TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team placed five players on the WVHSSCA AAA Girls 2018 All-Region I squad.
Seniors Madison Ware and Audrey Gaudet were named to the First Team while seniors Leigh Ann Bennett and Peyton Carlyle and junior Brooklyn Maxwell were selected to the Second Team.
Both Ware and Gaudet were four-year starters for the Lady Bucs.
Ware, a senior forward played in 17 games and scored 12 goals and had eight assists despite missing three games with a concussion.
Gaudet, one of the premier defenders in the state, tallied two goals and one assist and played in all 20 games for the Lady Bucs from her center defender position.
Bennett and Maxwell both earned their honors at the midfield position.
Bennett scored three goals and owned three assists for the Lady Bucs while Maxwell racked up seven goals and 15 assists.
Carlyle, also a defensive standout for the Lady Bucs, didn’t score this season.
Region I is made up of seven teams – Buckhannon-Upshur, Brooke, John Marshall, Morgantown, Preston, University and Wheeling Park.
Wheeling Park landed five players on the First Team while Morgantown had four.
The Player of the Year for Region I went to Morgantown’s Sammie Brown while the Coach of the Year was Wheeling Park’s Carrie Hanna.
Earlier this week, Gaudet and Ware were named to the All-Big 10 Conference First Team while Bennett was a Second Team selection.
REGION 1 FIRST TEAM
Madison Ware – Buckhannon-Upshur
Anna Iquinto – Morgantown
Abbey Anderson – Wheeling Park
Ari Christiansen – University
Sammie Brown – Morgantown
Alysssa Weaver – Morgantown
Gracelyn Hanna – Wheeling Park
Emma Delk – Wheeling Park
Audrey Gaudet – Buckhannon-Upshur
Sydney Davis – Preston
Annalese Aderholt – Wheeling Park
Stephanie Chmiel – University
Jordan August – Morgantown
Deanna Crumm – Wheeling Park
Corinne Grabow – University
REGION I SECOND TEAM
Megan Noss – Preston
Lydia Buchmelter – Brooke
Leigh Ann Bennett – Buckhannon-Upshur
Brooklyn Maxwell – Buckhannon-Upshur
Kendra Bolinger – Preston
Talia Goodwin – Preston
Kassidy Wolfe – University
Brooke Ohler – Brooke
Peyton Carlyle – Buckhannon-Upshur
Sheridan Southall – Morgantown
Ally Bender – University
Kinley Manko — Preston
Player of the Year — Sammie Brown (Morgantown)
Coach of the Year — Carrie Hanna (Wheeling Park)