Center Stems from Champion Wrestling Career
    Legendary Greensburg Salem, WVU Wrestler Greg Jones Thriving as One of MMA's Top Wrestling Coaches
    Lewis County High School Wrestling Camp a Big Success
    Lewis County Camp Gives Wrestlers a Role Model in Peyton Hall

    Editor's Note: I am out of town this week, but will be posting some team updates and conference page updates soon.

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2022
    Congratulations to our first Fargo All-Americans for 2022, Luca Felix and Ciara Riner!
    Follow the 2022 USMC Corps 16U & Junior Nationals (Fargo) here

    Camps updated:
    Young Guns Wrestling Camp Featuring WVU Head Coach Tim Flynn - July 18-21 (Single evening sessions also available for $20)

    Updated team page from Musselman

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Girls Only Battle for the Belt, Hosted by Valkyrie Girls Wrestling Club - January 15, 2023

    Articles of interest:
    Braxton Amos Hosts Youth Wrestling Camp
    Cole Laya MEC Male Scholar Athlete of the Year
    After Helping Build Cardinal Program, Wrestling Alum Max Lacey Continues Wrestling career with Costa Rica National Team
    Flying the Nest: Anthony T.J. Smith Using Wheeling Wrestling Career as Foundation to Help Next Generation

  • Thursday, July 7, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Elkins Invitational - January 28, 2023

    Camps updated:
    Location correction for Braxton Amos Camp in South Charleston (July 8)
    Alpha Wrestling and BJJ Camp Featuring Jake Smith and Justin Arthur - July 16

  • Monday, July 4, 2022


    Camps updated:
    Braxton Amos Camp in South Charleston - July 8
    Dylan Cottrell Camp in Parkersburg - July 10

  • Thursday, June 30, 2022
    Congratulations to West Liberty Coach Danny Irwin!
    Irwin Repeats as MEC Male Coach of the Year

    Congratulations to the following wrestlers who placed at the USA Wrestling Kids Nationals!
    Dominic Way (14U True 2nd @ 102 in Greco-Roman and 14U 4th @ 102 in Freestyle)
    Cole Smith (14U 4th @ 87 in Freestyle)

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022
    NEW NFHS WEIGHT CLASSES, EFFECTIVE 2022-2023 SEASON:
    High School: 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 144, 150, 157, 165, 175, 190, 215, 285
    Middle School: 70, 78, 86, 94, 102, 116, 123, 128, 135, 145, 155, 171, 190, 215, 285

    Congratulations to Spring Mills' Matthew Dolan (#5 @ 106) and Parkersburg South's Gage Wright (#9 @ 170) on their Rofkin MatScouts national rankings!
    Updated HS Rankings After NHSCA Duals

    Congratulations to Loralei Smith, undefeated Outstanding Wrestler at the Disney Duals, and the Charlies MF Angels team on their first place finish!

    Camps page updated:
    Pre-Fargo Camp Featuring Christian Decatur and Samantha Miller - July 1-2

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    22nd Annual Ripley Rumble - November 26, 2022

    Articles of Interest:
    Catch Up with WVU Coach Flynn on Twitter
    WVU Wrestler Hall Likes Giving Back

  • Friday, June 24, 2022
    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Berkeley Springs Summer Takedown Tournament - July 9, 2022

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2022
    Camps updated:

    Buckhannon-Upshur Camp Featuring Cole Laya and Brandon Tenney - June 24-25
    Fearless Wrestling Camps at Ripley High School Featuring Chase and Chance Morgan - July 8-9

    Articles of Interest:
    Braxton Amos Learning on the Job
    Lewis County Wrestlers Compete at Greenbrier East Open
    Jeff's Sports Corner: A closer look at Panther Attack Wrestling
    WVU Trio Earns All-America Status at U23 World Team Trials
    Flynn Signs Pair of State Champions
    Cole Laya MEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Finalist
    Davis & Elkins Wrestling Finishes First in Community Service

  • Friday, June 10, 2022
    Camps updated:

    Huntington High Clinic Featuring Zane Lanham and Isaiha Casto - June 24-25
    Patriot Wrestling Club Clinic Featuring Fairmont State Head Coach Colin Johnston - June 26
    Cabell Midland Wrestling Clinic Featuring Braxton Amos - July 8

  • Wednesday, June 1, 2022
    Camps updated:

    WVU Mountaineer Wrestling Clinic at Oak Hill High School Featuring Peyton Hall - June 10
    FCA Power Camp at Winfield High School - July 11-13

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Oak Hill)

    Crede Family Competes on Family Feud!
    Laya, Schulz Earn NCAA D2 Academic All-District Honors
    Feature on Glenville State Coach Dylan Cottrell, Regional Coach of the Year

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022
    CONGRATULATIONS TO DEREK RAIKE OF POINT PLEASANT
    NWHOF DAVE SCHULTZ HIGH SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER

    NWHOF Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award Regional and State Winners Announced
    Dave Schultz award winner page updated

    CONGRATULATIONS TO MICAH FISHER OF GREENBRIER EAST
    NWHOF TRICIA SAUNDERS HIGH SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER


    NWHOF Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award Regional and State Winners Announced
    Tricia Saunders award winner page updated

    Combined Dutton, Schultz, Saunders, and State Tournament MOW Winners page updated

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Grafton Duals date changed to December 28, 2022. Please refresh your browser to access the updated flyer.

  • Friday, May 13, 2022
    Camps updated:
    Cabell Midland Wrestling Camp Featuring Johnni DiJulius - June 9-10
    University High Wrestling Camp Featuring Peyton Hall and Killian Cardinale - June 13-16
    Lewis County Wrestling Camp Featuring Peyton Hall - July 23

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for Bruce Niday Classic, December 3

    New team added to the Youth Team Directory - Panther Attack Wrestling Club in Mercer County

    Updated team page from Shady Spring

  • Monday, May 2, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Bob Stover Duals, December 30
    Flyer posted for Dix Manning Duals, December 17
    Flyer posted for Larry Snuffer Slam, February 4, 2023

    Camps updated

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Saturday Under the Lights Wrestling Tournament - June 18, 2022

    Open scores updated - Henry Miller Open Results

  • Saturday, April 23, 2022
    Registration Link for WV State Freestyle Championships, May 14, 2022 https://www.trackwrestling.com/registration/TW_Register.jsp?tournamentGroupId=206505132
    For more information, scroll up to the WV USA Wrestling Freestyle section.

    Wirt County's Kolton Parsons to Play Football, Wrestle for Fairmont State

    Camps updated - flyer posted for Felix Academy freestyle clinics

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated: Indiana, District 7 is looking for Teams for High School "The Bo Wood" Wrestling Tournament January 7, 2023.

  • Friday, April 15, 2022
    Updated team page from Shady Spring. (I'd missed Joshua Goode being the new all-time pin leader!)

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Grafton Duals, December 30

    Camps updated

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Braxton County Invitational, January 13-14, 2023

    Updated team pages from Fayetteville Middle, Herbert Hoover, and Shady Spring

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Bexley Summer Open - June 18, 2022

    Collegiate News:
    Wiley Houser Named MEC Freshman of the Year; Cole Laya and Danny Irwin Repeat as MEC Wrestler and Coach of the Year, Respectively

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2022
    Camps updated

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for 2022 Nurse Pro Plus Wrestling Tournament, December 17

    Open scores updated - Mason County Youth Wrestling Results

    Battler Wrestling Enjoys A Season Of Historic Success

    My apologies for the delay in updates. I was enjoying a week in warm, sunny South Carolina! More updates coming this week.

  • Saturday, April 2, 2022

    2022 NHSCA National Champions
    L-R: Gage Wright, Matthew Dolan, Derek Raike


    Raike Wins National Title
    Spring Mills' Dolan Wins National Wrestlling Championship
    Parkersburg South's Gage Wright Earns National Title

    Updated team pages from Herbert Hoover and St. Marys

    Corrected AA underclassmen page - corrected East Fairmont points and returning wrestlers

    Camps updated - Quest weekly classes beginning this Wednesday, April 6 at University High School; Ironmen Camp, May 28-31, Jackson, Ohio

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Bruce Niday Classic - December 3, 2022
    2023 Winner's Choice Wrestling Tournament: January 13-14, 2023
    AA/A WV Dual Team State Championships - Friday, February 3, 2023
    AAA WV Dual Team State Championships - Saturday, February 4, 2023

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Fayetteville Middle School Lions Club Duals - January 14, 2023

  • Sunday, March 27, 2022
    CONGRATULATIONS TO 2022 NHSCA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
    DEREK RAIKE, MATTHEW DOLAN, AND GAGE WRIGHT!!


    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING 2022 NHSCA ALL-AMERICANS:
    Senior
    Derek Raike, Champion @ 152

    Juniors
    Matthew Dolan, Champion @ 106
    Patrick Jackson, 4th @ 152
    Ethan Osborne, 5th @ 152
    Erick Brothers, Jr., 6th @ 220

    Sophomores
    Gage Wright, Champion @ 170
    Colton Naylor, 4th @ 285

    Freshmen
    Brock Kehler, Runner-Up @ 195
    Brody Cottrill, 5th @ 182
    Evan Zombro, 8th @ 152

    Girls
    Zoey Salmons, Runner-Up @ 103
    Micah Fisher, Runner-Up @ 136
    Loralei Smith, 8th @ 144

    Middle School
    Kai Plinski, 4th @ 100
    Jesse Adams, 6th @ 154

    Corrected AA underclassmen page - corrected Braxton County points and returning wrestlers

  • Wednesday, March 23, 2022
    Corrected AA underclassmen page - corrected Point Pleasant, Fairmont Senior, and Berkeley Springs

    Updated Dual Meet Coaching Victories page

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Cameron, Gilmer County)

    Youth and Middle School scores updated

    Still working on several updates (All Americans, team pages, conference page, and camps to name a few)

  • Sunday, March 20, 2022
    CONGRATULATIONS TO 2022 ROBERT DUTTON AWARD WINNER,
    DEREK RAIKE OF POINT PLEASANT!


    POINT'S JUSTIN BARTEE DUTTON AWARD RUNNER-UP

    Charleston Gazette-Mail: Prep Wrestling: Point Pleasant's Derek Raike Wins Dutton Award as Wrestler of the Year

    Dutton Award Winners page updated

    CONGRATULATIONS TO NCAA DIVISION I ALL-AMERICAN PEYTON HALL!

    Hall Takes Eighth to Complete 2022 All-America Campaign

    Returning State Qualifiers According to Points Scored:
    AAA
    AA
    A

    (Note: These reflect points scored by wrestlers aside from any team point deductions. I plan to update the page to include wrestlers who qualified for the state tournament but were unable to participate. Feel free to direct corrections and/or questions to wvmat@outlook.com.)

  • Friday, March 18, 2022
    Follow the NCAA Division I Championships on Trackwrestling

    Updated team pages from Herbert Hoover and St. Albans

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Dix Manning Duals (Shady Spring) - December 17, 2022
    Fallen Heroes Tournament (Accepting teams for both high school and middle school divisions!) - December 22-23, 2022
    38th Annual Max Horz Border Wars (Still accepting teams!): December 22-23, 2022
    Larry Snuffer Slam (Shady Spring) - February 4, 2023

    2022-2023 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Cameron Dragons Conquer the Lair Middle School Challenge - December 3, 2022
    Fallen Heroes Tournament (Both High School and Middle School) - December 22-23, 2022

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Butler Spring Open - April 9, 2022
    Ellwood City Spring Open - April 30, 2022
    Roy Michael Classic, December 17, 2022

  • Sunday, March 13, 2022
    CONGRATULATIONS TO COLE LAYA ON HIS SECOND STRAIGHT NCAA DII TITLE!!!

    NCAA Division II Championship Coverage:
    Hilltoppers Earn 3rd-Place Trophy at NCAA D2 Nationals: Back-to-Back Titles for Laya at 125; Five All-Americans Place for WLU
    Battler Wrestling Finishes On a Winning Note
    Davis & Elkins Wrestlers Have Good Showing, Tarr Earns All-American Status
    GSU Wrestling Closes Season at NCAA Championship; Hunter DeLong and Cole Houser Make History as First NCAA Qualifiers in Program History

    Top Wrestlers 2021-22

  • Saturday, March 12, 2022
    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    AB Contracting Bill Hughes Invitational has been moved to the first weekend of the season - December 3, 2022

    Updated team pages from Berkeley Springs, Grafton and Point Pleasant

    WV USA Wrestling Freestyle Pamphlet uploaded. For easy access, click the link in the WV USA Wrestling Freestyle section above.

    AAA Region History (AAA - All Regions) updated, thanks to Brent Sams

  • Friday, March 11, 2022
    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Brooke, Greenbrier East, Morgantown)

    2022-2023 High School Tournament Dates:
    Nurse Pro Plus Tournament (University), December 17, 2022
    St. Marys Blue Devil Alumni Invitational, January 14, 2023
    Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Championship, January 19-21, 2023
    WSAZ Invitational, January 27-28, 2023

    Youth and open tournament updates/announcements:
    Photo of West Virginia Novice State Championship Trophy added to tournament info
    Blue & White Youth Tournament, November 20, 2022
    Parkersburg Cougar Classic, December 10, 2022
    Nurse Pro Plus Youth Tournament, December 18, 2022

  • Thursday, March 10, 2022
    AAA State Tournament Page podium photos

    AAA State Tournament Page podium photos

  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022
    State Tournament page updates:
    Individual Champs, Alphabetical Listing
    Individual Champs, by Coach
    Individual Champs, by School
    Individual Champs by Year, 2021- Present AA/A
    Individual Champs by Year, 2021- Present AAA
    West Virginia High School Team Champions, from 1948

    Outstanding Contributors page updates:
    Four Time and Three Time State Champions
    Outstanding Wrestler Award Winners
    Top Coaches of State Champions
    Top Dual Meet Victories, Coaches (Note: This list is outdated. Please send updates to wvmat@outlook.com!)
    Coach of the Year Award Winners
    National Federation of State High Schools Association Active Award
    Snyder-Miller Media Award

  • Tuesday, March 8, 2022

    CONGRATULATIONS TO ZANE LANHAM, 2022 NAIA NATIONAL CHAMPION!!


    Life University Men's Wrestling Finish Second at NAIA Nationals; Stonecheck and Lanham Capture Individual Titles

    AAA and AA/A State Tournament pages buffed up (photos, records, placewinners, etc.). Podium photos coming soon.

  • Monday, March 7, 2022
    AA/A State Tournament Page is up but still in progress; photos, placewinners, and additional results still to come

    AAA State Tournament Page is up but still in progress; photos, placewinners, and additional results still to come

    There will be a lot of updates to the state tournament pages and the archives pages over the next few days. I will also be checking for typos/mistakes.

  • Sunday, March 6, 2022

    2022 WVSSAC STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT


    A Team Champions: Cameron
    A Team Runners-Up: Greenbrier West
    A Coach of the Year: Tim Jones, Cameron
    A Most Outstanding Wrestler: Ian Bush, Cameron

    AA Team Champions: Point Pleasant
    AA Team Runners-Up: Fairmont Senior
    AA Coach of the Year: John Bonecutter, Point Pleasant
    AA Most Outstanding Wrestler: Derek Raike, Point Pleasant

    AAA Team Champions: Wheeling Park
    AAA Team Runners-Up: University
    AAA Coach of the Year: Brian Leggett, Wheeling Park
    AAA Most Outstanding Wrestler: Matthew McAfee, St. Albans


    Snyder-Miller Media Person of the Year: Mat Time Podcast (Zach Sayre and Dan Tench)

    National Federation Officials Associaction Active Award - 2021 Official of the Year: Jason Callen

    National Federation Coaches Associaction Active Award - 2021 Wrestling Coach of the Year: T. J. Van Meter, Moorefield

    Final AA/A State Tournament Brackets

    Final AAA State Tournament Brackets

    Complete AA/A State Tournament Results:
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/

    Complete AAA State Tournament Results:
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/


  • Saturday, March 4, 2022
    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets at the end of Day 2
    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets at the end of Day 2

    Complete Day 2 Tournament Results:
    AA/A link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/

    Saturday State Tournament Schedule
    4th Session
    10:30 AM (4 hrs)
    (AA/A) AAA Semi-Final Consolation Bracket - 4 Mats - 56 Matches
    (AA/A) AAA Consolation Finals for 3rd and 5th Place - 4 Mats - 56 Matches

    5th Session
    6:00 PM (3 1/2 hrs)
    (AA/A) AAA Championship Finals - 2 Mats - 28 Matches

    UPDATES AS OF 4:20 P.M., SATURDAY

    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets after Consolation Finals
    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets after Consolation Finals

    CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS WILL BEGIN WITH THE 106-LB WEIGHT CLASS

    Championship Finals will be broadcast on the NFHS Network. $10.99 subscripion required.

    AA/A Championship broadcast at this link.

    AA/A Championship broadcast at this link.

