Brackets Set for IHSAA Wrestling Semi-State

Thirty-five wrestlers from southeast Indiana will look to punch their ticket to the State Finals.

East Central were crowned team champions at the Richmond Regional. Photo by EC Athletics. 

(Southeast Indiana) - The brackets are set for the IHSAA Wrestling Semi-State events. 

Four semi-states will take place this Saturday at East Chicago Central, Fort Wayne South Side, New Castle, and Evansville Reitz (Ford Center). The top four place winners in each weight class will advance to the State Finals in Evansville on January 16-17. 

Locally, 35 wrestlers will represent southeastern Indiana at the New Castle and Evansville semi-state events. Here is the breakdown by schoo:

  • East Central: 10
  • Franklin County: 6
  • Milan: 6
  • Batesville: 5
  • Switzerland County: 4
  • Lawrenceburg: 2
  • South Dearborn: 2

See the individual matchups for local wrestlers below. Rankings via


New Castle Semi-State


Bryce Bruns, So., Franklin County (29-10) vs. Carlo Gederici, Fr., Carmel (22-7)


#6 Matthew Baylor, So, Milan (43-1) vs. Tyler Huffman, So., Alexandria Monroe (25-14)


Adam Brewer, Fr., Batesville (27-10) vs. #13 Richard Rogers, So., Franklin Central (30-5)
Jaxon Carr, Jr., East Central (29-10) vs. RJ Taylor, Sr., Perry Meridian (23-7)
Cole Freese, Jr., Franklin County (35-7) vs. Jack Richardson, Fr., Roncalli (25-11)
Lucas Richards, So., Milan (25-16) vs. #14 Jeff McGuire, So., Greenfield-Central (26-4)


Colin Troyer, Jr., Franklin County (38-2) vs. Quinn Stauffacher, Sr., Zionsville (15-16)
Laim Hubbartt, So., South Dearborn (33-16) vs. #17 Nick Anderson, Jr., Hamilton Southeastern (24-5)


Brogan Rullman, Jr., East Central (27-11) vs. #19 Isaac Kuhn, Sr., Hamilton Heights (28-4)
Kyle Bolser, So., Franklin County (26-11) vs. #15 Jack Davis, So., Chatard (36-2)


Brady Merk, Sr., East Central (24-13) vs. Teyon Leonard, Sr., Fishers (34-7)
Landon Walton, Jr., South Dearborn (26-12) vs. #21 Landon Vaught, Jr., Crawfordsville (30-3)


Nyden Euson, So., East Central (32-5) vs. Jaylyn Pugh, Sr., Hamilton Heights (33-8)
Trevor Bruns, Jr., Franklin County (28-10) vs. #7 Dillon Graham, Sr., Cathedral (29-9)


Brayden Tudor, Sr., Lawrenceburg (25-1) vs. #8 Braden Getz, Sr., Roncalli (34-3)
Logan Schott, Sr., East Central (30-9) vs. Aaron Durham, Jr., Warren Central (23-10)


Davis Maher, Sr., Batesville (31-5) vs. #4 Silas Foster, Jr., Purdue Polytechnic (35-2)
Brody Wingate, Fr., East Central (24-12) vs. Jaedyn Jeffries, Sr., New Palestine (22-17)
#25 Kaleb Wilburn, Jr., Milan (43-2) vs. Julian Eads, So., Shelbyville (17-13)


Damien Dance, Jr., Batesville (40-0) vs. William Wolford, So., Tipton (22-14)
Jaxsin Prater, Fr., East Central (27-12) vs. Jensen Shryock, Jr., Anderson (27-10)
Kayden McClellan, So., Milan (31-15) vs. #20 Carter Richardson, Sr., Noblesville (34-8)


Drake Rorabacher, Sr., Lawrenceburg (20-11) vs. #3 Brenton Russell, Sr., Warren Central (32-1)
Cameron Gilb, Jr., Milan (38-5) vs. #16 Michael White, So., Lawrence North (31-6)
Travis Riley, Sr., East Central (18-19) vs. #12 Seer Godwise, So., Perry Meridian (28-5)


Brendin Kolter, Jr., East Central (19-6) vs. # Luke Penola, Sr., Zionsville (29-1)
Breck Bohman, Sr., Franklin County (38-2) vs. De Shawn Ternoir, Sr., Hamilton Southeastern (18-9)


Zane Richardson, Fr., Milan (40-9) vs. Andrew Troy, Jr., Chatard (19-5)
#24 Brayden Rouse, Sr., East Central (36-2) vs. Eli Libler, Sr., Pendleton Heights 28-8)
Andrew Jones, Jr., Batesville (25-7) vs. #8 Jackson Weingart, Sr., Cathedral (31-5)


Max Amberger, Jr., Batesville (38-2) vs. Ty Everson, Frankton (26-9)


Evansville Semi-State


Ethan Rose, So., Switzerland County (40-5) vs. Karson Bachelder, Fr., Castle (30-11)


Dakota Fields, Jr., Switzerland County (31-10) vs. #5 Charlie LaRocca, Sr., Center Grove (29-5)


#11 Peyton Richards, So., Switzerland County (42-0) vs. Peyton Pfettscher, Jr., Evansville Reitz (43-5)


#24 Gabe Rose, Jr., Switzerland County (22-5) vs. Kaden House, Sr., Floyd Central (17-11)

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