Sidney, Arcanum Double Dual
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Covington put in a strong performance Wednesday night as they travelled to Sidney for a double dual and defeated the host Yellow Jackets, 57-15, followed by a 68-3 victory over Arcanum in their second dual.
Against Sidney, Kyle Barga (120) started the Buccs off with an 11-6 decision over Philip Bertsch, followed by Riley Richard's (126) pin over Zachary Hicks. Austin Flick (132) then picked up a forfeit, before Keringten Martin (138) earned a pin over Kyler Pleasant.
Josh Sowers (145) then earned a 2-0 victory over Landon Johnson, followed by Deron White's (152) 7-3 decision over Seth Wallace. Ross Bowman (160), Lance Miller (170) and Ian Wilson (182) kept things rolling for the Buccs with pins over Daniel Blosser, J.C. Voorhies and Mason Simindinger.
Sidney's Jordan Marvin then picked up an overtime victory over Gavin McReynolds (195) and Joshua Walker pinned Bryce Keiser (220). The Buccs would win the final two bouts, though, as Carl Lankford (285) pinned Gregory Spencer and Dolan Young (106) picked up a forfeit before getting a come-from-behind 9-5 victory over Caleb Schroer. Parker Dysinger (145) then picked up pin over Landon Johnson.
The Buccs kept their momentum against Arcanum. After dropping their first bout by Kyle Barga (120) against Ethan Hoffman, 2-7, Covington reeled off 12 consecutive victories.
Riley Richards (126) and Austin Flick (132) pinned Aiden Erickson and Braydin Gillem, followed by Keringten Martin's (138) 11-4 victory over Dylan Burns. Josh Sowers (145) then pinned Ethan Garbig, before Deron White (152) earned a 13-0 major decision over Matt Todd. This was followed by a forfeit received by Ross Bowman (160).
Lance Miller (170) pinned Dylan Rhodehamel, followed by forfeits to Ian Wilson (182) and Gavin McReynolds (195). Bryce Keiser (220) and Carl Lankford (285) then pinned Nolan Yeomans and Jayden Heltsley, before Dolan Young (106) picked up forfeit and an 6-2 exhibition victory over Kenton Ridge.