For high school wrestlers, the road to Atlantic City, site of the NJSIAA tournament, begins this weekend with district tournaments.
The top three finishers in each weight class will advance to the regions the following weekend.
This year, the NJSIAA realigned the districts and regions, with different teams in different sites.
The following are districts involving Essex County teams (in bold) in the Worrall Media publishing area:
DISTRICT 9, at Phillipsburg, Saturday, Feb. 18
DISTRICT 10, at Nutley, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 17-18
DISTRICT 11, at Morristown, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 17-18
Queen of Peace
East Orange Campus
DISTRICT 13, at Scotch Plains, Saturday, Feb. 18
St. Peter’s Prep
Seton Hall Prep
DISTRICT 15, at Westfield, Saturday, Feb. 18