Little Lady Buc junior varsity team holds off Robert L. Bland in finale

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WESTON – Kenna Maxwell tallied 17 points to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to a 29-28 decision over Robert L. Bland’s Lady Patriots here Monday night in their junior varsity season finale.

Maxwell poured in seven points and Cat Neely added a bucket to get the Little Lady Bucs off to a 9-1 start.

The second period was a 6-6 trade-off, with Maxwell converting five of six charity throws and Kyndal Davis tacking on a free throw. Buckhannon owned an eight-point advantage, at 15-7, at intermission.

Neely fired in three goals and Kendal Currence added a foul shot, but the Lady Patriots claimed an 8-7 edge in the third stanza.

The final canto featured a free-throw battle, with the Lady Patriots prevailing, 13-7. Maxwell made good on 5 of 7, with Callie Lantz going 2-for-2 for Buckhannon, while Courtney Hartley was 6-for-6, Bo Probst 2-for-2 and Haylee Lewis 1-for-3 for Robert L. Bland.

Following Maxwell in the scoring column were Neely with eight points, Callie Lantz with two and Currence and Davis each with one.

Coach Tiffany Board’s Little Lady Bucs closed out the season with a record of 8-5.

The boxscore:

Buckhannon (29)

Kendal Currence 0 1-2 1, Kyndal Davis 0 1-2 1, Cat Neely 4 0-0 8, Kenna Maxwell 2 12-17 17, HodgeNay Henderson 0 0-0 0, Callie Lantz  0 2-2 2, Anna Grace Lantz 0 0-0 0, Ava Hollen 0 0-0 0, Alivia Barton 0 0-0 0, Gabriella Parke 0 00 0, Aubriana Stevens 0 0-0 0. Totals 6 16-23 29.

Robert L. Bland (28)

Lillie Cayton 0 2-2 2, Haylee Lewis 0 3-7 3, Bo Probst 0 4-9 4, Maggie Wyatt 1 2-3 4, Courtney Hartley 2 6-6 10, Jazilyn Piggie 0 0-0 0, Channing Carson 0 0-0 0, Ginny Linger 1 0-0 2, Kiara Boyce 0 0-0 0,      Adisson Heath 1 1-2 3, Chloe Richards 0 0-0 0, Faith Heater 0 0-0 0. Totals 5 18-29 28.

Buckhannon        9  6  7    7    29

Robert L. Bland   1  6  8  13    28

3-point field goals – Buckhannon: Maxwell 1; Robert L. Bland: None.

Free-throw percentage – Buckhannon: 16-for-23 for 69.6; Robert L. Bland: 18-for-29 for 62.1.

Personal fouls – Buckhannon 21, Robert L. Bland 19.

  


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