A memorable day in Pine Island: Panthers host largest girls-only wrestling meet in state history

More than 260 girls competed at the second annual girls-only tournament in Pine Island on Saturday — one not many will forget anytime soon.

PINE ISLAND — In what had already been a remarkable past few months for the sport of girls wrestling in Minnesota, Saturday may have been the icing on the cake.

Female wrestlers from as far north as Bemidji and as far west as Ortonville came to Pine Island High School for the second Pine Island Girls Wrestling Tournament to compete and make history.

According to tournament organizer and Pine Island wrestling board member Jason Elsmore, with more than 260 wrestlers and more than 60 schools represented, the event is the largest girls-only wrestling invitational in state history. Continue reading at ostbulletin.com →