Sports Shorts

The top high school wrestlers from around the state will return to Atlantic City to spend the weekend competing in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) State Wrestling Championships at Boardwalk Hall on March 6, 7 and 8.

Wrestling Mats.

The competition begins at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 6, for the preliminaries and prequarter finals. On Saturday, March 7, the competition starts at 10 a.m. for the quarterfinals and wrestle-backs I and II.

Following the morning session, Boardwalk Hall will clear the facility and reopen doors at 4 p.m. for the 5 p.m. evening session of the semi-finals and wrestle-backs III and IV.

On Sunday, March 8, competition begins at 10 a.m. for consolations, followed by the finals and awards ceremony at 2 p.m. Doors open one hour prior to each session.

Single session reserved tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and senior citizens (62 and older).

Tickets may be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 1-800-736-1420 or visiting A limited number of reserved tickets, good for all sessions, are available by calling the NJSIAA at 609-259-2776, or at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office. These reserved combination tickets are $40.

Order forms for the $40 reserved combination ticket can be found on the NJSIAA website at Questions regarding the combination tickets should be directed to Theresa Humphries at 609-259-2776 or e-mail

For more information on the Championships, contact Joe Zedalis at (609) 294- 1957 or e-mail