KENNEWICK, Wash. -

A four-time Washington state girls wrestling champion who became an assistant coach for girls wrestling at Pasco High School pleaded not guilty to a charge of child molestation.

Sheridan Ann McDonald is accused of inappropriately touching a student.

The Tri-City Herald reports (http://bit.ly/QfODUz ) the 21-year-old Pasco Woman was released from jail after Tuesday's appearance in Franklin County Superior Court.

Police started investigating in January after a girl's father reported inappropriate conduct. The district fired McDonald Jan. 14.

As a senior at Kiona-Benton City High School in 2011 McDonald won her fourth state championship.