Choctaw's Becka Leathers is one of country's top female wrestlers
BY ED GODFREY NewsOK.com
Friday, February 01, 2013
CHOCTAW — Choctaw wrestler Becka Leathers takes exception to the suggestion that she is competing in a man's sport.
“It's rapidly evolving into a female sport as well,” said Leathers, who is one of the top female wrestlers in the country and wrestles on the Yellow Jackets varsity squad at 120 or 126 pounds, depending on where she makes weight.
It's still uncommon to see a girl wrestling on a high school team in Oklahoma, but it is not rare anymore.
“Every tournament we go to now there is usually a female involved,” said Putnam City North coach Mitch Brinlee.
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Choctaw wrestler Becca Leathers competes against boys in high school action, and has won six national championships in girls competition. PAUL HELLSTERN/NewsOK.com