EMS junior varsity girls advance to tourney finals

BUCKHANNON – The Elkins Middle School junior varsity girls basketball team advanced in tournament action with a 35-29 win over Tucker Valley on Wednesday.

Kaci Zopp had 11 points and Taylor Phillips added 10 points for the Hornets, who will travel to Buckhannon-Upshur at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the title game.

Cecily Strawderman had 10 points in a losing effort for Tucker Valley.

In varsity tournament action, Elkins lost to Buckhannon-Upshur, 62-25.

Makayla Reynolds led the Bucs with 13 points, while Sierra Poling bucketed eight points for the Hornets.

B-UMS will face either Tucker Valley or Belington today at Elkins Middle School in the championship game.