FORT WORTH, TX • Three separate age teams had been on show this previous weekend on the Will Rogers Memorial Heart for the U23, U20, and U17 Girls’s Championships—these three divisions additionally served because the World Workforce Trials match—and Illinois didn’t disappoint. Actually, it was made overly clear that girls’s wrestling within the Land of Lincoln, whether or not it’s highschool or college-aged ladies, may be very robust and rising in a method that’s extraordinarily aggressive and nicely above most states within the nation.
There was a complete of forty entrants registered with Illinois ties within the given divisions and weights that competed in Texas; twenty-one of them went on to earn All-American honors.
Illinoisians made up 9 finalists and claimed 4 championships. In that, there at the moment are 4 ladies representing Workforce USA on the World Championships which have Illinois ties, and twelve girls at the moment are members of the Nationwide Workforce.