Golf Bucs win third consecutive Route #33 Cup

The 2022-2023 Buckhannon-Upshur High School Golf team at the Green Hills match on September 19.

WESTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers golf team were back in action this week as they sought to secure their third straight Route #33 Cup title in match play over rivals Lewis County and Elkins on Wednesday, September 22.  

Through the early goings of match play between the three rivals, the Buccaneers Route #33 Cup three-peat was in doubt, however big days from both Jevon and Jerin Westfall helped power the Buccaneers golf team to a hard-fought win. Jevon, only a sophomore, delivered for his team in a big way, winning seven of nine holes on Wednesday, accounting for seven total points. His clutch performance playing a huge part in the Buccaneers repeating as the Route #33 Cup champions. Jevon was joined by brother Jerin Westfall, who showed ice in the veins runs in the family as he nearly accounted for five points down the stretch to help put his team in a position to win.  

Buccaneers head golf coach Jason Westfall beamed with pride when discussing his team’s performance down the stretch on Wednesday, saying, “I am proud of the way our team represented Buckhannon-Upshur. We have worked hard and experienced all the growing pains of a young team. To be able to win the [Route #33] Cup for the 3rd year in a row is awesome. Jevon [Westfall] was able to come away with the day’s high point honor which was huge as the match was coming down to the wire. Also, freshman Jerin [Westfall] accounting almost 5 points himself really helped us to victory.” 

The 2022-2023 Buckhannon-Upshur High School Golf team at the Green Hills match on September 19.

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