Aspiring to be a state champion

Adeduntan hopes for gold at MSHSL girls state

Park Center senior Rodiat Adeduntan has one major goal this month – become the first Minnesota State High School League-sanctioned 126-pound girls state wrestling champion.

This year’s season is historic in the state with a girls state wrestling tournament being added to the docket for the first time, and Adeduntan said she is ready to prove herself on the big stage.

“If I was to be anything other than a state champ, honestly, I’d be disappointed in myself,” Adeduntan said. “Everyone is going there to reach first place. I am not going just to be there. I am not going there just to qualify. I want to win the whole thing. I want to be on top of my bracket. I want to prove that I am the best 126 female wrestler in the state of Minnesota.”

First, Adeduntan has to get through the section 5-8 tournament Feb. 19 at Sartell High School. Continue reading at →

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