Sara Fyock scored both goals to lead Davis & Elkins past West Liberty 2-0 Saturday in?West Virginia Conference action at Riverbend Park.
Taylor Morton had the lone assist for the Lady Senators?(10-1-2), who led 1-0 at halftime.
Davis & Elkins outshot the Lady Hilltoppers 17-5 in the contest and held a 6-0 advantage in corner kicks.
The Inter-Mountain photo by Andrew Davis
Davis & Elkins’ Bre Eskew goes up for a header with West Liberty’s Jaymee McDougle Saturday in WVIAC action.
Ashley Winkelspecht had three keeper saves in goal for the Lady Senators.
Davis & Elkins travels to Seton Hill on?Wednesday at 2 p.m.
Wesleyan 2, Shepherd 0
SHEPHERDSTOWN - West Virginia Wesleyan's women captured a key road league win Sunday afternoon, posting an efficient 2-0 victory at Shepherd. Every game is now critical for Coach Patrick Holguin's Bobcats, as teams are battling for postseason playoff seeding.
Both Wesleyan goals came in the first half at Shepherd - Cris Eddy put the Lady Bobcats on top at the 24 minute mark, scoring off an assist from Jessica Hong. Olivia Peduzzi produced a key insurance goal in the last minute of the half, scoring an unassisted tally that extended the lead to 2-0.
Goalkeeper Lauren Duncan and her the defense in front of her recorded another shutout as the sophomore keeper collected three saves in net. Her counterpart Elizabeth Wise had eight saves as Wesleyan outshot the Rams 10-3 in shots on goal. Shepherd earned three corner kicks, while Wesleyan earned two.
Wesleyan improves to 7-4-3 overall, and 5-2-1 in the WVIAC. Shepherd falls to 3-7-3 overall and 2-3-2 in the league. The Lady Bobcats return home Tuesday night, hosting Wheeling Jesuit.
Men's College Soccer
Davis & Elkins 4,
Ohio Valley 1
Oliver Bienias had two goals to lead Davis & Elkins past Ohio Valley 4-1 Saturday in?West Virginia Conference action at Riverbend Park.
David Roberson and Branko Dugalic had the other goals for the Senators (9-3).
Moises Oseguera had two keeper saves in goal for Davis & Elkins.
The Senators outshot Ohio Valley 22-5 in the contest and held a 6-2 advantage in corner kicks.
Davis & Elkins travels to Seton Hill on?Tuesday for a WVIAC matchup at 2 p.m.
Wesleyan 2, Shepherd 1
SHEPHERDSTOWN - Matthew Brown scored at the 82:12 mark, leading West Virginia Wesleyan to a 2-1 road victory at Shepherd in college men's soccer action. Brown was assisted by Daniel Smee on the game-winning tally.
Shane Lowery had tied the contest less than two minutes earlier, providing the equalizer with an unassisted goal. Lowery's score had the contest seemingly heading to overtime before Brown's late game heroics.
Wesleyan had taken a 1-0 lead earlier in the second half, as Nicholas Amberman scored off a Jordan Halpern assist. The Bobcats outshot the Rams in shots on goal 8-3, and led in corner kicks 8-1.
Derek Ayers collected two saves in goal for Wesleyan, while Ram keeper Alex Aleshire had six. Wesleyan improves to 10-3 overall and 5-1 in the WVIAC. Shepherd falls to 6-6-1 and 3-3 in the league.
Wesleyan returns home Tuesday for its next match, hosting Wheeling Jesuit at 7 p.m. for another West Virginia Conference matchup.
High School girls soccer
B-U 4, University 0
MORGANTOWN - Buckhannon-Upshur ended the girls soccer regular season Saturday afternoon, earning a 4-0 shutout victory at University. With the win, the Lady Bucs close their regular season at 19-1, and a perfect 12-0 in the Big 10 Conference.
"We showed some signs of tired legs, but we kept our system and created the opportunities," Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Tom Hasbrouck said. "Playing three games in one week isn't easy, but we finished our regular season strong."
Lauren Cvechko put B-U on the board first, heading in a corner kick off the foot of Emily Godwin. The Lady Bucs held the 1-0 lead into halftime.
Taylor Starkey scored 16 minutes into the second half, extending the advantage to 2-0 off another Godwin assist. Brooklyn Waddell drilled home the final two goals of the contest, finding the net off assists from Lexi Greene.
B-U goalkeeper Kelsey Hinzman delivered one save, while Hawk keeper Lexy Stimmell collected eight.
Buckhannon-Upshur will host Lewis County Wednesday at 7;30 p.m. in sectional tournament play.
Elkins 0, Washington 0
CHARLESTOWN - Elkins tied Washington 0-0 Saturday in non-conference action.
