TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur boy’s lacrosse team opened their 2023 campaign at home Wednesday with the Morgantown Mohigans at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium.
The Bucs dropped a 14-2 decision as the Mohigans stymied the B-U offense most of the outing.
Buckhannon-Upshur hung close in the first quarter down just 3-1 and they trailed by a 9-2 score at the half.
The Bucs failed to score in the second half.
Tucker Hatfied and Justin Streets each had a goal for the Bucs.
The Bucs only managed nine shots-on-goal while Morgantown peppered the B-U net 37 times.
B-U goalie Remmy Bonnett made 23 saves.
Kaleb Roby led the Bucs with 11 ground balls while Jeremy Streets had 11 as the team had a total of 49.
The Bucs were guilty of just three fouls while Morgantown was called for 11.
The Bucs (0-1) will be back in action Saturday when they host John Marshall at 7:30 p.m.
Morgantown 3 6 2 3 – 14
Buckhannon-Upshur 1 1 0 0 – 2
Buckhannon-Upshur goals – Tucker Hatfield 1; Justin Streets 1.
Buckhannon-Upshur assists – Nick Ray 1.
Buckhannon-Upshur saves – Remmy Bonnett 23.