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Hornets Fall To Wyalusing In OT

Hornets Fall To Wyalusing In OT

By: Ed Weaver  /  February 9, 2024  /  Photo: Chris Manning

Wyalusing defeated Wellsboro 63-59 in overtime following a 21-point 4th quarter performance by the Rams on Thursday, February 8.

The Hornets led 10-7 after the first quarter but the Rams outscored Wellsboro 15-12 in the 2nd to knot the game up at 22-all heading into the half. Wellsboro edged Wyalusing 14-12 in the the 3rd to regain the lead at 36-34 heading into the final frame. In that last quarter the Rams hit eight field goals to outscore Wellsboro 21-19 to force overtime. Wyalusing doubled up Wellsboro 8-4 in the overtime period, with six of their eight points coming from the foul line, to score the win.

Senior Hayes Campbell tied his career-high with 25 points, 19 of them coming in the 2nd half, while grabbing 16 rebounds for his 7th career double-double. Sophomore Aaron Kirk added 9 points off the bench, senior Ian Hoose pitched in 8 points to go along with 4 rebounds, senior Caden Smith and junior Mitchel Lechler finished with 6 points each, and sophomore Luke Rothermel rounded out the scoring with 5 points.

Smith added 6 rebounds and 5 assists, Rothermel made 5 assists and grabbed 4 boards, and Lechler made 2 steals.

Trehnon Hugo led the Rams with 20 points and Parker Petlock added 17.

Wellsboro edged the Rams 29-26 in the JV game, led by 8 points from freshman Ethan Keane. Junior Lucas Cuneo also added 7 points.

The loss drops the Hornets to 12-7 overall. They finish the NTL season 10-6. The team is back in action Saturday evening at Loyalsock.

 

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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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