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Bucs blast away for three straight wins

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 16th, 2013


First photo: B-U pitcher COREY REED, pictured above, earned the win on the mound in the opening game of Wednesday’s doubleheader against Robert C. Byrd, which the Bucs won 20-1. Reed allowed just two hits and a walk, while striking out five over four innings on the hill.
Second photo: B-U catcher DONALD TENNEY, pictured above, blasted a home run in both games of Wednesday’s doubleheader against Robert C. Byrd, finishing the day with three hits and three RBIs in five official at-bats. The Bucs won Wednesday’s finale by a 13-3 margin.
Photos by ANDREW REINER/The Record Delta


TENNERTON — The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers reeled off three straight wins against Big Ten Conference opponents, pulling their record above the .500 mark for the first time this season.

The Bucs won in dramatic fashion Monday, defeating the East Fairmont Bees on the road, 5-3, then swept a doubleheader from the Robert C. Byrd Eagles at home Wednesday. The Bucs won the opener 20-1 and the night cap 13-3, stopping both games in five innings on account of the 10-run “mercy” rule.

With the trio of wins, the Bucs improved to 6-5 overall and 5-1 against Big Ten opponents heading into today’s game at University. They will return home Saturday to host sectional foe Hampshire at 1 p.m. at William E. Phillips Memorial Field.

For the complete article see the 04-12-2013 issue.

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