JV Bucs fall to Morgantown


MORGANTOWN — The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Buccaneers didn’t have an answer for Morgantown’s Brody Davis in their encounter Monday night.

Davis went off for 32 points, including hitting six three pointers as the Buccaneers fell to the Mohigans by an 87-53 score.

The Bucs were doubled up in the first quarter by a 26-13 score.

Zach Calef-Boring and Shelton Thropp each had six points and Wilbur Snider added a free throw for the Bucs in that first quarter.

The Bucs managed just eight points in the second quarter, four from Calef-Boring and Shawn Blandino, as they lost the quarter by a 14-8 margin.

That left them down by a 40-21 score at the break.

Buckhannon-Upshur fell further behind in the third quarter as they lost it by a 28-16 count.

Thropp and Blandino each had five points in the stanza while Snider, Calef-Boring and Gage Raschella each dropped in two.

The Bucs trailed going into the fourth quarter by a 68-37 margin.

The closest the Bucs could get to Morgantown was the fourth quarter, which they dropped by a 19-16 margin.

Thropp fired in a pair of three pointers for the Bucs in the final canto while Calef-Boring added four, Raschella dropped in a trey, Blandino added a basket and Ryan Snyder added a free throw.

Thropp led the Bucs with 17 points while Calef-Boring collected 16 and Blandino 11.

The loss dropped the Bucs to 2-3 on the season.

They were slated to play Liberty this past Tuesday and Fairmont Senior on Thursday.

They will return to action Tuesday when they visit East Fairmont for a 5:45 p.m. tip.

The boxscore:

Buckhannon-Upshur 13  8  16  16 – 53

Morgantown         26  14  28  19 – 87

Buckhannon-Upshur 53

Shelton Thropp 5 5-8 17; Zach Calef-Boring 6 4-5 16; Shawn Blandino 5 1-1 11; Gage Raschella 2 0-0 5; Wilbur Snider 1 1-2 3; Ryan Snyder 0 1-2 1; Oliver King 0 0-0 0; Keyton Lanier 0 0-0 0; Josh Nesbitt 0 0-0 0; Bryson Bastida 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 12-18 53.

Morgantown 87

Brody Davis 13 0-0 32; Cam Danser 7 0-0 14; Jonathan Shrewsberry 4 0-0 8; Matt Lindsey 2 0-0 6; Zach Workman 2 0-0 4; Carter Murray 1 1-2 3; Koma Neal 2 0-0 4; Zaid Hanif 1 2-2 4; Ethan Wise 2 0-0 4; Izzy Everett 1 1-2 3; Peyton Johnson 1 0-0 2; Sabastian Dalton 1 0-0 2. Totals 40 4-6 87.

Three-point field goals – Buckhannon-Upshur: Thropp 2; Raschella 1. Totals 3; Morgantown: Davis 6; Lindsey 2; Murray 1. Totals 9.

Fouls – Buckhannon-Upshur: 14; Morgantown: 17.

Free throw percentage – Buckhannon-Upshur: 12-for-18 for 66.7 percent; Morgantown: 4-for-6 for 66.7 percent.

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