Little Lady Bucs outlast Bridgeport for 30-25 win


BRIDGEPORT – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School varsity Little Lady Bucs earned a hard-fought 30-25 win over the homestanding Bridgeport Braves back on Dec. 19.

The Little Lady Bucs raced out to a 10-2 lead after one quarter of action with Gabby Park and Kenna Maxwell putting in four points and Kyndal Davis two.

Buckhannon-Upshur mustered just a trey from Maxwell and a free throw from Alyssa Abel as they dropped the second quarter by a 9-4 margin.

They still led at the half by a 14-11 score.

With Hodge’Nay Henderson putting in a basket and Maxwell and Abel each knocking down a free throw, the Little Lady Bucs lost the third quarter by a 6-4 margin, but still led going into the fourth quarter by an 18-17 score.

The Little Lady Bucs won the fourth quarter by a 12-8 margin.

Maxwell scored eight points while Parke added a three-pointer and Abel a foul shot as they pulled away for the five-point win.

Maxwell led the Little Lady Bucs with 16 points.

The Little Lady Bucs were slated to play Preston Tuesday and Taylor County Wednesday.

They will host Mountaineer (Clarksburg) today at 7:30 p.m.

The boxscore:

Buckhannon-Upshur                                                       10  4  4  12 – 30

Bridgeport                                                                           2  9  6  8 – 25

Buckhannon-Upshur 30

Kenna Maxwell 5 5-9 16; Kyndal Davis 1 0-0 2; Gabby Parke 2 1-4 7; Hodge’Nay Henderson 1 0-4 2; Alyssa Abel 0 3-6 3; Callie Lantz 0 0-0 0; Rosie Shackleford 0 0-0 0; Anna Grace Lantz 0 0-0 0. Totals 9 9-23 30.

Bridgeport 25

M. Amick 2 4-7 9; J. Dodd 0 0-0 0; C. Miller 0 1-2 1; K. Push 0 0-0 0; E. Anderson 5 0-0 11; K. Martinez 2 0-0 4; J. Laxton 0 0-0 0. Totals 9 5-9 25.

Three-point field goals – Buckhannon-Upshur: Parke 2; Maxwell 1. Totals 3; Bridgeport Amick 1; Anderson 1. Totals 2.

Free throw percentage – Buckhannon-Upshur: 9-for-23 for 39.1; Bridgeport: 5-for-9 for 55.6.

Personal fouls – Buckhannon-Upshur: 12; Bridgeport: 19.

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