Sheppard wins inaugural title at WNY’s state wrestling invitational
February 20, 2019


In the final tournament of her high school wrestling career, Mushirah Sheppard finally got a chance to show her talents against competitors of her own gender. She did not disappoint.

The Salamanca senior, a multi-sport star, Sheppard won her 120-pound weight class in the inaugural NYSPHSAA girls wrestling invitational tournament on Saturday.

In total, she went 5-0 in a round-robin format, pinning four opponents after a 5-0 victory in her opener, not allowing a single point.