Soccer Lady Bucs and Bridgeport battle to 0-0 deadlock

TENNERTON – In a defensive battle, the Buckhannon-Upshur soccer Lady Bucs and the Bridgeport Indians battled to a 0-0 deadlock in a Big 10 Conference battle Tuesday evening at the high school.

The Lady Bucs did win the battle of the stat sheet, owning a 5-2 margin in corner kicks and a 4-0 lead in corner kicks.

“We played extremely well defensively in all positions and did not give them room to make anything happen,” stated Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Jason Piacente. “I was very happy with the intensity and effort given by our team tonight. It was a hard-fought game until the end.”

Buckhannon-Upshur was guilty of 14 fouls while Bridgeport was only called for two, but their coaching staff picked up a yellow card.

B-U keeper Kyndal Davis made two saves while Bridgeport goalie stopped two five shots.

The tie left Bridgeport with a 7-4-5 mark and B-U with an 8-5-3 record.

The Lady Bucs will be back on the pitch Thursday at Lewis County for a conference outing with a 5:30 p.m. start.

The boxscore:

Bridgeport 0  0 – 0

Buckhannon-Upshur 0  0 – 0



Shots-on-goal – Bridgeport: 2; Buckhannon-Upshur: 5.

Corner kicks – Bridgeport: 0; Buckhannon-Upshur: 4.

Fouls – Bridgeport:2; Buckhannon-Upshur: 14.

Saves – Bridgeport: Brooklyn Randolph 5; Buckhannon-Upshur: Kyndal Davis 2.

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