Photo gallery: Area athletes compete in first girls state wrestling tourney

Free State sophomore Madyson Gray competes in the championship match of the girls state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina on Feb. 27, 2020.

Area athletes competed in the first girls state wrestling tournament on Thursday at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina.

Photos by Shane Jackson/Lawrence Journal-World


Free State sophomore Madyson Gray prepares to wrestling ahead of the semifinals of the girl state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina.

Free State sophomore Madyson Gray competes in a match during the girls state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina.

Free State sophomore Madyson Gray competes in a match during the girl state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina.

Baldwin junior Emma Grossoehme competes in a match during the girl state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina.

Baldwin junior Emma Grossoehme competes in a match during the girl state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina.

Tonganoxie freshman Holly Colvert competes in a match during the girls state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina.

Tonganoxie freshman Holly Colvert competes in a match during the girl state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina.

Free State sophomore Madyson Gray competes in the championship match of the girls state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina on Feb. 27, 2020.

Free State sophomore Madyson Gray competes in the championship match of the girls state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina on Feb. 27, 2020.

Free State sophomore Madyson Gray competes in the championship match of the girls state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina on Feb. 27, 2020.

Free State sophomore Madyson Gray after winning a state title in the girls state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina on Feb. 27, 2020.

Baldwin junior Emma Grossoehme prepares to compete in a match during the girl state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina on Feb. 27, 2020.

Baldwin junior Emma Grossoehme competes in a match during the girl state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina on Feb. 27, 2020.

Tonganoxie freshman Holly Colvert competes in a match during the girl state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina on Feb. 27. 2020.

Tonganoxie freshman Holly Colvert competes in a match during the girl state wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina on Feb. 27. 2020.

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