Volleyball Lady Bucs open season with split against Morgantown and Preston


TENNERTON – Finally, the Buckhannon-Upshur volleyball Lady Bucs were able to open their season on Tuesday after their initial opener with Lewis County last Thursday was cancelled.

The Lady Bucs hosted Morgantown and Preston in a tri-match coming out of it with a 1-1 record.

The Lady Bucs dropped a 2-0 decision to Morgantown but were able to defeat Preston by a 2-0 score.

Buckhannon-Upshur dropped their sets to Morgantown by 25-14 and 25-13 scores while knocking off Preston by 25-13 and 25-19 scores.

Against Morgantown, Kendal Currence led the Lady Bucs in kills with three and digs with eight while Meghan Bailey had a team-high eight assists.

Currence had both of the blocks for B-U while the Lady Bucs served up two aces, one from Bailey and one from Kloey Chapman.

Things went better for the Lady Bucs against Preston as Currence led the way in kills with five and Caroline Frye had a team-best eight digs.

Bailey led the squad in assists with 12 while Currence had the lone block.

The Lady Bucs amassed eight aces in the win with Kaitlyn Shannon getting three and Bailey two, while Chapman, Currence and Shelby McDaniels each had one.

B-U’s quad at University that was scheduled for Wednesday as canceled.

The Lady Bucs (1-1) will be back in action Saturday when they attend the Doddridge County Tournament.

The tournament will get underway at 9 a.m.

The boxscores:

Morgantown 2                                                       Buckhannon-Upshur 0

(25-14, 25-13)

Buckhannon-Upshur statistics

Aces – Meghan Bailey 1, Kloey Chapman 1.

Kills – Kendal Currence 3, Alyssa Abel 2, Shelby McDaniels 2, Cadence Ringer 2, Kloey Chapman, 1, Caroline Frye 1, Tori Perkins 1.

Assists – Meghan Bailey 8, Shelby McDaniels 2, Kloey Chapman 1, Caroline Frye 1.

Digs – Kendal Currence 8, Shelby McDaniels 6, Alyssa Abel 5, Caroline Frye 3, Tori Perkins 3, Meghan Bailey 3, Cadence Ringer 1.

Blocks – Kendal Currence 2.

Buckhannon-Upshur 2                                                               Preston 0

(25-13, 25-19)

Buckhannon-Upshur statistics

Aces – Kaitlyn Shannon 3, Meghan Bailey 2, Kloey Chapman 1, Kendal Currence 1, Shelby McDaniels 1.

Kills – Kendal Currence 5, Cadence Reger 4, Alyssa Abel 2, Meghan Bailey 2, Shelby McDaniels 2, Kloey Chapman 1, Caroline Frye 1.

Assists – Meghan Bailey 12, Alyssa Abel 1, Kloey Chapman 1, Tori Perkins 1.

Digs – Caroline Frye 8, Shelby McDaniels 7, Tori Perkins 7, Kloey Chapman 5, Kendal Currence 5, Kaitlyn Shannon 3, Meghan Bailey 3, Alyssa Abel 1, Cadence Ringer 1.

Blocks – Kendal Currence 1.

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