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JV Lady Bucs fall to Grafton, 33-17

GRAFTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur junior varsity Lady Bucs again had trouble getting their offense going in a 33-17 road setback to the Grafton Bearcats Tuesday evening.

B-U managed just six field goals in the game.

The game was close in the first quarter as the Lady Bucs trailed by just one, at 9-8, with Mackenzie Egress scoring four points and Martina Moto and Gracie Gerwig scoring two each.

A free throw from Kylie Hull and Egress was the only scoring for Buckhannon-Upshur in the second quarter that went to Grafton by a 9-2 score.

That left the Lady Bucs down by an 18-10 margin.

B-U managed just two free throws from Egress and one from Hull in the third quarter which the Bearcats claimed by a 6-3 count.

That left B-U down by a 24-13 score heading into the final frame.

Egress and Hull each put a basket for Buckhannon-Upshur in the last quarter that went to Grafton by a 9-4 score.

Regan Knight and Ruth Horne led Grafton with six points each.

Egress led all scorers with nine points.

The loss dropped the Bucs to 0-6 on the season.

They will be back in action next Tuesday visiting Fairmont Senior for a 5:45 p.m. clash.

The boxscore:

Buckhannon-Upshur 8  2  3  4 – 17

Grafton 9  9  6  9 – 33

Buckhannon-Upshur 17

Mackenzie Egress 3 3-4 9; Kylie Hull 1 2-4 4; Martina Moto 1 0-0 2; Gracie Gerwig 1 0-0 2; Taylor Feather 0 0-2 0; Oliva Blonn 0 0-0 0. Totals 6 5-10 17.

Grafton 33

Regan Knight 3 0-0 6; Ruth Horne 2 2-4 6; Lillie Crimm 2 0-0 4; Amariah Cain 2 0-0 4; Peyton Freeman 1 2-4 4; Bailey Satterfield 1 1-2 3; Macy Johnson 1 0-0 2; Madelyn Fryer 1 0-0 2; Bailey Murphy 0 2-2 2. Totals 13 7-12 33.

Three-point field goals – Buckhannon-Upshur: None: Grafton: None.

Fouls – Buckhannon-Upshur: 15; Grafton: 10.

Free throw percentage – Buckhannon-Upshur: 5-for-10 for 50 percent; Grafton: 7-for-12 for 58.3 percent.

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