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Mazelle Reck pounds the ball for a kill against Miami East on Thursday. ©Ben Robinson/Color Green Photo

COVINGTON – Covington volleyball lost to Miami East in the final regular season match for both teams. It was also Senior Night and Community Appreciation Night.

In varsity action, Covington could not find the winning combination against a very good Miami East team. The Lady Buccs lost 18-25, 21-25, 21-25. The regular season record closed out to 11-11 overall and 10-4 in the TRC, which placed Covington tied for second in the TRC with Bethel.

The Lady Buccs’ reserve team came up short in their season finale 25-20, 24-26, 19-25. They finished 14-8 overall and 10-4 in the TRC.

The Buccs will open DIV Sectional play at Arcanum 5:00 Monday versus Mississinawa Valley.

Covington Stats vs Miami East:
Taylor Kirker: 1 kill, 21 assists and 6 digs.
Addie Ventura: 5 kills, 1 block assist and 9 digs.
Carlie Besecker: 2 aces, 5 kills, 2 block assists, 2 solo blocks and 8 digs.
Kearsten Wiggins: 1 ace, 2 kills, 1 block assist and 12 digs.
Hollan Koffer: 2 kills and 3 digs.
Mazelle Reck: 4 kills, 1 block assist, 1 solo block and 2 digs.
Ramse Vanderhorst: 1 assist and 10 digs.
Jayda McClure: 4 digs.
Dakohta Kenworthy: 7 kills, 1 block assist, 1 solo block and 3 digs.

Seniors Kearsten Wiggins and Carlie Besecker pose with their parents on Senior Night. ©Ben Robinson/Color Green Photo

DEGRAFF – Covington Volleyball took their longest trip of the season and visited Riverside HS for a TRC matchup.  Covington JV defeated Riverside 25-14, 25-15, they are now 14-7 (10-3).

Covington’s varsity put a damper on Riverside’s Senior Night by defeating the Pirates in straight sets, 25-21, 25-13, 25-19. Covington is now 11-10, (10-3).  Covington will host Miami East on Thursday night for our annual Senior Night, when we honor Kearsten Wiggins and Carlie Besecker.

Covington Stats vs Riverside:
Taylor Kirker: 3 aces, 5 kills, 35 assists and 12 digs.
Addie Ventura: 9 kills and 6 digs.
Carlie Besecker: 1 ace, 7 kills, 1 assist, 3 solo blocks and 13 digs.
Kearsten Wiggins: 3 aces, 7 kills, 1 block assist and 15 digs.
Hollan Koffer: 1 kill, 2 assists and 4 digs.
Mazelle Reck: 4 kills, 1 solo block, 1 block assist and 4 digs.
Ramse Vanderhorst: 2 assists and 5 digs.
Jayda McClure: 3 aces, 1 assis and 10 digs.
Nell Rogers: 1 dig.
Dakohta Kenworthy: 12 kills and 6 digs.

Dakohta Kenworthy spikes the ball for one of her seven kills against Miami East. ©Ben Robinson/Color Green Photo