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Lady Hornets' Defense Smothers Sayre In 47-14 Win

Lady Hornets' Defense Smothers Sayre In 47-14 Win

By: Ed Weaver  /  December 17, 2023  /  Photo: Tim McBride

Wellsboro forced 34 turnovers and allowed just five field goals as they defeated Sayre 47-14 on Saturday, December 16, to improve to 3-2 on the year.

The Lady Hornets held just a two-point, 7-5, lead after the opening quarter, but went on a 25-4 run in the second and third quarters. Wellsboro scored 14 points in the second and 11 in the third to build their lead up to 32-9 heading into the fourth quarter. Sayre scored just two points in the second and two in the third in that span. Sayre's final five points came from a pair of foul shots by Abbie McGaughey and a last-second bucket by Meghan Flynn.

Junior Chloe Brandenburg led all scorers with 22 points. She hit 4 three-pointers and was 4-from-6 from the line. Junior Paige Logsdon had 9 points and 7 rebounds, senior Maddy Mascho added 5 points, sophomore Lily Wagner scored 4 off the bench, freshman Elizabeth Ferero pitched in 4 points, senior Hannah Gilmour added two, and senior Emily Richardson rounded out the scoring with a point. Senior Emily Morris grabbed 8 rebounds, Mascho made 4 assists and 3 steals, and Brandenburg added 4 steals and 4 boards.

Ferero also added 4 offensive rebounds.

Wellsboro (3-2, 2-1 NTL Large School Division) hosts Towanda on Tuesday.

 

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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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