Female wrestler wins North Carolina high school championship

This photo provided by North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) shows Heaven Fitch, center, after the state wrestling championships in Raleigh, N.C, on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (North Carolina High School Athletic Association via AP)
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A female wrestler has made history by winning a state high school wrestling championship in North Carolina.

体育投注The North Carolina High School Athletic Association said on its website that junior Heaven Fitch of Uwharrie Charter Academy became the first female to win an individual state wrestling championship in the state.

体育投注She won the 106 pound weight class at the 1A division on Saturday. A photo released on the association's official Twitter account shows her beaming, standing next to three boys who finished behind her.

She had a 54-4 record for the season and won Most Outstanding Wrestler for the 1A division.