Steve Heiser, 505-5446/@ydsports
High school wrestling is enduring some tough times.
Everyone involved in the sport knows that.
Participation is down and forfeits are up.
Take last Thursday, Jan. 11, as just an example. It was a full night of York-Adams League competition. Results for nine matches involving 17 league teams could be tracked down. Those matches featured 47 forfeits, or more than five forfeits per match. In nearly 19 percent of the weight classes, the local teams didn’t field a competitor.
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