  • Friday, March 4, 2022
    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets after Day 1
    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets after Day 1

    Complete Day 1 Tournament Results:
    AA/A link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/


    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets after Day 2 Morning Session
    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets after Day 2 Morning Session

    3rd Session
    Friday, March 4, 2022 7:30 PM (1 3/4 hrs)
    (AA/A) AAA Semi-Final Championship Bracket - 4 Mats - 56 Matches
    3rd Round Consolation Matches - 4 Mats - 56 Matches
    3rd Round Consolation will be wrestled simultaneously with the Championship Semi-Finals


  • Thursday, March 3, 2022
    Final team polls and individual rankings. Please note that rankings are independent of the pill and are not based on expected state tournament finish, since there are several cases where #1 and #2 will not meet in the championship finals.
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Warm Springs Middle, Wirt County High)

    Catch up on the latest Mat Time episodes!
    Episode 13: Special Guest Jenny Hannan; Quick Regional Recap

    Mat Time bracket shows for AA/A and AAA - presented by Chain Wrestling, the offical sponsor of Mat Time!
    AA/A:
    YouTube
    Facebook
    AAA:
    YouTube
    Facebook

    WVSSAC State Tournament Live Results:
    AA/A link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/


    STATE TOURNAMENT REMINDERS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
    Thursday/Friday/Saturday:
    Remember that concessions at the Mountain Health Arena are now cashless. They will accept debit, credit, and most mobile payments. If a parent does not want to give their child a credit or debit card, they can use the link included to purchase an eGift Card that will work at the concession stands.
    Purchase eGift Cards for the WV State Wrestling Tournament at this link.

    Friday:
    The Girls High School state placers will be recognized Friday night before the semifinals. Wrestlers are asked to check in with Brent Sams in the staging area starting at 6:30 until 7:00 p.m.

    Saturday:
    The WVSSAC will be honoring all previous state champions for winning an individual championship as well as head coaches who have won a team championship and 2021/2022 Hall of Fame inductees.
    Those people should report to the back of the arena about 45 minutes before the start of the parade of champions (5:15 p.m. for state champions and coaches; 5:25 p.m. for Hall of Fame inductees).

    Please call Coach Bill Archer (304-208-5729) with any questions.

  • Wednesday, March 2, 2022
    State Tournament Bracket Change:
    AA/A Region IV 285 Runner-Up Daylan Riley, Buffalo out.
    - Aiden Corbett, Williamstown, soph., 24-8 moves to R4.
    - Kaleb Mooney, Chapmanville, sr., 29-10 moves to T4.
    - Dylan Glasscock, Mingo Central, sr., 18-12 moves to F4

    I am leaving shortly for Ona (Barboursville). Academic lists will be updated this afternoon. High School Coaches, I will have your Academic All-State certificates with me at the tournament, and hope to distribute them at the coaches' meeting. (I will still be mailing out middle school certificates.)

  • Tuesday, March 1, 2022
    State Tournament Bracket Change:
    AAA Region III 138 3rd place Braxton Huffman, St. Albans out.
    - Micah Fisher, Greenbrier East, sr., 15-11 moves to T3.
    - Patrick Anderson, Princeton, soph., 17-20 moves to F3.

    AAA Region III 113 Runner-up Josh Sergent, Riverside out.
    - Parker Hale, Greenbrier East, fr., 18-13 moves to R3.
    - Mahayla Finley, Princeton, jr., 5-14 moves to T3.
    - Gabriel Hamm, Hampshire, sr., 14-17 moves to F3. (No 5th-place finisher from Region III, so Hamm got the nod because he has the best record among the available 5th-place finishers.)

    AAA Region IV 182 4th place Bruin Booth, Spring Valley out.
    - Khalil Ramey, Hurricane, soph., 14-19 moves to F4.

    AA/A Region IV 106 4th place Blake Henry, Wahama out.
    - Mason Bailes, Nicholas County, fr., 17-11 moves to F4. (No 5th-place finisher from Region IV, so Bailes got the nod because he has the best record among the available 5th-place finishers.)

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (John Marshall, Ravenswood)

    College Conference Tournament Seeds Released:
    Big 12 Championship Pre-Seeds Released (Peyton Hall Seeded #2 at 165)
    Big 10 Championship Pre-Seeds Released(Braxton Amos Seeded #8 at 197)

    Youth and open tournaments:
    Henry Miller Open (University High School), April 30

  • Monday, February 28, 2022
    STATE TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:
    Ticket Prices:
    Adult Single Session: $10
    Adult All-Session: $50
    Student Single Session: $7
    Student All-Session: $35
    Doors open to buy tickets at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, and arena doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

    As of Monday, February 28, no wrestlers have withdrawn from the tournament. Below is a note from Bill Archer regarding 5th place regional finishers:
        I have had several calls about bringing the 5th places and to go by last year this is what I can tell you.
        I only remember one person not making weight and I don't think anyone was taken out for other reasons. So with the 5th placers coming this year odds are 108 to 1 they won't get in tournament.
        Bill

    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and Vote/Comment on the final team poll and and Individual Weight Class Rankings, which will be released Thursday morning, March 3, prior to the state tournament. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    January/February High School scores updated

    January/February Youth and Middle School scores updated - WVYWA State Championship Results

    Collegiate Articles:
    Back-to-Back Regional Titles for Hilltopper Wrestling
    Pappas Takes Sixth Leads Wrestling at NCAA Super Regionals
    Laubach & Sita Punch Their Tickets to the NCAA Championship in St. Louis
    Senator Wrestlers Cook, Scollo, and Tarr Qualify for NCAA Championships
    Two Pioneers Advance to NCAA Nationals
    Wrestling Wraps Up Season at NCAA DII Super Regional III
    Men's Wrestling Capture Second Consecutive MSC South-Division Tournament Title

    Collegiate Honors:
    Congratulations to Glenville State Head Coach Dylan Cottrell, NCAA DII Region III Coach of the Year!
    Congratulations to Life University's Zane Lanham, MSC South-Division Wrestler of the Year!
    Fairmont State's Luke Martin Honored Prior to Wrestling Match with NCAA National Championship Ring

    Youth and open tournaments:
    Updated flyer posted for WV Novice State Championship (Charleston), March 19. (Please refresh your browser!)


    Mason County Mothman Open, March 19

  • Saturday, February 26, 2022
    January/February High School scores updated

    NCAA Regional Tournament Action on Trackwrestling:
    NCAA DII Super Regional I (Alderson-Broaddus, Fairmont State) - Johnstown, PA
    NCAA DII Super Regional III (Bluefield State, Davis & Elkins, Glenville State, West Liberty, Wheeling) - West Liberty University

    Follow the WV Youth Wrestling State Tournament on Trackwrestling:
    WVYWA State Tournament

    College Post Season Media Coverage:
    Three Mountaineers Remain Steady in Third NCAA Coaches' Ranking/NCAA Qualifier Allocations Revealed
    Hilltopper Wrestlers Prep for Title Defense
    WVUTech competes at Appalachian Athletic Conference Championship
    Wheeling Wrestling Heads to Super Regionals to Begin Road to Nationals
    Davis & Elkins Wrestling Travels to West Liberty for NCAA Super Regionals
    Fairmont State Wrestling Heads to Pitt-Johnstown for Super Region 1 Wrestling Championship on Saturday
    GSU Pioneer Wrestling Competes in NCAA Super Regional Saturday
    Blue Hose Finish Second at Southeast Regionals

  • Thursday, February 24, 2022
    High School State Duals page updated with 2022 results and links to photos

    Some articles to pass the time while waiting for next week:
    West Virginia Enters Regional Wrestling
    Area Grapplers Prepping for Postseason
    B-UHS Wrestlers Start 2022 with Strong Showings
    Fairmont State University Welcomed #13 Pitt-Johnstown
    Hess Wins Wrestler of the Year, Fortier Coach of the Year in Jam-packed Big 10 Tournament+] -
    Robin Captures Second Ranked Win at No. 5 Iowa State
    UNI Wrestling Rolls Over West Virginia
    LC Wrestling Adds Three More Victories
    Prep Wrestling Notebook: Shady Hosting Snuffer Slam Saturday; Point Pleasant Wins AA-A State Duals
    St. Clairsville Repeats As OVAC Dual Meet Champs
    He's the Guy: Keyser Wrestler Earns 100th Career Win
    Musselman Enters State Wrestling Poll for 1st Time
    Bryant and Lanham latest inductees into Ripley High School Wrestling Hall of Fame

  • Tuesday, February 22, 2022
    Link for brackets added to AAA Region I Final Results (Refresh your browser)

    January/February High School scores updated - Regional Results

  • Monday, February 21, 2022
    Official pairings with wrestler regional place, name, school, grade, and record:
    Class AAA pairings
    Class AA/A Pairings
    (Thanks to Robert St. Clair)

    Link for brackets added to AAA Region II Final Results
    Brackets added to AAA Region IV Final Results

    Always remember to refresh your browser!

    Link to scannable QR codes for Brackets, Bout Board, and Team Scores:
    Class AAA
    Class A/AA

    You can also access the respective tournaments at the following links:
    Class AAA: sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/
    Class A/AA: sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/

    (Again, many thanks to Robert St. Clair)

  • Saturday, February 19, 2022

    PILL TWO

    Regional Results will be coming in all afternoon/evening. Be sure to refresh your browser often!

    I made some formatting errors, so when you open a file, hit refresh regardless!

    A/AA Region I Final Results
    A/AA Region II Final Results
    A/AA Region III Final Results
    A/AA Region IV Final Results

    AAA Region I Final Results
    AAA Region II Final Results
    AAA Region III Final Results
    AAA Region IV Final Results

    A/AA Region III preliminary brackets

  • Friday, February 18, 2022
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    NOTE: For the next four weeks, all updates will only be announced here in the What's New section. Updates can and will be made throughout the day.
    Please remember to refresh your browser each time you return to the site. And also be aware that for some reason, updates can take up to 30 minutes longer to appear on phone browsers.


    AAA Region III preliminary brackets

    A/AA Region I Day 1 Results
    A/AA Region II Day 1 Results
    A/AA Region IV Final Results

    Regional brackets and results:
    A/AA Region I preliminary brackets and Day 1 Results
    A/AA Region II preliminary brackets and Day 1 Results
    A/AA Region III (will be released Saturday morning)
    A/AA Region IV - Final Results

    AAA Region I
    AAA Region II
    AAA Region III
    AAA Region IV

  • Thursday, February 17, 2022
    AAA Region II preliminary brackets
    AAA Region IV preliminary brackets

    Regional brackets to date:
    A/AA Region I
    A/AA Region II
    A/AA Region III
    A/AA Region IV

    AAA Region I
    AAA Region II
    AAA Region III
    AAA Region IV

    Updated team page from Parkersburg High

  • Wednesday, February 16, 2022
    Regions are beginning to release their preliminary brackets. We will post this list each day with any updates so nobody has to scroll down the page to find links.

    A/AA Region I
    A/AA Region II
    A/AA Region III
    A/AA Region IV

    AAA Region I
    AAA Region II
    AAA Region III
    AAA Region IV

    STATE TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:
    New Hall of Fame inductees need to meet at the state tournament in the back of the arena at 5:25 p.m. prior to the start of the finals on Saturday night, March 5. They will be introduced with the former state champions.
    Please call Coach Bill Archer (304-208-5729) with any questions.

    And a reminder about concessions at the state tournament:
    Our concessions are now cashless. We accept debit, credit, and most mobile payments. If a parent does not want to give their child a credit or debit card, they can use the link included to purchase an eGift Card that will work at the concession stands.
    Purchase eGift Cards for both the WSAZ Invitational and the WV State Wrestling Tournament at this link.

    Updated team page from Woodrow Wilson

    AAA Region I Future Sites Updated

    January/February High School scores updated

    January/February Youth and Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Updated flyer for March Matness Qualifier #2, February 20
    Updated flyer for WV Novice State Championship (Charleston), March 19
    Flyer posted for Coach Jack Perry Memorial Odd Year Tournament, March 20

    Corrected high school scores - John Marshall 75 Morgantown 6 - corrected 195-lb result.

  • Tuesday, February 15, 2022
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and Vote/Comment on the latest team poll and the sixth set of Individual Weight Class Rankings, which will be released Friday morning, February 18 prior to the regional tournaments. The voting window has been extended to Thursday night at 8:00 p.m. to allow for last minute updates that come out of the seeding meetings. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    January/February Middle School scores updated - Middle School Girls State Tournament results

  • Sunday, February 13, 2022
    January/February High School scores updated

    Note: I did receive results from the Coalfield Conference Tournament; however, I am unable to open the files. We will get this straightened out and I'll upload the scores as soon as I'm able to.

  • Friday, February 11, 2022
    MEMO FROM COACH ARCHER REGARDING FORMER STATE CHAMPIONS AND STATE TEAM CHAMPION COACHES:

    The WVSSAC State Tournament for this year is the 75th Annual. The WVSSAC would to honor all previous state champions for winning an individual championship.
    We would also like to honor any head coach who has won a team championship.
    Those people should report to the back of the arena about 45 minutes before the start of the parade of champions (5:15 PM).
    All coaches should try and get information out to all their former champions.
    If you have any questions, contact:
    Bill Archer
    (304) 522-3413
    (304) 208-5729

    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    New episode of Mat Time
    Mat Time Season 2 Episode 9 - Special Guest: Kyle Bratke

    GIRLS STATE TOURNAMENT BRACKETS:
    Girls High School State Tournament
    Girls Middle School State Tournament
    Girls Jr. State Tournament

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Lewis County)

    January/February High School scores updated

    January/February Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Marshall County Old Timers Tournament (February 20) has been canceled
    Adam Snider Memorial Tournament (originally February 6) has been rescheduled for March 6
    Updated flyer for West Virginia Novice State Championships

  • Thursday, February 10, 2022
    January/February High School scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (University)

  • Wednesday, February 9, 2022
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and Vote/Comment on the latest team poll and the fifth set of Individual Weight Class Rankings, which will be released Friday morning, February 11. (I apologize for the narrow window, but scores came in later than normal this week.) If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    Still to come today:
    Middle school scores
    Youth tournament future date postings
    Media coverage links

  • Tuesday, February 8, 2022
    January/February High School scores updated

    January/February Middle School scores updated (Cabell County Championships, Ohio Valley Conference Championships)

    2021-2022 High School Tournaments:
    Flyer posted for Morgantown Mohigan JV Tournament, February 12

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
  • Monday, February 7, 2022
    It is with extreme sadness that we mention that Steve "Gator" Gates passed away this morning. Gator was a superfan who loved this sport and loved and supported kids from all over the state. Rest in Peace, Dear Friend. You will be missed by so many. (Arrangements will be posted when they become available.)

    January/February High School scores updated

    January/February Middle School scores updated

    2022 Wood County Middle School brackets and rosters with seeds

  • Sunday, February 6, 2022
    January/February High School scores updated (WV Single A Challenge)

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated with the following request from Parkersburg South: Parkersburg South is hosting Huntington on Wednesday, February 9, but would like to add 1-2 more teams who might be looking for another weigh-in. If interested, email Coach Smith at shaun.smith@k12.wv.us.

  • Saturday, February 5, 2022
    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2022 WV AAA STATE DUALS TEAM CHAMPIONS - PARKERSBURG SOUTH!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2022 AAA MOST OUTSTANDING WRESTLERS!
    COLE MIDDLETON, PARKERSBURG SOUTH
    LUCA FELIX, UNIVERSITY
    LANDON HERNDON, SPRING MILLS
    JAY JONES, WOODROW WILSON


    WVYWA Regional Tournament Information:

    REGIONAL REGISTRATION closes February 5th. Don't miss out on the opportunity. New bigger venue this year. 10 mats.

    Region 1 Preregistration site: https://www.trackwrestling.com/registration/TW_Register.jsp?tournamentGroupId=200296132&fbclid=IwAR2NRuZQTuwt1B2ert73aKXf8orzbSUPkp85Xgjkz2XwyHDZoXC954mnvQo

    Region 2 Preregistration site: https://www.trackwrestling.com/registration/TW_Register.jsp?tournamentGroupId=201554132&fbclid=IwAR2KvaeAzXbzY30iAZkYYnrD_JU8UjBhf_EuBcNrgApMvSW_LeOvTGZbBds

    Region 3 Preregistration site: https://www.trackwrestling.com/registration/TW_Register.jsp?tournamentGroupId=201555132&fbclid=IwAR1kffurGMiiwJ7uzDhgb50IhTepu4Ue716JN5mmnT4FAfyDjFsvyu-TXXw

    Region 4 Preregistration site: https://www.trackwrestling.com/registration/TW_Register.jsp?tournamentGroupId=201556132&fbclid=IwAR0ne4LGgAD_rzjF-ZkyeX7SWVRziHuLXKXtjNe_CvkozQe-TRPGukjMtJs

  • Friday, February 4, 2022
    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2022 WV AA/A STATE DUALS TEAM CHAMPIONS - POINT PLEASANT!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2022 AA/A MOST OUTSTANDING WRESTLERS!
    JUSTIN BARTEE, POINT PLEASANT
    MASON ATKINSON, HERBERT HOOVER
    TANNER DETRICK, KEYSER
    RYAN HARDBARGER, MOOREFIELD


    MEMO FROM NORTH MARION ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL JARED MILETO REGARDING THE BIG 10 TOURNAMENT
    Principals,
    After consulting with a few of the conference officers, the decision has been made to make the Big Ten Wrestling Tournament a one-day event. Speaking with Coach Hays the start time will be pushed to 8 AM for weigh ins and skin checks.
    JV participants will need to be dropped from the tournament due to the one day. Again, we will still utilize the cards to gain entry. If any further action is needed, we will reach out and make everyone aware.

