Junior varsity Bucs down Parkersburg, 78-67

Zach Calef-Boring (2) of the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers puts in a lay-up attempt over Parkersburg’s Carter Mills (23) during the first half of their contest Thursday evening. Calef-Boring scored eight points as they defeated Parkersburg, 78-67.

TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Zach White scored a game-high 18 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers to a 78-67 victory over the visiting Parkersburg Big Reds Thursday evening at the high school gym.

White, a starter on the varsity team, returned from a six-week hand injury and played three quarters at the junior varsity level to knock the rust off, and did he ever.

White put in six points while Mason Hyre added five and Sterling Thropp four as the Bucs jumped into a 15-10 lead after one quarter of action.

The two teams battled to a 20-20 deadlock in the second quarter.

Noam Keith had 11 points, White eight and Zach Calef-Boring one in the second quarter for the Bucs as they took a 35-30 lead into the half.

Buckhannon-Upshur dominated the third quarter taking it by a 23-13 score.

Calef-Boring went off for nine points while Thropp added six, Hyre five and Lamar Hurst three as the Bucs took a 58-43 advantage heading into the fourth quarter.

Will McCauley scored nine points, Thropp five, White four and Oliver King two in the fourth quarter which went to the Big Reds by a 24-20 score.

Following White in the scoring column for the Bucs were Thropp with 16 and Hyre and Keith with 11 each.

The Bucs improved to 15-4 on the season.

They will host University on Monday and wrap up their season Wednesday entertaining Lewis County.

Both games will start at 5:45 p.m.

The boxscore:

Parkersburg               10  20  13  24 – 67

Buck.-Upshur        15  20  23  20 – 78

Parkersburg 68

Seth Bryan 2 1-4 6; Gabe Ray 4 0-0 11; Kevin Hancock 1 3-5 5; Noah Dailey 8 1-2 17; Tanner Minnite 0 0-0 0; Carter Mills 2 1-1 6; Clayton Tucker 0 0-0 0; Jordan Martin 1 0-0 3; Austin Fleming 2 0-4 4; Sammy McCale 5 1-2 14. Totals 25 7-16 67.

Buckhannon-Upshur 78

Cody Bailey 0 0-0 0; Zach Calef-Boring 3 1-2 8; Zach White 9 0-2 18; Sterlin Thropp 7 1-2 16; Will McCauley 3 3-3 9; Mason Hyre 3 3-3 11; Oliver King 1 0-0 2; Noam Keith 5 1-4 11; Felipe Montero 0 0-0 0; Shelton Thropp 0 0-0 0; Wilbur Snyder 0 0-2 0; Euan Kettle 0 0-0 0; Lamar Hurst 1 0-0 3. Totals 32 9-18 78.

Three-point field goals – Parkersburg: McCale 4; Ray 3; Bryan 1; Mills 1; Martin 1. Totals 10; Buckhannon-Upshur: Hyre 2; Hurst 1; Thropp 1; Calef-Boring 1. Totals 5.

Free throw percentage – Parkersburg: 7-for-16 for 43.8; Buckhannon-Upshur: 9-for-18 for 50.0.

Personal fouls – Parkersburg: 19; Buckhannon-Upshur: 18.

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