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Media report indicates that WHSAA sanctions Wyoming girls wrestling today, the 36th state (and second in a day)

by Gary Abbott, Jeremiah Johnke of WyoSports.net and other sources

It was a great day for girls high school wrestling.


This morning, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Directors announced that girls wrestling would be sanctioned in 2023-24, making it the 35th state to do so.


Later in the day, media reports out of Wyoming confirmed that that the Wyoming High School Activities Association (WHSAA) had santioned girls wrestling as well.


An article in WyoSportsNet, written by Jeremiah Johnke, had this exciting news:

"King and her peers won't have to wait much longer. There are enough schools that have said they’ll sponsor girls wrestling that it was approved for sanctioning by the Wyoming High School Activities Association board of directors Wednesday.


The sport will start with the 2022-23 season. A committee will iron out the details about the format of the regular season and postseason, WHSAA associate commissioner Trevor Wilson confirmed in a text to WyoSports on Wednesday afternoon."

WyoSports.Net: WHSAA sanctioning was a long time coming for girls wrestling


In case you want to know all of the states with girls wrestling, here they are:

State Associations with Girls Wrestling in alphabetical order (36)

Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

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