Scouting Report of the 2012-13 Covington boys basketball team
November 25, 2012Covington High School
Coach: Kent Chezem (98-82 in ninth season with Covington, 210-188 in 19th season overall)
2011-12 record: 9-12 (3-4 Wabash River Conference), lost to North Vermillion 56-40 in sectional semifinals
Sectional: Class A, Sectional 53
Sectional opponents: Attica, North Vermillion (host), Riverton Parke, Rockville, Turkey Run
Returning starters: Alex Frechette, 6-2, sr., F (13.3 pts., 6.9 reb., 3.1 ast.); Jordan Ahrens, 6-1, soph., G (6.1 pts., 3 reb., 3 ast.); 6-2, Chandler Spring, soph., G (4 pts., 2 reb.).
Others to watch: James Foley, 6-3, sr., F/C (2.1 pts., 2.2 reb.); Grant Tuggle, 5-8, sr., G; Travis Coleman, 6-1, soph., G; Brennan Wright, 6-3, jr., F/C; Craig Root, 6-0, jr., G/F; Spencer McCone, 5-8, soph., G.
Outlook: Frechette was an all-conference selection last season, and Ahrens and Spring earned valuable varsity experience a year ago and now will be counted on for increased production. A more up-tempo approach will be taken with a quicker and bigger team.