Author Archives: Pablo Di Maria

Five Facts About the 2017 CIF State Girls Wrestling Championships

2017 CIF Girls State

The seventh annual CIF State Girls tournament is scheduled to take place February 24th-25th at the Visalia Convention Center in Visalia, California. Miscellaneous Information Schedule: Wrestling begins Friday, February 24th, at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, February, 25th: Consolation Rounds at 9:00 a.m. and Finals at 6:00 p.m. General Admission: $12.00, Children/Students (ASB card) /Seniors 65+: $8.00, Purchase tickets in advance via ...

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TOM’s High School Wrestling Team of the Week – Feb. 20th, 2017

Pueblo County, CO

Photo By Dan Mohrmann Since taking over the Pueblo County wrestling team in 2010, head coach Eddie Soto has taken the Hornets to a whole new level. Last season, the Pueblo County wrestling team won its first-ever Class 4A state championship with 203.5 points, easily outdistancing runner-up Greeley Central (121) and claiming four individual state titles. This past weekend, the ...

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TOM’s High School Wrestler of the Week – Feb. 20th, 2017

Austin O'Connor - St. Rita

St. Rita’s Austin O’Connor joined the elite four-timer club this weekend by winning his fourth Illinois state championship, this one at 152-pounds. With his 20-7 win over Cole Smith of Providence High, who O’Connor beat for the fourth time this season, O’Connor became the 15th four-time state champion in IHSA history. O’Connor became St. Rita’s second four-time state champion. The ...

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Seven Things to Watch at the Virginia State Wrestling Tournament

Bayne Gordon, Clarke County, VA

Two Locations for The State Tournament The VHSL class 1A, 2A, 3A, and 4A state tournaments, will take place at Salem Civic Center, Salem, while 5A and 6A will take place at Oscar Smith High School, Friday and Saturday. All Tickets $10.00 each session; $25 all-session pass (4 sessions) Children 6 and under admitted free with parent. State Participants Nearly ...

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TOM’s National High School Team Rankings – Feb. 17th, 2017

Adidas HS Team Rankings

TOM has released our latest edition of national high school wrestling team rankings, February 17th, 2017. For TOM Prime members, check below the rankings for an in-depth breakdown of how the events of the week impacted the rankings and what to look for going forward.  Not a Prime member yet? Join TOM Prime today! Rank Team State City Previous Week 1 ...

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Seven Things to Know About the Nebraska State Tournament

Nebraska State Tournament

Photo by Sarah Hoffman The NSAA state wrestling tournament begins this week. Here are seven things to watch for as the postseason kicks off.   The Schedule The state tournament will be hosted at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. The first round of the state tournament begins on Thursday. The semifinals and consolation rounds will be wrestled on Friday with ...

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TOM’s High School Wrestling Team of the Week – Feb. 13th, 2017

Milan Edison High (OH)

This season was the second ever appearance at the OHSAA Division III duals by Milan Edison High (OH). Their first appearance at the prestigious event was in 2015 where they lost in the semifinals to Delta HS, 35-22. This year, they entered the St. John Arena in Columbus as the number four seed in the tournament. The Chargers knocked off ...

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TOM’s High School Wrestler of the Week – Feb. 13th, 2017

Clayton Currier, Colstrip (MT)

Clayton Currier of Colstrip High not only made history for himself this week but for his family as well. Currier became the 30th member of the prestigious four-time wrestling state champions club Saturday night at Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark in Billings, Montana, after earning a 13-3 major decision over Jonathan Schmidt of Lincoln County (Eureka) in the Class B-C ...

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TOM’s National High School Team Rankings – Feb. 10th, 2017

TOM National Highschool Team Rankings

TOM has released our latest edition of national high school wrestling team rankings, February 10th, 2017. Rank Team State City Previous Week 1 Blair Academy NJ Blairstown 1 2 Buchanan CA Clovis 2 3 St. Edward OH Lakewood 3 4 Lake Highland Prep FL Orlando 4 5 St. Paris Graham OH St. Paris 5 6 Wyoming Seminary PA Kingston 6 ...

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