Softball Lady Bucs lose doubleheader to Brooke


WELLSBURG – It was a tough road trip for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc softball team when they traveled to Brooke High School on Saturday for a doubleheader against the Bruins.

The Lady Bucs dropped game one by a 13-5 score and lost the second outing by a 17-3 score.

Both games were stopped shy of seven innings on the mercy rule.

The Lady Bucs trailed 4-0 after two innings of play in game one before Shelby McDaniels doubled home McKinley Bonnett making it a 4-1 contest.

Brooklyn Bryant was hit by a pitch, went to second on a single by Hayden Peters, moved to third on a passed ball and scored on a ground out by Kayli Curry to in the top of the fourth to close the gap to 4-2.

Brooke countered with two runs of their own in the bottom of the fourth, upping their lead to 6-2.

The Lady Bucs managed a pair of runs behind a couple of Brooke errors with Brooklyn Robinson and McDaniels both scoring to close the B-U deficit to two, at 6-4.

Buckhannon-Upshur made it a 6-5 game in the top of the sixth inning when Curry reached on an error and later scored on another error.

The game got away from the Lady Bucs in the bottom of the sixth as Brooke scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning for the 13-5 win.

Buckhannon-Upshur had just three hits with McDaniels, Peters and Bonnett each getting one.

Jensen Kimble suffered the loss in a complete-game effort.

She gave up nine earned runs on 15 hits while striking out one.

With the Lady Bucs being the home team in game two, they gave up three runs to Brooke in the top of the first.

They countered with a two-run bottom of the first when McDaniels and Robin Ball each knocked in a run.

Brooke scored twice in the top of the second and nine in the top of the third for a 14-2 lead.

McDaniels hit a solo home run in the bottom of the third making it a 14-3 game.

Brooke scored three more times in the top of the fourth for the 17-3 win.

The Lady Bucs had four hits in the loss with McDaniels getting two.

McDaniels started the game for B-U and suffered the loss.

She went 2 1/3 innings and gave up five earned runs eight hits.

The Lady Bucs dropped to 2-2 heading into Monday’s game with East Fairmont.

They were slated to play Fairmont Senior on Wednesday.

They will return to action Friday as the host Lincoln at 5 p.m.

The boxscores:

(GAME 1)

Buckhannon-Upshur       001 121 – 5

Brooke                             310 207 – 13

E – Buckhannon-Upshur 4, Brooke 5. DP – None. LoB – Buckhannon-Upshur 8, Brooke 7. 2B – McDaniels, Lippoli, Brown. Sac. – Eakles. SB – Robinson.

Hitting

Buckhannon-Upshur – Brooklyn Robinson ss, 4 1 0 0; Shelby McDaniels c, 4 1 1 1; Robin Ball 3b, 3 0 0 0; Jansen Kimble p, 3 0 0 0; Brooklyn Bryant rf, 2 1 0 1; Hayden Peters lf, 3 0 1 0; Kayli Curry eh, 3 0 0 1; McKinley Bonnett 1b, 2 1 1 0; Katarah Linger 2b, 3 0 0 0; Kennedy Samargo pr, 0 1 0 0. Totals 27 5 3 3.

Brooke – Kameryn Eckles lf, 4 1 1 0; Felicity Eli rf, 3 3 2 0; Lizzie Foresha p. 5 1 2 2; Wyntar McQuiston cf, 4 2 4 2; Angelina Lippoli 1b, 3 1 1 2; Maleaha Misch eh, 3 1 1 1; Emma Martino 2b, 4 1 2 1; Kalliopi Makriocostas c, 4 1 0 0; Madison Brown 3b, 3 2 2 2; Emilee Knorr pr, 0 0 0 0. Totals 33 13 15 10.

Pitching

Buckhannon-Upshur – Kimble (L): 5 2/3 innings, 15 hits, 13 runs, 9 earned runs, 5 walks, 1 strikeout.

Brooke – Foresha (W): 6 innings, 3 hits, 5 runs, 1 earned run, 3 walks, 7 strikeouts, 1 hit batsman (Bryant).

(GAME 2)

Brooke                            329 3 0 – 17

Buckhannon-Upshur        201 00 – 3

E – Brooke 2, Buckhannon-Upshur 6. DP – None. LoB – Brooke 5; Buckhannon-Upshur 2. 2B – Eli, Foresha, Robinson. HR – McDaniels. SB – Misch 2, Eckles, Knorr.

Hitting

Brooke – Kameryn Eckles lf, 4 3 1 0; Felicity Eli rf, 4 2 1 3; Lizzie Foresha ss, 3 2 2 3; Wyntar McQuiston cf,  4 2 2 1; Anglina Lippoli 1b, 4 1 2 1; Maleaha Misch p, 3 2 2 0; Emilee Knorr 3b, 4 1 1 1; Jaclin Headmond 2b, 3 2 1 1 Alex Foresha c, 3 2 2 0; Madison Brown pr, 0 0 0 0. Totals 32 17 14 10.

Buckhannon-Upshur – Brooklyn Robinson ss, 3 1 1 0; Shelby McDaniels p-2b, 3 2 2 2; Robin Ball ss-3b, 2 0 1 1; Jansen Kimble cf. 1 0 0 0; McKenzie Reynolds rf, 1 0 0 0; Brooklyn Bryant 1b, 2 0 0 0; Hayden Peters lf, 1 0 0 0; Lilly Williams lf, 1 0 0 0; Kayli Curry eh, 2 0 0 0; McKinley Bonnett 3b, 1 0 0 0; Morgan Frame c, 1 0 0 0; Katarah Linger 2b-p, 2 0 0 0; Kennedy Samargo pr, 0 0 0 0. Totals 20 3 4 3.

Pitching

Brooke – Misch (W): 5 innings, 4 hits, 3 runs, 3 earned runs, 1 walk, 7 strikeouts.

Buckhannon-Upshur – McDaniels (L): 2 1/3 innings, 8 hits, 10 runs, 5 earned runs, 2 walks, 0 strikeouts; Linger: 2 2/3 innings, 6 hits, 7 runs, 3 earned runs, 0 walks 0 strikeouts, 1 wild pitch.

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