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BUCCS JUNIOR HIGH RESULTS...

Covington Duals
Saturday, February 11, 2017

Covington's Jr. High team finished 5-0 overall with victories over Arcanum 66-12, Lehman 66-3, Miami East 51-30, National Trail 64-6 and Tri-County North 54-12.

Going 5-0 for the Buccs were Devin Newhouse (80), Cael Vanderhorst (104, 3 pins), Nolan Neves (116, pin), Gavin Swank (134, 2 pins) and Duncan Cooper (150, pin). Going 4-0 were Connor Sindelir (98, 2 pins) and Hunter Clarkson (160, 2 pins).

Finishing 4-1 were Jake Dilley (98, pin), David Robinson (110, 3 pins), Deacon Shields (122, pin) and Clayton Stephan (245, pin). Dakota Clarkson (128, 2 pins) finished 2-1.

Also wrestling and picking up wins for Covington were Bryce Smith (116, pin), Hunter Basye (116), Jensen Wagoner (128, pin), Ricky Stephan (142) and Scott Blumenstock (245, pin).

Beavercreek JH Invitational
Saturday, January 28, 2017

Covington's Jr. High wrestling team finished in 10th place out of 20 teams at a very competitive Beavercreek Middle School Classic Invitational on Saturday. The Buccs had six wrestlers place in the top-six at the event.

Cael Vanderhorst (104), Nolan Neves (116) and Duncan Cooper (142) each advanced to the finals, but dropped their last match by decision. Vanderhorst went 3-1 with 2 pins, Neves 4-1 with 2 pins and Cooper 3-1 with 2 pins.

Hunter Clarkson (150, 3 pins) and Clayton Stephan (245, pin) each placed fifth, while Bryce Smith (116, 2 pins) placed sixth. Jensen Wagoner (128, 2 pins), Caleb Miller (98, tech. fall), Dakota Clarkson (128, pin) and Gavin Swank (134, pin) also earned valuable team points for the Buccs.

The Buccs compete next with the high school team at the Covington Duals on Saturday, Feb. 11.

Ben Logan Invitational
Friday, January 13, 2017

The Covington junior high wrestling team put in a strong performance at the Ben Logan junior high invitational on Friday night. The Buccs placed first out of 6 teams with 300 points, followed by Northwestern with 198 points and Ben Logan with 187 points. In all, Covington had 8 champions and 3 runners-up.

Taking first place for the Buccs were Caleb Miller (98 lbs, 3 pins), Cael Vanderhorst (104, pin), David Robinson (110, 3 pins), Nolan Neves (116, pin), Logan Lowe (128, 3 pins), Gavin Swank (134, 3 pins), Duncan Cooper (150, 4 pins) and Hunter Clarkson (160, pin).

Taking second place for Covington were Hunter Basye (110, 2 pins), Deacon Shields (122) and Clayton Stephan (245, 2 pins).

Finishing in third place with 2-2 records were Jake Dilley (98, pin), Bryce Smith (116, pin), Dakota Clarkson (122, pin) and Jensen Wagoner (128, 2 pins). Also competing well for the Buccs were Devin Newhouse (80), Cole Jay (122) and Ricky Stephan (142).

Covington junior high wrestles next at the Mechanicsburg Invitational on Saturday, January 21.

Covington Jr. High Double Dual with Coldwater and Sidney
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Covington's Jr. High wrestling team hosted Coldwater, Sidney and Arcanum in a double-dual on Thursday night. The Buccs defeated Coldwater, 52-27, but lost to a strong Sidney team, 57-30. In the other duals, Coldwater defeated Arcanum, 63-18, while Sidney beat Arcanum, 91-0.

Going 2-0 for the Buccs were Jake Dilley (98 lbs, 2 pins), Cael Vanderhorst (104, 2 pins), Bryce Smith (116, 2 pins), Jensen Wagoner (128, pin), Duncan Cooper (150, pin) and Hunter Clarkson (150, pin). Cooper won an exciting come-from-behind 8-7 victory over Sidney’s state runner-up, E.J. Davis, to highlight the night.

Dakota Clarkson (122) went 1-0 with a pin, while Devin Newhouse (80), Caleb Miller (98), Nolan Neves (116, pin), Logan Lowe (128, pin), Gavin Swank (134) and Clayton Stephan (245, pin) each finished 1-1. Also competing hard for the Buccs were Hunter Basye (110), David Robinson (110) and Ricky Stephan (142).

The Buccs compete next at the Ben Logan Jr. High Pool tournament on Friday, Jan. 13.

