TENNERTON – Four Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs made the 2023 Big 10 All-Conference Soccer that was voted on by league coaches.
Representing the Lady Bucs on the All-Conference Team were senior Allison Andrew, juniors Hannah Boyles and Grace Queen and sophomore Sidney Hollen.
All four Lady Bucs were represented on the Second Team.
Andew was named to the Second Team as a defender. She was a shutdown defender that helped the Lady Bucs post seven shutout wins. She also tallied two goals.
Boyles, Queen, and Hollen were all selected to the Second Team as midfielders.
Boyles was second on the team in goals with 10 and added six assists. Queen was third on the team in goals with nine while contributing one assist. Hollen tallied two goals and five assists.
The Lady Bucs ended the season with a 13-6-4 overall record and finished fifth in the conference with a 7-1-4 mark out of 13 teams advancing to the Region I final where they fell to eventual Class AAA champion Morgantown.
Philip Barbour, which won the conference title and was runner-up in the state in Class AA, won both individual awards as Braylyn Sparks was named the Player of the Year and her coach Blake Williams was named the Coach of the Year.
BIG 10 CONFERENCE ALL-SOCCER TEAM
Eryn Ashcraft (Fr.) – Lincoln
Addy Cogar (Jr.) – Elkins
Ava Hollen (Sr.) – Bridgeport
Hadley Horne (Jr.) — Grafton
Brooklyn Shupe (Soph.) – East Fairmont
Arrington Sparks (Sr.) – Philip Barbour
Corrinne Vilain (Jr.) – Liberty
Darby Bailey (Jr.) – Elkins
Layna Grassi (Sr.) – Philip Barbour
Kierstyn Maxey (Sr.) – East Fairmont
Braylyn Sparks (Sr.) — Philip Barbour
Lillyan Toth (Soph.) – Lincoln
Elisa Dinaldo (Jr.) – Bridgeport
Carlie Ice (Sr.) – East Fairmont
Payton Riley (Sr.) – Lincoln
Kadence Whitehair (Jr.) – Preston
Rylee Bodkins (Sr.) – Philip Barbour
Maura Stark (Sr.) – Fairmont Senior
Eden Ashcraft (Jr.) – Lincoln
Hannah Boyles (Jr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur
Abby Greene (Sr.) – Fairmont Senior
Sidney Hollen (Soph.) – Buckhannon-Upshur
Grace Queen (Jr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur
Shaelin Smith (Sr.) – Lewis County
Ava Starkey (Sr.) – Robert C. Byrd
Hailey Williams (Soph.) – Robert C. Byrd
Allison Andrew (Sr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur
Briana Fisher (Jr.) – Bridgeport
Laney Fletcher (Sr.) – Elkins
Martina Howe (Sr.) – Robert C. Byrd
Jorjalynn Ward (Sr.) – Philip Barbour
Kayla Moore (Sr.) – North Marion
Player of the Year – Braylyn Sparks (Philip Barbour)
Coach of the Year – Blake Williams (Philip Barbour)
Conference Champions – Philip Barbour