This wrestling season, #WrestleLikeAGirl has trended across Missouri. Girls have turned out in record numbers for the sport, more than doubling the number that the Missouri State High School Activities Association predicted would join. Now, their season is coming to a finish, with district tournaments this weekend, creating a road to the state tournament Feb. 14-16. Training alongside the boys from November through February, here are the stories of West’s first two female wrestlers in school history.
This story continues and was originally published on Pathfinder on February 1, 2019.