Westlake shines at Utah Girls State Championship

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President’s Day Monday was a busy day for Utah high school wrestling.

USA Wrestling Utah hosted the Utah Girls State Championship at the Telos campus in Orem. Girls wrestling will be sanctioned by the Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) for the 2020-21 season, so Monday’s event was unofficial, but it might give a glimpse into what the competition might look like. This year 141 total girls took part and Westlake won the team title aided by the fact the Thunder had the biggest representation with 21 girls competing.

Lizzie Shunn (130 pounds) took first place to lead the Thunder attack while teammates Briana Carlson (180) and Aaliyah Fister (165) placed second and third respectively.

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