Patriots Boys Drop Two to BU




The Robert L. Bland Patriots boys JV and Varsity basketball teams were in action when they faced the Buckhannon Upshur Buccaneers in middle school basketball action on January 3 at the RLBMS Gym. The JV squad would fall to the Bucs 53-35. Dylon Messenger scored 11 points for the Patriots while Keller Bennett score 7 points for Robert Bland.
The Varsity Patriots and Bucs would be in a close game for the first three quarters. The game was tied at the end of the first quarter at 5-5 and 9-9 at halftime. The Patriots would pull ahead at the end of three quarters at 17-12. The Bucs would enjoy a big fourth quarter and take a 36-26 win over the Patriots. Hunter Davisson 14 points and Luke Davisson 5 points led the Patriots in scoring.
Score By Quarters JV
Buckhannon Upshur 8 12 16 17 - 53
Robert Bland             2 10 16  7 -  35
Robert Bland: Keller Bennett 2 3-15 7; Pason Kelley 1 1-2 3; Dylon Messenger 4 3-4 11; Manny Robinson 1 2-5 4; Hunter Starett 0 1-2 1; Joey Aman 1 0-3 2; David Hairfield 0 0-2 0; Ben Putnam 1 1-2 3; Caden Kelley 0 1-4 1; Brayden Carder 0 1-5 1; Tanner Griffith 1 0-0 2; Totals 11 13-44 35
Score By Quarters Varsity
Buckhannon Upshur  5 4 3 24 - 36
Robert Bland        5 4 8  9 -  26
Robert Bland: Zach James 1 0-0 2; Grant Mealey 1 0-0 2; Luke Davisson 2 0-0 5; Jared Fisher 0 1-2 1; Hunter Davisson 4 4-6 14; Owen Hunt 1 0-0 2; Totals 9 5-8 26; Three Point Field Goals: Luke Davisson - 1; Hunter Davisson - 2


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