Makayla Welch of Cambridge-Isanti has been awarded the inaugural Ms. Minnesota – Wrestling Award as the top senior female high school wrestler in the state.
Welch had quite the year on the mat as she was a constant in the varsity line-up for the Bluejackets from 106 to 120 pounds. She is a five-time Minnesota Girls High School State Wrestling Tournament champion and also recently earned All-American honors at Girls Folkstyle Nationals in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Welch garners a 3.65 GPA and has signed a National Letter of Intent to wrestle for King University in Bristol, Tenn. this fall.
Recipients of the Ms. Minnesota – Wrestling Award receive a certificate to commemorate the achievement along with a monetary gift.
Ms. Minnesota – Wrestling is an award created by MN Girls Wrestling with the sole purpose of promoting and recognizing annually, the top senior female high school wrestler within the state of Minnesota.
Ms. Minnesota – Wrestling
2019 – Emily Shilson, Mounds View
2018 – Makayla Welch, Cambridge-Isanti