Best of the Midwest Invitational
Saturday, January 7, 2017

Covington's Jr. High wrestling team competed in the Best of the Midwest Invitational on Saturday and finished in 26th place out of 54 teams from Ohio and multiple other states at the prestigious event. The Buccs had three placers and another six wrestlers win matches at the tournament.

Cael Vanderhorst placed 4th in the 104 lb. weight class after winning his first bout by pin then defeating West Virginia state runner-up Mitchell Freeman, 2-0, followed by a 3-2 victory over Ohio state qualifier Anthony Trivisonno to advance to the semifinals. He then dropped decisions in his next two bouts to Lancaster's state runner-up Micah Norwood and Georgia state champion Caleb Henson.

Clayton Stephan placed 6th in the 245 lb. weight class after advancing in round one with a bye, followed by a pin over Licking Valley's Shane Terry. He then fell to West Virginia's Dakota Moses, but rebounded with a pin over Lakewood's Hunter Simmons before falling to Wayne's Peyton Giolitto in his final bout.

Duncan Cooper placed 8th at 142 lbs. after winning his first bout by pin before losing to Ohio state runner-up Hudson Hightower in his next bout. He rebounded with a 6-3 decision over Garfield's Ken Aranda, then gutted out a 1-0 overtime victory over Jake Nelson before dropping his final bout.

Dakota Clarkson (128) fell one win short of placement in the 128 lb. weight class. He earned two victories via pin and decision. Also winning matches for the Buccs were David Robinson (110, pin), Nolan Neves (116), Jensen Wagoner (128), Gavin Swank (134, pin) and Hunter Clarkson (150, pin).

Miami East Dual
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Covington's Jr. High wrestling team defeated Miami East 49-33 in a dual on Wednesday at Miami East High School.

Winning for Covington in the jr. high dual were Devin Newhouse (80), Cael Vanderhorst (104), Nolan Neves (116), Deacon Shields (122), Dakota Clarkson (128), Logan Lowe (134), Ricky Stephan (150), Hunter Clarkson (172) and Clayton Stephan (245). Winning for Miami East were Chance Rust (86), Max Shore (92), David Davis (98), Daniel Davis (110), Jerrett Winner (142) and Cael Rose (205).

The Buccs compete next at the Philo Tournament on January 6th and 7th.

Tipp City Jr. High Invitational
Saturday, December 10, 2016

Covington's Jr. High wrestling team put together an outstanding performance at the Tippecanoe Jr. High Red Devil tournament on Saturday, taking 1st place out of 17 teams with 271 points - a large lead over runner-up Tecumseh's total of 176. In all, the Buccs had 15 individual place-winners, including six champions, one runner-up and three third-place finishers.

Covington's champions included Cael Vanderhorst (104), Nolan Neves (116), Logan Lowe (128), Trentin Alexander (134), Duncan Cooper (142) and Clayton Stephan (245). Vanderhorst pinned Tipp's Cayd Everhart in the finals, after earning three additional pins and a technical fall in the earlier rounds. Neves earned a 16-0 technical fall in the finals over Northridge's Gerald Leech after winning by default and 2 pins to advance.

Lowe had a repeat of the Bulldog Invitational finals, pinning Milton-Union's Colten Jacobe - his fifth pin of the day, while Alexander earned a 15-3 major decision over Xenia's Nick Alvarez in the finals after getting four consecutive pins earlier in the day. Cooper pinned Franklin's Michael Ritchie in the finals, after getting a technical fall and three other pins to advance, while Stephan earned four pins overall to bring home the heavyweight title.

Hunter Clarkson (150) dropped his finals match to Tecumseh's Wyatt Ferguson after advancing to the finals with a pair of pins and two decisions. Connor Sindelir (98) pinned Tecumseh's Stanley Gibson to take 3rd place to go along with a couple decision victories, while Deacon Shields (122) placed third by pinning Blake Wilson of Tecumseh - his third pin of the day. Dakota Clarkson (128) pinned Gavin Tipton of Northridge for 3rd place, after getting three earlier pins to advance.

Bryce Smith (116) placed 4th with 2 pins and a decision victory, while Caleb Miller (98, 2 pins) and Gavin Swank (134, 3 pins) placed fifth. David Robinson (110, 2 pins) and Hunter Basye (122, 2 pins) finished in 6th place. Also competing well for the Buccs were Devin Newhouse (80), Jake Dilley (98, pin), Cole Jay (122), Jensen Wagoner (128, pin) and Ricky Stephan (142).

