Kendall Currence and Kenna Maxwell (Brian Bergstrom/My Buckhannon).

Three Lady Bucs earn Big 10 All-Conference basketball honors

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs landed three players on the 2022-23 Big 10 All-Conference basketball team that was selected by the conference’s coaches.

Senior forward/center Kendall Currence and junior guard Kenna Maxwell were named to the First Team while sophomore forward Alyssa Abel was named to the Second Team.

Maxwell led the team in scoring with 12.3 points per game while also leading the team in assists (61) and three-point field goals made (44).

Currence was third on the team in scoring averaging 8.3 points per game and was second on the squad in rebounding with 4.2 per game. She led the team in blocks with 20.

Abel averaged 9.5 points per game which was second on the team and paced the team with 6.7 rebounds per outing. She was also first in the team in steals averaging 2.2 per game.

The Lady Bucs of head coach Rob Kittle finished the year with a 13-12 record advancing to the regional tournament.

Olivia Toland, who led the North Marion Huskies to the Class AAA championship, was named the Big 10 Conference Player of the Year.

James Beckman of East Fairmont led the Bees to a 23-3 record was named the Big 10 Conference Coach of the Year.



Kendall Currence – Buckhannon-Upshur

Kenna Maxwell – Buckhannon-Upshur

Gabby Reep – Bridgeport

Kenly Rogers – East Fairmont

Sadaya Jones – Fairmont Senior

Kenna Keener – Grafton

Emma Pickney – Lewis County

Ashlyn Riley – Lincoln

Emma Freels – North Marion

Braylyn Sparks – Philip Barbour

Avery Childers – Robert C. Byrd

Martina Howe – Robert C. Byrd


Alyssa Abel – Buckhannon-Upshur

Kailee Haymond – East Fairmont

Gracelin Corley – Elkins

Celia Ricottilli – Elkins

Hadley Horne – Grafton

Bryn Hunt – Lewis County

Emma Elliott – Liberty

Megan Tucker – Lincoln

Addie Elliott – North Marion

Averi Carpenter – Philip Barbour

Arrington Sparks – Philip Barbour

Carleigh Curotz – Robert C. Byrd

Player of the Year – Olivia Toland (North Marion)

Coach of the Year – James Beckman (East Fairmont)

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