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Junior High Soccer Team Rolls Past Liberty

Junior High Soccer Team Rolls Past Liberty

By: Ed Weaver  /  October 13, 2023

The Wellsboro Junior High Soccer team rolled to an 8-0 win at North Penn-Liberty on Thursday, October 12.

Wellsboro scored six goals in the first half then added two more in the second half to claim their 12th victory of the season. 5:35 into the game Wellsboro struck for the first time on a goal by Lauren Gehman and assisted by Xavier Lecker. Liam Stevens made it 2-0 from a back field chip from Wyatt Sporer then Lecker struck on an assist from Stevens.

Bradyn Benjamin got in on the scoring on an unassisted goal to push the lead to 4-0 before Octavian Wyman found the back of the net on a pass from Gage Baltzley. With a minute left in the half Ariel Acevedo gave a great through ball for a Stephen Poirier goal, giving the Hornets a 6-0 lead at the break.

In the second, Lecker scored for the second time as he cleaned up a Stevens shot. Wellsboro's final goal was scored by Gabe Cuneo with an assist from RJ Doughtie.

Camden Bryant made 1 save.

"The nil score line is a direct reflection of our defensive line, they only allowed one true shot by simply overwhelming the other team with great play," said head coach Derek Stevens.

Wellsboro also won the B game 3-1 behind goals from Colton Reese, Lane Cozby and James Doughtie. Amelia Hulslander on Doughtie's goal.

The Hornets improve to 12-0-1 on the year. They travel to Galeton tomorrow afternoon.

 

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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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