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Girls High School Season To Open At Battle Creek Lakeview

By AWP, 09/21/16, 10:00PM EDT

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Thursday September 22 marks the historic start to the Inaugural season of the Michigan Girls Wrestling Association (MIGWAY).  MIGWAY will hold its first dual meet competition Thursday night at Battle Creek Lakeview High School with a tri meet between Lowell, Imlay City and host Lakeview.  

 

MIGWAY was established to facilitate school based dual meet wrestling meets between competing high schools across the state of Michigan.  It provides dual meet competition in 7 weight classes from 90 lbs. thru HWT, as well as 11 weight classes for individual tournaments.  The dual meet format, common among high school boys wrestling teams, was also expanded by MIGWAY to include 7th and 8th grade girls in order provide a greater pool of athletes available for participation.

The action At Battle Creek Lakeview will start at 6 pm; the schedule is as follows:

6:00 pm     Round 1    Battle Creek Lakeview vs. Imlay City

TBD        Round 2    Lowell vs. Imlay City

TBD        Round 3    Battle Creek Lakeview vs. Lowell

Exhibition matches will be held in between rounds.

 

Other schools fielding MIGWAY teams this year include Constantine, Gladwin, Grayling, Manistee, and Pine River.  The season will conclude with its State Finals being held the weekend of November 12th at Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena.