JV Lady Bucs drop 49-24 decision to Wheeling Park

Olivia Ellis (13) of the Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs looks to fire off a pass during their contest with Wheeling Park Friday evening at the high school. The Lady Bucs lost a 49-24 decision to the Patriots.

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs fell behind early and were never able to really get their offense going in a 49-24 setback to the visiting Wheeling Park Patriots Friday night at the high school.

The Lady Bucs went down early after one quarter by a 13-4 score as Lexi Kelley and Kiara Woods each dropped in a basket for the lone B-U offense.

Wheeling Park won the second quarter by a 9-7 margin with Leah Moore dropping in four points, all from the free throw line, and Woods adding three.

That left the Lady Bucs down by a 22-11 score at the break.

The Lady Bucs dropped the third quarter by a 17-11 margin.

Moore had six points for the Lady Bucs in the quarter while Claire Coffman and Brooklyn Bryant added two each and Olivia Ellis tacked on a free throw.

That left the Lady Bucs down by a 39-22 score heading into the final quarter.

Two free throws by Moore was all the offense the Lady Bucs could produce in the final stanza as they lost it by a 10-2 margin.

Moore led the Lady Bucs with 12 points while Woods added five.

Abby Barki, Sophie Abraham and Mary Derrow each had 11 points to lead Wheeling Park.

The loss dropped the Lady Bucs to 10-9 on the season.

The Lady Bucs will wrap up their season Monday at Parkersburg South.

The game will begin at 5:45 p.m.

The boxscore:

Wheeling Park           13  9  17  10 – 49

Buckhannon-Upshur  4  7  11  2 – 24

Wheeling Park 49

Maya Taggart 0 2-4 2; Abby Barki 3 2-2 11; Sophie Abraham 3 4-6 11; Kailyn Wilson 2 0-1 4; Briana Schultz 1 0-0 3; Hannah Seivertson 0 0-0 0; Hollee Armstrong 0 2-2 2; Jocelyn Stone 2 1-2 5; Mary Derrow 5 1-3 11. Totals 16 12-20 49.

Buckhannon-Upshur 24

Leah Moore 3 6-10 12; Kiara Woods 2 1-4 5; Brooklyn Bryant 1 0-0 2; Lexi Kelley 1 0-0 2; Claire Coffman 1 0-0 2; Olivia Ellis 0 1-2 1; McKinley Bonnett 0 0-0 0; Alayna Nesbitt 0 0-0 0; Amaia Ramirez 0 0-0 0; Robin Ball 0 0-0 0. Totals 8 8-16 24.

Three-point field goals – Wheeling Park: Barki 3; Abraham 1; Schultz 1. Totals 5; Buckhannon-Upshur: None.

Free throw percentage – Wheeling Park: 12-for-20 for 60.0; Buckhannon-Upshur: 8-for-16 for 50.0.

Personal fouls – Wheeling Park: 18; Buckhannon-Upshur: 17.

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