JV Little Lady Bucs down Taylor County by five


TENNERTON – Callie Lantz banged in 16 points here last Monday night to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to a 28-23 triumph over Taylor County’s Lady Knights in a junior varsity contest.

The opening period was even at 9-9, with Lantz canning a three and a two, and Harley Dean and Alyssa Abel adding a bucket apiece.

They got only a free throw from Rosie Shackleford in the second quarter, which went to Taylor County by a 4-1 count.

Lantz tallied four points and Alivia Barton got two in the 6-5 third stanza, and the Little Lady Bucs went into the final six minutes down by two, at 18-16.

With Lantz going on a seven-point rampage, HodgeNay Henderson tallying three and Ava Hollen adding a basket, the Little Lady Bucs outscored the Lady Knights by a 12-5 spread in the fourth segment to put the game away.

Rounding out Buckhannon’s offense were Henderson with three markers, Hollen, Barton, Dean and Abel with two each, and Shackleford with one.

The Little Lady Bucs evened their record at 2-2. They will travel to Morgantown Tuesday to battle South, and return home to meet Bridgeport Thursday.

The boxscore:

Taylor County          9  4  5   5    23

Buckhannon             9  1  6  12  — 28

Taylor County 23

Ally Mayle 1 0-0 2, Neveah Swisher 0 0-2 0, Jodi Keene 0 3-6 3, Kylie Newlon 2 0-1 4, Taylor Minard 3 0-0 6, Jenna Halbrother 2 0-1 4, Marie Johnson 0 0-0 0, Caitlyn Boylen 1 0-0 2, Emma Johnson 0 0-0 0, Lilly Crimm 1 0-0 2. Totals 10 3-10 23.

Buckhannon 28

Ava Hollen 1 0-0 2, Callie Lantz 6 3-4 16, Rosie Shackleford 0 1-2 1, Alivia Barton 1 0-0 2, Harley Dean 1 0-0 2, Alyssa Abel 1 0-0 2, HodgeNay Henderson 1 1-2 3, Anna Grace Lantz 0 0-0 0, Hannah Boyles 0 0-0 0, Jansen Kimble 0 0-0 0, Miah Reger 0 0-0 0, Riley Carr 0 0-0 0, Taylor Spratt 0 0-0 0. Totals 11 5-8 28.

Three-point field goals – Taylor County: None; Buckhannon: C. Lantz 1.

Free throw percentage – Taylor County: 3-for-10 for 30.0; Buckhannon: 5-for-8 for 62.5.

Personal fouls – Taylor County 13, Buckhannon 14.

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