Shelbyville Daily Union


March 14, 2014

WRams Wrap Historic 2014


Sophomore Garrett Brachbill (126 lbs) finished the season as 4th in the state. Brachbill also set a new school record with 184 take downs in a season. Brachbill, Smithson, Duckett, and Fox were among the leaders in different statistics or were team award winners.

Meanwhile, a wrestler who finished the 2013 season with an injury, was able to come back and capture the Team MVP Award. Adam Hudson (152 lbs) finished the season as 4th in the state with a record of 43-4. Hudson also won a pivotal match in the team regional over his nemesis and tipped the scales for the Ram regional title.

Brachbill recorded the most wins this season (44-6). He also earned the most team points (221). He had the most tech falls (7), tied for the most major decisions (9), had the most 2-point near falls (14), had the most wins by default (2), and had the most 1st take downs (39).

Duckett tied for the most major decisions (9). Duckett tied with Andrew Mudgette for the most decisions (16), was 2nd in most escapes (43), and 2nd in take downs (154). Smithson recorded the most pins on the team (25), was 2nd in most team points (217) and 3rd in most 3-point near falls (16). Wyatt Fox registered the most 3-point near falls (17)and had the most reversals (30). He was 2nd on the team in most tech falls (5), most 2-point near falls (11), and 2nd in most penalty points (9).

Hudson was 2nd in most wins (43), in most pins (19), and in 1st take downs (38). He was tied for 2nd in most tech falls (5) and most reversals (15). He was 3rd in most take downs (146) and most 2-point near falls (10). Finley was 2nd in most reversals (15), 2nd in most defaults (1), and 3rd in most team points (208), most falls (18), and major decisions (8).

Brachbill not only had the most points he had the biggest differential over opponents, 101 points (221-20). Hudson allowed the fewest points by opponents (14), with a 193-point differential. Duckett allowed just 15 points by opponents, with a 178-point differential. Smithson had a 193-point differential over his opponents and Finley had a 180-point differential over opponents.

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