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Pullman Wrestler places 5th at freestyle wrestling national championships

Pullman athlete makes history

PULLMAN - Raenah Smith, 14, took fifth-place in the 16U 112 pound women's freestyle division in USA Wrestling's 2023 U.S. Marine Corps National Championships.

The event was held in Fargo, N.D., at the Fargodome at North Dakota University.

With this performance, Smith becomes the first Fargo Nationals All-American in both Pullman and Whitman County History.

In her most recent eighth grade season, Smith posted a record of 5-2, including two wins by technical fall, and one by fall. her only losses were to the first and third place finishers from Pennsylvania and Montana.

In the Fargo event, Smith...


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