The Buccs compete next at the Sidney Jr. High Invitational on Saturday, December 17.

Milton-Union Jr. High Bulldog Invitational
Saturday, December 3, 2016

Covington's Jr. High wrestling team had a great start to their season, bringing home a trophy by taking 4th place out of 18 teams at a very competitive Milton-Union Bulldog Invitational. Northmont won the event, followed by Mechanicsburg and Miami East. The Buccs had 8 wrestlers finish in the top-6, including two champions, two runners-up and two third-place finishers.

Cael Vanderhorst (104) and Logan Lowe (128) both earned championships for the Buccs. Vanderhorst won a 16-0 technical fall over Versailles' Trevor Huber in the finals, after pinning his first three opponents, while Lowe won with a come-from-behind pin over Milton-Union's Colten Jocobe, after earning two pins and a major decision to advance to the finals.

Nolan Neves (116) and Duncan Cooper (160) both finished in second place. Neves pinned his first three opponents before dropping a 6-2 decision to Mechanicsburg's Jake Hurst, while Cooper dropped a 2-0 overtime decision to Northmont's Phil Tracey, after also pinning his first three opponents.

Trentin Alexander (134, 2 pins) and Hunter Clarkson (150, 3 pins) both finished in 3rd place overall with 4-1 records. Alexander won a tight 3-2 decision over Wapakoneta's Jacob Schlesselman in his final bout, while Clarkson earned an 11-1 major decision over National Trail's Drake Carrol.

Connor Sindelir (98, 2 pins) and Clayton Stephan (245, pin) both finished in the top-6, but just missed placement. Also winning matches for the Buccs were Devin Newhouse (80), Jake Dilley (98), Caleb Miller (98), David Robinson (110), Deacon Shields (122, pin) and Dakota Clarkson (134).

David Robinson works to turn his opponent.
Devan Newhouse has his hand rasied in victory.
2016-17 JUNIOR HIGH WRESTLING...
BUCCANEER JH STATE PLACERS:

2004 - Logan Hall, 132 lbs - 7th at State
2006 - Andrew Dehart, 102 lbs. - 4th at State
2007 - Andrew Dehart, 114 lbs. - 2nd at State
2008 - Kyler Deeter, 104 lbs. - 8th at State
2009 - Kyler Deeter, 114 lbs. - 6th at State
2011 - Ben Miller, 154 lbs. - 8th at State
2012 - Ryan Ford, 114 lbs. - 8th at State
2013 - Deron White, 132 lbs. - 8th at State
2014 - Jared Ford, 104 lbs. - 4th Place

BUCCANEER JH STATE QUALIFIERS:

2002 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Ryan Vanderhorst, 146 lbs. (8th Grade)

2003 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Logan Hall, 114 lbs. (7th Grade)

2004 STATE QUALFIERS:
Logan Hall, 132 lbs. (8th Grade)

2005 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Andrew DeHart, 90 lbs. (6th Grade)

2006 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Andrew DeHart, 102 lbs. (7th Grade)

2007 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Andrew DeHart, 114 lbs. (8th Grade)

2008 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Kyler Deeter, 104 lbs. (7th Grade)

2009 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Kyler Deeter, 114 lbs. (8th Grade)
Brian Olson, 154 lbs. (8th Grade)

2010 STATE QUALIFIERS:
D.J. Jennings, 114 lbs. (8th Grade)

2011 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Ben Miller, 154 lbs. (8th Grade)
Cole Smith, 138 lbs. (8th Grade)
Deron White, 108 lbs. (6th Grade)

2012 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Ryan Ford, 114 lbs. (8th Grade)
Brandon Magee, 160 lbs. (8th Grade)
Jared Ford, 74 lbs. (6th Grade)
Deron White, 128 lbs. (7th Grade)

2013 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Deron White, 132 lbs. (8th Grade)
Jared Ford, 90 lbs. (7th Grade)

2014 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Jared Ford, 104 lbs. (8th Grade)
Keringten Martin, 104 lbs. (7th Grade)

2015 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Dolan Young, 78 lbs. (8th Grade)
Keringten Martin, 126 lbs. (8th Grade)
Gage Kerringan, 146 lbs. (7th Grade)

2016 STATE QUALIFIERS:
Cael Vanderhorst, 90 lbs. (7th Grade)
Austin Flick, 126 lbs. (8th Grade)
Duncan Cooper, 132 lbs. (7th Grade)
Gage Kerrigan, 164 lbs. (8th Grade)