2023 BUCCS TRACK & FIELD
Some key athletes returning and young talent has the coaching staff excited about this year’s track and field team.
Field Events: We have a strong group of throwers back from last year’s team that will be looking to make an even greater impact this year. The senior tandem of Ryan Rohr and Ryan Remley will look to lead us in shot put and discus. Joining the Ryan’s will be Junior Grayson Wills, sophomore Zeb Woodward-Roeth, and freshmen A.J. Reyes, James McDonald, and Jacob Belmaggio. Seniors Jaeden Cole, Hunter Ray, De’Anthony Bennett, sophomore Preston King and freshmen Day’Lynn Garrett will be competing in the long and high jump events for the team, which should be another strength of our team.
Distance: After winning a third consecutive league title and qualifying for regionals as a cross country team, the distance crew will be looking to build on their fall success. Leading the way will be returning runners: junior Asher Long and sophomore’s Chris Deaton, Noah Chaney, Wyatt Parker, Beck Wilson, Matt Dieperink, and Preston King. Also looking to make an impact on this year’s team are freshmen Colt Williams, Zaq Steele, and Caleb Ryman.
Sprints: Seniors De’Anthony Bennett,Jaeden Cole, Hunter Ray, junior Derrick Meyer, and sophomore’s Jack Blumonstock,and Rowan Isaacs, are all returning from last year’s team to lead us in the sprinting events. Junior Braydon Pergram, sophomore Brogen Angle, and freshmen Day’Lynn Garrett, Will Hand, will also be looking to make a significant contribution to this year’s team.
“We are looking forward to having fun competing and getting better each week.,” said Covington coach Josh Long. “The league will be really competitive and we hope to be competing to the best of our abilities when that time of the season comes.”