The Wrestling Rams recorded a hat trick on Tuesday night whooping three different teams in the home triple dual. The overwhelmed Olney East Richland, 73-6. They chomped on Charleston, 65-12. They shut out St. Anthony, 84-0.
Shelbyville (19-4) celebrated their lone senior Elliott Smithson (24-4), then went to work in their final home duals of the season. The WRams won 39 of the 42 matches on Tuesday. They recorded 18 pins, 3 tech falls, 3 major decisions, 15 forfeits, and only one minor decision. The only Ram losses were two forfeits due to injury and one pin. It was near total domination. The Rams out-scored their three opponents, 222-18.
Zack Stirrett (106) went 3-0 with two pins and a forfeit. Lyle Jefson (113), though injured, came back to win a forfeit. Trevor Brown (120) went 2-1 with a pin and a forfeit. Garrett Brachbill (126) went 3-0 with two pins and a forfeit. Jarred Hicks (132) went 3-0 with two pins and a forfeit. Jared Finley (138) went 3-0 with a tech fall, a pin, and a forfeit.
Wyatt Fox (145) went 3-0 with a pin, a major decision, and a forfeit. Adam Hudson (152/160) went 3-0 with two pins and a tech fall. Ben Houska (152/160) went 3-0 with a pin and two forfeits. Lucas Duckett (170) went 3-0 with a pin, a major decision and a forfeit. Caleb Cloe (182/195) went 3-0 with a two pins and a forfeit.
Noah Applegate (182/195) had a pin and two forfeits. Elliott Smithson (220) went 3-0 with two pins and a forfeit. Andrew Mudgette (285) went 3-0 a major decision, a minor decision, and a forfeit.
The match against Olney was a complete dismantling. Olney won a forfeit due to a Shelby injury at 113, while Shelby won two forfeits. There were 11 matches that went to the mat but Olney was no match against Shelby. The WRams won eight of them by pin, one by tech fall and two by major decisions.
Stirrett (20-7) had a 3rd period pin (4:58). Brown won a 1st period pin (1:43). Brachbill (28-3), who finished 2nd at LeRoy, stuck his opponent at the buzzer at the end of the 1st period (2:00). Hicks (18-10), 6th at LeRoy, had a 2nd period pin (2:30). Finley (30-1), coming off a 1st place finish at LeRoy, rolled up a 22-7 tech fall ending the match early.