Shelbyville Daily Union


December 24, 2013

Athlete of the Week

The Daily Union Athletes of the Week stand as individual champions on the same championship team.

They helped lead Shelbyville wrestling to the Skull & Crossbones team championship.

Elliott Smithson, senior Shelbyville wrestler, won the Skull & Crossbones title (220) with a pin hat trick.

Smithson, 8th-ranked in the state, scored three consecutive wins by pin.

He won a 2nd period pin (4:43), followed by another 2nd period pin (4:36).

He won the title with a pin in the last 10 seconds of the 1st period (1:49).

Zack Stirrett, sophomore Shelbyville wrestler, won the 106-pound title with two consecutive pins, then a shutout decision. Stirrett, ranked 8th in the state, first pin was in the 3rd period and his second with 16 seconds left in the 2nd period.

He won the title, 3-0.

Jared Finley, junior Shelbyville wrestler, won the 138-pound title with back-to-back pins and a major decision.

Finley, ranked 4th in the state got first pin in the 1st period (1:26) and his second pin in the 2nd period (2:50).

He won the title racking up a 13-5 win.

Garrett Brachbill, a sophomore Shelbyville wrestler ranked 8th in the state, won the 126-pound title with a pin, a major decision and by injury.

He stuck his foe in the 2nd period (3:17), followed by an 11-point major decision, 16-5. Brachbill won the title as his championship foe got hurt and had to withdraw.

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