Junior varsity Lady Bucs dominate Weir, 30-3

McKinley Bonnett of the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs knocks down two of her eight points in a 30-3 victory over Weir Thursday evening at the middle school gym.

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs limited Weir to just three points in a 30-3 romp Thursday evening at the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School gymnasium.

Weir’s lone offense was a free throw in the first quarter and a single basket in the fourth quarter.

With Kiara Woods and Leah Moore each knocking down a basket and Olivia Ellis and Justice Courtney each putting in a free throw, the Lady Bucs raced out to a 6-1 lead after one quarter of action.

The Lady Bucs shutout Weir in the second quarter by a 12-0 score.

Lexi Kelley scored four points while McKinley Bonnett, Brooklyn Bryant, Courtney and Robin Ball each tallied two for the Lady Bucs in the quarter.

That treated B-U to an 18-1 lead at the break.

With Moore and Bonnett each scoring four points and Bryant and Ellis putting in a free throw, the third quarter went to the Lady Bucs by a 10-0 margin.

That gave them a 28-1 advantage going into the final frame.

The last quarter was all even at 2-2 as Bonnett had the lone basket for the Lady Bucs.

Bonnett paced the Lady Bucs with eight points while Moore had six.

Montana Lough had the lone basket for Weir.

The Lady Bucs improved to 2-3 on the season.

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

The boxscore:

Weir                                1  0  0  2 – 3

Buckhannon-Upshur 6  12  10  2 – 30

Weir 3

Taylor Haught 0 0-0 0; Montana Lough 1 0-2 2; Katie Shea 0 0-0 0; Marissa Howard 0 0-2 0; Kiara Palavis 0 1-6 1; Maleeah Smith 0 0-0 0; Elena Mastrantoni 0 0-0 0; Serina Smith 0 0-0 0; Savannah Moore 0 0-0 0. Totals 1 1-10 3.

Buckhannon-Upshur 30

Leah Moore 3 0-0 6; McKinley Bonnett 4 0-0 8; Brooklyn Bryant 1 1-2 3; Lexi Kelley 2 0-0 4; Olivia Ellis 0 2-8 2; Courtney Justice 1 1-2 3; Kiara Woods 1 0-0 2; Amaia Ramirez 0 0-0 0; Ellie Greenough 0 0-0 0; Claire Coffman 0 0-0 0; Robin Ball 1 0-0 2. Totals 13 4-12 30.

Three-point field goals – Weir: 0; Buckhannon-Upshur: 0.

Free throw percentage – Weir: 1-for-10 for 10.0; Buckhannon-Upshur: 4-for-12 for 33.3.

Personal fouls – Weir: 8; Buckhannon-Upshur: 12.

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