CEC girls are pioneers on the mat

Merely a week before the start of the wrestling season, an unexpected announcement over the PA system at Cloquet High School caught the attention of sophomores Kloey Jensen and Morgan Browne.

In light of the Minnesota State High School League’s approval of all-girls postseason wrestling tournaments for the first time this season, the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton team was seeking female participants to sign up for the growing sport.

With little hesitation, Browne and Jensen jumped at the unique opportunity.

“I thought it was cool because a lot of times girls aren’t accepted into the other sports, like football and all,” Browne said. “When I saw that, I thought it was cool. That’s mostly why I joined.” Continue reading at duluthnewstribune.com →