TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur boys soccer team was represented with five players on the 2020 WVHSSCA Class AAA Boys Region I Team.
The Bucs had two players earn First Team honors while three players were tabbed for Second Team honors.
B-U’s Ryan Hurst made First Team as a forward while Lane Tenney was named to the First Team as a midfielder.
In 14 games, Hurst led the Bucs in scoring with 26 goals and added four assists.
For Tenney in 14 games, he tallied seven goals and five assists.
Both Hurst and Tenney were seniors for the Buccaneers.
Earning Second Team honors for Buckhannon-Upshur were junior midfielder Caden Andrick and senior defenders Bryer Ketterman and Sam Squires.
Andrick had three goals and six assists from his midfield position.
Ketterman tallied two goals and one assist while Squires put in one goal and was credited with one assist.
They also anchored a defense that gave up just 1.7 goals per game and posted three shutouts.
“I am very proud of all the players who earned recognition from the WVHSSCA,” remarked Buckhannon-Upshur had coach Mike Donato. “Region I is loaded with a lot of quality teams and tons of great players.”
The Bucs ended the year with a 7-6-1 record and advanced to the Region I, Section 2 final.
Wheeling Park’s Coleman Meredith was the WVHSSCA Region I Player of the Year while Brooke’s Joe Pope was named Coach of the Year.
Region I consists of Buckhannon-Upshur, Bridgeport, Brooke, John Marshall, Morgantown, Preston, University and Wheeling Park.
2020 WVHSSCA AAA
BOYS REGION I
Brock Amos (Jr.) – Bridgeport
Alex Canestraro (Jr.) – Wheeling Park
Caden Carpenter (Jr.) – Morgantown
Ryan Hurst (Sr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur
Eddie Marks (Jr.) – Brooke
Riley Nett (Sr.) – University
Azain Uqaily (Sr.) – Morgantown
Liam Cronin (Sr.) – Brooke
Massimo Darmelio (Sr.) – Morgantown
Andrew Glass (Sr.) – Wheeling Park
J.M. Jones (Sr.) – University
Coleman Meredith (Sr.) – Wheeling Park
Lane Tenney (Sr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur
Isaac Lewis (Sr.) – University
Taylor McFarland (Jr.) – Wheeling Park
Julian Orlando (Soph.) – Bridgeport
Timmy Bailey (Sr.) – University
Andrew Coursin (Sr.) – Brooke
Hunter Adams (Sr.) – Brooke
Kellen Adams (Jr.) – University
Caden Andrick (Jr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur
Kyle McCarthy (Sr.) – Bridgeport
Quinlin Blair (Sr.) – Brooke
Braxton Jackson (Sr.) -- Morgantown
Josh Jackson (Soph.) – Bridgeport
Bryer Ketterman (Sr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur
James Percifield (Soph.) – Morgantown
Sam Squires (Sr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur
Dannen Foraker (Jr.) – Wheeling Park
Nathan Jackson (Sr.) – Bridgeport
PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Coleman Meredith (Wheeling Park)
COACH OF THE YEAR – Joe Pope (Brooke)