This week’s athlete of the week (1/2) is Wendy Riley-Washington from Kickapoo High School.

Riley-Washington is a senior wrestler on the Chiefs girls team.

She is the defending state champion in the girls 170 pound class and is off to an 8-0 start this season.

Riley-Washington has pinned all of her opponents so far this season in less than a minute into each of her bouts.

She won the gold medal at both the Girls Lady Mustang event, and the Nixa invitational.

Riley-Washington will wrap up 20-22 competing in the Wonder Woman wrestling match in Columbia.

In February it’ll be back to Columbia to defend her state championship.

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Once more, congrats to this week’s athlete of the week, Wendy Riley-Washington from Kickapoo high school.