Slow start costs Little Bucs in 45-28 setback to Elkins


ELKINS – The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School varsity Little Bucs recently dropped a 45-28 road decision to Elkins Middle School.

The loss dropped the Little Bucs to 0-2 on the season.

The Little Bucs managed just one point in the first quarter, a free throw by Carter Zuliani, and were forced to play catch-up the rest of the way.

A three-pointer by Jevon Westfall and three points from Barton was all the offense the Little Bucs could muster in the second quarter and they trailed by a 19-7 margin at the half.

With Jerin Westfall putting in five points and Barton and Zuliani two each, the Bucs managed nine points in the third quarter but trailed by a 38-16 score going to the fourth quarter.

The Bucs took the final quarter by a 12-7 count with Barton scoring four points, Brody McDaniels and Braeson Gerwin three each and Jacob Frye two.

Barton led the Little Bucs with nine points.

A.J. Frideman paced Elkins with 15 points.

The boxscore:

Buckhannon-Upshur                                                               1  6  9  12 – 28

Elkins                                                                                      10  9  19  7 – 45

Buckhannon-Upshur 28

Jonas Barton 4 1-2 9; Jerin Westfall 1 2-3 5; Jevon Westfall 1 0-0 3; Carter Zuliani 1 1-4 3; Brody McDaniels 1 0-0 3; Braeson Gerwig 1 1-4 3; Jacob Frye 0 2-2 2; Christian Dowell 0 0-0 0; Darren Daugherty 0 0-0 0; Timmy Snider 0 0-0 0; Dawson Tenney 0 0-0 0; Cooper Antolini 0 0-0 0; Jaxson Spratt 0 0-0 0. Totals 9 7-14 28.

Elkins 45

A.J. Friedman 5 2-4 15; Lucas D’Angelo 4 0-0 10; Riley Rider 3 3-4 9; Landon Shreve 1 0-0 3; Levi Wonless 1 1-3 3; Aiden Lambert 1 0-0 2; D. J. Louk 1 0-0 2; Dylan Hinzman 0 0-0 0; Jerome Thomason 0 0-0 0; Drew Hinzman 0 0-0 0; Jordan Snecker 0 0-0 0; Max Howell 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 7-14 45.

Three-point field goals – Buckhannon-Upshur: McDaniels 1; Jevon Westfall 1; Jerin Westfall 1. Totals 3; Elkins Friedman 3; D;Angelo 2; Shreve 1. Totals 6.

Fouls – Buckhannon-Upshur: 14; Elkins 10.

Free throws – Buckhannon-Upshur: Elkins: 7-for-14 for 50.0 percent; Elkins 7-for-14 for 50.0 percent.

B-U rebounds – Zuliani 4; Jevon Westfall 3; Jerin Westfall 3; Barton 3; McDaniels 2; Tenney 1; Frye 1; Gerwig 1.

B-U assists – Jerin Westfall 1; Zuliani 1; Daugherty 1; Tenney 1.

B-U steals – Jevon Westfall 1; Jerin Westfall 1; Barton 1 Zuliani 1; Snider 1; Gerwig 1.

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