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PIAA making changes for 1998-99 wrestling Season

A state Dual Meet Championship will be held

Regional set-up to be changed

Weight classes most likely will reduced and changed

The PIAA's Board of Control met last Friday and Saturday decisions were finalized regarding state dual meet championships
Changes to both Class 3A and 2A regional setups were also finalized.
A proposal to reduce the number of weight classes to 12 was approved conceptually but retured to the PIAA's wrestling committee.
The Board of Control: instituted state team (dual meet) championships in both classes (3A and 2A), to begin next season (1998-99).
A total of 16 teams will qualify for the team tournament, eight in an East Regional, eight in a West Regional.

First round duals are slated for

East Regional AAA births (8teams)

West Regional AAA birth (8 teams)

East Regional AA births (8teams)

West Regional AA birth (8 teams)

AA Regional Line-up Changes

Southeast Regional

Northeast Regional

Southwest Regional

Northwest Regional

AAA Regional Line-up Changes

Northeast Regional

Weight Class Changes