    Thank you,
    Jared Mileto

    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    High School State Duals page updated
    2022 Regional Dual Team Champions page with team photos
    2022 WV State Dual Team Brackets page

    January/February High School scores updated - WV State Team Duals Championships (keep refreshing for updates)

  • Thursday, February 3, 2022
    URGENT MESSAGE FROM RITCHIE COUNTY COACH MARK LAMP REGARDING THE SINGLE A CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT
    Coaches,
    A decision has been made to move the Single A to one day, teams have expressed concern about traveling Friday due to the ice.
    The decision has been made to move to Saturday. Weigh Ins will be at 7am, if your team is going to be late just call me 304-299-0450; we will wait.
    Wrestling will start at 9am. We will do a scratch meeting right after weigh ins. For teams still coming down on Friday and spending the night,
    I am waiting to see if we can get you some mat time at the school that evening as well as a weight check. I will let those schools know when I get the word.
    It will be base + 3 on Saturday. In the event that you can not attend please advise us as soon as possible, also advise if you are still attending.
    Thanks to all and we hope everyone can still make it.

    Coach Lamp

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated with the following request from Robert C. Byrd: Robert C. Byrd would like to get a couple more weigh ins if possible! We have Big 10 this Friday/Saturday. Then a home match Feb 9th we are open to any other dates a team may have and will travel! Please email: Markley23202@gmail.com or text/call 304-435-7575.

    Information posted for the A/AA Region I Wrestling Tournament

    January/February Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    March Matness Qualifier #1, February 19
    March Matness Qualifier #2, February 20
    March Matness Qualifier #3, February 26
    March Matness Qualifier #4, March 12
    2022 March Matness Championships, March 13

    New episode of Mat Time
    Mat Time Season 2 Episode 8 - Special Guest: Brian Miluk (WSAZ Recap, State Duals Preview)!

    Note: I will be leaving soon to travel to Lewisburg. I will make additional updates to the site once I get settled in my room.

  • Wednesday, February 2, 2022
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and Vote/Comment on the latest team poll and the third set of Individual Weight Class Rankings, which will be released Friday morning, February 4. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    January/February High School scores updated, including officials list on the WSAZ high school results page.

    January/February Youth and Middle School scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Clay County)

  • Tuesday, February 1, 2022
    January High School scores updated

    Information posted for the Big 10 Conference Tournament, February 4-5 at North Marion

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Wahama)

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    West Fairmont Junior Wrestling Tournament, January 21, 2023

    Attention High School Coaches: Team poll and individual rankings will be posted in the coaches' forum layer this evening for voting and feedback.

  • Monday, January 31, 2022
    January High School scores updated, including more detail on the WSAZ high school results page.

    (Working on WSAZ middle school results page.)

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    West Virginia Novice State Championships, March 19
    West Virginia State Odd Year Tournament, March 20

    This week's team poll and individual rankings worksheets are ready to present to the coaches in the coaches' forum; I'm just waiting a while longer to see if some more results come in. (Hint, hint.)

    Also in the works: Updated page for the State Team Duals!

  • Sunday, January 30, 2022
    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    Note: More detail will be added to both the High School and Middle School WSAZ pages listed on the scores page.

  • Saturday, January 29, 2022
    WSAZ High School Day 1 Brackets
    Follow the tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZHS/
    for live results and bracket updates.

    WSAZ Middle School Day 1 Brackets
    Follow the tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZMS/
    for live results and bracket updates.

    Flyer posted for Junior Girls State Tournament, February 12. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN UNTIL SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2022.

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Rod Oldham Memorial Wrestling Tournament, February 19

  • Friday, January 28, 2022
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    January Middle School scores updated

    WSAZ High School Tournament begins at 1:00 p.m.! Click here for pre-tournament brackets.
    Follow the tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZHS/ for live results and bracket updates.


  • Thursday, January 27, 2022
    January High School scores updated

    New episode of Mat Time
    Mat Time Season 2 Episode 7 - Special Guest: Legendary Coach Bill Archer!

    WSAZ Middle School Seeds Corrected. Click here and remember to refresh your browser!

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Berkeley Springs, Oak Glen, Ritchie County)

  • Wednesday, January 26, 2022
    January Middle School scores updated

    Attention High School Coaches: Rankings have been adjusted per feedback and are ready for further review in the coaches' forum. Thanks!

    2021-2022 High School Tournaments:
    Flyer posted for Coalfield Conference Tournament, February 11-12
    Flyer posted for Girls State Tournament, February 12. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN UNTIL SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2022.

    Girls State Tournament page updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Frankfort)

  • Tuesday, January 25, 2022
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and Vote/Comment on the latest team poll and the third set of Individual Weight Class Rankings, which will be released Friday morning, January 28. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - St. Marys is needing one more team to fill a home quad on Wednesday, January 26. Contact Jay Smith at (304) 966-6577 or jay.d.smith@k12.wv.us.

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (St. Albans)

    Media Coverage:
    Pitt-Johnstown Wrestling Team Blanks Fairmont State to Remain Unbeaten
    "He's got a warrior mentality." Fairmont Senior's Hamilton Strives for Success

    Our condolences go out to the family and friends of former Preston wrestler, PFC Zach Riffle, who passed away recently in a tactical vehicle accident at Camp Lejeune Marine Base in North Carolina.
    Marine Killed in NC Accident Confirmed to Be From Preston County

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Registration information for 45th WV Jr. State Wrestling Championships, March 12-13, 2022

  • Sunday, January 23, 2022
    Reminder to Coaches with Teams Entered in the WSAZ Tournament: Seeding meeting is IN PERSON at 2:00 p.m. today at Huntington High School.

    WSAZ High School Seeds Released. Click here.
    Follow the tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZHS/
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    WSAZ Middle School Seeds Released. Click here.
    Follow the tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZMS/
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    January High School scores updated

  • Friday, January 21, 2022
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    January High School scores updated

    Schedules updated

    Media Coverage:
    Preston Coverage
    B-UMS Wrestling Team Battles to 1-1 Record at Home Tri-Match
    Minutemen Wrestling Team Continues to Excel
    Pioneer Wrestling Returns to Action
    University Wrestling Puts Out Runner-up Performance at OVAC Championships
    Elam Name Synonymous with Local Wrestling
    Blue Devils Alumni Wrestling Tourney Set for Saturday
    B-UMS Wrestling Team Posts 3-2 Fairmont Field House Duals
    Carman Named Student-Athlete of the Week
    Four Eastern Panhandle-Area Wrestlers Ranked No. 1
    Hinkle and Mahan First Inductees into Ravenswood High School Wrestling Hall of Fame
    Wheeling Park Takes Overall and 5A Titles at OVAC Tournament
    Cards Deliver Injury to "Insult" to Capture Winner's Choice
    National Wrestling Hall of Fame Announces Mario Lopez As 2022 Outstanding American
    Battle on the Mat: Patriots Defeat Cabell Midland, Fall to University

    Many thanks to Aaron Naternicola for the links!!

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Doddridge County, Point Pleasant)

  • Thursday, January 20, 2022
    Attention High School Coaches: Please check the the Coaches Only area of the Forum and Vote/Comment on the second set of Individual Weight Class Rankings and Team Poll, all of which will be released tomorrow morning, January 21. You have until 7:00 p.m. this evening (Thursday, January 20). Thanks!

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (St. Marys)

    New episode of Mat Time
    Mat Time Season 2 Episode 6 - Winner's Choice and OVAC Review!

  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022
    2021-2022 High School Tournaments:
    South Charleston's Black Eagle Invitational had to be rescheduled and is now set for February 5. Click the tournament name to view the updated flyer.

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Herbert Hoover, Nitro, Riverside)

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    29th Annual Mineral Wells Mustangs Open, January 7, 2023
    18th Annual Mustang Duals, January 8, 2023
    Renamed flyer for West Fairmont Junior Wrestling Tournament, January 22, 2022, because people didn't seem to be picking up the correct form. Please refresh your browser to pick up the latest version of the flyer. Note: Due to Marion Co Health Department and BOE guidelines this tournament will be open to WV residents only.

  • Tuesday, January 18, 2022
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and Vote/Comment on the second set of Individual Weight Class Rankings, which will be released Friday morning, January 21. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    Coaches: Team polls are now ready for viewing and comments. Thanks!

  • Monday, January 17, 2022
    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Updated flyer and information posted for West Fairmont Junior Wrestling Tournament, January 22, 2022. Please refresh your browser to pick up the latest version of the flyer. Note: Due to Marion Co Health Department and BOE guidelines this tournament will be open to WV residents only.
    Flyer posted for Lord of the Rings Tournament, February 5, 2022
    Monarch Youth Duals Tournament, February 12, 2022

    Some WV highlights from the 2022 Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Championships:
    Thursday: Coach Shaun Smith (Parkersburg South) Named OVAC 5A Coach of the Year for 2019-20 and 2020-21
    Friday: Gage Wright (Parkersburg South) sets an OVAC and National 170-lb record with a 3-second pin
    Saturday: Wheeling Park brings the team title home again for the first time since 2008
    Saturday: Ian Bush (Cameron) wins his second OVAC title and claims the 2022 OVAC Hercules Award with 5 pins in 6:29

    Non-WV highlight:
    Warren Local's Hayley Snyder becomes the first female to place at the OVAC Tournament! (Warren Local is located in Washington County, Ohio, in the Parkersburg area. Snyder is a 2-time defending Ohio Girls State Champion.)

    Media Coverage:
    Hamilton's Title Highlights Locals at Winner's Choice
    Peyton Hall and West Virginia Natives Helping Lead the Way for WVU Wrestling
    Fairmont Senior's Hamilton Stays Undefeated with First Place pin at Winner's Choice
    Women's Wrestling Continues to Grow

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Cabell Midland, Keyser, and Shady Spring)

    January Middle School scores updated

  • Sunday, January 16, 2022
    2022 MARKS THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WVSSAC STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT

    Any and all West Virginia state champions are invited to be introduced at the finals of this year's state tournament. They should be encouraged by former coaches to come to back door of Mountain Health Arena at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, March 5, 2022 (30 minutes before the championship finals start) to register. (Note: This is all providing no COVID changes.)

    NOTE FROM MOUNTAIN HEALTH ARENA REGARDING CASHLESS CONCESSIONS:
    Our concessions are now cashless. We accept debit, credit, and most mobile payments. If a parent does not want to give their child a credit or debit card, they can use the link included to purchase an eGift Card that will work at the concession stands.
    Purchase eGift Cards for both the WSAZ Invitational and the WV State Wrestling Tournament at this link.

    WSAZ HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION:
    High School:
    High School Tournament Information (Please refresh your browser.)
    High School Team List
    Link for WSAZ High School Tournament: https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZHS/

    Middle School:
    Middle School Tournament Information (Please refresh your browser.)
    Middle School Team List
    Link for WSAZ Middle School Tournament: https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZMS/

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    CANCELLATION: MLK Invitational at Parkersburg Christian School cancelled

  • Saturday, January 15, 2022
    Updated brackets for St. Marys Blue Devil Alumni Invitational

    Watch the finals of the Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Championships here.

    More updates to come tonight after I finish up at the OVAC. Thanks for your patience!

  • Friday, January 14, 2022
    January High School scores updated

    St. Marys Blue Devil Alumni Tournament:
    Brackets
    Entries by School
    Entries by Weight
    Seeds

    Lots of stuff to post. Keep hitting refresh. (I'll get as much as I can done tonight. I have to get up at 2:00 a.m. to begin writing for the OVAC semifinals.)

  • Thursday, January 13, 2022
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings
    Team Polls

    I still have some middle school scores and a youth tournament to post, but I have to get ready to leave for Wheeling to work at the OVAC tournament. I will post as soon as time permits. Safe travels and safe wrestling to all this weekend!

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022
    High School Coaches: Just a reminder that you have until 7:00 p.m. this evening (Wednesday, January 12) to vote on both the individual and team polls. We will release everything tomorrow morning, January 13.

    December High School scores updated

    January High School scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Parkersburg South)

    Middle School School Academic All State and Honor Roll updated (Spencer Middle)

    Updated team page from South Charleston

    2021-2022 High School Tournaments:
    Updated flyer posted for Winner's Choice. Please refresh your browser to ensure you're viewing the correct flyer.
    South Charleston's tournament on January 22 has been renamed the Black Eagle Invitational, and is now a 16-man bracketed tournament. Click the tournament name to view the updated flyer.

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Flyer and information posted for Williamstown Novice Tournament, January 23, 2022
    Danny Suite Memorial Tournament, February 20, 2022
    Southern Mat Club has had to reschedule the 2022 Ram Tough Tournament to Sunday, February 27, 2022. View updated flyer here. Note: You may need to refresh your browser.

    New episode of Mat Time
    Mat Time Season 2 Episode 5 - Things Are Heating Up!

    Look for some big announcements coming from Mat Time!

  • Tuesday, January 11 2022
    OVAC Brackets

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Musselman)

    Corrected high school scores - National Guard Duals - Preliminary Pool Results

    December Middle School scores updated

    2021-2022 High School Tournaments:
    Updated information posted for Williamstown Bob Zide Rumble, January 22, 2022

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Correct flyer (my mistake) and additional information posted for Cougar Classic, January 16, 2022
    The Canfield Fairgrounds Mid-Season Border Brawl, January 15, 2022
    The Sharon Youth Wrestling Open, February 13, 2022

  • Monday, January 10, 2022
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and vote/comment on the first set of Individual Weight Class Rankings as well as the first in-season Team Poll, all of which will be released Thursday morning, January 13. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    Note that this is a special area of the forum to which only coaches have access. Also, coach usernames/passwords given for voting purposes are given as aaacoach456 or some such, and email attached to that particular coach's name come to me. That is so that coaches may vote anonymously - no identifying data is associated with these usernames. If you have access you have been using for a few years and are OK with it, that is fine.

    December High School scores updated

    December Middle School scores updated

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Coach Steve White Memorial Wrestling Tournament, February 20, 2022

    Seeds posted for the 2022 Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Tournament

  • Sunday, January 9, 2022
    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    Memo from Coach Bill Archer:
    Hey WVMat fans- Let's see if we can help one of our own out. George Keeney cast a very big shadow in West Virginia wrestling for over 50 years.
    We spend a lot talking about High School age kids. George's grandkids do not have anywhere near enough money to support what they need.
    Officials, Coaches, Parents and Fans let's help some kids that need it.
    Bill Archer

    P.S.
    Yes-we have introduction of former state champions at the 75th Annual State Tournament.
    Waiting to see where situation with Covid is.
    I have been told the tournament will not be separate again. Really hard for us to get kids out to work for both tournaments. As of now, food will be allowed to be brought in the back.
    Wvssac paid $21500 for meals for kids, officials and coaches last year.
    Bill

  • Saturday, January 8, 2022
    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    Middle School School Academic All State and Honor Roll updated (Mountain Ridge Middle)

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for Williamstown Bob Zide Rumble, January 22, 2022

  • Friday, January 7, 2022
    Middle School School Academic All State and Honor Roll updated (Musselman Middle)

    HS/MS coaches, principals, or athletic directors, please submit nominees for your team's Academic All State and Honor Roll recognition! All State certificates will be mailed to the coach c/o the school unless otherwise specified. No certificate is available for the Honor Roll members, but they will be recognized on this website as well. Again, you can email your lists to wvmat@outlook.com.

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Flyer and additional information posted for Shadyside Youth Wrestling Tournament, February 5, 2022
    Media Coverage:
    Ripley's Haskins Aiming for the Ultimate Prize in His Final Days of High School Wrestling

  • Thursday, January 6, 2022
    CANCELLATION: Point Pleasant/Parkersburg South dual cancelled
    There will probably be a number of cancellations across the state today. Contact your school's athletic office before heading out!

    January High School scores updated

    January Middle School scores updated

    New episode of Mat Time
    Mat Time Season 2 Episode 4 - AAA Clarity

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for Braxton County Invitational, January 14-15, 2022

    Updated team page from Bridgeport

    Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Flyer updated for Cougar Classic, January 16, 2022
    Flyer posted for West Fairmont Junior Wrestling Tournament, January 22, 2022

    Media Coverage:
    Inaugural Fairmont Field House Classic Set for January 8

  • Wednesday, January 5, 2022
    SCHEDULE CHANGE: Cabell Midland/Huntington match (originally set for January 6) postponed until a later date

    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Media Coverage:
    Grafton Youth Wrestlers Takedown the Competition in Bridgeport

  • Monday, January 3, 2022
    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Alexander Spartan Youth Open Tournament, January 9, 2022
    Beallsville Mighty Devils Wrestling Tournament, February 12, 2022

  • Saturday, January 1, 2022
    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    High School scores updated

    Corrected high school scores: Braxton County 42 Tyler Consolidated 36
    Fairmont Senior 55 Berkeley Springs 18

    Berkeley Springs 48 Hurricane 33 - corrected results at 120 and 195

  • Friday, December 31, 2021
    In Memory of George Keeney

    Jeremy Callen has set up a GoFundMe account to help support George Keeney's grandchildren, Michael and Katelyn Lowe. Click here to donate!

    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    McGuffey "Sledgehammer" Open Tournament, January 22, 2022
    McGuffey "Sledgehammer" Novice Tournament, January 23, 2022

    Updated team page from Robert L. Bland Middle School

    Media Coverage:
    Liberty (Harrison) Wrestling Focused on Growing the Program

  • Thursday, December 30, 2021
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

  • Wednesday, December 29, 2021
    Our hearts and prayers go out to the family and friends of George Keeney. To say that George was a West Virginia wrestling icon is an understatement, and he will sadly be missed by many.
    More details on funeral arrangements will be posted as they become available.

