Smith finished third at IHSA girls state

THIRD PLACE–Avery Smith is pictured with her coaches, Rob Pipher and John Brittingham, after finishing in third place at the IHSA Girls State Wrestling Tournament.

Red Bud wrestler Avery Smith completed her wrestling year with a third place finish at IHSA Girls State last weekend in Bloomington.

She improved from her finish of fourth last year.

Smith only had one loss in the sectional tournament and state tournament combined. She ended her year with a 21-8 record.

For more on Smith, please see this week’s print edition.