Elkins dropped a 4-1 decision to East Fairmont Thursday night in Big 10 Conference action at EHS.
Mason Schoonover had the lone goal for the Tigers, who dropped to 5-4-2 on the season.
"We came out very flat and East Fairmont took advantage to put two goals in on us quickly," Elkins coach Andy Montgomery said. "We never fully recovered from the first few minutes. We have some time off to regroup before our next game and we hope to use that to our full advantage."
The Inter-Mountain photo by Andrew Davis
Elkins High School’s Aaron Lee, left, and East Fairmont’s Garrett Riffle chase down a loose ball Thursday night in the Tigers’ 4-1 loss at EHS. The Tigers fell to 5-4-2 overall with the loss.
Elkins will return to action Thursday when it travels to Preston for an 8 p.m. contest.
B-U 1, Fairmont Senior 0
TENNERTON - Buckhannon-Upshur used a late second-half goal to edge Fairmont Senior 1-0 Thursday in Big 10 Conference action.
The Bucs (7-3) scored with four minutes left when Jordan Thomas found the back of the net off on an assists from Josh Tenney.
Fairmont Senior outshot the Bucs 8-7 in the contest, while Buckhannon-Upshur held an 8-4 advantage in corner kicks.
Chris Orwig had eight saves in goal for the Bucs.
Matt Bartrug had six stops in net for the Polar Bears.
"What a fantastic game and a big win for our team," Buckhannon-Upshur coach Mike Donato said. "Fairmont came out very physical and was winning a lot of balls out of the air. But we kept our composure and was able to win possession back.
"No matter how physical the game got we stayed focused and forced Fairmont to play our game. I was extremely proud of the entire team tonight."
Buckhannon-Upshur will visit Washington on Saturday.
Philip Barbour 5, Lincoln 0
PHILIPPI - The Philip Barbour High School boys soccer team defeated Lincoln 5-0 Thursday in Big 10 Conference action.
Philip Barbour will host Berkeley Springs Saturday at 1 p.m.
Elkins 1, East Fairmont 1
The Elkins High School girls soccer team battled East Fairmont to a 1-1 deadlock Thursday in Big 10 Conference action at EHS.
Isabella Nieves had the lone goal early in the second half on a penalty kick for the Lady Tigers (4-4-1).
Elkins outshot East Fairmont 12-7 in the contest.
Charlie George had seven keeper saves in goal for the Lady Tigers.
"I thought we played well tonight," Elkins coach Scott Cutright said. "We had our chances late in the second half, but couldn't get anything to go in."
Elkins will journey to Parkersburg South Tuesday for a 6 p.m. matchup.