    Keep up with the Wheeling Park Duals at OVAeC.org
    Keying in these results takes A LOT of time, so please be patient.

    VERY busy week! Scores will be trickling in slowly, so keep checking back.

  • Monday, December 27, 2021
    Middle School scores updated

    New episode of Mat Time
    Mat Time Season 2 Episode 3 - AAA Chaos!

    Media Coverage:
    Powerade Wrestling Tournament Again Loaded with Talent

  • Saturday, December 25, 2021
    MERRY CHRISTMAS!

    High School scores updated

    Corrected high school score: Williamstown 66 St Marys 18

    Media Coverage: Berkeley Springs' Isaac Harris Named Most Outstanding Wrestler at Max Horz Invitational

  • Friday, December 24, 2021
    High School scores updated

    Look for a new team poll next week. We're shooting for the first individual rankings to come out the first week of January.

    Media Coverage:
    Many thanks to Aaron Naternicola for the links! Feel free to send any article links to wvmat@outlook.com.

    East Fairmont's Marsh Wins Rematch in Bees' Wrestling Victory
    Early Upsets Prove How Tough College Wrestling Is
    Northern Wrestling Primed for Success on the Mat
    Letter to the Editor, "Say It Ain't So, Joe" (Note: School was Fairmont Senior, not Farmington)

    Articles from Buckhannon (Subscription required):
    Three Bucs Go 8-0 at Musselman
    Little Bucs Earn Split in Home Tri
    This Week's Hank Ellis All Stars - Tucker Hurst
    Little Bucs Off to a Strong Start
    Bucs Fare Well at Ernie Sparks Duals Despite Not Having Full Roster
    Bucs Put Through the Grinder at Washington Elite Opener
    Bucs Win Debut in Dual Outing with Lewis County
    Bucs to Debut Thursday Hosting Lewis County
    Bucs Seek Even More Success in 2021-22

    Updates may be limited today and tomorrow. I will be spending time with my family and celebrating the birth of my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Here's wishing you all a very, Merry Christmas from WVMat!

  • Thursday, December 23, 2021
    2022 STATE TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

    High School scores updated
    Updated team page from Wahama

    Schedules updated

    Updated AA/A Regional Map. I updated this a couple of days ago to include Gilmer County, but some of the abbreviations (especially Region III) look fuzzy. I'll make a better version as time allows (which may mean the off-season!).

  • Wednesday, December 22, 2021
    High School scores updated
    High School Score Updates - Aligned headings on Wahama scores from December 18

    Middle School scores updated

    Updated team page from Lincoln

    Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Mid-Ohio Valley Girls Championship, January 8, 2022
    Cougar Classic, January 16, 2022
    Corrected date and flyer for Bulldawg's Throwdown at the Pound, February 5, 2022

    Media Coverage:
    Point Wins Jason Eades Memorial Duals

  • Monday, December 20, 2021
    Middle School scores updated

    High School scores updated

    Corrected middle school scores: Shady Spring 52 Hurricane JV 36

    Shady Spring 45 Indepencence 42

  • Sunday, December 19, 2021
    High School scores updated

    Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    2022 Battle on the Hill at Huntington High School, January 9, 2022
    Flyer posted for Marshall County Old Timers Tournament, February, 20, 2022

    Media Coverage:
    Peyton Hall Named WVU Student Athlete of the Week

  • Saturday, December 18, 2021
    High School scores updated

    Teammates and Longtime Friends Jude Childers and Aydan Edwards Sign with Fairmont State!
    Childers Signing
    Edwards Signing

    Corrected team scores for Hardwood Duals Day 1 - may need to refresh your browser

    Updated information for WSAZ Tournaments:
    Middle School
    High School

  • Friday, December 17, 2021
    Middle School scores updated

    High School scores updated

    Pool assignments for Jason Eades Memorial Duals

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Updated flyer for Jim Matney Memorial Youth Wrestling Tournament, January 23, 2022

    Updated team page from Hampshire

    Schedules updated

  • Thursday, December 16, 2021
    High School scores updated
    Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    David Hypes Memorial Youth Wrestling Tournament, January 9, 2022
    Caldwell Redskin Open, February 13, 2022

    Media Coverage:
    Jones Snags 100th Win as Polar Bears Sweep Season Opener

  • Wednesday, December 15, 2021
    High School and Middle School scores updated

    Corrected high school score - John Marshall 48 Ripley 22

    LKC Middle School brackets posted

    Gilmer County High School has brought back their wrestling program! Please send any team page updates, schedule, and/or scores our way!

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Southern Mat Club Ram Tough Youth Wrestling Tournament, January 30, 2022
    Marshall County Old Timer's Tournament, February 20, 2022

    Top Wrestlers 2020-21 updated - corrected Isaac Van Meter of Moorefield's weight class and record


  • Tuesday, December 14, 2021
    High School and Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Hampshire Mat Club's Lord of the Rings Tournament, February 5, 2022

  • Monday, December 13, 2021
    Updated team page from Lewis County

    Schedules updated

    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Fairmont Fieldhouse Classic, January 8, 2022

    High School and Middle School scores updated

    Corrected middle school score - Buckhannon-Upshur Middle 74 Mountaineer Harrison 54

  • Sunday, December 12, 2021
    Congratulations to Derek Raike (3rd) and Gage Wright (5th) for placing at the Walsh Ironman!

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    AA/A State Dual Team Championships - Friday, February 4, 2022
    AAA State Dual Team Championships - Saturday, February 5, 2022
    This year's tournament will be held once again at the Underwood Building at The State Fairgrounds. With still too many uncertainties, The Greenbrier would not commit.

    High School and Middle School scores updated

    Media Coverage:
    WVU Wrestling Takes Down Glenville 40-3
    Keyser, Frankfort Wrestlers Start Hedgesville Duals
    Tyler Consolidated Wrestling Hosts Senior Night

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Flyer posted for South Parkersburg Jr. Wrestling Open, January 8, 2022

  • Saturday, December 11, 2021
    High School scores updated

    Prep Wrestling Rolls Out Mats Saturday at Rick Link Invite

  • Friday, December 10, 2021
    Congratulations to the following West Virginia wrestlers who are seeded in this weekend's Walsh Ironman. Best of luck to all of our wrestlers!
    Justin Bartee, Point Pleasant, #8 @ 144
    Derek Raike, Point Pleasant, #6 @ 150
    Gage Wright, Parkersburg South, #11 @ 175
    Aydan Edwards, Parkersburg South, #15 @ 190
    Erick Brothers, Jr., Wheeling Park, #12 @ 215

    New episode of Mat Time - Ironman Special!
    Mat Time Season 2 Episode 2 - Ironman Special

    High School and Middle School scores updated

    Team champion (Williamstown Middle) photo added to Wirt Duals results

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Flyer posted for 9th Annual Tony Williams Memorial Tournament, January 15, 2022

    Articles of interest:
    Glenville State Ready to Challenge WVU Wrestlers
    Walsh Jesuit Ironman Major Test for South Wrestlers

  • Thursday, December 9, 2021
    High School scores updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Flyer posted for Preston Open, January 2, 2022
    Bellaire Youth Wrestling Tournamentdate changed to January 16, 2022
    Flyer posted for Braxton County Youth Wrestling Tournament, January 16, 2022
    Marietta Tiger Tussle, January 29, 2022
    Bulldawg's Throwdown at the Pound, February 6, 2022

    Corrections made to 1955 State Tournament page

    2004 scores updated: 2004 Coalfield Jr. High Conference Tournament
    Thanks to Michael Goddard for the updates!

  • Wednesday, December 8, 2021
    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for Updated flyer for Jason Eades Memorial Duals, December 18

    Updated team pages from Mountaineer Middle (Harrison County) and Washington

    Schedules updated

    High School and Middle School scores updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Powerade Junior Wrestling Tournament, December 28, 2021
    Shenandoah Zeps Open, January 16, 2022
    IV Braves Open, January 22, 2022
    Bellaire Youth Wrestling Tournament, January 30, 2022
    Ohio Valley Youth Championships, January 30, 2022
    Crooksville Ceramic Open, February 12, 2022

  • Monday, December 6, 2021
    High School scores updated

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - Fort Hill High School in Cumberland, MD still needs more teams for the Super Duals Tournament on January 7-8.

  • Sunday, December 5, 2021
    High School and Middle School scores updated throughout the day. There are A LOT to uploaded (and that's a GOOD thing!), so keep refreshing your browser. If you don't see your team's scores reported, please ask your coach or statistician to send results to wvmat@outlook.com. Thanks!

  • Friday, December 3, 2021
    MAT TIME PODCAST IS BACK!
    Mat Time Season 2 Episode 1

    Updated team pages from Frankfort and Nitro

    Schedules updated

    High School Scores updated

    Middle School Scores updated

  • Thursday, December 2, 2021
    Scores updated

    Attention coaches, managers, statisticians, scorekeepers, tournament directors, fans, parents, wrestlers, etc.: Please share your scores! You can either email results to wvmat@outlook.com or submit via the scores submission page here

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Spring Valley's Bruce Niday Classic has been cancelled due to floor resurfacing in the gym

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Flyer and information posted for Williamstown Odd Year Tournament, December 19

  • Wednesday, December 1, 2021
    Updated schedules from Herbert Hoover, Moorefield, and Winfield

    Schedules updated

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Updated flyer for Bob Stover Duals, December 22

    Cameron Dragons High School Invitational: January 8, 2022
    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Deadline extended to Friday, December 3 for this weekend's Tribe Takedown Classic
    Winter Storm Round Robin, December 12

  • Sunday, November 28, 2021
    Detail for WSAZ Tournaments:
    Middle School
    High School

    Scores updated - Blue & White Youth results

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Correct flyer, Weigh-in and start time information added for this weekend's Tribe Takedown Classic
    Bridgeport Brawl, January 29, 2022

  • Friday, November 26, 2021
    Check out Sean "Shaggy" Smith's 19th annual OVAC individual rankings here!

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Bridgeport Wrestling Tribe Takedown Classic (December 4) - flyer updated
    Throw Down in Tiger Town (December 11) - flyer and contact information updated
    Panther Classic (December 18) - flyer posted
    South Parkersburg Jr. Wrestling Novice Tournament (December 18) - flyer posted
    Trinity Hiller Classic, January 15, 2022 Ages U6-U15

    Trinity First Year Tournament, January 16, 2022 Ages U6-U10

    Trinity Odd Age Tournament, February 6, 2022 Ages U5 - U15

    Beallsville Mighty Devils Wrestling Tournament, February 12, 2022

  • Thursday, November 25, 2021
    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
    Look for updates late this afternoon or evening. I have several youth tournaments to post, but I was under the weather Tuesday and Wednesday, and have a full morning in the kitchen today. Please take a minute today to thank the Good Lord for all of your blessings, including a normal wrestling season!

  • Monday, November 22, 2021
    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for WV Army National Guard Duals, January 7-8, 2022

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    West Virginia Jr. State Championships, March 12-13, 2022
    The Boardman Battle for the Belt, November 28
    Kevin Randleman Memorial, December 4
    Throw Down in Tiger Town, December 11
    Coshocton Redskin Open, January 15, 2022
    John Glenn Open,February 5, 2022
    Little Muskies Odd-Age Open, February 27, 2022

  • Saturday, November 20, 2021
    Updated schedule from Brooke

    Schedules updated

    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Braxton Duals, December 11

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    28th Annual Mineral Wells Invitational, January 9, 2022
    Annual Shadyside Youth Wrestling Tournament, February 5, 2022

    Youth Team Directory information updated - Mineral Wells Mustangs

    Several more youth tournaments to be posted later today after I return from working at a youth tournament myself. (Duty calls...)

  • Thursday, November 18, 2021
    Updated team pages from Spring Mills and Spring Valley

    Updated schedule from Fairmont Senior

    Schedules updated

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Black Eagle Duals (January 22) team list is now complete!

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Braxton Youth Wrestling Open: January 16, 2022
  • Wednesday, November 17, 2021
    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Elkins Invitational, January 29, 2022

    Updated team page from Herbert Hoover

    Updated schedule from John Marshall

    Schedules updated

    a href="/youth/youth.htm">Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Panther Classic has been moved from December 11 to December 18
    Registration link uploaded for Nurse Pro Plus Youth Tournament, December 19

  • Tuesday, November 16, 2021
    Updated team page from East Fairmont

    Schedules updated

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Ohio Valley Pool Wrestling Tournament - Fairland (OH) High School moved to December 11, 2021

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Blue & White Duals Tournament (November 21) has been canceled; individual tournament is still on
  • Monday, November 15, 2021
    AAA, AA, A Pre-SeasonTeam Polls

    Updated team pages from Cabell Midland, Midland Trail and Parkersburg High

    Updated schedules from Fairmont Senior (date correction) and Shady Spring

    Schedules updated

  • Sunday, November 14, 2021
    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Musselman Duals, December 17-18

    Youth Team Directory information updated - Bridgeport Youth Wrestling Club

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Bridgeport Brawl date moved to Sunday, February 5, 2022

  • Saturday, November 13, 2021
    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Brooke Cubs 8th Annual Hannah Mozingo Memorial Tournament, January 29, 2022

    Updated team pages from Musselman and PikeView

    Schedules updated

    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    JCMS Wrestling Tournament - Johnson County Middle School, February 5, 2022

  • Thursday, November 11, 2021
    Updated team pages from East Fairmont, East Fairmont Middle, Huntington, Logan Middle, and Robert C. Byrd

    Schedules updated

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for Black Eagle Duals - South Charleston High School, January 22, 2022

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Holiday Havoc, December 5
    Flyer posted for Cameron's Battle for the Belt, December 11
    Updated flyer posted for Monarch Youth Tournament, December 12

    Cameron's Ian Bush One of Two State Champions to Sign with WVU!

  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021
    ATTENTION COACHES:
    Please email us your schedules as soon as you get them finalized. You can email your schedule to wvmat@outlook.com.

    Once again, we're going to release a pre-season team poll next Monday, November 15. If you haven't already voted, please go to the High School Coaches' Forum and vote, or send an email to wvmat@outlook.com. Please vote by 6:00 p.m. this Sunday, November 14.

    2021 WV HOF Group Photos added

    After much analysis paralysis (fretting too much over how to list folks in each inductee's group photo based on incomplete lists), I finally put a page together. If anyone wants to correctly identify folks in the group photos in the EXACT order, I will happily update the page!

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Ohio Valley Pool Wrestling Tournament - Fairland (OH) High School, December 4, 2021

    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Dragon Duals - Fairland (OH) High School, January 8, 2022
    MLK Invitational - Parkersburg Christian School, January 17, 2022

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Blue & White Duals (K-6), November 21 following Blue & White Youth Tournament
    Buckeye Brawl, November 27
    BA Christmas Clash, December 26
    New Year's Belt Brawl, January 1

    Updated team page from Magnolia

    Schedules updated

  • Friday, November 5, 2021
    Updated team pages from Brooke, Buckhannon-Upshur Middle (updates and schedule), Oak Glen, Washington Irving Middle, and Winfield

    Schedules updated

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Flyer posted for Winner's Choice, January 14-15, 2022

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Registration form and added for South Harrison Youth Tournament, November 27
    South Parkersburg Jr Wrestling Annual Novice Tournament, December 18
    South Parkersburg Jr Wrestling Open, January 15
    Bulldawg's First Annual Showdown at the Pound, January 28-29

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - Robert C. Byrd still needs two teams for a home event on January 13.

    Scores updated

    Still finishing up the group photo page from the WVHOF banquet.

  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021
    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    WV Army National Guard Duals, Summersville Convention Center: January 7-8, 2022

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    21st Annual Ripley Rumble, Jackson County National Guard Armory: November 27, 2021
    Hampshire's Mountain Madness Youth Tournament postponed until Spring

    Scores updated

    Updated team pages from Clay County and Independence Middle and updated schedule from Tyler Consolidated

    Schedules updated

    Correction to Hall of Fame biographical sketches: Brian Miluk's wife's name is Dr. Gail Swarm.

  • Monday, November 1, 2021
    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WRESTLING HALL OF FAME, WV CHAPTER,
    CLASS OF 2021


    Randy Daniel (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Tom Giovengo, Sr. (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Jeff Givens (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Ken McWilliams (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Brian Miluk (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Dean Moore (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Jack Regis, Sr. (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Mike Stalnaker (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)
    Green Beret Sgt. First Class Tyler Milam Westbrook (Outstanding West Virginian)
    Wayne Yonkelowitz (Lifetime Service to Wrestling)


    Hall of Fame page updated

    Class of 2021 Biographical Sketches

    Additional writeup and photos coming soon

    Updated team pages from Berkeley Springs and Williamstown

    Schedules updated

  • Saturday, October 30, 2021
    Updated team page from Nicholas County

    Schedules updated

  • Friday, October 29, 2021
    We're in the process of buffing up the High School State Duals Tournament page!
    A new banner at the top and a link to photos has been added to the 2021 page. Updates to the 2020 page are in the works.

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Black Eagle Duals, South Charleston High School: January 22, 2022

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    WVYWA regional tournaments (February 13) and state tournament (February 26-27) dates added to list of tournaments

    Schedules updated
    Note: I'm grabbing a lot of schedules from either WVSSAC's site or from trackwrestling.com, so there could be discrepancies.

