February 27, 2020
Tonganoxie High's Holly Colvert
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The rookie did pretty well in the inaugural year of a new state-sanctioned sport. And though a technicality is preventing her from a chance to win bronze, Thursday was an historic day for Tonganoxie High freshman Holly Colvert. Competing at the first KSHSAA State Wrestling Championships in Salina, Colvert fought her way through the consolation bracket.
Tonganoxie High's first state qualifier for girls wrestling competes today at the inaugural KSHSAA state championships in Salina. THS freshman Holly Colvert Colvert (25-7) opens the state tournament against Wichita North junior Angelina Gillegos (8-14). The winner will take on Junction City senior Elisa Robinson in the second round. Robinson earned a first-round bye at state. Colvert punched her state ticket when she placed fourth in the 191-pound division Feb. 15 in the East Regional at Paola.