Aveyen Meek locks up back points for a technical fall victory against Coldwater. ©Ben Robinson/Color Green Photo

COVINGTON – Covington hosted Coldwater and Milton-Union on Tuesday, and came away with victories against both teams to improve their dual meet record to 11-4 overall. The Buccs defeated Coldwater, 39-26, and Milton-Union, 42-27. Coldwater defeated Milton-Union, 42-24, in the other dual.

Carson Taylor (113) picked up a forfeit against Coldwater before the Buccs reeled off four more victories. Michael Hagan (120) earned a 10-2 major decision over Tyler Overman, while Jericho Quinter (126) pinned Alec Stammen. Chase Vanderhorst (132) then pinned Austin Hamilton, followed by a Caleb Ryman (138) pin over Tanner Stammen.

Coldwater would rebound with a technical victory by Jordan Houser over Luke Brown (144) before Aveyen Meek (150) sealed the victory for Covington with an 18-3 technical fall over Sam Rismiller. Coldwater’s Sam Obringer then pinned Jack Blumenstock (157) before Mason Epperson (165) picked up a forfeit for the Buccs. Coldwater won the final three bouts with an Aiden Laux pin over A.J. Garman (175), a 6-0 decision victory by Eddie Cervantes over Aiden Collins (190) and a Shane Ontrop pin over Zeb Woodward-Roeth (215).

Covington’s Michael Hagan (120) started off the dual against Milton-Union with a pin over Jacob Lightner, before the Bulldogs would tie the score, 6-6, after Payton Mayfield won by injury default over Jericho Quinter (126). Chase Vanderhorst (132) then pinned Kegan Crow, while Caleb Ryman (138) and Luke Brown (144) received forfeits.

Aveyen Meek (150) kept things going for the Buccs with a pin over Sylan Gambrel, before Milton would rebound with three consecutive victories as Nathan Barker pinned Mason Epperson (157), Ian Coffey won an 8-2 decision over Jack Blumenstock (165), and Trey Kiser pinned A.J. Garman (175). Covington’s Aiden Collins (190) then won by disqualification over Jordan Foose, while Milton-Union’s Colton Hultgren won by pin over Zeb Woodward-Roeth (215), followed by a victory by forfeit for Covington’s Carson Taylor (113).

In Jr. High action, Covington defeated Minster, 66-6, then defeated Milton-Union, 51-20. Milton-Union then defeated Minster, 48-0. Going 2-0 for the Buccs were Brody Tayler (86), Isaiah Mumford (92, 2 pins), Eddie Deaton (98), Jonny Miller (104), Henry Skaggs (110, 2 pins), Liam Geeding (116, pin), Andy Alexander (122, 2 pins), Landon Beeman (128, pin) and Lucas Lester (160), while Trent Reynolds (134) and Talon Pergram (142) both finished 1-1.

Chase Vanderhorst locks up a cradle against Milton-Union. ©Ben Robinson/Color Green Photo
In junior high action, Liam Geeding battled hard for an exciting comeback win in overtime against Milton-Union. ©Ben Robinson/Color Green Photo