Here are some important wrestling dates this season:
Feb. 7, 9, 11: Group sectional quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals, respectively, at higher seed.
Feb. 13: Team state Public semifinals and finals and Non-Public finals at the Poland Springs Arena Center, Toms River High School North.
Feb. 18-19: District championships, a two-day qualifying tournament that is the first part of the individual state championships, with three rounds at 32 locations throughout New Jersey.
District 25 will compete at Rancocas Valley; District 26, at Holy Cross; District 27, Cherokee; District 28, Collingswood; District 29, Gloucester County College; District 30, Overbrook; District 31, Delsea; and District 32, Absegami.
Feb. 22, 25, 26: Regional championships at eight locations, with four districts making up each region. Region 7 (Districts 25-28) will be at Robbinsville and Region 8 (Districts 29-32) will be at Egg Harbor Township.
March 4-6: Individual state championships bringing 24 wrestlers from each weight class to Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall. Preliminaries and pre-quarterfinals will be held March 4. Quarterfinals, semifinals, and four wrestle-back rounds will be March 5. Final consolations and finals will be March 6.
- Bill Iezzi