"Our girls played well and this was a good result against a very good Washington team," Elkins coach Scott Cutright said. "We have a very young team and this should give us more confidence going into sectional play."
Elkins (5-9-3) will host Hampshire on?Wednesday at 8 p.m. for opening round action of sectional tournament action.
Cedarville 3, Wesleyan 0
West Virginia Wesleyan's volleyball team traveled to Cedarville, Ohio, Saturday afternoon, falling to the Yellow Jackets in straight sets in a non-conference tilt.
Cedarville captured a tight first set over the Bobcats 25-20, but dominated the second stanza, rolling to a 25-10 decision. Wesleyan fought back in a hard fought third set, but the Yellow Jackets closed 25-22.
Wesleyan (7-13) is back in action Tuesday evening, traveling to league rival Alderson-Broaddus.
High School Boys Soccer
B-U 2, University 0
MORGANTOWN - Buckhannon-Upshur's boys earned an impressive 2-0 road victory at University, closing a solid regular season.
Marty Elliot opened the scoring ten minutes into the second half, scoring a goal off a corner kick from Josh Tenney. Elliot's one-timer shot through the goalkeeper's hands.
Elliot returned the favor, as the same combination created the second goal of the day. Tenney delivered the day's second tally from 20 yards out, scoring off a pass to the center from Elliot.
B-U raises its record to 12-8 to close the regular season.
The Bucs will play Hampshire on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in opening round action of sectional tournament play.
Hedgesville 3, Elkins 1
HEDGESVILLE - Hedgesville defeated Elkins 3-1 Saturday in non-conference action.
Jacob Schoonover had the lone goal for the Tigers (8-8-2).
Tyler Gray had five keeper saves in goal for Elkins.
The Eagles outshot?Elkins 7-2 in the contest and held a 3-0 advantage in corner kicks.
"We didn't defend this team very well and that allowed Hedgesville to have more possessions and gave them more chances," Elkins coach Andy Montgomery said. "Otherwise the two teams were even. We hope to make a couple of adjustments going forward and play our best soccer for the playoffs."
Elkins will host Lewis County on?Wednesday for sectional play at 6 p.m.
West Virginia Wesleyan and Davis & Elkins competed this weekend at Marshall University in the season opener for the collegiate swim season. The event titled the West Virginia State Games featured in-state swim programs.
Wesleyan placed fifth on the women's side with 317 points, while Davis & Elkins placed sixth with 71. On the men's side, the Bobcats placed third with 378 points, with the Senators placing sixth with 154.
West Virginia University swept the team titles. The Mountaineer women outswam runner up Marshall 905-764, while their male teammates tallied 910 to defeat runner up Wheeling Jesuit (629 points).
Rodrigo Saldanha of Wesleyan was the top local finisher, capturing second in the 200-individual medley with a time of 1:57.75. He also placed fifth in the 500-freestyle in 4:44.68. Teammate Mark Mattis also placed high in the 200-IM, taking sixth in 2:01.64.
Breaststroker Max Garner performed well in both the 100 and 200-breast, placing fifth in both. He swam a 1:02.14 in the 100 and a 2:19.80 in the 200. Rachel Bailer was the top placing Wesleyan female, taking sixth in the 100-backstroke with a time of 1:10.24.
Wesleyan returns home next weekend, hosting their annual Alumni Meet on Homecoming Weekend.
Middle School Football
Tucker Valley 36,
PARSONS - Justin Fike and Ethan Crosten both rushed for over 100 yards and scored two touchdowns apiece to lead Tucker Valley past Elkins 36-6 Saturday in Middle School?Football action at R.H. Armstrong Memorial?Field.
The game was started back up in the second quarter with Tucker County winning 8-6. The game was postponed from earlier this season due to bad weather.
Crosten completed 4-of-6 passing for 68 and Joey Howell caught a couple two point conversions.
Tucker Valley (6-1) is off this week and will travel to?Tygarts Valley the last game of the season.
Elkins will visit East Fairmont on Wednesday.
CLARKSBURG - Elkins Middle School raced to a fourth-place finish on the boys side Saturday morning at the 11-team Last Call Invitational held at Robert C. Byrd High School. Washington-Irving Middle School was the host of the event.
Elkins' duo of Dalton Hamrick and Brendan Wallace again led the Hornets. Hamrick placed 5th in the 96-runner field (72 varsity, 24 JV), while Wallace placed 13th in 12:23.
Ryan Ferrell of Central Preston won the individual title in 11:22, while West Fairmont Middle won the team title. West outpointed runner-up Park, 53-100.
Kaci Zopp led the Elkins girls to a seventh-place finish, racing to 13th in 13:48. Buckhannon-Upshur placed eighth overall as a team.