The 2108 Covenant Fall Sports season has officially been concluded, but the memories of this season will last for a long time. CCHS saw it’s athletic teams compete in the Circle City Conference for the first time, the Boys Soccer team advance to the Class 1A State Final again in 2018, as well as winning sectional titles in Boys Tennis and Girls Soccer. Covenant had three Cross Country runners advance to the regional, as well as Senior Ashlyn Hastings advancing to the semi-state level. Girls Golf had a state finals qualifier, as Senior Faith Egenolf marked the second consecutive year with a Lady Warrior competing in the State meet. There were also multiple honors for individuals at the City, Circle Conference, District, and State levels, both for play on the field/court as well as in the classroom. Praise be to God for a very successful Fall season.
In Cross Country, Hastings set a new program record time of 19:27.90 this year, as well as being selected to the All-Conference team, the All-City team, the All-Sectional, and All-Regional teams in addition to advancing to one of the five semi-state meets. Freshman Clayton Reichanadtor was also selected to the All-City Team and advanced to compete in the regional. Junior Harland Lory also advanced out of the sectional meet as an individual to compete in the regional.
In Girls Volleyball, Freshman Cadee Notter was selected to the All-City Team, while Seniors Bailey Everett and Abby Highsmith were chosen as Honorable Mention on the All-City Team. Both Everett and Highsmith were also selected by the IHSVCA as Academic All-State. Everett was also chosen to the Class 2A All-District Team and All-State Second Team.
In Girls Golf, Egenolf was honored on the All-City Team, the All-Conference Team, and was a qualifier for the Regional and State Finals. She finished 50th in the two-day event, marking the best finish by a Covenant player in the Golf State Finals. She also set a program record for best scoring average/nine holes this season, shooting a 39.4 strokes/9.
The Girls Soccer team finished their season with a 9-8-2 record and won their second consecutive sectional title. Junior Alex David was selected to the All-City, All-City Tournament, and All-Conference teams this season. Fellow Junior Avery Price was also selected to the All-City Tournament team.
In Football, the team completed their second undefeated regular season in the last three seasons, going 9-0. Seniors Jonah Bronger, Andrew Coleman, and Cam Holsapple were all selected to this year’s All-City Team, as well as all three of them setting multiple program records. Bronger, along with Seniors Chile Mulamba and Austin Anderson were also selected by the IFCA as Academic All-State.
In Boys Tennis, the team finished one of the most successful season in program history, finishing with a 15-4 record, a third place finish in the City Tournament, a third consecutive sectional title, and multiple individual honors. Senior Connor Craig was selected to the IHSTeCA Academic All-State First Team, as well as to the All-City Team and as a Senior All-Star. Seniors Nic Hood and Ian Zweifel were both selected to the IHSTeCA Academic All-State Honorable Mention.
And in Boys Soccer, the team finished their season with a 13-9 record and a second consecutive appearance in the IHSAA Class 1A State Finals. Senior Noah Martin was chosen as the Farm Bureau Eugene C. Cato Mental Attitude Award winner after the state final match. Martin, along with Seniors Braden Havics and Gabe Byrd were selected to the All-City team. Byrd and Martin were also selected to the All-Conference team. Havics was chosen to represent CCHS on the ISCA All-District Team. Covenant also had nine athletes selected to the ISCA Academic All-State Team.
Click on the link for each sport to read the article for each sport’s postseason honors or each sport’s team page for additional articles.