WILSONVILLE – During an executive board meeting of the Oregon Schools Activities Association on Sept. 14, the board approved the leagues for the upcoming wrestling season.
No major changes from last season were seen as wrestling numbers remain stable throughout the state.
Currently, girls wrestling continues to be combined into 6A/5A/4A/3A/2A/1A and split into two divisions, north and south. A final decision on the districts will be completed after assessments are completed according to Brad Garrett, Assistant Executive Director of the OSAA. The start date for assessments is Dec. 14 and according to Garrett, the process will be completed by the end of December. At that time, the OSAA will release districts for girls wrestling.
For boys, the approved leagues are as follows (eastern Oregon teams only):
2A/1A Special District 4
Grant Union (2A)
Pine Eagle (1A)
3A Special District 1
4A Special District 4
5A-4 Intermountain Conference
Hood River Valley
Hermiston will compete in the Washington Mid-Columbia District with league opponents Chiawana, Pasco, Southridge, Hanford, Kamiakin, Walla Walla, Kennewick, Richland.