Tennis Bucs down Liberty and Fairmont Senior


BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon-Upshur boys tennis team picked up two more victories last week in Big 10 Conference play.

They opened the week with a close 4-3 loss to Grafton but rebounded to beat Liberty by a 5-2 score and swept Fairmont Senior, 7-0.

The two wins improve the Bucs to 3-3 on the season and 2-2 in the Big 10 Conference.

Isaac Stankus at No. 2 and Caden Andrick at No. 3 earned individual wins against Grafton while Caden Andrick and Steven Harris won at No. 2 doubles.

The Bucs made it a clean sweep in individual action against Liberty as Cade Garrett (No. 1), Stankus (No. 2) Andrick (No. 3) and Harris (No. 4) all won.

Andrick and Harris picked up the lone doubles win against Liberty playing at No. 2.

B-U only played two matches against Fairmont Senior and picked up five forfeit wins.

On the court, Stankus won at No. 2 and Harris won at No. 4.

The Bucs will return to the courts on Friday as they host John Marshall at 4 p.m.

The results:

Grafton 4                                                                Buckhannon-Upshur 3

Singles

No. 1 – Emilien Brazilier (G) def. Cade Garrett, 8-0.

No. 2 – Isaac Stankus (B-U) def. Marik Chambers, 8-0.

No. 3 – Caden Andrick (B-U) def. Philip Rager, 8-3.

No. 4 – Tanner Taylor (G) def Steven Harris, 8-2.

Doubles

No. 1 – Bazilier and Chambers (G) def. Garrett and Stankus, 8-5.

No. 2 – Andrick and Harris (B-U) def. Rager and Taylor, 8-1.

No. 3 – Aiden Kittle and Jaylen Poole (G) def. Grant Chapman and Bailey Clevenger, 8-4.

Buckhannon-Upshur 5                                                                   Liberty 2

Singles

No. 1 – Cade Garrett (B-U) def. Cody McCoy, 8-4.

No. 2 – Isaac Stankus (B-U) def. Brayden Carpenter, 8-0.

No. 3 – Caden Andrick (B-U) def. Scotty Talkington, 8-6.

No. 4 – Steven Harris (B-U) def. Eric Dorer, 8-0.

Doubles

No. 1 – McCoy and Carpenter (L) def. Garrett and Stankus, 9-7.

No. 2 – Andrick and Harris (B-U) def. Talkington and Dorer, 8-2.

No. 3 – Colby Wamsley and Brady Kuhn (L) def. Grant Chapman and Mauricio Menendez, 8-4.

Buckhannon-Upshur 7                                                Fairmont Senior 0

Singles

No. 1 – Cade Garrett (B-U) won by forfeit.

No 2 – Isaac Stankus (B-U) def. William Burns (no score listed)

No. 3 – Caden Andrick (B-U) won by forfeit.

No. 4 – Steven Harris (B-U) def. Michael White, 8-2.

Doubles

No. 1 – Garrett and Stankus (B-U) won by forfeit.

No. 2 – Andrick and Harris (B-U) won by forfeit.

No. 3 – Chapman and Clevenger (B-U) won by forfeit.


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