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Hornets Mercy Rule Canton For Senior Night Win

Hornets Mercy Rule Canton For Senior Night Win

By: Ed Weaver  /  January 18, 2024  /  Photo: Ed Weaver

After a slow first quarter the Wellsboro Varsity Boys Basketball team mercy ruled Canton, 51-18, during Senior Night on Wednesday, January 17.

The Hornets held a slim 12-10 lead after the first quarter but held the Warriors to just eight total points over the final three quarters. Wellsboro outscored Canton 14-3 in the 2nd, 16-4 in the 3rd, and 9-1 in the 4th.

Senior Hayes Campbell finished with 12 points an was a rebound shy of a double-double. He also had 3 steals. Senior Caden Smith finished with 11 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals, junior Lucas Cuneo added 8 points off the bench, sophomore Aaron Kirk had 6 points, sophomore Luke Rothermel had 4, senior Isaac Macias and junior Mitchel Lechler scored 3 points each, and sophomores Jonathan Carl and Marek Mascho added 2 points apiece.

Rothermel grabbed 5 rebounds and made 2 assists, Mascho Carl,and senior Ian Hoose grabbed 3 rebounds each, Macias made 2 assists, and Smith and Lechler each made 2 steals. Kirk also grabbed 2 rebounds.

There was no JV game.

The win was the Hornets' 5th straight to improve to 8-3 (6-2 NTL Large School Division). The team hosts Cowanesque Valley tonight.

 

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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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