High school girls wrestling being added in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (GoWatertown.net) — Last season, South Dakota had nearly 40 female participants in high school wrestling competitions, with another 100 or so participating at the club-only level.  Now, the South Dakota High School Activities Association has taken steps to add girls wrestling as a sanctioned sport in the state.

Assistant Executive Director of the SDHSAA John Krogstrand talks about the interest in girls wrestling:

South Dakota will take a path Missouri followed a few years ago.   Krogstrand talks about how the regular season will look:

You will see girls wrestling at the state tournament beginning February 2021:

Krogstrand feels the future for girls wrestling is bright:


(Brent Nathaniel, Watertown Radio Sports)