Hirsch, Russell make all tournament team at St. Clair Duals

Published 6:03 am Monday, January 25, 2010

Michael Hirsch and Brennen Russell were picked as all tournament selections at the St. Clair Duals Saturday.

Austin finished fourth in the four-team field with a record of 0-3. St. James placed first at 3-0, while USC finished second at 2-1 and St. Clair finished third at 1-2.

Individually. Russell went undefeated, 3-0, at 112 pounds.

“Brennen has been outstanding all year for us,” said Bill Kinney, Austin wrestling coach. “He works really hard in the practice room, asks a lot of questions and gives us a great effort each time.”

Hirsch also went 3-0 and recorded his fifth straight pin in less than a minute in the first round. His then followed with two technical falls to improve to 21-1 on the year.

The Packers are 6-10 overall and 4-1 in the Big 9.