Congratulations are in order for the Beech Grove High School wrestling program, in particular freshman wrestler Ethan Smiley and his brother, senior Evan Smiley.
This past weekend both young men wrestled their way into the IHSAA State Wrestling Finals, which will be held Friday and Saturday at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse!
Ethan dominated his first two opponents to earn his trip to the state. He lost tightly contested bouts there after to finish 4th in 113 lb weight class at the New Castle Semi-State.
Evan also dominated his first two opponents to earn his SECOND trip to state! Evan was defeated in the semi-finals, but rebounded to win the 3rd/4th place match in the 145 lb weight class.
Both Ethan and Evan will be in action this Friday; the Parade of Champions begins at 5:30pm, wrestling will start at 6pm.Saturday’s action will start at 9:30am.
Congratulations to Ethan, Evan and the entire wrestling program. We are very proud of you and wish you the best this weekend!