Lady Bucs top Elkins, 12-7

The Inter-Mountain photos by Joey Kittle Elkins High School’s Dacey Arbogast makes a pitch against Buckhannon-Upshur Tuesday in Big 10 Conference play at Betty Heckel Field.

ELKINS — Buckhannon-Upshur used scoring outbursts in each of the third and seventh innings to claim a 12-7 victory over Big 10 Conference rival Elkins Tuesday at Betty Heckel Field.

The Lady Tigers led 1-0 after scoring on a Lady Buc error in the first inning.

B-U answered in the third inning with four runs and pulled away with a seven-run outburst in the seventh.

Winning pitcher Alyssa Rohr had three hits and scored three times for the Lady Bucs, while Audrey Gaudet and Brooklyn Bryant added two RBIs each.

Shelby McDaniels tallied an RBI and Alli Robinson knocked in a run and scored three times.

B-U first baseman Kayli Curry hauls in a throw to retire Elkins’ Baylee Shiflett on Tuesday.

Morgan Bowers and Kaitlyn Stone each homered in the fifth inning for Elkins. Bowers finished with three hits on the day.

Alexis Ice added two RBIs and Gracee Huffman an RBI.

Dacey Arbogast was saddled with the loss.

She gave up 12 runs on nine hits, fanning five and walking two.

Rohr went all seven innings, allowing seven runs on eight hits, striking out five and walking two.

B-U (14-10) will visit Preston at 4:30 p.m. today, while Elkins (8-13) is slated to remain home to battle Grafton at 5 p.m.

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