INDIANAPOLIS — Connersville's Evan Shafer represented his community well at the IHSAA wrestling state finals on Friday and Saturday. Shafer placed fourth out of 16 wrestlers in the 285 pound weight class, and closed out his senior campaign with a 39-2 record. 

The action started Friday night in the first round duals at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Shafer pinned Brock Donati (21-9) of Penn in the second period, moving him on to the quarterfinals. This marked the first time this season that Shafer didn't pin his opponent in the first period.