Little Buc JV squad cruises


CLARKSBURG – Zach Calef-Boring fired in 16 points and Mark Hurst canned 12 here Jan. 18 to carry the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School  Little Buccaneers to a 40-24 victory over Washington Irving’s Hilltoppers in a junior varsity contest.

The Little Bucs received only a bucket apiece from Calef-Boring and Shawn Blandino and trailed by a 5-4 edge in the opening quarter.

With Ian Donnen going on a three-goal spree, Calef-Boring banging in three markers and Blandino adding a basket, the Buckhannon boys claimed a 11-4 advantage in the second canto to move into a 15-9 halftime lead.

Calef-Boring drilled in three buckets and Hurst lofted in a 3-pointer and tacked on a charity throw to give the third stanza to the Little Bucs by a 10-9 edge.

They closed out with a 15-6 fourth quarter, with Hurst exploding for nine points, Calef-Boring hitting five and Blandino adding two.

Following Calef-Boring and Hurst in the scoring column were Blandino and Donnen with six markers apiece.

The Little Bucs improved to 3-6. They entertained Robert L. Bland Tuesday and stayed home on Thursday night to face Elkins.

The boxscore:

Buckhannon (40)

Zach Calef-Boring 7 1-2 16, Chase Spencer 0 0-0 0, Mark Hurst 4 2-3 12, Jaden Westfall 0 0-0 0, Dalton Auvil 0 0-0 0, Zade Woody 0 0-0 0, Bryson Johnston 0 0-0 0, Shawn Blandino 3 0-2 6, Ian Strader 0 0-0 0, Luke Yardley 0 0-0 0, Keyton Lanier 0 0-0 0, Josh Nesbitt 0 0-0 0, Ian Donnen 3 0-2 6. Totals 17 3-9 40.

Washington Irving (24)

Braylon Hilliard 0 0-0 0, Kaden Meighan 0 0-0 0, Gavin Cole 0 2-5 2, Dylan Rock 1 0-0 3, Quinten Cooley 2 2-6 6, Jayvin Llaneza 6 1-4 13, Nicholas George 0 0-0 0. Totals 9 5-15 24.

Buckhannon         4  11  10  15    40

Washinton Irving  5   4    9    6    24

3-point field goals – Buckhannon: Calef-Boring 1, Hurst 2; Washington Irving: Rock 1.

Free-throw percentage – Buckhannon: 3-for-9 for 33.3; Washington Irving: 5-for-15 for 33.3.

Personal fouls – Buckhannon 12, Washington Irving 9.


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