GAZETTE-DEMOCRAT: Local competitors part of girls’ wrestling history

Girls have been competing in the Illinois Freestyle State Championship for years, but prior to this year that meant competing against boys.

On Saturday, May 5, A-J Junior Wildcats Wrestling teammates Madilyn Hawk and Catie Mays competed in the first girls’ division of the Illinois Freestyle State Championship.

The championship was at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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