Transgender boy wins girls' state wrestling title for second consecutive year

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Whether it's a male insisting he's a female or a female taking male hormones to look and perform more like a male, the controversy over transgenders in sports appears to be dying down - similar to the waning shock factor over same-sex "marriage" - as protests against Beggs' drug-enhanced performance continue to become deemed more and more as politically incorrect and "gender-insensitive".

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

"He has so much respect for all the girls he wrestles", Beggs' mother, Angela McNew told the AP.

"They're saying 'steroids.' They're saying, 'Oh, they're beating up on girls, ' " Beggs said, according to the News.

"You put me in front of anybody and I'll wrestle them", he said. "It has more to do with skill and discipline than strength".

And in 2016, the UIL also decided that student-athletes in high school must compete as the gender that's on their birth certificate. University Interscholastic League (UIL) deputy director Jamie Harrison said the League is willing to consider making an exception to competition rules if asked, but UIL has not received a request from the Beggs, according to Fox4 News.

"Honestly, I didn't even care about the boos", Beggs contended after winning the championship previous year, according to CNN.

The wrestling champion's treatments have so far given her a mustache and a deep, male-sounding voice.

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Beggs has compiled a 132-9 record over the last three seasons, and hasn't lost a match in the past two years.

Before falling to Beggs in the semifinals, Cypress Ranch High School's Kayla Fits, actually told the Dallas Morning News that she was going to take his title. Beggs faced only one forfeit this season.

Although Beggs and his family have stated repeatedly that he would like to wrestle boys, the law does not yet allow it. Lets hope for a progressive change!

Beggs, who was born female as Mackenzie, identifies as a male.

Beggs successfully won the state championship for the second straight year on Saturday, but when he was declared the victor, he was met with a hail of boos from numerous spectators in attendance.

Last year, the 18-year-old beat Sanchez for the championship.

Beggs is now entertaining a scholarship offer at an out-of-state school. "This is what I worked for".