2022-23 National Girls High School Rankings

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USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its November 2022 rankings for high school girls wrestlers for the 2022-23 season. This national ranking evaluates all girls enrolled in grades 8-12, and athletes from all 50 states are eligible for selection.

Since the Preseason Rankings were posted in October, a number of major preseason competitions were held, with Super 32, the USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals, the FreakShow, the Ultimate Club Duals and other top competitions bringing together many of the nation’s ranked athletes as well as numerous young and up-coming stars.

In the November rankings, there were three new No. 1 athletes since the Preseason selections: Alex Szkotnicki of Maryland (112), Valerie Hamilton of Illinois (138) and Maddie Kubicki of Missouri (144).

Athletes who remain at No. 1 include Gabriella Gomez of Illinois (100), Audrey Jimenez of Arizona (105), Elena Ivaldi of California (117), Everest Leydecker of Arizona (122), Shelby Moore of Washington (127), Janida Garcia of Colorado (132), Destiny Rodriguez of Oregon (152), Ella Pagel of Minnesota (164), Sabrina Nauss of Michigan (180), Savannah Isaac of Ohio (200) and Kiera Ganey of Illinois (225).

The Pound-For-Pound (P-4-P) rankings were also updated, with the top seven athletes remaining the same. There are seven new wrestlers n the P-4-P rankings: No. 12 Savannah Gomez of California, No. 17 Paige Morales of California, No. 18 Maddie Kubicki of Missouri, No. 22 Kiely Tabaldo of California, No. 23 Taina Fernandes of Maryland, No. 24 Morgan Turner of Illinois and No. 25 Piper Fowler of Tennessee.

The next National Girls High School Ranking will be in January, after early season high school competition, including major holiday tournaments across the nation.

People often ask what criteria are used for selections. The committee collaborates on each ranking, using the following standards in priority order:

1. International competition results

2. USA Wrestling National Championship results in both freestyle and folkstyle (U15, 16U, U17, Junior, U20, Senior), including the National Duals

3. State high school championships results (both official and unofficial)

4. Other major national-level open tournament in the pre-season and post-season

5. Competition during the high school season,

6. USA Wrestling Regional competitions and USA Wrestling state tournaments

7. All other competitions for high school-age girls

Evaluation will include specific available data on:

·       Head-to-head matches

·       Ranked wins (victories over a nationally ranked opponent)

·       Most recent competitions

·       Body of work

·       Common opponents

Coaches, parents and athletes are encouraged to provide information about specific athletes and their achievements throughout the year for the committee to consider. If they have information on specific girls who should be considered for ranking or updates on their achievements, please send it by email to girlsrankings@usawrestling.org. The quality of these rankings continue to improve as people choose to share updated information.

RankNameCityStateHigh SchoolLast Rank
1Audrey JimenezTucsonAriz.Sunnyside High School1 at 106
2Clare BooeTarpon SpringsFla.Wyoming Seminary7 at 106
3Paige MoralesClovisCalif.Central High School2 at 106
4Anaya FalconYorba LindaCalif.Rowland High School4 at 106
5Julianna OcampoElhartInd.New Haven High School5 at 106
6Angelina CassioppiRoscoeIll.Hononegah High School8 at 100
7Heather CrullModocInd.Northeastern Middle School14 at 106
8Ana MalovichButlerPa.Butler High School11 at 112
9Aspen BlaskoForest LakeMinn.Forest Lake High School16 at 100
10Chloe DearwesterCincinnatiOhioHarrison High School6 at 106
11Mikayla GarciaUnion CityCalif.James Logan High School21 at 106
12Lexia SchechterlyHunlock CreekPa.Lake Lehman High School9 at 106
13Zoey SalmonsBranchlandW.Va.Cabell Midland High School17 at 106
14Jasmine LuedtkeOttumwaIowaOttumwa High SchoolNR
15Kadence BeckLewistonIdahoGrangeville High SchoolNR
16Morgan JohnsonGreeleyColo.Loveland High School18 at 106
17Diana OlivarezClovisCalif.Buchanan High School20 at 106
18Alexsys JacquezFountainColo.Mesa Ridge High SchoolNR
19Grace RobertsLeesburgVa.Loudoun County High SchoolNR
20Jillian WorthenLaPorte CityIowaUnion LaPorte City High SchoolNR
21Sky LangewiczIraMich.Algonac High School28 at 106
22Haeli CaseyElmwoodWis.Spring Valley/Elmwood High SchoolNR
23Kaylee AnnisThurstonOre.Thurston High School25 at 106
24Jayleah PletzShillingtonPa.Governor Mifflin High SchoolNR
25Kate CooperWentzvilleMo.Timberland High School27 at 106
26June WelchWoodruffS.C.Woodruff High School30 at 106
27Teegan SibbleBolivarN.Y.Bolivar Richburg High SchoolNR
28Maycee PeacherBenningtonNeb.Bennington High SchoolNR
29Megan SpencerFairbanksAlaskaLathrop High SchoolNR
30Akeelah MooreRichardsonTexasRichardson High SchoolNR