KINGWOOD – After starting the season 0-2, the Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Lady Bucs have posted three straight shutouts in three wins outscoring their opponents by a 16-0 score in those three games.
Their latest victim was the Preston Knights, who dropped a 6-0 decision to the Lady Bucs Thursday evening.
Five different Lady Bucs managed to get into the scoring.
The Lady Bucs set the tone of the game early going up 2-0 just four minutes into the contest.
Catherine Oliveto had the first goal of the night as she took a throw in from Cameron Zuliani and scored from nine yards out, and just two minutes later, Ashley Catlin took a pass from the left wing from Miranda Greene and scored giving the Lady Bucs their 2-0 lead.
Hannah Boyles scored her first of two goals when she played a throw in from Grace Queen and scored from 18 yards out making it a 3-0 contest.
Sheridan Phillips ended the first-half scoring with a goal in the 36th minute after scoring on a pass from Ava Hollen.
That treated the Lady Bucs to a 4-0 lead at the break.
Boyles played a pass from the corner of the field by Queen and found the back of the net in the 45th minute to up the B-U lead to 5-0.
Lexi Kelley wrapped up the Lady Buc scoring with a goal in the 74th minute finding the back of the net off of a corner kick by Zuliani.
The Lady Bucs held a massive 22-1 lead in shots-on-goal and an 8-0 margin in corner kicks.
B-U keeper Kyndal Davis made one save on the only shot she saw while Preston goalie Kinley Manko turned away 16 shots.
The Lady Bucs are now 3-2 overall and 2-0 in the Big 10 Conference.
They will play again Tuesday hosting North Marion at 7:30 p.m.
Buckhannon-Upshur 4 2 – 6
Preston 0 0 – 0
Buckhannon-Upshur – Catherine Oliveto (Cameron Zuliani assist), 2nd minute
Buckhannon-Upshur – Ashley Catlin (Miranda Greene assist), 4th minute
Buckhannon-Upshur – Hannah Boyles (Grace Queen assist), 22nd minute
Buckhannon-Upshur – Sheridan Phillips (Ava Hollen assist), 36th minute
Buckhannon-Upshur – Boyles (Queen assist). 45th minute
Buckhannon-Upshur – Lexi Kelley (Zuliani assist), 74th minute
Shots-on-goals – Buckhannon-Upshur: 22; Preston: 1.
Corner kicks – Buckhannon-Upshur: 8; Preston: 0.
Saves – Buckhannon-Upshur: Kyndal Davis: 1; Preston: Kinley Manko: 16.