Junior varsity Bucs drop 78-27 decision to Morgantown

Harrison Walker scored a game-high 13 points for the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Bucs in their 78-27 setback to Morgantown Friday evening.

MORGANTOWN – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers fell behind early and was never able to recover in a 78-28 setback to the Morgantown Mohigans Friday evening.

The Bucs managed just two field goals in the first quarter, one by Jay Burnside and Josh Loudin, as they fell behind by an 18-4 score.

Harrison Walker knocked down a basket and a free throw and Noam Keith dropped in a basket for the Bucs during the second quarter as they trailed at the half, 45-9.

Walker poured in seven points and Sterling Thropp added four during an evenly contested third quarter.

Morgantown outscored the Bucs in the third by a 12-11 margin, taking a 57-20 advantage in the fourth quarter.

Walker and Shelton Thropp each connected on a 3-pointer and Oliver King added a foul shot for the Bucs in a seven-point fourth quarter.

Walker led the Bucs in scoring with 13 points.

Sterling Thropp added four points and Shelton Thropp chipped in three.

The loss dropped the Bucs to 1-3 overall.

They will return to action Tuesday when they entertain North Marion at 5:45 p.m.

The boxscore:

Buck.-Upshur        4  5  11  7 – 27

Morgantown   18  27  12  21 – 78

Buckhannon-Upshur 27

Landon Hitt 0 0-0 0, Noam Keith 1 0-1 2, Jay Burnside 1 0-0 2, Josh Loudin 1 0-0 2, Trey Heatherly 0 0-0 0, Oliver King 0 1-2 1, Kaiden McDaniels 0 0-2 0, Sterling Thropp 1 2-2 4, Kaiden Ball 0 0-0 0, Wilbur Snider 0 0-0 0, Shelton Thropp 1 0-0 3, Cody Bailey 0 0-0 0, Harrison Walker 5 1-2 13. Totals 10 4-9 27.

Morgantown 78

Ben Rosiello 3 3-4 9. Jaheim Felton 2 3-4 7, Seth Goins 5 2-2 13, Ryan Smith 0 0-0 0, Antonio Rollo 1 0-0 2, Ben Long 2 1-2 5, Alec Poland 4 1-2 10, Carson Poffenberger 2 0-0 5, James Harper 4 1-2 9, Cam Rice 3 0-0 6, Mac McMillen 3 0-1 6, Max Washington 2 2-2 6. Totals 31 13-19 78.

Three-point field goals – Buckhannon-Upshur: Walker 2, Shelton Thropp 1. Totals 3; Morgantown: Goins 1, Poland 1, Poffenberger 1. Totals 3.

Free throw percentage – Buckhannon-Upshur: 4-for-9 for 44.4%; Morgantown: 13-for-19 for 68.4%.

Personal fouls – Buckhannon-Upshur: 15; Morgantown: 13.


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