Little Bucs lose opener to Barrackville


RACHEL – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs came up just short in their season opener last week on the road against Barrackville.

The Little Bucs of head coach Jason Westfall dropped a 36-20 decision.

It was tight in the first quarter as the Little Bucs trailed by just a 10-8 margin.

Jonas Barton put in four points for the Little Bucs in the first quarter while Carter Zuliani and Christian Dowell each added two points.

A free throw from Barton was the only offense for the Little Bucs in the second quarter that went to Barrackville by a 6-1 margin.

That left the Little Bucs down by a 16-9 score.

Buckhannon-Upshur lost the third quarter by a 12-8 margin with Jerin Westfall, Barton, Zuliani and Dowell each dropping in a basket.

They trailed going into the fourth quarter by a 28-17 score.

The Little Bucs mustered just three points in the final quarter which Barrackville took by an 8-3 margin.

Barton had the three fourth-quarter points on a basket and a free throw for the Little Bucs.

Barton led the Little Bucs in scoring with 10 points.

Elijah Ramsey had nine to place Barrackville

The Little Bucs will return to action today against Trinity.

The boxscore:

Buckhannon-Upshur   8  1  8  3 – 20

Barrackville                10  6  12  8 – 36

Buckhannon-Upshur 20

Jonas Barton 4 2-4 10; Carter Zuliani 2 0-0 4; Christian Dowell 2 0-0 4; Jerin Westfall 1 0-0 2; Jevon Westfall 0 0-0 0; Brody McDaniels 0 0-0 0; Darren Daugherty 0 0-0 0; Timmy Snyder 0 0-0 0; Dawson Tenney 0 0-0 0; Cooper Antolini 0 0-0 0; Braeson Gerwig 0 0-0 0. Totals 9 2-4 20.

Barrackville 36

Elijah Ramsey 2 4-4 9; Colton Campbell 3 0-0 6; Colby VanGilder 2 2-3 6; Sullivan Shew 2 0-0 6; Conner Balwanz 2 0-0 4; Brogan Hunt 1 0-0 3; Jacob Kucish 0 2-2 2; Landin Morris 0 0-0 0; Jayden Flowers 0 0-0 0; Colton Stanley 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 8-9 36.

Three-point field goals – Buckhannon-Upshur: None; Barrackville: Shew 2; Ramsey 1; Hunt 1. Totals 4.

Fouls – Buckhannon-Upshur: 9; Barrackville: 6

Free throw percentage – 2-for-4 for 50.0 percent; Barrackville: 8-for-9 for 88.8 percent.

B-U rebounds – Barton 10; Zuliani 4; Jerin Westfall 3; Jevon Westfall 2.

B-U assists – Zuliani 2; Dowell 2; Jevon Westfall 1; Jerin Westfall 1; Barton 1.

B-U Steals – Jerin Westfall 4; Dowell 3; Jevon Westfall 2; Barton 1; Zuliani 1.

2021 B-UMS BOYS SCHEDULE

March 6 – at Barrackville

March 9 – Elkins

March 10 – at West Fairmont

March 11 – at Taylor County

March 15 – Robert L. Bland

March 16 – Trinity

March 17 – West Fairmont

March 22 – East Fairmont

March 24 – Elkins

March 25 – at Robert L. Bland

March 30 – Taylor County

April 1 – at East Fairmont

April 2 – Braxton County

April 6 – at Trinity

April 8-9 – Buckhannon-Upshur Tournament with Elkins, Robert L. Bland and Taylor County.

B-UMS BOYS BASKETBALL ROSTER

Eighth Grade

Jonas Barton

Christian Dowell

Darren Daughtery

Braeson Gerwig

Tim Snyder

Jevon Westfall

Carter Zulliani

Seventh Grade

Taher Alakhras

Cooper Antolini

Eli Baker

Jacob Frye

Brody McDaniels

Dawson Tenney

Jerin Westfall

Sixth Grade

Kayden Baisden

Brody Jeran

Jaxon Spratt

Xavier Robinette

Branson Triplett

Colten Warner

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