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PVHS lady wrestler Gabriela Rivas is taking her talents to the next level.

The panther is scheduled to sign her Letter of Intent to Iowa’s Waldorf University at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday (May 9th) inside the library, according to Athletic Director Greg Lanthier.


Rivas, who plans to study Education with a minor in English, was a varsity starter and earned All CIF and ALL League honors. The team was league and regional champions several times.


“It means the world to me because I never thought I’d have this opportunity,’’ she said. “It makes me so proud especially because I’m a first generation college student. I selected Waldorf because it had a home-like feeling that I didn’t get while visiting other campuses and that made my choice much easier.’’


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