But that can sometimes be challenging. The solitude allowed him to concentrate on the task ahead and perhaps shield him from attacks on social media and occasional insults from the stands — or even other wrestling mats — during meets. This season, only one girl refused to wrestle Beggs, despite pleas from the opposing coach and teammates. Beggs faced only one forfeit this season. McNew would not make Beggs available for interviews ahead of the state meet. If you have opted in for our browser push notifications, and you would like to opt-out, please refer to the following instructions depending on your device and browser.
Ed Duncan, state chairman of the N.
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On the mat in her navy blue wrestling singlet, she is tough and focused. Zelasky said becoming a better wrestler is her No. While warming up before the tournament begins, friends and competitors Abby Phillips and Jo-Ellen Hutto pray as a unit. For turning notifications on or off on Google Chrome and Android click herefor Firefox click herefor Safari click here and for Microsoft's Edge click here. None currently do, and some schools organize off-season wrestling clubs for girls and boys.