Lady Bucs soccer conquers Eagles

Cameron Zuliani kicks a goal from 20 yards. Photo by ROBERTA HATCHER/For The Record Delta

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Lady Buccaneers hosted the Robert C. Byrd Eagles Thursday, September 23, 2021. The Lady Bucs defeated the Eagles with a final score of 6 – 0. 

Lexia Kelley scored the first three goals of the game. The first kick was thrown in by Cameron Zuliani and Kelley beat the keeper, scoring from one yard out. 

In the 18th minute, the opposition’s keeper mishandled the ball, resulting in another goal. Kelley then dribbled in the shot one minute later for deflection, scoring the third point for the Lady Bucs.

Zuliani took over in the 43rd minute, dribbling down the center from 20 yards out and into the keepers box.

Hollen started off the second half with a pass to Hannah Boyles for a goal, and then Boyles passed the ball to Catherine Oliveto eight yards outside the box, sealing the win for B-UHS.

The boxscore:

Buckhannon-Upshur                  4 2 – 6

Robert C. Byrd                0   0 – 0


Buckhannon-Upshur – Lexia Kelley (Cameron Zuliani assist), 7th minute

Buckhannon-Upshur – Kelley (Ava Hollen assist), 18th minute

Buckhannon-Upshur – Kelley (unassisted), 20th minute

Buckhannon-Upshur – Zuliani (unassisted), 43rd minute

Buckhannon-Upshur – Hannah Boyles (Hollen assist), 53rd minute

Buckhannon-Upshur – Catherine Oliveto (Boyles assist), 60th minute

Shots on goal – Robert C. Byrd 3; Buckhannon-Upshur 21

Corner kicks – Robert C. Byrd 1; Buckhannon-Upshur 11

Saves – Robert C. Byrd 14; Buckhannon-Upshur 3


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