Maxwell fires in 23 points in JV Little Lady Bucs’ victory


TENNERTON – Kenna Maxwell poured in 23 here Tuesday night to pace the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to a 29-24 triumph over Robert L. Bland’s Lady Patriots in a junior varsity clash.

Buckhannon took a 7-6 first-quarter edge, and claimed the second stanza by a 9-7 count to build a 16-13 advantage at intermission. Maxwell had 12 of her total in the first half including a pair of 3-point bombs.

With Maxwell firing in eight points and Kendal Currence contributing a bucket, the Little Lady Bucs upped their lead to 26-15 with a 10-2 third period.

They got only three free throws from Maxwell in the final quarter, which went to Robert L. Bland by a 9-3 count.

Currence, Hodgenay Henderson and Callie Lantz each had a bucket to account for the remainder of Buckhannon’s scoring.

The Little Lady Bucs boosted their record to 6-3 going into Thursday night’s contest with the homestanding Elkins Lady Green Hornets. They will entertain West Fairmont’s Lady Polar Bear Cubs Tuesday night.

The boxscore:

Robert L. Bland (24)

Lille Cayton 1 3-3 5, Haylee Lewis 2 1-2 5, Bo Probst 0 0-0 0, Maggie Wyatt 0 0-0 0, Courtney Hartley 0 0-0 0, Jazilyn Piggie 3 0-0 6, Channing Carson 1 0-1 2, Ginny Linger 1 0-0 2, Kira Boyce 1 0-0 2, Adisson Heath 0 0-0 0, Chloe Richards 0 0-0 0, Faith Heater 0 2-2 2. Totals 9 6-9 24

Buckhannon (29)

Kendal Currence 1 0-1 2, Alivia Barton 0 0-0 0, Kyndal Davis 0 0-4 0, Hodgenay Henderson 1 0-0 2, Ava Hollen 0 0-0 0, Jansen Kimble 0 0-0 0, Anna Grace Lantz 0 0-0 0, Callie Lantz 1 0-0 2, Kenna Maxwell 5 11-16 23, Gabriella Parke 0 0-0 0, Rosie Shackleford 0 0-0 0, Aubriana Stevens 0 0-0 0. Totals 8 11-21 29.

Robert L. Bland   6  7    2  9    24

Buckhannon        7  9  10  3    29

3-point field goals – Robert  L. Bland: None; Buckhannon: Maxwell 2.

Free-throw percentage – Robert L. Bland: 6-for-9 for 66.7; Buckhannon: 11-for-21 for 52.4.

Personal fouls – Robert L. Bland 13, Buckhannon 17.

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