Lady Lion wrestling defeats McClain, 42-18


By Tyler Flora - [email protected]



Lady Lion wrestler Brooklyn Wade, left,picked up two wins during their dual meet against McClain on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Washington would go on to defeat McClain by a score of 42-18, giving them their first Frontier Athletic Conference dual meet victory in program history.

Lady Lion wrestler Brooklyn Wade, left,picked up two wins during their dual meet against McClain on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Washington would go on to defeat McClain by a score of 42-18, giving them their first Frontier Athletic Conference dual meet victory in program history.


Courtesy photo

The Washington Lady Lion wrestling team followed up winning their first santioned dual meet on Wednesday, Dec. 7 by winning their first-ever Frontier Athletic Conference dual meet on Thursday, Dec. 8. The Lady Lions defeated McClain by a score of 42-18.

Here are the results from Thursday’s competition:

100- Double Forfeit

105- Double Forfiet

110- Leah Marine (WCH) By Forfeit

115- Lauren Joseph (WCH) By Forfeit

120- Dayza Daughtery (Mc) By Forfeit

125- Alicia Naverette (WCH) By Forfeit

130- Lyndyn Gibbs (WCH) By Forfeit

135- Double Forfeit

140- Double Forfeit

145- Double Forfeit

155- Mariah Campbell (WCH) By Forfeit

170- Madyson Wheaton (Mc) By pin over Janessa Ayler (WCH)

190- Sarah Kegley (Mc) By Forfeit

235- Brooklyn Wade Win (WCH) By pin Over Nikkaiah Smith (Mc)

In exhibition competition, Lyndyn Gibbs of Washington defeated Dayzia Daughtery of McClain by pin and Brooklyn Wade of Washington won by pin over McClain’s Emma Marsh.

For the Junior High girls, Abigail Forsythe wrestled with the boys team, picking up a pin. Abby Huff wrestled in a tough contest against a former state-placer and won 8-7.

Lady Lion head coach Wes Gibbs commented after the victory.

“We as a high school girls team are the very first team to win an FAC dual. It was pretty special for the girls, and all of the coaches. We’ve worked for 10 years to make it happen and got to be part of the good side of history.”

Washington will have a little bit of time off from competing, but will be in competition again on Dec. 22 in a tournament at Watkins Memorial.

Lady Lion wrestler Brooklyn Wade, left,picked up two wins during their dual meet against McClain on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Washington would go on to defeat McClain by a score of 42-18, giving them their first Frontier Athletic Conference dual meet victory in program history.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2022/12/web1_Brooklyn-Wade-vs-Greenfield.jpgLady Lion wrestler Brooklyn Wade, left,picked up two wins during their dual meet against McClain on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Washington would go on to defeat McClain by a score of 42-18, giving them their first Frontier Athletic Conference dual meet victory in program history. Courtesy photo

By Tyler Flora

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