Lady Bucs take second in B-U Invitational


TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur girls’ cross country team placed second in the Buckhannon-Upshur Invitational on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The Buccaneers tied with Fairmont Senior with a total score of 60, but took second place with a time of 24:34.17 behind Fairmont Senior’s 24:19.54.

Samantha Shreve took second all-around in the Individual Top 5 with a run time of 22:11.74 and Mia Sappey took third with a time of 22:31.70.

Fairmont Senior’s Lydia Falkenstein placed first all-around out of 55 runners with a run time of 21:15.81.

Run times of Lady Buccaneers Jessica Williams, Pressley Bowers, and Malia Bowers contributed to the team’s overall score, while Harley Gillum and Brianna Dalton’s did not. However, Gillum placed 42nd with a run time of 29:45.47 and Dalton placed 44th with a run time of 30:49.0. 

Non-scoring schools include: Robert C. Byrd, Lincoln, Braxton County, Trinity Christian, Lewis County, and Clay-Battelle.

The results:

TEAM STANDINGS

1. Fairmont Senior 60; 2. Buckhannon-Upshur 60; 3. Elkins 71; 4. Philip Barbour 84; 5. Tucker County 85; 6. South Harrison 118

INDIVIDUAL TOP 5

1. Lydia Falkenstein (Fairmont Senior) – 21:15.81

2. Samantha Shreve (Buckhannon-Upshur) – 22:11.74

3. Mia Sappey (Buckhannon-Upshur) – 22:31.70

4. Erin Chambers (Tucker County) – 22:43.85

5. Madison Stonestreet (South Harrison) – 22:46.28

Buckhannon-Upshur results

Samantha Shreve (2nd) – 22:11.74

Mia Sappey (3rd) – 22:31.70

Jessica Williams (11th) – 23:32.49

Pressley Bowers (31st) – 27:14.72

Malia Bowers (33rd) – 27:20.19

Harley Gillum (42nd) – 29:45.47

Brianna Dalton (44th) – 30:49.0

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