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Bucs fall in regional title tilt

Hedgesville advances to state tourney with 2-0 win

October 26, 2012
By Andrew Davis Staff Writer , The Inter-Mountain

TENNERTON - Josh Taggert and Sebeay Chi both had goals to lead Hedgesville past Buckhannon-Upshur 2-0 Thursday night in the Class AAA, Region II championship game.

Hedgesville advances to state tournament competition in Beckley with the win.

The Eagles outshot the Buccaneers 9-1 in the contest. Buckhannon-Upshur held a 6-5 advantage in corner kicks.

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Andrew Ferguson
Buckhannon-Upshur’s John Elliott races past Hedgesville’s Ervin Francisco Thursday night in the Class AAA, Region II championship game in Tennerton.

Chris Orwig had seven keeper saves in goal for the Bucs.

Ethan Waters had one stop for Hedgesville.

"I give a lot of credit to Hedgesville's players and coaches, they came out with a great game plan," Buckhannon-Upshur coach Mike Donato said. "They defended us very tight and did not give us a lot of time to create anything out of the midfield.

"Although we didn't come away with the win, we had a great season this year. We exceeding the expectations of many and enjoyed every step of the way."

B-U ends the season with a 14-9 record.



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