Penn Girls Wrestling Team Advances to State
The Girls wrestling team is traveling down to State Friday January 14th , 2022. Penn hosted the Regional Championship Trophy for the sixth consecutive year.
Eleven Penn wrestlers secured their for state.
Maia Centilli, Mackenzie Konanz, and Nunu Helepa earned individual Regional Championships. Heidi Selis, Seleash Ngugi, Sophie Brown, Clarissa Robles, Emma Batten and Kassie Smith were each in the Top 6.
The State Championships are Friday, Jan. 14, at Kokomo. The Kingsmen have won four of the last five state crowns.
When Nunari Helepa was asked how it felt to make it to state her response was ,” it feels like a huge accomplishment winning regionals and going to state is something crazy and pushes me to work even harder . when asked how do you describe the team chemistry her response was : ” feels like we’ve known each other forever and always support each other no matter the cost “. when asked what motivated the team and kept them going her response was :” coaches, ourselves, and each other , dedication kept us going!