  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021
    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    WV "Single A" Challenge, Ritchie County High School: February 4-5, 2022

    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Williamstown Junior Jacket Duals, Williamstown High School: January 8, 2022

    Updated team pages from Buckhannon-Upshur, Grafton and North Marion

    Youth Team Directory information added - Clarksburg Jr. Wrestling Club

    Schedules updated

  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021
    Fairmont Senior welcomes new head coach Michael Fortier!

    Updated team page from Fairmont Senior

  • Monday, October 25, 2021
    CONGRATULATIONS TO WEST VIRGINIA'S FIRST FEMALE SUPER 32 CHAMPION, KAYLIE HALL OF ROMNEY MIDDLE SCHOOL!

    West Virginia Super 32 Results
    8&Under
    Benton Alt 3rd Place
    Hayden Bostic 1-2
    Kruz Moss Runner Up

    11&Under
    Josh Hutchinson 0-2
    Juliet Alt 3rd Place

    Middle School
    Dominic Way 1-2
    Nathan Murphy 0-2

    High School Boys
    106 Matthew Dolan (Spring Mills) 5-2 *
    106 Gavin Boland (Elkins) 0-2
    126 Matthew McAfee (St. Albans) 1-2
    132 Gunner Andrick (Point Pleasant) 5-2
    132 Saige Walls (George Washington) 3-2
    145 Dom Parker (University) 3-2
    145 Colton Spradling (St. Albans) 0-2
    152 Derek Raike (Point Pleasant) 4-2 *
    152 Patrick Jackson (Spring Mills) 4-2
    152 Ethan Osborne (Woodrow Wilson) 2-2
    160 Dakota Hagedorn (University) 0-2
    182 Ian Bush (Cameron) 3-2 *
    182 Aydan Edwards (Parkersburg South) 0-2
    195 Parker Bentley (Musselman) 1-2 *
    * Advanced to Day 2

    Girls
    103 Zoey Salmons 1-2
    115 Justice Anthony 0-2
    115 Violette Lasure 2-2
    115 Jillian Timberlake 0-2
    148 Loralei Smith 1-2
    160 Kaylie Hall CHAMPION

    Thanks to Tim Amos and John Bonecutter for compiling the lists

    Updated team page from Parkersburg South

    Youth Team Directory signup and contact information updated - Clarksburg Jr. Wrestling Club

  • Sunday, October 24, 2021
    The National Wrestling Hall of Fame - West Virginia Chapter banquet and induction ceremony is just one week away!
    Here are a couple of preview articles on six of this year's inductees:
    Daniel, Miluk, Coach Yonk to be Hall of Famers
    MOV Trio Set to Join National Wrestling Hall of Fame

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - Robert C. Byrd looking for matches to attend for the 2021-2022 season!

    Updated team pages from Buckhannon-Upshur Middle, Robert C. Byrd (updated contact information), & Shady Spring Middle

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Mike Stump Duals: December 18, 2021
    Coach Jim Matney Memorial Tournament, Johnson Central (KY) High School: January 22, 2022

    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    JC Eagles Annual Middle School Tournament, Johnson Central (KY) High School: December 11, 2021

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    JC Eagles Annual Youth Tournament, Johnson Central (KY) High School: December 12, 2021
    Coach Jim Matney Memorial Youth Tournament, Johnson Central (KY) High School: January 23, 2022

  • Friday, October 22, 2021
    It's with much sadness that we mention the passing of Jeff Medley, a well-known and loved wrestling official from the Kanawha Valley. Our condolences go out to his family, friends, and of course his fellow officials.
    View Jeff's obituary and sign the memory wall here.

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Coalfield Conference Tournament: February 11-12, 2022
    Flyers posted for Washington Elite Opener and Webster County Hardwood Duals

    Updated team pages from Liberty Raleigh and Hurricane Middle

    Youth Team Directory information updated - Gilmer County Little Pioneers

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Registration form and contact information added for Blue & White Tournament, November 20-21, 2021

    Canton South Open - Saturday, January 8, 2022
    Barnesville Shamrock Open - Sunday, January 9, 2022
    Dublin Jerome Open - Sunday, January 9, 2022
    Roselawn Rumble - Saturday, January 15, 2022
    Massillon Perry Open - Sunday, January 16, 2022
    Columbiana Clipper Open - Saturday, January 22, 2022
    Martins Ferry Open - Sunday, January 23, 2022
    Monroeville Open - Sunday, January 23, 2022
    Northmont Open - Saturday, January 29, 2022
    Adam Snider Memorial - Sunday, February 6, 2022
    Beachwood Brawl - Saturday, February 19, 2022

  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021
    Addition to new coach list:
    Wes Heavener, Hampshire High

    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Note added to Mountain Madness Tournament (November 6) - If mailing in registrations, please postmark by Saturday, October 30

    Van Wert Cougar Open - Saturday, November 20, 2021
    Battle in the Nest - Sunday, November 21, 2021
    Bexley Lion Open - Sunday, November 21, 2021
    Moeller Open - Sunday, November 28, 2021
    Tornado Open - Sunday, November 28, 2021
    Maysville Panther Open - Sunday, December 5, 2021
    Clark County Open - Saturday, December 11, 2021
    Newark Wildcat Open - Sunday, December 12, 2021
    Graham Falcon Open - Saturday, December 18, 2021
    Sheridan General Open - Sunday, December 19, 2021
    Cambridge Bobcat Open - Monday, December 27, 2021

  • Saturday, October 16, 2021
    Youth and open tournaments updated:
    Indian Lake Open - Saturday, October 30, 2021
    Ontario Open - Sunday, October 31, 2021
    Warner Elite Open - Saturday, November 6, 2021
    Indian Valley Open - Sunday, November 7, 2021
    Oregon Open - Saturday, November 13, 2021
    Bloom-Carroll Open - Sunday, November 14, 2021

  • Friday, October 15, 2021
    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    AB Contracting Bill Hughes Wrestling Invitational: February 12, 2022

    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Woodrow Wilson Middle School Duals: December 18, 2021

    Updated team page from University

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Monarch Youth Wrestling Tournament, December 12

    Congratulations to the following new coaches!
    Logan Bowman - East Fairmont
    Michael Fortier - Fairmont Senior
    Shawn Taylor - Liberty Harrison
    Mark Lamp - Ritchie County
    Ted Kuhn, Jr. - South Charleston
    Ryan Fell - South (Morgantown) Middle

    Please let us know if we've overlooked anyone!

    Now the the season is only a month away (crazy, right?!), we'll be starting on the master schedules. Please send your team and schedule updates to wvmat@outlook.com

  • Thursday, October 14, 2021
    Updated team pages from Shady Spring (schedule posted) and St. Marys (schedule updated)

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Jackson County Invitational: December 19, 2021
    Bob Stover Duals: December 22, 2021

    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Point Pleasant Big Ben Classic Jr. High Duals (at Point Pleasant High School) moved to January 8, 2022

    Scores updated - Huntington Elite Open

    Youth and open tournaments updated - 2021 South Harrison Youth Tournament, November 27; 2021 Williamstown ODD Year Tournament, December 19; Preston Open, January 2; 2021 Williamstown Novice Tournament, January 23; Mason County Open, March 19

    Youth Team Directory contact information updated - East Fairmont Jr. Wrestling and Preston Mat Club

  • Saturday, October 2, 2021
    Updated team pages from Point Pleasant and Shady Spring

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Braxton County Invitational: January 14-15, 2022

    Updated information for the 37th Annual Max Horz Border Wars: Tournament, December 22-23, 2021 at Berkeley Springs High School

    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Fear the Pack Duals at Warm Springs Middle: December 18, 2021 (Still looking for 2-4 more teams)

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Mountain Madness Pre-Season Open Tournament at Hampshire High School, November 6; 9th Annual Tony Williams Memorial Tournament, January 22

    Top Wrestlers 2020-21 updated.


    Kentucky Coaching Legend Remembered for Love of Mountain Kids

  • Monday, September 27, 2021
    Updated team page from St. Marys

    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    "Big Ben" Classic Jr. High Duals: December 11, 2021

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Additional detail on Bridgeport Tribe Takedown Classic - December 4

  • Friday, September 24, 2021
    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Garry Bender Roane Raider Cup: December 11, 2021

    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    2021 Huntington Middle School Classic: December 11, 2021

    Wheeling University Releases 2021-2022 Season Schedule

    West Liberty University Schedule Posted
    Keep checking back for college updates

    2021 results added to High School State Duals page

    Working on the following as time allows:
    State Duals Tournament Page
    Girls State Tournament Page
    College Pages
    Top Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, Freshmen for 2021

  • Thursday, September 23, 2021
    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Jason Eades Memorial Duals: December 18, 2021

  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    2021-2022 High School Tournament Dates:
    Webster County Hardwood Duals: December 17-18, 2021 (additional contact information posted in the Bulletin Board)

    2021-2022 Regional and State Youth Tournament Dates:
    WVYWA Regional Tournaments: February 13, 2022 (locations TBD); entry form will be provided at a later date
    WVYWA State Tournament: February 26-27, 2022, Charleston Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Dr, Charleston, WV 25301

    Youth and open tournaments updated - State Line Brawl, December 5; Bristol Brawl, January 9

  • Thursday, September 9, 2021
    Youth and open tournaments updated - Berkeley Springs Indians Fall Classic Takedown Tournament, October 9

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - Indiana PA, District 7 is looking for 3 more teams for the Bo Wood Wrestling Tournament, January 8, 2022

  • Wednesday, September 8, 2021
    2021-2022 Middle School Tournament Dates:
    Charleston Invitational: December 3-4, 2021
    Martins Ferry Dwayne "Bubba" Coleman Jr. High Wrestling Invitational: December 4, 2021

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Huntington Pre-Season Tournament, October 3; Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles Open, October 30

  • Saturday, September 4, 2021
    A BELATED CONGRATULATIONS TO JUNIOR WORLD GRECO-ROMAN BRONZE MEDALIST BRAXTON AMOS!

    Braxton Amos is Double World Medalist

    South Parkersburg Street Renamed for Junior World Champion Braxton Amos

    Support Braxton by purchasing fan gear at braxtonamos2021.itemorder.com/sale thru Sunday, September 19.

    Updated team pages from Cameron, Parkersburg South, Shady Spring (corrections and updates), and South Charleston

    Youth and open tournaments updated - The Wooster Fall Wrestling Open, October 24

    Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Butch Powell, former assistant director of the WVSSAC, who passed away in July. View the obituary here.

    And our deepest sympathies are with the Pleasants County and St. Marys communities as they mourn the tragic loss of St. Marys wrestler Wesley Scoggan, who died in an ATV accident on August 1, and his mother Amy, who passed away last weekend. A fund has been set up for the family. Donations can be made to, "The Amy Scoggan Fund" and sent to Willow Island Federal Credit Union, 302 Second St., St. Marys, WV 26170.

  • Friday, September 3, 2021
    My apologies for the delay in getting updates made to the page. My email address was compromised, and I just now got the account recovered. (Note: It's a little tough to validate your identity by determining to whom you sent emails and the exact titles of said emails if you CAN'T ACCESS YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT! But I digress...)

    I'm working on getting caught up on emails and getting updates posted. Thanks for your patience!

  • Wednesday, August 18, 2021
    CONGRATULATIONS TO JUNIOR WORLD FREESTYLE CHAMPION BRAXTON AMOS!
    Updated schedule from St. Albans

    Updated team pages from Ritchie County, South (Morgantown) Middle, and Shady Spring

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Cameron's Battle for the Belt, December 11; Blue & White updated information

  • Tuesday, August 17, 2021
    Braxton Amos to Wrestle in Championship Finals of the 2021 UWW Junior Worlds This Morning!
    Catch Braxton's finals match on FlowWrestling here.

  • Friday, July 30, 2021
    Updated team page from St. Albans

    Updated coach contact information for West Fairmont Jr. Wrestling

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - Robert C. Byrd looking for matches to attend for the 2021-2022 season!

  • Thursday, July 22, 2021
    CONGRATULATIONS TO SIERRAMARIE MILLER OF EAST HARDY
    NWHOF TRICIA SAUNDERS HIGH SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER


    NWHOF Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award State Winners Announced
    Tricia Saunders award winner page updated

  • Tuesday, July 20, 2021
    CONGRATULATIONS TO GAVIN QUIOCHO OF PARKERSBURG SOUTH
    NWHOF DAVE SCHULTZ HIGH SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER


    NWHOF Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award State Winners Announced
    Dave Schultz award winner page updated

    2021-2022 Tournament Dates:
    4th Annual Ernie Sparks Memorial Duals: December 11, 2021

  • Sunday, July 18, 2021
    2021 US MARINE CORP 16U & JUNIOR NATIONALS - FARGO - Live Coverage

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING ALL-AMERICANS AND NATIONALLY-RANKED WRESTLERS RECOGNIZED BY WRESTLING USA MAGAZINE AND ROFKIN MATSCOUTS!

    Wrestling USA Magazine 2021 All-American
    Gavin Quiocho (160), Parkersburg South

    Wrestling USA Magazine 2021 All-Americans - Honorable Mention
    Isaac Short (120), Point Pleasant
    Blake Boyers (138), East Fairmont
    Brayden Johnson (138), Parkersburg South

    Wrestling USA Magazine World of Wrestling 15U National Rankings
    145 - Gage Wright, Parkersburg South, #4

    Wrestling USA Magazine Nation's Best 2020-2021 High School All-Class Rankings
    145 - Derek Raike, Point Pleasant, #26
    145 - Gage Wright, Parkersburg South #30
    160 - Gavin Quiocho, Parkersburg South #16

    Rofkin 2021 152-lb Rankings - All Class
    Gage Wright, Parkersburg South, #13

    Wrestling USA Magazine Nation's Best 2020-2021 High School Junior Class Rankings
    120 - Mikey Jones, Fairmont Senior, Special Mention
    138 - Mackandle Freeman, Point Pleasant, Special Mention
    145 - Derek Raike, Point Pleasant, #11
    160 - Justin Bartee, Point Pleasant, 13
    182 - Ian Bush, Cameron, #28
    195 - Parker Bentley, Musselman, #28
    195 - Aydan Edwards, Parkersburg South, Special Mention
    285 - Jeffery Jones, Parkersburg, Special Mention

    Rofkin 2024 Big Board
    Gage Wright, Parkersburg South, #10

    Wrestling USA Magazine National Girls High School Rankings
    106 - Zoey Salmons, Cabell Midland, #24
    144 - Loralei Smith, Cabell Midland, #22

    Our sympathy goes out to the Wheeling Park wrestling family as they mourn the loss of former coach Eric Carder, who passed away at the age of 71 in Florida. No public obituary has been released yet.

  • Monday, July 12, 2021
    Camps updated - Charleston Wrestling Club Clinic Featuring State Champion and Clarion University Wrestler Austin Chapman - This Saturday, 2-4 p.m.

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - King of the Mat Tournament, Dec. 22-23, North Davidson HS, Lexington, North Carolin

    Vincent Delligatti Steps Down as Fairmont Senior Head Coach

    Our sympathy goes out to Coach Sterling Beane and his family at the passing of his wife Judy.
    Judy was a long time supporter of high school wrestling and was instrumental in the formation of the Braxton County High School wrestling team in 1972.
    She also served as an assistant wrestling coach at BCHS in the 1990's and was the tournament director for the Braxton Invitational Tournament.

    The funeral was this past weekend, but the obituary can be viewed here .

  • Monday, June 28, 2021
    Updated team pages from Fairmont Senior and Tyler Consolidated

    2021-2022 High School Tournament:
    2021 Raider Rumble (Liberty Raleigh): December 3-4, 2021

    Updated contact information for Nurse Pro Plus Tournament

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - Bridgeport Youth Wrestling Open Mat dates announced; Woodgrove Tournament looking for teams

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Meadowbrook Summer Open (July 10); Tribe Takedown Classic (December 4), and Bridgeport Brawl (February 12)

  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021
    2021-2022 Tournament Dates:
    16th Annual Grafton Duals: December 30, 2021

  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021
    Updated team page from John Marshall

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Panther Classic, December 11

    Camps updated - Coach Krause Camp at Oak Hill HS, Mahindra Clinic Featuring Josh Humphreys, Ken Chertow Commuter Camp and Clinic

  • Friday, May 21, 2021
    Camps updated --
    Charleston Wrestling Club camps and clinics
    Southern Ohio Competition Nights

    New link for West Virginia Freestyle Wrestling

    2021-2022 Tournament Dates:
    Keyser Kiwanis Tournament: December 11, 2021
    Dix Manning Duals: December 18, 2021
    Larry Snuffer Slam: February 5, 2022

  • Saturday, May 8, 2021
    Updated team page from Herbert Hoover

    Youth and open tournaments updated - 2021 Nurse Pro Plus Youth Tournament, December 19, 2021

    CONGRATULATIONS TO VAN METER AWARD WINNER, COACH SHAUN SMITH OF PARKERSBURG SOUTH!
    Smith Wins Van Meter Award

    BRAXTON AMOS TO REPRESENT USA AT THE WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS IN RUSSIA THIS AUGUST
    Amos and Roberts Compete at World Team Trials

    Updates to the All-American lists are coming in, and will be posted soon. Thanks to all who have contributed!

    Plenty more page updates on the way!

