MORGANTOWN – For one half, the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team battled Morgantown on almost even terms in the season opener for both teams, but Morgantown dominated the second half en route to a 7-0 victory.
The Lady Bucs trailed at the half by just a 1-0 score.
Gracie Brown, Lillian Staples and Ariana Borneo each had two goals for Morgantown while Ashleigh Weaver had one.
Morgantown outshot the Lady Bucs by a 14-3 margin and the Mohigans owned a 7-1 advantage in corner kicks.
B-U keeper Kyndal Davis made seven saves for Buckhannon-Upshur while Camdyn Smith stopped three shots for Morgantown.
The Lady Bucs will return to action Saturday hosting Parkersburg at 11 a.m.
Buckhannon-Upshur 0 0 – 0
Morgantown 1 6 – 7
Goals – Buckhannon-Upshur: None. Morgantown: Gracie Brown 2; Lillian Staples 2; Ariana Borneo 2; Ashleigh Weaver 1.
Assists – Buckhannon-Upshur: None; Morgantown: Ashleigh Weaver 1; Gracie Brown 1; Cloe Ratliff. 1.
Shots-on-goal – Buckhannon-Upshur: 3; Morgantown: 14.
Corner kicks – Buckhannon-Upshur: 1; Morgantown: 7.
Saves – Buckhannon-Upshur: Kyndal Davis 7; Morgantown: Camdyn Smith 3.