Lady Bucs win 15th-straight game


MOUNDSVILLE — Top-ranked Buckhannon-Upshur ran its winning streak to 15 straight with road wins at John Marshall on Saturday and Big 10 Conference rival Lewis County on Thursday.

The Lady Bucs of head coach Jeremy Maxwell  are now 19-1 overall and 9-1 in Big 10 action. They will face Winfield at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Little General Shootout being held at the Charleston Civic Center.

Four players landed in double figures as B-U cruised past regional foe John Marshall, 65-44, on Saturday.

Hanna McClung and Lauren Bennett each had 14 points, while Audrey Gaudet netted 13 and Brooklyn Maxwell 10.

Bennett completed her double-double with 10 rebounds. McKinley Gaudet added four assists, Bennett four steals and McClung three assists and three steals.

The Lady Bucs took control early, leading 22-2 after one quarter and 40-19 at the intermission.

B-U also used a strong start in cruising past Lewis County, 75-47, on Thursday night as the Lady Bucs bolted out to a 23-3 advantage after one canto and carried a 44-18 cushion into the halftime break.

McClung scored 20 points — all in the first half — to lead the way. McKinley Gaudet chipped in with 12 points, knocking down four 3-pointers, and Ashton Maxwell contributed 10 points.

McClung added six assists and three steals to her game-high point total, Bennett had five helpers and McKinley Gaudet tallied five rebounds and five steals and Audrey Gaudet five caroms.

Sarah Post led the Minutemaids (12-6, 7-5 Big 10) with 12 points.

Buckhannon-Upshur 75, Lewis County 47

Buckhannon-Upshur (75)

Hanna McClung 7 6-7 20, Alli Robinson 2 2-2 7, McKinley Gaudet 4 0-0 12, Lauren Bennett 4 0-0 8, Audrey Gaudet 1 1-1 3, Leigh Ann Bennett 1 0-0 2, Brooklyn Maxwell 4 0-2 8, Ashton Maxwell 4 0-1 10, Morgan Parsons 0 1-2 1, McKenzie Reynolds 1 0-2 2, Ciara Melton 1 0-1 2, Kassidy Wilfong 0 0-0 0, Kennedy Samargo 0 0-0 0. Totals 29 10-18 75

Lewis County (47)

Payton Campbell 1 0-0 3, Bella Posey 2 2-2 7, Tiffany Curtis 1 0-0 2, Sarah Post 6 0-0 12, Desirrea Ferguson 3 1-2 9, Anna Tucker 1 6-8 8, Emma Cayton 1 0-0 2, Paige Bragg 2 0-0 4, Brooklyn Sessions 0 0-0 0. Totals 17 9-12 47

Buckhannon-Upshur 23  21  20  11 — 75

Lewis County               3  15  12  17 — 47

3-point goals — B-U 7 (M. Gaudet 4, A. Maxwell 2 and Robinson), LC 4 (Ferguson 2, Campbell and Posey)


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