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    Posted: Sep 15 2022 at 1:04pm
In District 1 Souderton, Bensalem, Truman, Boyertown and Tennent now sponsor girls teams.  BECA just became the 60th statewide and it is looking like girls will wrestle alongside the boys in the 2023-24 season out at the Giant Center with the boys.  I anticipate over 70 girls teams before this season begins.
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Quakertown formed this morning as the 62nd school and 6th in District 1.  That makes 5 Suburban One Teams!
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Congrats to North Penn for becoming the 66th team state wide to form a girls wrestling team.  Mike Leister has an accurate list of formed teams here: http://www.pa-wrestling.com/hs-girls/

Suburban One League has 6 teams now.  Pac-10 has 1.  No other leagues in District 1 have a girls wrestling program.

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Great news indeed!

This page on the site also listed the schools with official girls teams, listing by date of approval along with some other details as well:
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So what is the next step with regard to the PIAA officially sanctioning girls wrestling? Is it still 100 teams before they do anything? 

Also, has any District 1 school considered hosting a girls high school tournament this upcoming season? With this many girls teams within the state and nearby NJ (which has already sanctioned girls wrestling), it would seem like a pretty good event that could pack a gym. Don't know if its possible without PIAA approval or how it would effect competition points, but it is something to think about.  
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I fully anticipate girls wrestling being an official sport in the 2023-24 season.
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I am told more details are forthcoming in the next few weeks, but Garnet Valley will be hosting a girls tournament on 1/28/23 alongside of their annual JV tournament.  It should be a great local opportunity for the D1/D3/D11 girls to roll!
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We have a list of girls tournaments here, though it's still a work in progress as we find out some schedules for the girls teams:
http://www.pa-wrestling.com/hs-girls/tournament_list.htm

This is a list of tournaments either just for girls or ones with a girls division, from the SanctionPA.com site:

From that list, there are tournaments hosted by Pottstown, Quakertown, Garnet Valley, and North Penn.

I'd expect more in the next year or so from D1 schools as more teams approve it.

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77 programs statewide as of this morning.
District 3 has 27 programs. 
District 7 now has 13. 
District 2 and 11 have 8 respectively
District 1 has 7
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