Saturday was a day of firsts.
Homewood-Flossmoor participated in the inaugural girls wrestling state finals last week at Grossinger Motors Arena. The Vikings also got their first-ever wrestling state champion — Attalia Watson-Castro in the 135-pound class.
“I’m ecstatic,” coach Scott Aronson said. “It was amazing, just an amazing weekend. Nothing like anything I’ve ever experienced in my life.”
The Vikings had eight state qualifiers in total. In addition to Watson-Castro, Jocelyn Williams and Ini Odumosu took home ribbons. Ava Anderson (106 pounds), Nina Hamm (115), Grace Gibbs (140), Kristen Roberts (155), and Madison . . .
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