Joe Schmelzer drives through on a double leg takedown.

January 6, 2016 – Casstown
Covington traveled to Miami East High School on Wednesday in a meet with Troy and Southeastern. Since the Buccs and Vikings dueled each other recently, both teams alternated facing Troy and Southeastern, with both going 2-0 on the evening. Covington defeated Troy, 53-27, followed by a 65-9 victory over Southeastern.

Nine Buccaneer wrestlers went undefeated with 2-0 records: Connor Ryan (113, 2 tech. falls), Coleman Ryan (120, 2 pins), Jared Ford (126, 2 pins), Keringten Martin (138, pin), Ryan Ford (145, 2 pins), Ross Bowman (160, pin), Lance Miller (170, pin), Brandon Magee (195, pin) and Seth Thomas (220, 2 pins).

Going 1-1 for the Buccs were Riley Richards (132), Deron White (152) and Joey Schmelzer (182). Gavin McReynolds (160, pin) and Chris Triplett (120, pin) both won JV matches.

Covington travels to Sidney for a meet on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 6 pm, while the reserve team heads to the Versailles JV invitational on Saturday, Jan. 9, starting at 10 am.

Keringten Martin secures back points on his way to a win against Troy.
Alexis Roth sets up a takedown against Southeastern on Wednesday.