Shelbyville Daily Union

December 4, 2013

Ram Wrestling Starts 2-0

Shelby Knocks Off #5 Litchfield

JOHN CURTIS - Daily Union Sports Editor
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SHELBYVILLE, IL. — The Shelbyville Ram wrestling team opened their 2103-14 season with a pair of home wins on Tuesday. Shelby beat Cumberland, 72-6, and #5-ranked Litchfield, 42-33.

Shelbyville was missing one of their best wrestlers, Wyatt Fox, not back yet from injury and had to give away a weight class due to an injury earlier in the evening. Litchfield had two forfeits. Shelby won eight matches in the nightcap  and Litchfield six.

Keys to the win was transfer student Trevor Brown getting a 1st period pin and Jared Finley coming back to get a win. Adam Hudson won 1-0 on an escape in a 6:00 defensive wrestling battle. Also key was Lucas Duckett, not only winning, but getting a pin. Those wins tipped the scales for Shelby against the Panthers.

In the opening match against Cumberland, Shelby dominated. The only match the Rams lost was lost due to injury with the Ram in the lead. Shelby scored 6 points in 10 of the matches they won, six of them pins.

Tuesday

Shelbyville 72, Cumberland 6

106-Zack Stirrett def. Whitaker (CU) by pin (4:51)

113-Lyle Jefson def. Craig (CU) by major decision, 25-14

120-Trevor Brown won by FFT

126-Garrett Brachbill def. Day in OT, 9-7

132-Hinz (CU) won by injury default over Matt Tinsman

138-Jarred Hicks def. Brandenburg (CU) by pin (2:58)

145-Jared Finley def. Elwood (CU) by major decision, 17-7

152-Adam Hudson def. Titus (CU) by pin (3:15)

160-Ben Houska def. Knepper (CU) by pin (:20)

170-Lucas Duckett won by FFT

182-Noah Applegate won by FFT

195-Caleb Cloe def. Judson (CU) by pin (5:18)

220-Elliott SMithson won by FFT

285-Andrew Mudgette def. Carll (CU) by pin (1:48)

Shelbyville 42, Litchfield 33

103-Zack Stirrett won by FFT

112-Lyle Jefson lost by pin

120-Trevor Brown won by pin (:41)

126-Brachbill won by pin (2:19)

132-Loss by FFT

138-Jarred Hicks won by FFT

146-Jared Finley won, 5-4

152-Adam Hudson won, 1-0

160-Ben Houska lost 11-9

170-Lucas Duckett won by pin (4:55)

182-Noah Applegate lost by pin

195-Caleb Cloe lost by pin

215-Elliott Smithson won by FFT

285-Andrew Mudgette lost by pin