Buckhannon-Upshur Youth Soccer Camp has 58 attend this year

TENNERTON – The 2024 Buccaneer Soccer Camp hosted 58 youngsters this past week at the Ted Crites Alumni Field at Tom Hasbrouck Stadium.

The camp was for children entering first through eighth grade.

The four-day camp, which featured skills, drills, and games, was under the direction of Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Mike Donato, former and current players and coaches from West Virginia Wesleyan. Campers also had the opportunity to earn prizes throughout the week.

Donato stated, “I would like to extend a special thank you to the members of the Upshur County community for registering their children to participate in camp, the coaches and players who volunteered to help, and the B-U Soccer Boosters for their help and support throughout the planning process. I also want to thank this year’s camp sponsors: Baker Tilly, Highland Landscaping, Sam’s Pizza, Sunset Graphics, Pat’s Speed Shop, K&K Loans, Prudential Financial, Good Times Tattoo Studio, and JB Photo.”

FIRST and SECOND GRADE

Group Leader – Lexi Queen
Campers of the Week – Allie Wooten & Owen Zastawinak
Most Improved – Abigail Morehead & Maddux Mills
Super Buc – Sylvia Casto & Chase Small
Skills Competition Winners – Madelynn Williams & Connor Ford

THIRD AND FOURTH GRADE

Group Leaders – Brian Brandish & Jason Piacente
Campers of the Week – Madison Anderson & Charlie Donato
Most Improved – Brooklyn Zickefoose & Tanner Ketterman
Super Buc – Emma Wooten & Brody Hosaflook
Skills Competition Winners – Nevaeh George & Luka Afzalirad

FIFTH – EIGHTH GRADE

Group Leader – Adam Christensen
Campers of the Week – Lucy Kelley & Hayden Feather
Most Improved – Ella Massie & Ryder Ketterman
Super Buc – Aria Anderson & Jett Cuppari
Skills Competition Winners – Lily Lewis & Nekota Ware

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