had a goal and spent more time preparing for it than she did getting it.
freshman earned the State Title at 98 lbs. in the Girls Wrestling State
Tournament sponsored by the Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches
“It was fun to get
to see Maddie drop the hammer on the competition,” Chesterton head coach
Chris Joll said. “The whole meet was a cool experience.”
Rearick won all
three matches in the State Finals at Hamilton Heights High School and won
all six of her matches during the State Tournament by fall.
In the third year
of the tournament, the Trojans also sent freshman Lexi Wright who competed
at 145 lbs.
“It was equally
rewarding to watch Lexi grow from the experience and show improvement,” Joll
said. “It was nice to see Maddie and Lexi compete on a level field. Some
great wrestling took place and our girls contributed to it.”
Federation of High Schools said in a release on its website that 16,652
girls wrestled in 2017-2018, up from 11.496 in 2014-2015.
is going to happen and we are on the ground floor with a couple of pillars
to both lean and grow on,” Joll said.