New York - Upstate Chapter

Official State Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

First Girls Invitational Wrestling Tournament held at the SRC Arena

On January 27, 2024 many of the girls who wrestled as certified wrestlers by the NYSPHAA participated in an unofficial wrestling tournament sponsored by the NYSPHSAA. Since girls wrestling is considered an “emerging sport,” the NYSPHSAA cannot call it an official state championship. Girls from all the sections in New York joined together at the SRC Arena, a day before the boys dual meet wrestling tournament, to wrestle their way to an individual championship. The day was fill with many exciting and well executed wrestling match. The coaching and wrestling were excellent … we saluted all the girls who participated in the event. All of you are true champions in the eyes of the fans. The following were crowned the best in the state at their respective weights. 

94 – Zoey Jewitt – General Brown

100 – Gabriella Barone – Niagara -Wheatfield

107 – Sara Paulis – Minisink Valley

114 – Yianna Foufas – Mepham

120 – Ashley Diaz – Seaford

126 – Alexandria Viers – Rocky Point

132- Emily Sindoni – Tioga

138 – Zoey Lints – Duanesburg-Schoharie

145 – Madison Westerberg – Waterloo 

152 – Isabella Gretzinger – Shenendehowa

165 – Renne Kinkin – Mexico 

185 - Sophie Pollack – Canandaiqua Academy

235 – Mackenzie Laforest – Waverly 

Congratulations to all the young ladies who wrestled. Well done!!

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