Lady Bucs trip Preston, 56-30

TENNERTON – Class AAA, No. 8 Buckhannon-Upshur gave head coach Rob Kittle his first career win in a 56-30 victory over Preston Monday night in Big 10 Conference action.

Nine different Lady Buc players reached the scoring column, led by Audrey Gaudet with 10 points. Alli Robinson and Leigh Ann Bennett added nine each and McKenzie Kittle and Sydney Fletcher seven apiece.

Robinson also had 12 rebounds and four assists, Bennett five assists and four steals and freshman Shelby McDaniels seven rebounds and four steals.

B-U raced out to a 19-4 lead after one quarter.

The Lady Bucs will remain home at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to face Lincoln for a Big 10 encounter.

Pocahontas County 82

Pendleton County 24

FRANKLIN — Class A, No. 8 Pocahontas County opened the season with a convincing 82-24 win over Pendleton County last Friday.

Laila Calhoun tossed in 19 points, dished out four assists and grabbed four steals to lead the Warriors. Charity Warder added 16 points and three blocked shots and Kira Bircher 15 points and seven rebounds.

Pocahontas County will return to action at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at home against Greenbrier West.

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