Lacrosse Lady Bucs stay perfect on year

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc lacrosse team had a busy three-day stretch last weekend with four home games scheduled.

The Lady Bucs only played three of those games, dominating all three, and won the fourth game by forfeit to stay perfect on the year.

Last Thursday, the Lady Bucs downed George Washington in a state tournament rematch from last year by a 16-1 score.

They followed that up on Friday with a convincing 19-1 victory over St. Albans and then dominated John Marshall on Saturday by a 20-0 score. They were slated to play Capital as well on Saturday but they earned a forfeit win over the Cougars.

The action left Buckhannon-Upshur with an 8-0 mark.

In their win over George Washington, B-U raced out to a 7-0 lead at the half and won the second half by a 9-1 score for their 15-goal win.

Miranda Greene led the Lady Bucs in scoring with eight goals while Kierra Arbogast collected four, Kendall Defibaugh three and Hannah Walton two.

Arbogast and Greene led the team in ground balls with six each.

Haylea Crichfield made eight saves in the net for Buckhannon-Upshur.

B-U had little trouble with St. Albans on Friday taking a 13-1 lead at the break before putting them away for their 19-1 victory.

Greene headed up the team in scoring with six goals while Defibaugh had five, Walton and Arbogast three each and Kendall Hefner and Kaylee O’Connor one each.

Walton had five ground balls to lead the team while Greene and Kaylee Black each had four.

Crihfield made two saves in the victory.

Against John Marshall, Greene had a team-high seven goals while Kaylee O’Connor collected four.

Gaidan Adams had a team-high six ground balls.

Crihfield and Emma Corder shared time in the net for B-U in the shutout win.

The Lady Bucs were slated to play at University on Thursday.

They will visit Wheeling Park on Saturday. B-U won the first encounter against Wheeling Park by a 23-2 count back on March 19.

The boxscores:

George Washington  0  1 – 1

Buckhannon-Upshur 7  9 – 16

Buckhannon-Upshur goals – Miranda Greene 8; Kierra Arbogast 4; Kendall Defibaugh 3; Hannah Walton 2. Totals 16.

Buckhannon-Upshur assists – None.

Buckhannon-Upshur ground balls – Kierra Arbogast 6; Miranda Greene 6; Gaidan Adams 5; Kaylee Black 2; Kendall Defibaugh 2; Hannah Walton 2; Rylee Carr 1; Mashae Bowswer 1. Totals 25.

Buckhannon-Upshur saves – Haylea Crihfield 8 (50 minutes).

St. Albans 1  0 – 1

Buckhannon-Upshur 13  6 – 19

Buckhannon-Upshur goals – Miranda Greene 6; Kendall Defibaugh 5; Hannah Walton 3; Kierra Arbogast 3; Kendall Hefner 1; Kaylee O’Connor 1. Totals 19.

Buckhannon-Upshur assists – None.

Buckhannon-Upshur ground balls – Hannah Walton 5; Kaylee Black 4; Miranda Greene 4; Kendall Defibaugh 3; Paula Vaughn 3; Kierra Arbogast 3; Rylee Carr 2; Gaidan Adams 2; Mashae Bowser 1; Shaylee Hitt 1; Kaylee O’Connor 1. Totals 29.

Buckhannon-Upshur saves – Haylea Crihfield 2 (50 minutes).

John Marshall 0  0 – 0

Buckhannon-Upshur x  x – 20

Buckhannon-Upshur goals – Miranda Greene 7; Kaylee O’Connor 4; Kendall Defibaugh 3; Hannah Walton 3; Kierra Arobgast 2; Rylee Carr 1. Totals 20.

Buckhannon-Upshur assists – Hannah Walton 2; Kendall Defibaugh 1; Gaidan Adams 1. Totals 4.

Buckhannon-Upshur ground balls – Gaidan Adams 6; Kierra Arbogast 4; Miranda Greene 3; Kaylee Black 2; Rylee Carr 2; Mashae Bowser 2; Hannah Walton 2; Resse Hutson 1; Destiny Chidester 1; Kendall Hefner 1; Emily Burr 1. Totals 25.

Buckhannon-Upshur saves – Haylea Crihfield 5 (40 minutes); Emma Corder 0 (10 minutes).

Capital  Lost by Forfeit

Buckhannon-Upshur Won by Forfeit

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