  • Wednesday, May 5, 2021
    Camps updated --
    Ohio RTC Wrestling Commuter Camp @ Huntington High, June 21-24, 2021

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - Information on Warm Springs Middle School Fear the Pack Duals

    CONGRATULATIONS TO 2021 ROBERT DUTTON AWARD WINNER,
    GAVIN QUIOCHO OF PARKERSBURG SOUTH


    EAST FAIRMONT'S BLAKE BOYERS DUTTON AWARD RUNNER-UP

    Parkersburg News and Sentinel: Quiocho Reigns Supreme
    Dutton Award winners page updated

    MAT TIME PODCAST - AA/A STATE TOURNAMENT HEADLINES EDITION!
    Mat Time Episode 12 - AA/A State Tournament Headlines

    2021-2022 Tournament Dates:
    Washington Elite Opener: December 4, 2021

    2021-2022 High School Tournament Information and Updates:
    Washington Elite Opener information posted on the forum and on the WV-Mat Bulletin Board
    Nurse Pro Plus Tournament flyer posted

    Youth and open tournaments updated - 2021 West Virginia Freestyle Tournament, June 5

  • Tuesday, May 4, 2021
    2021-2022 Tournament Dates:
    Spring Valley Bruce Niday Classic: December 11, 2021
    37th Annual Max Horz Border Wars: December 22-23, 2021
    Nitro Pat Vance Invitational: January 7-8, 2022
    Winner's Choice: January 14-15, 2022
    Williamstown Bob Zide Rumble: January 22, 2022

    Youth and open tournaments updated - 2021 Olympia Freestyle Tournament, May 15; Blue & White Tournament; West Fairmont Junior Wrestling Tournament

    Camps updated --
    Championship Mentality Camp, June 11-13, 2021
    Ground Zero Summer Camp '21, July 5-9, 2021

    Scores updated - NHSCA Virginia Beach Nationals

    Individual Champs, by School corrected

    CONGRATULATIONS TO NHSCA GIRLS NATIONAL CHAMPION AND ALL-AMERICAN LORALEI SMITH OF CABELL MIDLAND!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING WRESTLERS WHO PLACED AT THE NHSCA VIRGINIA BEACH NATIONALS:
    Seniors
    152 Stevie Mitchell, Wheeling Park (5-2, 4th Place)
    285 Charlie Tamburin, Wheeling Park (5-3, 6th Place)
    Juniors
    145 Derek Raike, Point Pleasant (4-1, 6th Place)
    Sophomores
    160 Dakota Hagedorn, University (4-3, 8th Place)
    160 Patrick Jackson, Spring Mills (9-2, 4th Place)
    182 Elijah Edge, St Albans (4-2, 4th Place)
    220 Erick Brothers, Wheeling Park (5-2, 5th Place)
    Freshman
    285 Colton Naylor, Oak Hill (2-2, 7th Place)
    HS Girls
    103 Zoey Salmons, Cabell Midland (3-2, 4th Place)
    144 Loralei Smith, Cabell Midland (4-0, 1st Place)
    Middle School
    230 Kaleb Arbogast, West Fairmont (3-2, 4th Place)

    High School All-Americans page updated

    We are missing All-Americans from 2019 and 2020! Please send updates to wvmat@outlook.com

  • Thursday, April 29, 2021
    State Tournament page updates:
    Individual Champs, Alphabetical Listing
    Individual Champs, by Coach
    Individual Champs, by School
    Individual Champs by Year, 2011- Present AA/A
    Individual Champs by Year, 2011- Present AAA
    West Virginia High School Team Champions, from 1948

    Outstanding Contributors page updates:
    Four Time and Three Time State Champions
    Outstanding Wrestler Award Winners
    Top Coaches of State Champions
    Top Dual Meet Victories, Coaches (Note: Please send us updates!)
    Coach of the Year Award Winners
    National Federation of State High Schools Association Active Award
    Snyder-Miller Media Award

    Please call any mistakes or oversights to our attention

    MAT TIME PODCAST - AAA STATE TOURNAMENT HEADLINES EDITION!
    Mat Time Episode 11 - AAA State Tournament Headlines
    Stay tuned for the AA edition!

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Brooke, Lewis County, and Ravenswood)

    2022 Tournament Dates:
    Jason Eades Memorial Duals: December 18, 2021
    Nurse Pro Plus Tournament: December 18, 2021
    South Classic: January 8, 2022
    St. Marys Blue Devil Alumni Invitational: January 15, 2022
    WSAZ Invitational: January 28-29, 2022
    WV Single A Challenge: February 4-5, 2022
    WV State Duals Tounament: February 5, 2022

    Youth and open tournaments updated - 2021 Waterway Duals, September 11-12

    Updated team page from Logan Middle

    Still more updates to come over the next few days

  • Sunday, April 25, 2021
    AA/A State Tournament Page (including awards and podium photos)

  • Saturday, April 24, 2021
    AAA State Tournament Page (including awards and podium photos)

  • Thursday, April 22, 2021
    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets after Day 1

    Live updates: https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/

    AA/A Championship Finals will be broadcast on the NFHS Network. $9.99 subscripion required.

    AA/A Championship finals will begin with the 106-lb weight class

    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets after Consolation Finals

    2021 WVSSAC AA/A STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT
    AA Team Champions: Point Pleasant
    AA Team Runners-Up: Fairmont Senior
    AA Coach of the Year: John Bonecutter, Point Pleasant
    AA Most Outstanding Wrestler: Blake Boyers, East Fairmont
    A Team Champions: Moorefield
    A Team Runners-Up: Cameron
    A Coach of the Year: Tim Jones, Cameron
    A Most Outstanding Wrestler: Ian Bush, Cameron
    Snyder-Miller Media Person of the Year: Gary Fauber, Beckley Register-Herald
    National Federation Coaches Association Active Award - 2020 Wrestling Coach of the Year: Jeremy Tincher, Greenbrier West

    Final AA/A State Tournament Brackets

    Complete AA/A State Tournament Results:
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/


    Official AA/A State Tournament Page Coming Soon

  • Wednesday, April 21, 2021
    Welcome, AA/A Teams and Fans!
    Follow the tournament live here: https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/

    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets (After scratch meeting)

    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets after Round 1

  • Tuesday, April 20, 2021
    LISTEN TO MAT TIME AA/A STATE TOURNAMENT PREVIEWS!
    Episode 9 - AA/A 106-145 Preview
    Episode 10 - AA/A 152-285 Preview

    Updated AA/A State Tournament Brackets

    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets after Consolation Finals

    2021 WVSSAC AAA STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT
    Team Champions: Parkersburg South
    Team Runners-Up: Spring Mills
    AAA Coach of the Year: Anthony Regalbuto, Spring Mills
    AAA Most Outstanding Wrestler: Ethan Hardy, Washington
    Snyder-Miller Media Person of the Year: Mark Martin, WCHS
    NFHS 2019 Wrestling Official of the Year: Eric VanSlyke

    Final AAA State Tournament Brackets

    Complete AAA State Tournament Results:
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/


    Official AAA State Tournament Page Coming Soon

  • Monday, April 19, 2021
    AAA State Tournament Live Updates: https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/

    AAA Championship Finals will be broadcast on the NFHS Network. $9.99 subscripion required.

    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets after Round 1

    AA/A State Tournament Bracket Changes:
    Region I 285 4th place Aaron Armentrout, Berkeley Springs out.
    - Replace with Ben Wagstaff, St. Marys, fr., 8-4.

  • Sunday, April 18, 2021
    LISTEN TO MAT TIME AAA STATE TOURNAMENT PREVIEWS!
    Episode 7 - AAA 106-145 Preview
    Episode 8 - AAA 152-285 Preview

    Updated brackets. (Note: These are not the official brackets that will be maintained by the tournament.)
    AAA
    AA/A

  • Friday, April 16, 2021
    State Tournament Bracket Changes:
    AAA Region II 195 4th place Gabriel Tost, Hedgesville out.
    - Replace with Mathew Holderby, Riverside, jr., 13-7. (No 5th-place finisher from Region II, so Holderby got the nod because he has the best record among the available 5th-place finishers.)

    AA/A Region III 170 4th place Tyler Grindstaff, Herbert Hoover out.
    - Replace with Channing Lowe, Wirt County, fr., 12-4.
    - Replace with Ben Cyphers, East Fairmont, jr. 10-3

    AAA Region IV 285 4th place Demetrius Gearheart, Parkersburg South out.
    - Replace with Andrew Manley, Ripley, sr., 9-14.

    AAA Region III 132 Runner-Up Thomas Hartley, George Washington out.
    - Montana Meachum, Princeton, sr., 17-5 moves to R3.
    - Micah Fisher, Greenbrier East, jr., 11-9 moves to T3.
    - Colton Martin, Oak Hill, soph., 9-7 moves to F3.
    - Caitlynn Ash, St. Albans, soph., 0-2 moves to F3.

    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets

    Middle school scores updated

  • Thursday, April 15, 2021
    Team Polls - AAA / AA / A

    From Bill Archer: Bridgeport will not be participating in the AAA state tournament due to COVID quarantine restrictions. The following weight classes are affected: 120, 138, 145, 160, 170, 182, 195, and 285. All Region I wrestlers will be bumped up where applicable, and the AAA Region I 5th-place finisher in each weight class will now fill the "F1" position in the respective brackets.

    Complete updates will be posted soon, and corrected brackets will be forthcoming. Coaches will be given updated brackets at the state tournament.

    Editor's note: While it's always heartbreaking for a wrestler to have to withdraw from the state tournament for any reason, it's absolutely devastating when an entire team has to withdraw. I am not ashamed to say that I am a praying person. I am sincerely praying for peace and comfort for these young men, their coaches, their families, and their fans. Please take a moment to do the same, and also thank God for His mercy. It could just as well have been YOUR team. Please do what you need to do to remain healthy for the next several days.

    Updated AAA State Tournament Brackets

    Links for State Tournament Web Results
    A-AA link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAA/
    AAA Link
    https://sikorasoftsystems.com/WVAAA/


    INSTRUCTIONS FOR TICKET DISTRIBUTION:
    Tickets for class AAA may be picked up by a team representative on Sunday April 18 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, and on Monday morning from 8:00-9:00. Teams will distribute the spectator tickets. AA-A tickets are being mailed to the school.

    PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE CHANGES IN DIRECTIONS TO THE MOUNTAIN HEALTH ARENA!
    From Bill Archer:
    Due to construction there is a change in directions to Mountain Health Arena for the State Wrestling Tournament. The 10th street viaduct is closed.

    For those who get off the 5th street exit:, go down what is a big hill until you see 8th Ave. Turn right.

    When you get to 8th Street you will see the closed viaduct. Go two more blocks straight ahead. You will see the 10th Street viaduct on the left. Go under the 10th Street viaduct and stay on 10th Street until you get to 3rd Ave. Turn left and go 3 blocks. The Mountain Health Arena is on the right.

  • Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    AA/A Individual Rankings
    AAA Individual Rankings

    Corrected AAA Region IV brackets and team scores (195-lb 5th place match corrected)

    Middle school scores updated

    State Tournament Bracket Change:
    AAA Region II 170 4th place Dieuvens Lebreton, Hedgesville out. Replace with Michael Graham, Jefferson, fr., 4-7.

  • Monday, April 12, 2021
    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and Vote/Comment on the second set (post regional) 2021 Individual Wt Class Rankings* as well as the latest 2021 Team Poll (which should be ready for voting later today). As always, if you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll set one up for you.

    Note that this is a special area of the forum to which only coaches have access. Also, coach usernames/passwords given for voting purposes are given as aaacoach456 or some such, and email attached to that particular coach's name come to me. That is so that coaches may vote anonymously - no identifying data is associated with these usernames. If you have access you have been using for a few years and are OK with it, that is fine.

    * Individual rankings are totally independent of the pill, so for instance, a deserving wrestler can still be ranked #2, even if he is expected to meet the #1-ranked wrestler in the quarterfinals or semifinals.

  • Sunday, April 11, 2021
    State Tournament Brackets:
    AA/A
    AAA

  • Saturday, April 10, 2021
    Regional results are coming in. I'll format and post as soon as I can!
    Bill Archer said the pill should be drawn around 8:00 or 9:00 this evening. The WVSSAC will call him and he will call me.
    Keep hitting refresh!!

    PILL TWO

    Pairings According to the Pill Drawn

    Regional Tournament Results:
    AA/A Region I
    AA/A Region II
    AA/A Region III
    AA/A Region IV

    AAA Region I
    AAA Region II
    AAA Region III
    AAA Region IV



    AA/A Region I Brackets After Day 1

    High school and middle school scores updated

    Marion County Set for Big Day 2 at Regional Tournament with 24 Wrestlers Still Alive
    Blevins Has Improved Mindset as Regionals Approach
    Short Season a Challenge for Young Red Devils
    Parkersburg South Regional Preview
    Catching Up With Braxton Amos

  • Friday, April 9, 2021
    AA/A Region II Brackets

    Middle school scores updated

    Kanawha Valley Regional Wrestling Preview
    Marion County Regional Wrestling Preview
    Mineral County Regional Wrestling Preview
    Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Wrestling Preview
    Region III AA/A and AAA Regional Wrestling Preview
    Spartans Look to Move Forward at Regional Tournament

  • Thursday, April 8, 2021
    AA/A Region III Seeds
    AA/A Region III Information
    From Independence athletic director:
    Due to the restriction on seating capacity placed on us by the county health department and our county board we can only have 25% seating capacity in our gym. This was based on the number of wrestlers entered into the regional tournament this year. To keep this fair for all wrestlers we will allow each athlete two tickets.

    AA/A Region II seeding meeting is tonight.
    AA/A Region IV seeding meeting will be Friday morning.

    AAA Region II Brackets

    LISTEN TO MAT TIME REGIONAL PREVIEWS!
    Region I AA/A & AAA
    Region II & III AA/A & AAA
    Region IV AA/A & AAA

    Middle school scores updated

    CONGRATULATIONS TO BRAXTON AMOS ON WRESTLING HIS WAY TO AN ALTERNATE SPOT ON THE US OLYMPIC WRESTLING TEAM!
    How Braxton Amos Nearly Secured a Spot in the Tokyo Olympic Games

    More on the US Olympic Team Trials:
    Young Talent Amos Stuns Greco-Roman Field to Reach Finals at US Olympic Team Trials
    Amos Qualifies for Olympic Trials
    Listen to Baschamania Podcast Discussing Amos

  • Wednesday, April 7, 2021
    AA/A Region I Brackets
    AAA Region IV Brackets

  • Tuesday, April 6, 2021
    AAA Region I Brackets
    AAA Region III Brackets

    AA/A Region I Seeds

    High school scores updated

    Team Polls - AAA / AA / A

    AA/A Individual Rankings

    AAA Individual Rankings

    Disclaimer: We have already received word from AAA Region 4 that there are several weight class changes that will not be reflected in these rankings. There will probably be changes in all regions in both classes. We will release a subsequent set of individual rankings AFTER the regional tournaments.

    Note from Bill Archer regarding state tournament ticket limitations: The rules we were given for now by the civic center, governor and WVSSAC - capacity is limited to 1180, not counting workers, wrestlers and officials. Why would any of the people running the tournament want to keep people out of seeing the tournament?

  • Monday, April 5, 2021
    Youth and open tournaments updated - Registration information for 44th WV Jr. State Wrestling Championships

    New Episode of Mat Time!

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (John Marshall)

    High school and middle school scores updated

    Attention High School Coaches: We will be releasing both the team polls and the individual rankings tomrrow morning. Please log in to the coaches' area of the forum to vote by 8:00 p.m. this evening. Thanks!

  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021
    From Wayne Ryan at the WVSSAC: The NFHS Network will be broadcasting during the state wrestling tournament!

    More details will be forthcoming.

    Attention High School Coaches: Check the Coaches Only area of the Forum and Vote/Comment on the first 2021 Individual Wt Class Rankings as well as the latest 2021 Team Poll. If you need a username/password to get in this area, send an email to wvmat@outlook.com and we'll fix you up.

    Note that this is a special area of the forum only coaches have access to. Also, coach usernames/passwords given for voting purposes are given as aaacoach456 or some such, and email attached to that particular coaches name come to me. That is so that coaches may vote anonymously - no identifying data is associated with these usernames. If you have access you have been using for a few years and are OK with it, that is fine.

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (East Hardy and Wahama)

    Scores updated

  • Saturday, March 27, 2021
    Communication from Wayne Ryan of the WVSSAC:
    The arena has a limited capacity. Each [qualifying] wrestler may purchase four tickets and coaches may purchase two tickets.
    All tickets are ordered by the schools this year and there will be no other sales.

    Also from the WVSSAC: State Tournament Media Credentials Request

    High school and middle school scores updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Cameron and Moorefield)

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Youngstown Spring Open and Marshall County Open

  • Sunday, March 21, 2021
    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2021 WV GIRLS WRESTLING TEAM STATE CHAMPIONS - 2X CHAMPIONS MUSSELMAN (HS) AND BLENNERHASSETT (MS)!


    High school scores updated (including remaining two AAA matches from the WV State Team Duals Championships)

    Updated team page and schedule from Cameron

    Schedules updated

    West Virginia Girls State Tournament Results

    WSAZ Middle School Results

    In the works:
    Formatting Team State Duals Tournament page with photos and links
    Formatting Girls State Tournament page with photos and links
    Additional miscellaneous updates

  • Saturday, March 20, 2021
    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2021 WV AAA STATE DUALS TEAM CHAMPIONS - PARKERSBURG SOUTH!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO JUDE CHILDERS OF PARKERSBURG SOUTH AND MATTHEW MCAFEE OF ST. ALBANS - 2021 AAA MOST OUTSTANDING WRESTLERS!




