Lady Ram wrestler falls just short of State Tournament


February 17, 2024

by Jeff Olsen

What a future 8th grader Morgan Skoien, a first-year competitor, has in girls wrestling.

Last Saturday in Bemidji, Morgan, a couple of inches shy of six feet, reached the True Second Match and was close to pinning her Monticello opponent late in the first period when the buzzer sounded.

In the second period, her opponent, a well-muscled junior, pinned Morgan to end her fantastic season and the dream of being the first Roseau girl wrestler to advance to state. She instead earned 3rd place honors.

While she's not a dainty lass and tips the scales at 190 pounds, Morgan is a versatil...

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