Transgender Boy Wins Girl State Wrestling Championship For 2nd Time

Jason Fochtman, Houston Chronicle
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18-year-old senior Mack Beggs from Euless Trinity High School near Dallas wins Texas girls’ Class 6A 110-pound division for second year in a row.

For the second year in a row, a transgender wrestler has won the Texas girls’ Class 6A 110-pound division.

Mack Beggs, an 18-year-old senior from Euless Trinity High School near Dallas, entered the tournament in Cypress outside of Houston with an undefeated record. He beat Chelsea Sanchez — who he beat for the title in 2017 — in the final match Saturday.

Video posted online showed a mix of cheers and boos from the crowd following Beggs’ win.

Beggs is in the process of transitioning from female to male and taking a low-dose of testosterone.



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