Junior varsity Bucs down Eagles, 60-46


TENNERTON – Shelton Thropp and Zach Calef-Boring combined for 33 points to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers to a 60-46 victory over the visiting Robert C. Byrd Eagles Thursday evening.

Thropp contributed a game-high 19 points while Calef-Boring added 14 points.

It was the second win in a row for the Bucs as they improved their record to 2-1.

The Bucs jumped into a 12-9 lead after one-quarter of action with Thropp scoring seven points, with Oliver King getting three and Wilbur Snider adding two.

The Bucs started to pull away from Robert C. Byrd winning the second quarter by a 17-8 margin and led at the break by a 29-17 score.

Calef-Boring poured in seven points while Shawn Blandino added five, Snider and King two each and Josh Nesbitt one.

The Bucs took the third quarter by a 17-11 margin extending their advantage to 46-28.

Thropp poured in nine points while Blandino added three, Calef-Boring and Snider two each and King one for the Bucs during the third quarter.

The Bucs dropped the final quarter by an 18-14 margin with Blandino and Calef-Boring each scoring five points, Thropp three and Nesbitt two.

Following Thropp and Calef-Boring in the scoring column for the Bucs were Blandino with 13 and King and Snider with six each.

The Bucs will return to action today hosting Parkersburg South at 5 p.m.

The boxscore:

Robert C. Byrd                9  8  11  18 – 46

Buckhannon-Upshur 12  17  17  14 – 60

Robert C. Byrd 46

Maurice Garrison 7 2-3 16; Charles Hawkins 6 2-2 14; Eladio Adams-Bryant 1 4-7 6; Quinten Cooley 2 0-0 5; Brayden Thomason 1 0-0 3; Lleyton Wolfe 1 0-0 2; Logan Kimble 0 0-0 0; Gavin Cole 0 0-0 0; Wyatt Floyd 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 8-12 46.

Buckhannon-Upshur 60

Shelton Thropp 7 4-4 19; Zach Calef-Boring 6 0-0 14; Shawn Blandino 4 4-7 12; Oliver King 2 1-4 6; Wilbur Snider 2 2-3 6; Josh Nesbitt 1 1-3 3; Gage Raschella 0 0-0 0; Bryson Bastida 0 0-0 0; Keyton Lanier 0 0-0 0; Ryan Snyder 0 0-0 0. Totals 22 12-21 60.

Three-point field goals – Robert C. Byrd: Thomason 1; Cooley 1. Totals 2; Buckhannon-Upshur: Calef-Boring 2; King 1; Thropp 1. Totals 4.

Fouls – Robert C. Byrd: 15; Buckhannon-Upshur: 15.

Free throw percentage – Robert C. Byrd: 8-for-12 for 66.7 percent; Buckhannon-Upshur 12-for-21 for 57.1 percent.

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