Buckhannon-Upshur hosts Huntington in boys’ soccer

TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur High School took on Huntington at a home game Tuesday. The Bucs came in with a score of 2 just behind Huntington who finished with a score of 3. 

As early as the second minute, Buckhannon-Upshur’s Zach Calef-Boring was assisted by Noah Radabaugh for the first goal of the game. Following in the third minute, Huntington’s Colson Parker shot a goal from 20 yards out off the Bucs goal keeper’s hands. 

At the end of the first half, in the thirty-ninth minute, Buckhannon-Upshur’s Radabaugh assisted Julien Larcher for a goal dribbled in for a hard shot on the far post, just inside the penalty area. 

The Bucs didn’t score in the second half of the game coming out one point behind Huntington for a score of  3 – 2.

Dalton Auvil of Buckhannon-Upshur contributed to the team with eight saves keeping the Bucs only one point behind Huntington.

“Tonight was our first night with all starters back healthy, so I feel once we get some practices under our belt and a few guys back in game shape we’ll be able to get back in our top form soon,” coach Donato stated.

The boxscore:

Huntington 1 2 – 3

Buckhannon-Upshur 2 0 – 2


Buckhannon-Upshur – Zach Calef-Boring (Noah Radabaugh assist), 2nd minute

Huntington – Colson Parker (goal), 3rd minute

Buckhannon-Upshur – Julien Larcher (Radabaugh assist), 39th minute

Shots-on-goal – Huntington 11; Buckhannon-Upshur 6

Corner Kicks – Huntington 0; Buckhannon-Upshur 2

Fouls – Huntington 7; Buckhannon-Upshur 2

Saves – Huntington: Owen Deutsch 4; Buckhannon-Upshur: Dalton Auvil 8


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