National Girls High School Rankings

March Pound-For-Pound and Top 25 Rankings

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame, USA Wrestling and FloWrestling have released the March 2022 rankings for high school girls wrestlers. This national ranking evaluates all girls enrolled in grades 8-12, and athletes from all 50 states are eligible for selection.

All of the official and unofficial state championships for girls have been held. In addition, the first of the major postseason competitions, the USA Wrestling Girls Folkstyle Nationals, was hosted last weekend, with numerous ranked wrestlers in action.

There is only one new No. 1 ranked wrestler this month, Sofia Macaluso of New York at 122 pounds. Macaluso won the title at the USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals at this weight class.

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National Girls High School Rankings

February Pound-For-Pound and Top 25 Rankings

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame, USA Wrestling, and FloWrestling have released the February 2022 rankings for high school girls wrestlers for the 2021-22 season. This national ranking evaluates all girls enrolled in grades 8-12, and athletes from all 50 states are eligible for selection.

The February rankings reflect the results of the nine girls state high school championships already held in Alabama, Alaska, Indiana, Iowa, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

The remainder of the official and unofficial state championships for girls will continue in February and through early March. The next ranking in March will reflect the results of those state tournaments and will be published before the start of the USA Wrestling spring season and other major postseason competitions.

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National Girls High School Rankings

January Pound-For-Pound and Top 25 Rankings

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame, USA Wrestling, and FloWrestling have released the January 2022 rankings for high school girls wrestlers for the 2021-22 season. This national ranking evaluates all girls enrolled in grades 8-12, and athletes from all 50 states are eligible for selection.

We are currently in the middle of the high school wrestling season, and a majority of U.S. high school women wrestlers are competing either for their girls wrestling team or their boys wrestling team.

This ranking has evaluated results from the major girls high school in-season tournaments held at the state and local levels, along with a few competitions outside of the high school athletics structure. In addition, the state girls wrestling rankings were considered.

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National Girls High School Rankings

Northfield’s Ella Pagel enters pound-for-pound rankings

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling, and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published the November 2021 rankings for high school girls wrestlers for the 2021-22 season. This national ranking evaluates all girls enrolled in grades 8-12, and athletes from all 50 states are eligible for selection.

It has been a busy preseason of action including major events including Who’s No. 1, Super 32, the USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals, the Ultimate Club Duals, FreakShow, and many other preseason events in both folkstyle and freestyle.

New No. 1 ranked wrestlers since September Preseason Rankings include Brianna Gonzalez of California (100), Jaclyn Dehney of New Hampshire (117), Janida Garcia of California (132), and Destiny Rodriguez of Oregon (144).

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Preseason National Girls High School Rankings

Pound-For-Pound and Top 25 Rankings

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame, USA Wrestling, and FloWrestling has published the Preseason Rankings for high school girls wrestlers for the 2021-22 season. This national ranking evaluates all girls enrolled in grades 8-12, and athletes from all 50 states are eligible for selection.

Last year’s high school graduates have been removed, and many new athletes have joined the rankings for the first time, including eligibility for incoming eighth-graders.

The event which clearly had the most impact on the rankings was the record-setting USMC Junior and 16U Nationals in Fargo, North Dakota, July 16-23, which set entry records in both age divisions and featured spectacular competition in all weight divisions.

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National Girls High School Rankings

Pound-For-Pound and Top 25 Rankings

National Wrestling Hall of Fame, USA Wrestling and FloWrestling has published its eighth national rankings for high school girls wrestlers for the 2020-21 season.

This ranking evaluates all girls enrolled in grades 8-12, and athletes from all 50 states are eligible for selection.

This will be the final ranking for the 2020-21 academic year, and is being posted prior to the biggest of the annual high school girls national competitions, the USMC Junior and 16U Nationals in Fargo, N.D., July 16-23. Numerous of the nationally-ranked wrestlers are already signed up for Fargo, with many, many more expected to be registered in the next two weeks.

A number of national events that impacted the rankings were held in June, led by the USA Wrestling Junior National Duals. In addition, a few of the last state high school girls championships were also hosted during the month.

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First National Girls High School Pound-For-Pound Rankings

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame, USA Wrestling and FloWrestling on Wednesday published their first Pound-For-Pound ranking, in which athletes from all weight classes are evaluated. This ranking evaluates all girls enrolled in grades 8-12, and athletes from all 50 states are eligible for selection.

The three organizations also partner on the National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings. The committee has noted that Pound-For-Pound rankings are often provided within boys high school wrestling, and that the girls high school wrestling community should also have this ranking. From this point on, whenever the National Girls High School Rankings are published, a Pound-For-Pound ranking will be included alongside the individual rankings in each weight class.

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