    WSAZ Middle School Complete Brackets
    Complete results at sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZMS/.
    Congratulations to WSAZ Middle School Team Champions Ripley Middle School!
    Link showing team scores and finals matches will be posted later tonight or tomorrow

  • Friday, March 19, 2021
    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2021 WV AA/A STATE DUALS TEAM CHAMPIONS - POINT PLEASANT!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO DEREK RAIKE OF POINT PLEASANT AND PEYTON THOMPSON OF BERKELEY SPRINGS - 2021 AA/A MOST OUTSTANDING WRESTLERS!


    I will try to get more details posted later this evening. I'm still working at my real job. I apologize in advance. This is my busiest weekend of the year, and I'll be working all weekend long. Thanks in advance for your patience and understanding.

    Catch today's AA/A West Virginia Team State Duals Championships on flowrestling!
    Action begins at 1:00 p.m.! (Subscription required)


    AAA, AA, A Team Polls

    Additional updates coming later this morning

  • Thursday, March 18, 2021
    NCAA Division I National Championships begin today!

    NCAA Division I Brackets

    Fixed State Tournament link on front page

    I apologize for the delay in getting last night's scores loaded. I am absolutely slammed at work and haven't even had a chance to check the wvmat email. I will try to get as many updates in as possible during my lunch break.

  • Wednesday, March 17, 2021
    New Episode of Mat Time!
    (Note: Incorrect Mat Time link from March 13 fixed.)

    Scores updated

    Articles of Interest:
    Vikings Facing Good Competition
    Martin's Historic National Title a Lifetime in the Making
    Hall Slotted to Take on Virginia Wrestler
    Punxsy Senior Eddy to Wrestle at Davis & Elkins
    Shady Sring Wrestler Goode Has Lofty Goals

    Video:
    Fairmont State's First NCAA Wrestling National Champion All-American Honored Tuesday

    Thanks to Aaron Naternicola for all the links!

    The 2021 High School Nationals will be held at the new Virginia Beach Sports Center April 23-25, 2021.
    Click here for the announcement.
    Additional information here.

  • Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    Teams and Schedules for The 2021 West Virginia Dual Team State Championships
    AAA
    Region 1: Wheeling Park
    Region 2: Spring Mills
    Region 3: St. Albans
    Region 4: Parkersburg South

    AA/A
    Region 1: Berkeley Springs
    Region 2: Doddridge County
    Region 3: Herbert Hoover
    Region 4: Point Pleasant

    AAA schedule
    AA/A schedule

    Girls State Tournament brackets posted.

    Attention Coaches: Log in now to vote in the next high school team poll. If you need a coach's login, send us an email at wvmat@outlook.com. Please vote by 6:00 p.m. this Thursday, March 18.

  • Monday, March 15, 2021
    NCAA DII National Tournament Coverage:
    Luke Martin Makes FSU History with 149-lb Title; Also Named Tournament MOW
    West Liberty Makes History at National Tournament
    Four Hilltoppers Earn All-American Honors

    New pages added!
    High School State Duals Tournament
    Girls State Tournament
    We will be refining and improving these pages as we go.

    High school and middle school scores updated
    Note: Still working on some that have to be formatted from photos. If we have not notified you that we are unable to read your photos, we will get your photos transferred to printed results! We appreciate ANY scores!

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Bridgeport Brawl registration deadline extended to Wednesday, March 17 at midnight

    Cancellation: Per Bill Archer, Spring Valley at Huntington has been canceled.

  • Sunday, March 14, 2021
    BIG weekend coming up!
    WV State Duals Tournament at the WV State Fairgrounds
    WV Girls State Tournament at Blennerhassett Middle School
    WSAZ Middle School Tournament


    WV State Duals Tournament page and WV Girls State Tournament page will be making their debut this week!

    WSAZ Middle School Seeds Released. Click here.
    Tournament information here.
    Follow the tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZMS/
    .
    Note from Bill Archer: The Lucas-Archer gym at Huntington High School can accomodate 800, so admission will be open to the general public in addition to families..

    Attention Middle School Coaches: The Jr. High/Middle School Scores submission page has been fixed. You can now use this page to submit scores: Submit Middle School/Junior High Dual Meet Scores.

    More NCAA DII coverage coming tomorrow!

  • Saturday, March 13, 2021
    CONGRATULATIONS TO COLE LAYA AND LUKE MARTIN, NCAA DII CHAMPIONS!!!

    Congratulations also to West Liberty's 4X All-American Tyler Warner on his second NCAA title and to Connor Craig on his runner-up finish!

    Introducing Mat Time - the weekly podcast that covers all things pertaining to wrestling in the Mountain State!
    Join your hosts Daniel Tench and Zach Sayre each week as they bring you the latest analysis of what's
    happening on the mats around the state. You can listen on a variety of platforms, but it's super easy to set
    up a Spotify account and listen that way. Episode Two will hit the airwaves Tuesday morning!



    Wednesday, March 10 edition here.

    WSAZ Day 1:
    Team Scores
    Brackets
    Tournament Website

    High school scores updated

  • Friday, March 12, 2021
    WSAZ High School Brackets

    NCAA Division II Tournament Begins Today at 1:00 p.m.!
    Follow on trackwrestling
    NCAA DII Brackets
    Best of luck to our former West Virginia high school wrestlers:
    Cole Laya 125 (#2 seed)
    Luke Martin 149 (#5 seed)
    Chase Morgan 165

    Congratulations to Zane Lanham and Samantha Miller on their collegiate All-American status!
    Former Huntington State Champion Zane Lanhan Earns NAIA All-American Status as Life University Wins National Championship
    Samantha Miller Named All-American in Womens Collegiate Wrestling

    Additional Division II News:
    Number 8 Hilltoppers on Trophy Hunt in St. Louis
    West Liberty's Chase Morgan Earns At Large Bid to NCAA Mat Tournament
    Davis & Elkins Trio Returning to NCAA Championships
    Luke Martin Wins Regional Championship for Fairmont State
    Luke Martin MEC Wrestler of the Week

    Additional College News:
    Glenville Places Ninth at DII Super Regional III
    WVU Tech Wrestling Finishes Season at AAC Championship

    Articles of Interest:
    Oak Glen Splits with Berkeley, University
    Man Middle Wrestling Team Young But Talented
    Preston Wrestlers Open Season with Quads
    Park Wrestling Ready for Start of 2021 Season

    Video:
    Parkersburg High/Spring Valley

  • Thursday, March 11, 2021
    WSAZ High School Seeds Released. Click here.
    Follow the tournament at this website: sikorasoftsystems.com/WSAZHS/
    .
    .
    Note from Bill Archer: Each team has been given forms to fill our for parents tickets. We most likely will
    have tickets to sell at the front door. We cannot know in advance how many tickets will be picked up by parents.
    The capacity limit is determined by the health department. There is no reason for us to want to keep paying people out.

    High school scores updated
    Working on middle school scores - getting assistance from Brent Sams and Nicki Michael

    Note: Even though the "What's New" section may not be updated every day, scores are being uploaded on a daily basis, so check the Scores page every day, througout the day. (I have LOTS to upload this morning, and will upload in between work meetings.) Thank you, Coaches and support staff for submitting scores!!

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Berkeley Springs and Cameron)

    Updated team pages and/or schedules from Cameron, Parkersburg High, and Wahama

    Schedules updated

    Cavaliers' Brown Moves Up to Heavyweight
    Keyser and Frankfort Compete in PVC Wrestling Tournament

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - Titan Wrestling flyer added

  • Monday, March 8, 2021
    The Girls State Wrestling Tournament is ON!!

    Scores updated
    Attention Coaches: If you notice anything that's missing or incorrect, don't hesitate to contact me at wvmat@outlook.com.

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Keyser and Ritchie County)

    Still need to catch up on a ton of college reporting!

  • Saturday, March 6, 2021
    WV State Duals Schedules:
    AA/A
    AAA

    Scores updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated - additional information on Sprawls & Tech Falls youth tournament

    Catching up on some recent articles and videos:
    Lewis County Wrestlers Ready to Hit the Mat for 2021
    High School Wrestling Season Begins at East Fairmont
    South Grapplers Open Season With a Victory
    Column Featuring South's Former Wrestlers Martin, Miller, and Roberts
    Parkersburg South-Parkersburg High Dual Recap

  • Thursday, March 4, 2021
    High school scores updated

    Attention coaches, managers, statisticians, scorekeepers, tournament directors, fans, parents, wrestlers, etc.: We are finally wrestling!!! Please share your scores! You can either email results to wvmatscores@outlook.com or submit via the scores submission page here

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Bridgeport Brawl vendor information link corrected; Sprawls & Tech Falls flyer posted

    Trio of Davis and Elkins Wrestlers Set to Return to NCAA DII Wrestling Championship

  • Tuesday, March 2, 2021
    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Herbert Hoover Academic List, plus corrections from Cabell Midland and Shady Spring)

    Updated schedule from Huntington

    Camps updated --
    Danny Felix Father & Son Camps, June 5-6, 2021 and June 12-13, 2021

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Bridgeport Brawl vendor information posted

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - more participants needed for Girls State Tournament!

  • Sunday, February 28, 2021
    Alderson-Broaddus and Fairmont State set to wrestle in today's NCAA Division II Super Regional I at Mercyhurst. Action begins at noon.
    Follow on trackwrestling.com

    WVU-Bound Michael Dolan Ready for Senior Season at Spring Mills
    Ripley's Brett Haskins Aims to Take the Next Step
    Fairmont Senior
    Logan
    Parkersburg South

    More still to come. Keep checking back!

  • Saturday, February 27, 2021
    Glenville State College, Ohio Valley University, West Liberty University, and Wheeling University set to compete in today's NCAA Division II Super Regional III at Tiffin University, Tiffin, Ohio.
    Follow on trackwrestling.com

  • Friday, February 26, 2021
    Feature on Fairmont Senior
    Feature on Liberty Raleigh
    Feature on Shady Spring
    Brian Miluk Was Tailor Made to Lead WV Duals Championships

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021
    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Cabell Midland, Parkersburg South and Shady Spring)

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Bulldog Open Flyer updated (date corrected to Saturday, February 27); Southwest PA Youth Wrestling Open (February 28) posted; Bridgeport Tribe Takedown Classic (March 7) flyer posted; Bridgeport Brawl medal photo added (nice awards!); Rod Oldham Memorial Tournament (March 28) posted

    Team Preview Videos:
    Point Pleasant
    Parkersburg South
    Focus on Central WV Teams, including Braxton County, North Marion, Buckhannon-Upshur, Ritchie County

    Life as a Mountaineer - Peyton Hall

    Must-See Feel Good Video:
    Youth Wrestler with No Feet and One Hand Succeeds at Wrestling

    Braxton Amos Defeats 3X All-American and NCAA Finalst T. J. Dudley at Underground 4
    Recap here.

  • Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    Updated team pages from Lewis County, Roane County, and Spring Mills

    Schedules updated

    High School School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Doddridge County and St. Marys)

    GREAT NEWS ON WV HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS ATTENDANCE UPDATES!
    Samantha Miller Qualifies for National Womens Wrestling Championships
    Polar Bears Return Several State Tournament Competitors
    Frankfort and Keyser Wrestlers Return to the Mat
    University Wrestling Tryouts Delayed One Week

  • Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    Due to Ritchie County's policy on snow and Sunday practices during the pandemic, they were forced to cancel first match of the season on March 3, 2021 - The Union Bank Middle Island Creek Championships. St. Marys will now be attending a quad at East Fairmont.

    Updated team page from Huntington
    Updated schedules from St. Marys and Winfield

    Schedules updated

  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021
    Updated team page from Washington

    Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated - King of the Mat (February 28), Hammerfest (March 7), and Battle at 250 (March 14)

    High School State Duals Tournament page added (a work in progress)
    Girls State Tournament page coming soon

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - Greg Bradshaw in search of footage from 1981 semifinals match with Rod Pruett.

  • Monday, February 15, 2021
    AAA, AA, A Pre-SeasonTeam Polls

    Detail for WSAZ Tournament:
    Middle School
    High School

    Updated team page from Eastern Greenbrier Middle

    Youth and open tournaments updated - The Surge

  • Saturday, February 13, 2021
    2021 STATE TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

    Updated team page from Cabell Midland

    Schedules updated

    Middle School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Park Middle)

    Scores updated - WVU Tech Places Five Wrestlers at AAC Conference Championships

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Beallsville Mighty Devils Tournament (February 20) flyer posted

    Ripley Wrestling Opens Season on March 3
    Bees Wrestling Program Returns Three-Time State Champion Boyers
    OVU Moves to NAIA
    WVU Preps for Cowboy Challenge

  • Thursday, February 11, 2021
    Updated team pages from Greenbrier East and Wheeling Park

    Schedules updated

    Middle School Academic All-State and Honor Roll updated (Warm Springs Middle)

    Ripley Wrestling Opens Season on March 3

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    ATTENTION COACHES:
    Please email us your schedules as soon as you get them finalized. We have noticed some scheduling conflicts, and by double-checking the submitted schedules we can help you iron out scheduling issues. You can email your schedule to wvmat@outlook.com.

    Once again, we're going to release a pre-season team poll next Monday, February 15. If you haven't already voted, please go to the High School Coaches' Forum and vote, or send an email to wvmat@outlook.com. Please vote by 6:00 p.m. this Sunday, February 14.

    Also, it's that time of year for HS/MS coaches, principals, or athletic directors to submit nominees for your team's Academic All State and Honor Roll recognition. All State certificates will be mailed to the coach c/o the school. No certificate is available for the Honor Roll members, but they will be recognized on this website as well. Again, you can email your lists to wvmat@outlook.com.

    WVU's Ryan Sullivan Enters National Rankings

    Updated team page from St. Albans

    2021 Girls State Tournament - March 20, Blennerhassett Middle School
    The 2021 Girls State Tournament has been scheduled for March 20 at Blennerhassett Middle School. Weight classes will be determined using the Madison System. For registration and additional information, click here.

    New Girls Wrestling forum added!

  • Tuesday, February 9, 2021
    FROM THE WVSSAC REGARDING THE 50% RULE:
    Due to the ongoing pandemic, an already shortened season and after conferring with sports medicine
    and the coaches committee the 50% weigh-in rule has been removed for the 2020-2021 season.

    However, should a wrestler choose to wrestle at a lower weight class for the regional and state tournament
    he/she must have weighed in at the lower weight class at least once during the regular season.

    Updated team pages from Buckhannon-Upshur and East Fairmont

    Schedules updated

  • Sunday, February 7, 2021
    WVSSAC Winter Sports Guidelines
    "Attendance for winter sports will be made up of parents, grandparents and household family members."


    Updated team page from Nicholas County

    Schedules updated

    Scores updated (college results)

    MEC Championship:
    West Liberty wins team title; Cole Laya and Alec Cook win individual titles; Chase Morgan finishes as runner-up.
    West Liberty Runs Away with MEC Championship
    Williams Crowned Champion as A-B Battlers Take on MEC
    Finnerty Earns MEC Title as Davis & Elkins Finishes Fourth
    Glenville Takes Sixth Place
    Wheeling University Places Three
    Note: We couldn't locate a recap article for Fairmont State.

    WVU:
    WVU Defeats Fresno State and Air Force
    WVU's Jeffrey Boyd Enters National Rankings

  • Saturday, February 6, 2021
    Big Day for WV Collegiate Teams
    WVU: WVU in Conference Action Today

    Mountain East Conference Championship Coverage:
    Tune in Here for Live Coverage Beginning at Noon
    Full Coverage at TrackWrestling
    Mountain East Conference Championships Today at West Liberty
    Pioneer Wrestling Set to Compete at MEC Championship

    MEC Team Seeds (WV Teams):
    West Liberty #1
    Alderson-Broaddus #3
    Davis & Elkins #3
    Fairmont State #6
    Glenville State #7
    Wheeling University #7

    Individual Seeds (WV Natives)
    (PLEASE let us know if we've overlooked anyone!)
    125
    Cole Laya, West Liberty (East Fairmont) #1
    Noah Hodges, Alderson-Broaddus (Grafton) #4
    149
    Luke Martin, Fairmont State (Parkersburg South) #1
    Alec Cook, West Liberty (Madonna) #3
    157
    Taven Swick, Fairmont State (Musselman) #7
    165
    Chase Morgan, West Liberty (Ripley) #2
    Davey Munday, Fairmont State (Berkeley Springs) #7
    174
    Joel Cruickshanks, Glenville State (Clay County) #5
    184
    Cory Hupp-Lasure, Fairmont State (Morgantown) #7
    197
    Christian Ramsey, Glenville State (Riverside) #7
    285
    Josh Sanders, Davis & Elkins (University) #6

  • Friday, February 5, 2021
    Updated team pages from George Washington, Hampshire, Herbert Hoover, Magnolia, Oak Glen, Ripley, Tyler Consolidated, and Williamstown

    Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated - The Washington Youth Wrestling Open and The Pittsburgh Youth Wrestling Open

    WV State Duals Tournament to be covered live by FloWrestling!


    State Duals Tournament Page coming soon...

