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Hornet Girls fall in Tournament Final

Hornet Girls fall in Tournament Final

By: Ed Weaver  /  December 30, 2011

A day after downing Troy to open the Wellsboro Hornets Sports Booster Club Holiday Tournament, the Green Hornet girls basketball team fall to Sayre in the championship game, 42-24. Mikayla Palmer-Bacon was high scorer with 10 points and 4 rebounds and Mackenzie Marple scored 8 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. The Lady Hornets kept the game close throughout the first half, but couldn't close the widening gap through the third and fourth quarters.

"Sayre is a well-coached group of players who are very strong defensively", said coach Mary Grab. "I thought we'd make a better showing against them, but it just wasn't there tonight."

Mackenzie Marple was named to the All-Tournament Team.

In JV action, the Wellsboro Lady Hornet JV Team won their bid to be tournament champions by defeating Mansfield by a score of 20-16. Leading the way for the Hornets was Peyton Wilson with 5 points, followed by Jordan Butters with 4 points and 12 rebounds. Peyton was named to the All-Tournament Team while Butters was named Tournament MVP.

 

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Ed Weaver is the owner of Circle W Sports in Wellsboro, PA, is the Sports Director for The Home Page Network and the creator of WellsboroAthletics.com and WellsboroFootball.com. You can follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

 
 
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