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North Forsyth junior makes history as Georgia's first girl's wrestling champion

Sophia Eglian defeated Kiomy Morris at the 146-pound class and became the first girls' wrestling champ to hail from Forsyth County.

History was made Saturday in Macon, with the Georgia High School Association recognizing individual state champions within girls' wrestling for the first time.

The roll call of victors included Sophia Eglian, who defeated Stephenson's Kiomy Morris at the 146-pound class and became the first girls' wrestling champion to hail from Forsyth County.

The junior Eglian, the 7A champion who had spent the previous two seasons wrestling for the North Forsyth boys' team, was thrilled with her accomplishment ... and even prouder of the opportunities that await future girls in the sport.

"I think that girls have the same chance of guys, and that if they work as hard as they can, then they'll make a whole lot of difference in the world," said Eglian on Saturday, just minutes after her landmark victory.

For more information on the GHSA wrestling champions (boys/girls), click here.