The wrestlers made quick and efficient work of Manchester last night, defeating them 54-12 in less than 25 minutes. Earning pins for the Comets were senior Joe Wright (138), junior Miles Knuckles (145), junior Liam Fagan (160), junior Kaleb Shank (172), junior Jared First (182), junior Dominick Sharp (195), and senior James Barte (220). Freshman Colby Simon (113) and Kyler Barnett (285) both earned forfeit victories. The team is now 2-0 and opens up league wrestling next Thursday vs. Cloverleaf and Norton at Cloverleaf.
Last night also was the 1st “Legends Night,” a night in which former state placers and qualifiers were recognized. Over 20 of Coventry’s wrestling legends came out for this special night. Be sure to check out the “More” tab under wrestling to see all the state placers and qualifiers in Coventry’s storied wrestling history.