Lima Central Catholic (LCC) Invitational - Saturday, January 28, 2017
Covington's high school wrestling team put in a nice showing at the Lima Central Catholic (LCC) Invitational on Saturday, finishing in 10th place out of 39 teams. The Buccs finished with three placers at the highly competitive tournament.
Lance Miller brought home the 160 lb. championship with a convincing 16-5 major decision over Ottawa-Glandorf's Grant Goecke. Miller received a bye in the first round before pinning Northridge's Madison Swanton, tech. falling Lakota's Bryce Anderson 17-2, and defeating Calvert's Conner Kwiat, 11-5.
Josh Sowers placed 3rd at 145 lbs. with a 4-2 victory over Luke Brown of Allen East. Sowers received a bye in the first round before pinning Wyatt Stabler of Wayne Trace and then defeating Allen East's Brown, 16-3. He then fell to eventual champion Tanner Smith of Mechanicsburg before pinning Lakota's Brenden Biddle in the consolation semifinals.
Dolan Young placed 6th at 106 lbs. earning pins over Dixie's Brian Blosser and New London's Arryk Davidson along the way. Austin Flick (128) and Deron White (152) both finished 3-2 overall with 2 pins, while Gavin McReynolds (182) finished 2-2 with 2 pins. Also competing for the Buccs were Kyle Barga (120), Ross Bowman (170), Bryce Keiser (220) and Carl Lankford (285, pin).