Wrestling sectional matches begin Feb. 1
We’re nine days away from the start of the winter state tournament season as the 76th Annual IHSAA Wrestling State Tournament is scheduled for Feb. 1 at 32 sectional sites.
Three hundred and thirteen schools will be represented by 6,537 athletes with the top four contestants in each of the 14 weight classes advancing to one of 16 individual regionals on Saturday, Feb. 8.
While competing as individuals, participants also will be accumulating points for their school toward a sectional championship on Saturday.
Results from all wrestling sectionals will be posted on the wrestling state tournament page at www.ihsaa.org as they become available from the host sites.
76th Annual Wrestling State Tournament
Date: Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.
Advancement: The top four place winners in each weight class advance to the regional tournament.
Defending Sectional Team Champions
Adams Central, Bloomington South, Carroll (Fort Wayne), Chesterton, Columbus East, Connersville, Crown Point, Danville, East Noble, Elkhart Memorial, Evansville Mater Dei, Evansville Reitz, Floyd Central, Franklin Community, Hamilton Southeastern, Harrison (West Lafayette), Indianapolis Cathedral, Jasper, Merrillville, New Castle, New Haven, Noblesville, North Montgomery, Penn, Perry Meridian, Peru, Plymouth, Portage, Twin Lakes, Warren Central, Western, Yorktown.
Active Sectional Championship Streaks (3 or more years)
37: Evansville Mater Dei.
14: Perry Meridian.
11: Crown Point.
8: New Castle, Yorktown.
5: Bloomington South, Portage.
4: Franklin Community, Hamilton Southeastern, Jasper, Noblesville.
3: Carroll (Fort Wayne), Penn.
Most Consecutive Sectional Championships
37 by Evansville Mater Dei, 1977-2013.
Top 10 All-Time Sectional Championships
43: Evansville Mater Dei.
39: New Castle.
36: Bloomington South (Bloomington).
32: Indianapolis Cathedral, Logansport.
31: Jasper, Lafayette Jefferson.
30: Castle, Lafayette Jefferson.
THE TROJANS WILL COMPETE AT THE TRI SECTIONAL BEGINNING AT 9:00 AM