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Bay County’s, Solorio, wins 16U Fargo National Championship

Published: Jul. 18, 2021 at 9:39 PM CDT
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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -Valarie Solorio, who was a freshman at Arnold High School last year, just made Bay County history.

The young wrestler made it onto the Florida Wrestling team as a top three finalist at state, and Sunday night, she won one of the biggest honors you can in the sport.

Valarie went with team Florida to Fargo, North Dakota, and won the 16u Fargo National Championship. The last girl to place at fargo was in 2013.

She is not only the first Panhandle wrestler to even place at Fargo, but also the first to win a national championship.

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