Festus’ Mills makes strides in wrestling Dream Team season

(Festus) Lauren Mills is proof that hard work pays off.

The Festus Tigers junior rose through the ranks in girls’ wrestling this season, and she also ends up on the Regional Radio Dream Team.

Mills finished third in the state at 130 pounds.

She says this latest accolade is proof that the grind produces results.

Mills went 37-4 and finished second in District 1 during a first-team all-conference season.

But she says there was a lot of offseason preparation that needed to happen.

And Mills says she’s had plenty of people in her corner.

Mills qualified for state for the second time in her career.

Lauren Mills Dream Team Interview