Lady Bucs post third straight win, take down Preston, 6-0


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.

The boxscore:

Buckhannon-Upshur                                                                          4  2 – 6

Preston                                                                                                 0  0 – 0

Scoring

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.

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