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Arlington teams have individual girls district wrestling champs

Washington-Liberty hosts and wins Jim Mon boys tournament
The Washington-Liberty Generals hosted and won the annual Jim Mon Memorial Tournament on Jan. 27.

 All three Arlington teams had individual champions at the first Liberty District girls wrestling championships.

For the Wakefield Warriors, Nicole Barahona won the title at 107 pounds. She won by pin in the title match of the event at McLean High School.

For the Washington-Liberty Generals, Skyla Rene was the champion at the 132 weight class. She won by a major decision in the final.

For the Yorktown Patriots, Charlotte Bowman defeated previously undefeated Cameron Millsapps of Wakefield in the 152 championship match by a 3-2 score. Each won by pin in semifinal matches. Millsapps had defeated Bowman in a meeting earlier this season.

In addition to Millsapps, three other Wakefield wrestlers finished second. They were Ashley Alvarez (100), Jada Springer (107) and Fabiola Matas (185). Also, Wakefield's Fatima Granados was fourth at 138 as was Alyssa Perez at 152.

For Washington-Liberty, Allison Crawford was third at 126. For Yorktown, Makayla Grigsby finished third at 107.

Girls wrestling became an officially sanctioned varsity sport by the Virginia High School League last season, with significantly more girls competing state wide this season than in 2023.

* In another recent wrestling competition, the Washington-Liberty Generals team hosted and won the annual Jim Mon Memorial Tournament on Jan. 27. The meet had been scheduled a week earlier, but was postponed because all school activities in Arlington County were canceled that day because of weather.