Junior varsity Lady Bucs fall to North Marion, 41-27

Brooklyn Bryant (14) of the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs puts eyes on the basket in front of a North Marion defender during their battle Tuesday night. The Lady Bucs dropped a 41-27 decision.

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs dug themselves an early hole and was unable to dig out of it in a 41-27 setback to the North Marion Huskies Tuesday night.

The Lady Bucs fell behind be a 13-6 margin after one quarter.

Ellie Greenough and Kiara Woods each had a basket and Lexi Kelley dropped in two free throws for the Lady Bucs during the first quarter.

Buckhannon-Upshur was outscored by a 14-9 count in the second quarter and trailed by a 27-15 score at the break.

Scoring for the Lady Bucs in the second quarter were Olivia Ellis with four points, Leah Moore with three points and Justice Courtney two.

Ellis and Courtney each had a basket for the Lady Bucs in the third quarter which went to North Marion by a 12-4 score.

The Lady Bucs trailed heading into the fourth quarter by a 39-19 score.

Courtney led the Lady Bucs in the final quarter with five points while Ellis added a three-pointer, which went to the hostesses by an 8-2 margin.

Ellis and Courtney paced the Lady Buc offense with nine points while Moore tallied three.

North Marion was led by Breanna Shelosky with 13 points.

The Lady Bucs were just five of 19 from the free throw line while North Marion was 14 for 28 at the free throw line.

The loss dropped the Lady Bucs to 2-4 on the season heading into Thursday’s game at Grafton.

The game will tip-off at 5:45 p.m.

The boxscore:

North Marion           13  14  12  2 – 41

Buckhannon-Upshur  6  9  4  8 – 27

North Marion 41

Ashley Winas 3 2-2 8; Sidney Megna 2 0-0 4; Addie Elliot 1 2-6 4; Brooklyn Markley 1 0-2 3;  Myranda Irons 0 0-0 0; Adriana Heater 0 3-6 3; Americus Ueltschy 0 0-0 0; Bella Ross 1 1-4 3; Brenna Wilfong 0 0-0 0; McKenzie McIntosh 0 1-2 1; Anisa Pavich 0 0-0 0; Kassidy Bookout 1 0-0 2; Delaney Fleming 0 0-0 0; Angelina Collins 0 0-0 0; Breanna Shelosky 3 5-6 13. Totals 12 14-28 41.

Buckhannon-Upshur 27

Leah Moore 1 1-3 3; McKinley Bonnett 0 0-0 0; Brooklyn Bryant 0 0-0 0; Lexi Kelley 0 2-4 2; Olivia Ellis 3 1-2 9; Justice Courtney 4 1-6 9; Kiara Woods 1 0-0 2; Amaia Ramirez 0 0-0 0; Ellie Greenough 1 0-4 2; Claire Coffman 0 0-0 0; Robin Ball 0 0-0 0. Totals 10 5-19 27.

Three-point field goals – North Marion: Shelosky 2; Markley 1. Totals 3; Buckhannon-Upshur: Ellis 2. Totals 2.

Free throw percentage – North Marion: 14-for-28 for 50.0; Buckhannon-Upshur 5-for-19 for 26.3

Personal fouls – North Marion: 16; Buckhannon-Upshur: 19.

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