Junior varsity Lady Bucs fall in opener to Lincoln, 44-25


TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs had trouble getting their offense going in their season debut against the Lincoln Cougars Wednesday evening in a 44-25 loss.

The Lady Bucs managed just two field goals in each of the first two quarters and trailed at the half by a 20-8 margin.

Rosie Shackleford and Kyndal Davis each had a basket for the Lady Bucs in the first quarter and Olivia Ellis and Miah Reger put in shots for Buckhannon-Upshur in the second quarter.

The Lady Bucs got the offense going in the third quarter with 11 points with five players getting into the scoring act.

Ellis uncorked a three-pointer, Shackleford, Davis, and Regina Petrokovich each drained a basket and McKinley Bonnett put in two free throws during the third quarter.

The Lady Bucs still trailed though heading into the final quarter by a 28-19 margin.

The Lady Bucs lost the final quarter by a 15-6 margin as Callie Lantz unleashed a three-pointer and Shackleford nailed a basket and free throw.

Shackleford led the Lady Bucs with seven points while Ellis had five points.

Brooklyn Davisson led all scorers for Lincoln with 16 points.

The Lady Bucs were slated to play Preston on Friday but that game was postponed late Friday afternoon.

They will return to the court Monday as they travel to North Marion for a 5:45 p.m. contest.

The boxscore:

Lincoln                       8  12  8  15 – 44

Buckhannon-Upshu     4  4  11  6 – 25

Lincoln 44

Brooklyn Davisson 7 2-2 16; Alexis Williams 2 0-0 6; Audrey Fleece 1 3-4 5; Carlie Lanham 2 0-2 4; Payton Riley 2 0-2 4; Aliyah Elder 2 0-2 4; Olivia Spino 1 0-0 3; Hanna Rowan 1 0-0 2; Alliyah Bragg 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 5-12 44.

Buckhannon-Upshur 25

Rosie Shackleford 3 1-2 7; Olivia Ellis 2 0-2 5; Kyndal Davis 2 0-0 4; Callie Lantz 1 0-0 3; McKinley Bonnett 0 2-2 2; Regina Petrokovich 1 0-0 2; Miah Reger 1 0-0 2; Hana Kashimo 0 0-0 0. Totals 10 3-6 25.

Three-point field goals – Lincoln: Williams 2; Spino 1. Totals 3; Buckhannon-Upshur: Lantz 1; Ellis 1. Totals 2.

Fouls – Lincoln: 7; Buckhannon-Upshur: 10.

Free throw percentage – Lincoln: 5-for-12 for 41.7; Buckhannon-Upshur: 3-for-6 for 50.0.

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