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Lady Bucs never had a chance to get going in 63-37 loss to Class AAA No. 4 Lewis County

WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs simply got blitzed in the first half by the Class AAA No. 4 Lewis County Minutemaids in a 63-37 loss Tuesday night in Big 10 Conference action.

The Lady Bucs watched Lewis County throw in six three-pointers while committing 15 turnovers in the first half.

Lewis County raced out to a 20-4 lead late in the first quarter and were never challenged by the Lady Bucs.

“We simply didn’t come close to meeting their intensity,” said Buckhannon-Upshur coach Chad Wilfong.”

B-U’s only lead was in the opening seconds after Kyndal Davis scored on a putback making it 2-0.
Lewis County scored seven straight until Alyssa Abel dropped in two free throws to cut it to a 7-4 game.

Lewis County started a 13-0 run with three straight three-pointers for their 20-4 lead.

The Lady Bucs were down by a 25-9 margin going into the second quarter.

Buckhannon-Upshur managed just two field goals in the second quarter, lay-ups from Casadie Lahman and Davis.

They went into the break down 37-13.

B-U put in just two more field goals in the third quarter, jumpers from Brooklyn Smith and Harley Dean, and they entered the final period down by a 50-17 count.

Down 55-19, the Lady Bucs went on a 7-0 run capped off by a baseline jumper from Abel that made it a 55-26 contest.

B-U ended the game on an 11-8 run.

Lewis County was led by Kenna Maxwell who had a game-high 22 points and Payten Goodwin who added 14 points.

Lewis County improved to 16-3 overall and 8-2 in the Big 10 Conference.

Abel paced the Lady Bucs with 12 points while Dean contributed 10.

The loss dropped the Lady Bucs to 3-13 overall and 2-8 in conference play.

They will be back in action Thursday hosting Elkins at 7:30 p.m.

The boxscore:

Buckhannon-Upshur  9  4  4  20 – 37

Lewis County 25  12  13  13 – 63

Buckhannon-Upshur 37

Alyssa Abel 2-8 8-10 12; Harley Dean 4-5 2-2 10; Kyndal Davis 2-5 3-3 7; Casadie Lahman 2-9 0-0 4; Hodge’Nay Henderson 1-5 0-0 2; Brooklyn Smith 1-5 0-0 2; Rosie Shackleford 0-1 0-0 0; Taylor Feather 0-0 0-0 0; Kylie Hull 0-0 0-0 0; Makenzie Egress 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 12-38 13-15 37.

Lewis County 63

Kenna Maxwell 5-9 8-10 22; Payten Goodwin 6-11 0-0 14; Bryn Hunt 3-8 0-0 7; Ella Pinkney 3-5 1-1 7; Alexis Piggie 3-4 0-0 6; Emma Pinkney 1-5-3 3-4 5; Adaleigh Curry 1-2 0-0 2; Makenzie Gregory 0-3 0-0 0; Kyra Vinson 0-0 0-2 0; Paelyn Hinkle 0-0 0-0 0; Adalynn Murray 0-0 0-0 0; Reghan Carson 0-0 0-0 0; Shirley Loar 0 0-0 0. Totals 22-47 12-17 63.

Three-point field goals – Buckhannon-Upshur: Lahman 0-5; Smith 0-4; Abel 0-2; Henderson 0-1. Totals 0-12; Lewis County: Maxwell 4-8; Goodwin 2-3; Hunt 1-5; Gregory 0-2; Curry 0-1; Ella Pinkney 0-1.Totals 7-20.

Rebounds – Buckhannon-Upshur: Smith 8; Abel 6; Davis 3; Lahman 3; team 3; Henderson 2; Dean 1; Shackleford 1; deadball 1. Totals 28; Lewis County: Piggie 10; Ella Pinkney 6; Maxwell 4; team 3; Goodwin 2; Emma Pickney 2; deadball 2; Vinson 1. Totals 30.

Assists – Buckhannon-Upshur: Abel 2; Lahman 2; Feather 1;  Henderson 1; Smith 1. Totals 7; Lewis County: Ella Pinkney 3;  Goodwin 2; Hunt 2; Gregory 1; Maxwell 1; Piggie 1; Vinson 1. Totals 11.

Steals – Buckhannon-Upshur: Abel 2; Lahman 2; Smith 2; Davis 1; Henderson 1; Dean 1. Totals 9; Lewis County: Maxwell 8; Ella Pinkney 3; Goodwin 2; Piggie 2; Gregory 1; Carson 1. Totals 17.

Blocked shots – Buckhannon-Upshur: None; Lewis County: Piggie 1. Totals 1.

Turnovers – Buckhannon-Upshur: 26; Lewis County: 17.

Personal fouls – Buckhannon-Upshur 13; Lewis County: 15.

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