Covington coach Eric Vanderhorst with his four seniors Kellan Anderson, Cael Vanderhorst, Trentin Alexander and David Robinson.

Covington celebrated Senior Night with a dominating 72-12 victory over Greenville in a dual where the Buccaneers won eight of the nine matches wrestled – all by pin.

After five consecutive duals were cancelled due to weather or opponents’ illness, Covington was finally able to hold its senior night as it hosted Greenville and came away with a 72-12 victory – winning all but one of the matches wrestled on the evening. The victory concludes Covington’s regular season with a 31-2 record.

All four seniors – Kellan Anderson, Cael Vanderhorst, David Robinson and Trentin Alexander – earned pins for the Buccs. Carson Taylor (106 lbs.) started things off with a victory by forfeit before Michael Hagan (113) pinned Aiden Dispennette. Jericho Quinter (120) then pinned Drayk Kallenberger, before Greenville got on the board with a forfeit by Alex Matamoros at 126 lbs.

Kellan Anderson (132) got the first senior pin on the night, defeating Logan Thatcher, followed by senior Cael Vanderhorst (138) pinning Riley Hines. David Robinson (145) made it three senior pins in a row, after he defeated Ben Hartzell. Connor Sindelir (152) then earned a pin over Matthew Edwards.

Trey Kiser (160) pinned Peyton McCartney, followed by a forfeit victory by Caleb Miller (170). Trentin Alexander (182) then picked up the fourth senior pin and Covington’s eighth pin of the night over Christopher McGiffin. Jensen Wagoner (192) and Hayden Barker (220) both earned forfeits before Scott Blumenstock (285) fell to Colton McCartney.

Covington hosts the Division 3 Sectional tournament on Saturday, February 27.

Senior Cael Vanderhorst
Senior Kellan Anderson
Senior David Robinson
Senior Trentin Alexander