Shelby County brings down Chilton County

By BRITTANI MORRIS / For the Reporter

COLUMBIANA — The Shelby County High School wrestling team edged Chilton County High School 54-24 high school wrestling match Dec. 15.

Five Wildcats and three Tigers won their individual matches.

The win marked Shelby County’s second match victory this week.

“We’re young,” said Shelby County coach Mike Harrison.

Noah Dorough of Shelby County won his 106-pound match by forfeit. Aaron Stagner of Shelby County also won the 113-pound match by forfeit.

Patrick Kurdze of Chilton County pinned A.J. Cole of Shelby County in the 120-pound match. Tyler Carter of Shelby County topped Caleb Smith of Chilton County in the 126-pound match.

Chilton County’s Paul Shearon pinned Killian Berens of Shelby County in the 132-pound match.

Nick Horton of Shelby County won his 138-pound match by forfeit. Austin Poe of Shelby County pinned Jaylon Landret in the 145-pound match.

Shelby County wrestler Chase Weeks downed Clay Bailey in the 152-pound match. Senior Chris Upton from the Wildcats pinned Hunter Edward in the 160-pound match. 

“They fought hard,” said Chilton County coach Ronald Smith. “We’re young and we have no seniors. Shelby County did a great job.”

Luke Miller of Shelby County won his 170-pound match by forfeit. Shelby County s sophomore Clint Davis brought down his Chilton county opponent Andrew King in the 195-pound match.

The Tigers Justyn Jackson won his individual match by forfeit. Spencer Watley of Chilton County came out on top of Shelby County s Dillon Grantham in the 285-pound match.

Shelby County fell to Springville in a match 60-24. Four Wildcats won individual matches against Springville.

Noah Dorough of Shelby County pinned Garen Mullen of Springville in the 106-pound match. Chase Weeks of Shelby County pinned Ricky Schuler of Springville in the 152-pound match.

Clint Davis and Dylan Grantham of Shelby County each won matches by forfeit.

Shelby County fell to Minor 72-12. Two Wildcats won individual matches against Minor.

Killian Berens and Chase Weeks of Shelby County each won matches by forfeit.