National High School Wrestling Rankings: California

California Nationally Ranked Wrestlers California as a whole comes in with 36 ranked wrestlers. That number makes it the 2nd most in the country of any state. Pennsylvania with 48 total has the most. However, Pennsylvania’s number is famously split into 2 divisions. California therefore has the most ranked wrestlers in any single division. It’s […]

2023 NWHOF Dual Classic Recap: California

NWHOF California Recap Poway – 3rd Place (4-1) Poway came to the HOF duals leading a trio of CA schools that included Clovis city rivals Buchanan and Clovis. Because there were 2 prep schools among the 16 teams, the CA schools would need to be separated from them in day 1 pool action and then […]

CA Ranked Wrestlers Weekend Update Dec. 17

CA Ranked Wrestlers Update Buchanan and Clovis were at Zinkin. Gilroy and SJB were at Reno. Poway A team was not in action. The rest were scattered. Here’s a look at how they did. Of course most of these events don’t involve other nationally ranked wrestlers, so only their tournament finish is listed. The headliner result for […]

CA Ranked Wrestlers Weekend 12/10 Update

CA Ranked Wrestlers Update With most of Buchanan, Poway, and Gilroy in action, we had a few of the nationally ranked wrestlers from CA competing this weekend. Here’s a look at how they did. Of course most of these events don’t involve other nationally ranked wrestlers, so only their tournament finish is listed. There were […]

2023 Clovis West Shootout Preview

Clovis West Shootout Clovis, CA. – The new season is upon us. Finally. And throughout the Golden State, wrestlers are set to get the party started. And we could see a great deal of early elite action at this weekend’s Clovis West Shootout. Buchanan High, also known as the Penn State of California, will be […]

2023/2024 California Wrestling Returning State Champions

Last Season’s CA State Champions Returning This Season 113: Ronnie Ramirez (Walnut) – Junior 120: Isaiah Cortez (Gilroy) – Junior 126: Elijah Cortez (Gilroy) – Junior 132: Daniel Zepeda (Gilroy) – Juior 145: Miguel Estrada (Frontier) – Senior 195: Robert Platt (Poway) – Senior 220: Nick Sahakian (St John Bosco) – Junior 285: Daniel Herrera […]

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Based in Western PA. Right in the heart of WPIAL country, Todd brings an insider’s view from the country’s epicenter  of wrestling. He’s excited to build on the TKDWN tradition of starting with the story first. The athletes, the coaches, their families and supporters, there is no shortage of stories to tell. And Todd will bring his unique perspective to help us continue to deliver top notch content for the world’s greatest sport!