Saturday, December 5, 2020
Covington’s high school wrestling team had a nice start to their season, winning the 6-team Northeastern Invitational on Saturday. The Buccs went 5-0 overall, and had eight individual wrestlers go undefeated on the day.
Covington opened with a 78-6 victory over Urbana, before defeating Tecumseh, 54-22. The Buccs then won 64-12 over Kenton Ridge, and defeated Hillsboro, 76-0. Covington concluded the day with a 76-6 victory over Northeastern to win the tournament.
Carson Taylor (106, pin), Michael Hagan (113, 2 pins), Kellan Anderson (126, pin), Trentin Alexander (170, 2 pins), Jensen Wagoner (182, 4 pins) and Duncan Cooper (220, 2 pins) all went 5-0 for the Buccs.
Jericho Quinter (120, 3 pins) and Cael Vanderhorst (138, 4 pins) both went 6-0 on the day as they were able to pick up an additional victory over wrestlers from Southeastern after taking a forfeit against one of the five primary schools. In his final bout of the day, Cael picked up his 150th high school career victory.
Connor Sindelir (152, pin) and Caleb Miller (160, 4 pins) both went 4-1, while Jackson Shiverdecker (132) and Hayden Barker (220, 3 pins) finished 3-1. Luke Brown (145) and David Robinson (152, pin) went 2-1, while Trey Kiser (170, pin) finished 3-2, and Scott Blumenstock (285, pin) went 1-1.
Covington’s high school and jr. high teams travel to Versailles on Tuesday, December 8, for a dual with the Tigers.