Matchups set for regional contests

ELKINS – The Elkins High School girls and Buckhannon-Upshur boys now know their opponents for Tuesday’s regional contests.

The Tigers (14-3-3) will face Washington at 7 p.m., while the Bucs (20-2-0) will tangle with Jefferson at 5 p.m.

Both games will be played at Musselman High School.

Washington advanced with a 2-0 victory over Hedgesville to win the Class AAA, Region II, Section 2 title for the third straight year.

Elkins, meanwhile, has been idle since winning its own section by rallying for a 2-1 win over Lewis County last Wednesday at the EHS field.

Issabella Nieves and Hailea Harper registered goals in the victory for the Tigers.

The Bucs also won a close contest to take their section, holding off Elkins, 1-0, on a goal by Dylan Hall early into the second half.

B-U and Jefferson played during the regular season with the Cougars handing the Bucs one of their two losses by a score of 2-0.

Jefferson defeated Hedgesville, 2-1, to capture its section on Saturday.

Tuesday’s victors will advance to the state tournament, which takes place Nov. 8-9 in Beckley.