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Re: Weight Class Changes
I think college wrestling should have 2 weights in the 200s and then a heavy. There are a lot of good athletes that are in that 200-250 range, just look at college football. I think there's too much of an emphasis on weight cutting and we're stunting the growth of some of our kids. If you had an 85 lb class in High School by God you'd have kids shooting to be the next 4xer. At 85, 98 and maybe 106 by their senior year but headed no where because all the 125 kids at the next level walk around at 140+. They don't have an under 125 lb football league, or a 6' and under basketball league but we do have undersized state and national champions that look like Jr. High kids. I do like that wrestling has provided an option for undersized kids but I'd like to see kids less worried about weight cutting and more focused on wrestling.