  • Wednesday, February 3, 2021
    NHSCA HIGH SCHOOL NATIONALS - APRIL 23-25, VIRGINIA BEACH, VA
    Registration Information

    Updated team pages from Fairmont Senior and Spring Valley

    Schedules updated

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - Princeton looking for matches.

    Scores updated. (A few more college scores)

    Samantha Miller ranked #8 in NWCA NCAA Womens Poll #1
    NWCA NCAA Womens Regular Season Poll 1

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Beallsville tournament moved to February 20; The Southeast Ohio Bulldog Open added (February 27)

  • Tuesday, February 2, 2021
    AAA STATE TOURNAMENT DATE CHANGE:
    AAA State Tournament to be held Monday-Tuesday, April 19-20, 2021
    AA/A State Tournament dates remain Wednesday-Thursday, April 21-22, 2021

    WVSSAC Calendar

    More updates coming later today; I'm just VERY busy at work

  • Monday, February 1, 2021
    Updated team pages from Grafton, Parkersburg South and Shady Spring

    Schedules updated

    Mountaineers Upset No. 17 Northern Colorado!
    WVU to Increase Spectator Capacity to 1500. Scroll down to the "Related Videos" section for a recap and highlights from the Northern Colorado match.
    Braxton Amos Back on the Mat

  • Sunday, January 31, 2021
    Updated team pages from University and Winfield

    Schedules updated

    No. 6 West Liberty Wrestlers Keep Right on Rolling

    Notes on the Davis & Elkins/Glenville State Dual:
    Pioneer Wrestlers Fall in Home Debut
    Senators Cruise to Dual Win at Glenville

  • Saturday, January 30, 2021
    Updated team page from Wahama

    Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Steubenville Battle for the Belt (2/7)

    Winning Ways Have Followed Peyton Hall from Oak Glen to WVU
    WVU Welcomes No. 17 Northern Colorado
    West Liberty Hosts West Liberty Open
    HISTORIC MATCH ON SUNDAY AS GLENVILLE STATE HOSTS DAVIS & ELKINS: First Home Match for Glenville State in 45 Years!
    Read about it here and here.

  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    ADDITIONAL DATES FROM WVSSAC
    High School
    First Practice: February 15
    First Assessment Date: February 15
    Growth Allowance: February 15 / Base plus 3
    First Contest: March 3
    Last Assessment Date: April 2
    Scratch Deadline/ Minimum Wt. Deadline: April 2
    Regional Form Due: April 7
    Regionals: April 9-10
    State Tournament: A/AA April 21& 22; AAA April 23 & 24
    Season Ends: April 24

    Middle School
    First Practice: Feb. 15
    First Contest: March 3
    Weight Certification Form Due: March 19
    Season Ends: April 10

    Updated team pages from Clay County and Point Pleasant

    Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Bridgeport Brawl now March 20

    Fairmont State Wrestling Pauses Team Activities
    Roane County Wrestling Going Through Some Changes

  • Saturday, January 23, 2021
    Davis & Elkins Welcomes Loaded Field for Saturday Quad
    Alderson-Broaddus/Fairmont State/Wheeling University Tri Postponed; Fairmont State/West Liberty Dual Postponed
    Glenville State/Notre Dame (Ohio) Dual Postponed

    LATEST NCAA RANKINGS FROM THE OPEN MAT:

    Division I - WVU:
    Killian Cardinale #25 @ 125
    Peyton Hall #25 @ 165
    Noah Adams #1 @ 197

    Division II - West Liberty (Ranked #7 in Team Rankings):
    Cole Laya #7 @ 125
    Tyler Warner #4 @ 133
    Alec Cook #14 @ 149
    Chase Morgan #16 @ 165
    Connor Craig #2 @ 184
    Logan Kemp #7 @197
    Francesco Borsellino #13 @ 285

    Division II - Alderson-Broaddus:
    Gino Sita #5 @ 197

    Division II - Davis & Elkins:
    Kyle Wojtaszek #9 @ 184

    Seven West Liberty Wrestlers Ranked Nationally

    Scores updated; In the process of uploading all links to college matches to date.

  • Friday, January 22, 2021
    College pages are up to date!

    WVU News:
    WVU Adds a Match; Heading to Cleveland State Saturday
    WVU's Adams, Hall, and Cardinale Remain in NCAA Rankings

    Schedules updated

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Roselawn Rumble in Cincinnati

  • Thursday, January 21, 2021
    Updated team pages from John Marshall and St. Marys

    College page updates continue, including new pages from Glenville State and Bluefield State (coming in 2021-22)

    Youth and open tournaments updated - Queen City Clash in Cincinnati

    March and April master schedules will be updated soon.

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021
    West Liberty page updated
    WVU Tech page updated
    Wheeling University page updated

    Continuing to work on college updates. Keep checking back!

    College News of Interest:
    West Liberty Now Number 5 in the Nation!
    Garrett Cook Named MEC Wrestler of the Week for January 12
    Getting II Know a DII Program - Alderson-Broaddus
    Getting II Know a DII Program - Davis & Elkins
    Getting II Know a DII Program - Ohio Valley
    Getting II Know a DII Program - West Liberty
    Getting II Know a DII Program - Wheeling

    Catch Braxton Amos live tonight! The Wisconsin Regional Training Center Underground 3 will be streamed live tonight on the Wisconsin RTC Rokfin channel, beginning at 7:00 p.m.. Underground 3 Bout Order

    Congratulations to Gage Wright, World of Wrestling Tulsa Nationals 15-U 145-lb Champion!

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021
    Peyton Hall Enters NCAA National Rankings!
    Noah Adams Extends Win Streak
    WVU page updated; working on getting the other college pages updated.

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2021
    LATEST OFFICIAL DATES FOR 2020-2021 WRESTLING SEASON
    Season begins February 15, 2021
    First matches can be held on March 3, 2021
    Regional tournaments will be held the weekend of April 9-10, 2021
    Middle school season ends April 10, 2021
    AAA high school state tournament will be held April 19-20, 2021
    AA/A high school state tournament will be held April 21-22, 2021


    Ty Walz SERTC Clinic/Saturday Smackdown, January 30, 2021
    Register at vaelitewrestling.com.

    More miscellaneous updates coming; I just wanted to get these dates posted ASAP.

  • Monday, January 4, 2021
    Challenges Mount After Another Winter and Spring Sports Delay
    Justice Out of Excuses
    Justice Addresses NYE Party

  • Saturday, January 2, 2021
    Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Championships Canceled for the First Time in Tournament's 68-Year History

    Working on college page updates (news and schedules). This is a work in progress.

    WV-Mat Bulletin Board updated - 22nd Annual Rick Link Invitational accepting teams.

    Articles of interest:
    Quiocho Knows
    Amos Claims MOV Top Sports Moment

    Point Pleasant's Justin Bartee ranked #15 @ 138 and Derek Raike Ranked #7 @ 145 in Wrestling USA's List of Top Juniors
    Parkersburg South's Gage Wright Ranked #7 on Rofkin's Freshman Big Board


    Attention readers: I did not receive my December issue of Wrestling USA Magazine, and I haven't heard back from the editor. If there are other juniors from West Virginia who are ranked, can you please notify me at wvmat@outlook.com.

    Youth and open tournaments updated. The Beallsville youth tournament is actually Saturday, February 13 instead of February 12 as previously posted.

  • Wednesday, December 30, 2020
    HERE WE GO AGAIN...
    Winter sports delayed until March 1!


    Governor Justice Delays High School Winter Sports Season Again

    More national rankings from Wrestling USA to be posted soon!

  • Monday, December 28, 2020
    NATIONAL RANKINGS:
    Noah Adams Remains Atop the NCAA DI 197-Pound Rankings and #20 P4P!


    FloWrestling's NCAA DI Rankings - 197-Pound Weight Class
    FloWrestling's NCAA DI Rankings - Pound-for-Pound

    Caleb Rea Ranked #22 @ DI 141
    FloWrestling's NCAA DI Rankings - 141-Pound Weight Class

    Cole Laya Ranked #4 @ DII 125
    FloWrestling's NCAA DII Rankings - 125-Pound Weight Class

    WVU Ranked #21 in DI Team Rankings
    FloWrestling's NCAA DI Team Rankings

    West Liberty Ranked #6 in DII Team Rankings
    FloWrestling's NCAA DII Team Rankings

    Additional Invidivual NCAA Rankings:
    Killian Cardinale (WVU) #13 @ DI 125
    Tyler Warner (West Liberty) #4 @ DII 133
    Noah Tarr (Davis & Elkins) #11 @ DII 157
    Cole Houser (Glenville State) #15 @ DII 157
    Connor Craig (West Liberty) #2 @ DII 184; #5 P4P
    Gino Sita (Alderson-Broaddus) #13 @ DII 184
    Kyle Wojtaszek (Davis & Elkins) #14 @ DII 184
    Logan Kemp (West Liberty) #5 @ DII 197
    Francesco Borsellino (West Liberty) #15 @ DII 285

    HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS:
    Point Pleasant's Derek Raike Ranked #146 in The Open Mat's Class of 2021
    The Open Mat's Top 200 Wrestlers - Class of 2021

    Parkersburg South's Gage Wright Ranked #20 in The Open Mat's Class of 2024
    The Open Mat's Top 50 Wrestlers - Class of 2024

    Cabell Midland's Zoey Salmons Ranked #25 @ 106 in FloWrestling's Girls High School Rankings
    FloWrestling's National Girls High School Rankings - 106-Pound Weight Class

    Romney Middle's Kaylie Hall Ranked #17 @ 152 in FloWrestling's Girls High School Rankings
    FloWrestling's National Girls High School Rankings - 152-Pound Weight Class

    WVU-recruits Jordan Titus and Davin Rhoads Ranked #5 @ 126 and #18 @ 132, Respectively
    The Open Mat's December 22nd Individual High School Rankings

    Editor's Note: A subscription may be required to view the above articles. Please call any oversights to my attention by sending me an email at wvmat@outlook.com.

    Youth and open tournaments updated. The Beallsville youth tournament had mistakenly been listed as cancelled; however, it's been rescheduled for February 12.

  • Thursday, December 10, 2020
    OFFICIAL DATES FOR 2020-2021 WRESTLING SEASON
    Season begins January 11, 2021
    First matches can be held on January 25, 2021
    AA/A state dual team championships will be held February 19, 2021
    AAA state dual team championships will be held February 20, 2021
    Regional tournaments will be held the weekend of March 5-6, 2021
    Middle school season ends March 13, 2021
    AA/A high school state tournament will be held March 17-18, 2021
    AAA high school state tournament will be held March 19-20, 2021




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    Do you have an item of interest to post on the West Virginia wrestling Bulletin Board?
    Submit to wvmat@outlook.com

    The Sparrow's Spirit, by Dr. Bill Welker, Ed.D.
    A Champion Wrestler's Lifetime Reflections on Prayer and Perseverance

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  • Posted May 1, 2024

    Indiana High School in Indiana, PA is looking for additional teams to fill up the new Bo Wood Varsity Wrestling Tournament (20-team individual tournament) on January 4, 2025. One day, two gyms, six mats with a big JV round robin tournament (lots of wrestling). Your whole team wrestles. Great new adds to the tournament for this upcoming year. Usually a great mix of AA and AAA schools from tons of different districts across the state of PA. Team awards, individual place awards (custom, unique), tourney T-shirts. Any questions or concerns please contact, Coach Tony Donatelli twobobd@comcast.net or 724-968-8422.
  • Posted September 19, 2023

    Pleasants County Middle School is hosting Doddridge in a dual match on November 28th. They would like to make it a tri or quad. If you are interested, please email Coach Smith at jay.d.smith@k12.wv.us or (304) 966-6577.

  • Posted May 26, 2023

    St. Marys High School is looking to have a dual match, and can host the following dates:
    December 1, 2, 29, or 30
    January 2, 4, or 30
    February 3 or 4

    Connellsville Area High School in Connellsville, PA is looking for one team to round out their pooled dual tournament on January 13, 2024. Each team will get 5 duals on the day. If you are interested and would like more information contact Bill Swink wswink@casdfalcons.org.

    Indiana High School in Indiana, PA is looking for a couple new teams to fill up their tournament and sending out for next years Bo Wood High School Varsity Tournament & The Moose JV Tournament. Its a very highly competitive, well run, one day tournament, 2 for 1, bring your whole team and guarantee lots of wrestling!!!

  • Posted January 22, 2023

    Petersburg HS is looking for two more teams to attend the Viking Smash on Jan 27 and Jan 28. Contact Jake Gray 304-257-8549.

  • Posted November 29, 2022

    Pleasants County Middle School is looking for a match this week and have a bus available (due to a cancellation). If you have an opebing, please email Coach Smith at jay.d.smith@k12.wv.us or (304) 966-6577.

  • Posted November 3, 2022

    Robert C. Byrd is looking for two teams to come to their place for a tri on February 2, 2023. If interested please email Coach Markley at markley23202@gmail.com.

  • Posted October 31, 2022

    North Marion is looking for teams to fill out a quad on December 16th. If you are interested, please contact Coach Tennant at ddtennan@k12.wv.us or call/text to 304-677-8723. They have a couple of other open dates if you can't make it on the 16th.

  • Posted October 28, 2022

    Kiski Area (Vandergrift PA) needs 1 team for their Cavalier Duals on December 17, 2022. Every team will get 5 duals. Please contact John Peterman, Director of Athletics, Kiski Area School District at (724) 845-6683.

  • Posted October 15, 2022

    Fairland (Proctorville, OH) is planning a ms tournament on December 17th and a HS tournament on February 4th of 2023. Please Contact Chuck Wentz: chuck.wentz@fairland.k12.oh.us or 304-544-5816 to get on the email list for more information.

  • Posted September 28, 2022

    Pleasants County Middle School is looking to use 3 weigh-ins. If you're needing home matches, please contact:
    Head Coach Jeremy Pratt 304-305-0364 or Jay D. Smith 304-966-6577 jay.d.smith@k12.wv.us

  • Posted September 22, 2022

    Barnesville Invitational still accepting entries. See note from Coach Abbott below:

    The wrestling season is quickly approaching and I would like to invite your team to participate in the 2022 Barnesville Wrestling Invitational held on December 16-17. This is a very competitive early season tournament with many top-ranked (returning state placers and state champions) wrestlers from, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

    I understand that many teams may have their schedule set for the season, however, if you would like to only send your top wrestlers to this event, this would be an excellent opportunity for them to have some early season competition to use as a measuring tool for the remainder of the season. This would also be a chance for you to see if our tournament is something you would be interested in next season.

    Currently, we have 22 teams committed and an estimated 8-10 ranked wrestlers in each weight class (based on weight class predictions for this season). I am contacting the top wrestlers in each weight in all divisions in Ohio and Pennsylvania to invite them into the tournament as well. Each season wrestlers from this tournament will place in their respective state tournaments.

    I have a projected list of returning wrestlers I can share if you are interested. Contact me anytime through this email or via cell (740) 359-7456. Don't miss this great opportunity for your wrestlers.

  • Posted September 22, 2022

    The Hatfield & McCoy 32 Wrestling tournaments will take place December 27 28 (high school Boys and Girls) and 29 (youth) at the Appalachian Wireless Arena in downtown Pikeville Ky. Currently there are teams from 4 states registered and many more have contacted us about the event.

    This will be a 32 Man Boys Tournament a 16 Woman Girls Tournament on December 27and 28th and will be a 6u-14 u youth tournament on December 29th.

    Entry fee for 14 person rosters is $250 per team, Each additional registered participant in Mens or Ladies is only $10 per wrestler.

  • Posted August 25, 2022

    Indiana High School in Indiana, PA is looking for a couple of teams for the High School "The Bo Wood” Wrestling Tournament January 7, 2023. It is a very competetive, 18 + teams individual tourney, 3 points, one day event, lots of wrestling, teams from disticts 4,5,6,7,8,9,10, with a big open JV wrestling tournament (The Moose JV Wrestling Tournament) in the other gym included in one fee. SO YOUR WHOLE TEAM WRESTLES!!!!! Please let me know if you're interested or if you have any questions. Tony Donatelli, Sr. High Coach (724) 968-8422 or twobobd@verizon.net or Dan Roan, Athletic Director (724) 463-8565 Droan@iasd.cc

  • Posted April 23, 2022

    Indiana, District 7 is looking for Teams for High School "The Bo Wood" Wrestling Tournament Jan 7 2023. It is a 18 Team Individual Tourney, 3 points, one day event, 5 mats, Teams from disticts 4,5,6,7,8,9,10, with the Moose JV Wrestling Tournament in other gym included in one fee. So you whole team wrestles. Please let me know if your interested or any questions. Tony Donatelli Sr High Coach 724-968-8422 or twobobd@verizon.net or our Athletic Director Greg Lezanic 724-463-8565.

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  • Posted March 10, 2005
    I would like to offer our services to your readers and the wrestling community at large.
    We are one of the largest scale providers in the east and as such can provide scale services to wrestling teams around the state. We can repair, service and calibrate most scales.
    In accordance with the WV Department of Labor, Weights and Measures Division, Brechbuhler Scales, Inc. and its scale technicians are registered, tested and certified to install, service, repair or recondition commercial weighing and measuring devices in the state of West Virginia and Ohio.

    If I can be of any help to you regarding wrestling scales, let me know.

    Dick Bonnet
    Account Manager
    Brechbuhler Scales, Inc.
    526 31st Street
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    304-428-1792
    DBonnet@BScales.com


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