Championships slated for this weekend
A pair of CIAC Championship events will take place on Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23, as the CIAC Gymnastics Class Championships will be held on Saturday at Pomperaug High School in Southbury and the CIAC Wrestling Open will take place over the two days at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven.
Three class champions will be crowned in gymnastics with the Class L meet at 9 a.m. The Class M meet will follow at 12:30 p.m., with the Class S meet wrapping up the competition at 5 p.m.
Eight schools will be competing for each class championships.
A single ticket will allow fans to watch all three competitions with prices of $8 for adult general admission and $5 for students grade 1-12 or senior citizens 65 or older.
The wrestling open will begin with round of 32 matches at 4:30 p.m. on Friday in 14 weight classes. The round of 16 matches will alsotake place on Friday, with the meet resuming Saturday morning with the quarterfinals at 10 a.m.
The semifinals are scheduled to take place at 1:30 p.m., with the finals then beginning at 6:15 p.m.
Consolation rounds and matches will also take place throughout Friday evening and Saturday, with an estimated total of nearly 590 matches taking place over the two days.
Separate tickets will be sold for the Friday and Saturday sessions at of $8 for adult general admission and $5 for students grade 1-12 or senior citizens 65 or older.
Coverage of the two-day wrestling event will be available on the CIAC Network at ciac.tv.
Live results for wrestling and final results for gymnastics will be available at the CIAC Tournament central page at tournamentcentral.ciacsports.com.