State wrestling postseason gets underway

By: Jason Carmel Davis | C&G Newspapers | Published February 3, 2017

 West Bloomfield High’s Barr Schlagmann, left, is pictured during a match earlier this year. The Lakers will begin the district round Feb. 9 against host Walled Lake Central.

West Bloomfield High’s Barr Schlagmann, left, is pictured during a match earlier this year. The Lakers will begin the district round Feb. 9 against host Walled Lake Central.

Photo by Donna Agusti

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METRO DETROIT — What wrestlers will make it to Central Michigan University and The Palace of Auburn Hills?

We’re about to find out, as the state wrestling playoffs begin. From now until early March, there’s a full slate of postseason tournaments.

At the team level, districts take place Feb. 8 (Division 2 and 4) and Feb. 9 (Division 1 and 3). Individual districts are Feb. 11.

Team and individual regionals are set for Feb. 15 and Feb. 18, respectively. 

The team state finals take place Feb. 24-25 at CMU. The individual state championships are set for March 2-4 at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

For each tournament, the winning team advances while the top four placers in each weight class move on in individual brackets. 

The top eight grapplers at the individual state final earn All-State recognition.

C & G Sports will have coverage throughout the postseason.

Following is a listing of all of the team districts featuring wrestling squads from the C & G Sports coverage area. District semifinal matchups and match times weren’t available at press time. 

Division 1
At Lake Orion High
• Lake Orion
• Rochester High
• Rochester Hills Stoney Creek
• Rochester Adams

At Utica High
• Utica Eisenhower
• Troy High
• Troy Athens
• Utica

At Novi Detroit Catholic Central
• Catholic Central
• Walled Lake Western

At Hartland High
• Walled Lake Northern
• Hartland
• Milford High
• White Lake Lakeland

At Walled Lake Central
• Bloomfield Hills High
• North Farmington
• Walled Lake Central
• West Bloomfield High

At Southfield A&T (Feb. 8)
• Birmingham Groves
• Birmingham Seaholm
• Birmingham Brother Rice
• Southfield A&T

At Macomb L’Anse Creuse North
• Anchor Bay High
• Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse
• L’Anse Creuse North

At Royal Oak High (Feb. 8)
• Berkley High
• Royal Oak
• Warren Mott
• Warren Cousino

At Roseville High
• Fraser High
• Roseville
• Sterling Heights High
• Warren De La Salle 

At Grosse Pointe South
• Grosse Pointe North
• Grosse Pointe South
• St. Clair Shores Lake Shore
• St. Clair Shores Lakeview

At Macomb Dakota
• Clinton Township Chippewa Valley
• Dakota
• Utica Ford II
• Sterling Heights Stevenson

Division 2
At Pontiac High
• Auburn Hills Avondale
• Orchard Lake St. Mary’s
• Pontiac
• Pontiac Notre Dame Prep

At Farmington High
• Farmington
• Farmington Hills Harrison
• Redford Union
• Redford Thurston

At Madison Heights Lamphere
• Ferndale High
• Hazel Park High
• Lamphere
• Warren Fitzgerald

At Warren Lincoln
• Center Line High
• Eastpointe East Detroit
• Warren Woods Tower
• Lincoln

Division 3
At Warren Michigan Collegiate
• Richmond High
• Michigan Collegiate

At Clawson High
• Clawson
• Livonia Clarenceville
• Madison Heights Bishop Foley/Madison Heights Madison

Division 4
At Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest
• Detroit Loyola
• New Haven High
• Pontiac Academy for Excellence
• Lutheran Northwest

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