Calef-Boring torches East Fairmont for 28 points in 74-54 victory for junior varsity Buccaneers


FAIRMONT – Zach Calef-Boring scored a game-high 28 points, including hitting six three-pointers, to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers to a 74-54 win over the homestanding East Fairmont Bees Tuesday night.

The win was the third in a row for the Bucs as they improved their record to 5-3.

The Bucs won the first quarter by a 17-10 margin with Calef-Boring hitting two three-pointers for six points, Wilbur Snider putting in six points, Shelton Thropp adding three and Gage Raschella dropping in two free throws.

The Bucs dominated the second quarter winning it by a 23-9 margin for a 40-19 lead at the break.

Calef-Boring hit four more three pointers for 12 points in the quarter with Ian Strader adding seven, and Shawn Blandino and Thropp adding two each.

East Fairmont revved up the offense in the third quarter winning it by a 27-14 margin.

Oliver King had six points and Calef-Boring and Thropp added four each in the third canto as the Bucs still led going into the fourth quarter by a 54-47 score.

The Bucs took control of the game back in the final quarter winning it by a 20-7 count.

Calef-Boring, Blandino and Thropp poured six points while Snider had two.

Following Thropp in the scoring column for the Bucs were Thropp with 15 and Blandino and Snider with eight.

Carter Brown paced East Fairmont with 23 points.

The Bucs will be back in action today as they visit Capital for a 4 p.m. start.

The boxscore:

Buck.-Upshur        17  23  14  20 – 74

East Fairmont           10  9  27  7 – 54

Buckhannon-Upshur 74

Zach Calef-Boring 11 0-0 28; Shelton Thropp 4 7-11 15; Shawn Blandino 4 0-3 8; Wilbur Snider 4 0-0 8; Ian Strader 2 1-2 7; Oliver King 2 2-3 6; Gage Raschella 0 2-2 2; Keyton Lanier 0 0-0 0; Ryan Snyder 0 0-0 0; Nathaniel Ringer 0 0-0 0. Totals 27 12-21 74

East Fairmont 54

Carter Brown 8 1-2 23; Carter Mayo 4 0-0 12; Chris May 3 0-3 6; Charlie Hulderman 2 0-0 5; Ryan Pauley 1 1-2 4; Connor Tingler 1 0-0 3; Austin Vincent 0 1-2 1; A.J. Copenhaver 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 3-9 54.

Three-point field goals – Buckhannon-Upshur: Calef-Boring 6; Strader 2. Totals 8; East Fairmont: Brown 6; Mayo 4; Pauley 1; Tingler 1; Hulderman 1. Totals 13.

Fouls – Buckhannon-Upshur: 10; East Fairmont: 17.

Free throw percentage – Buckhannon-Upshur: 12-for-21 for 52.2 percent; East Fairmont: 3-for-9 for 33.3 percent.

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