Mary-Kate Cooper, a fifth grader at Memorial Parkway Elementary School, recently competed in the Kansas Girls Wrestling State Championships. The tournament, which is open to girls K-12 from any state, is held every year in McPherson, KS.
Mary-Kate, 96 pounds, placed first in the elementary division (grades K-5) in the 106 lb weight class. She also wrestled in the middle school (grades 6-8) 99 lb weight class and placed third. Mary-Kate, a fourth year wrestler, wrestles for the Katy Area Wrestling Club and is coached by Doug Koger.