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Lady Hornets Fall To Rival Mansfield

Lady Hornets Fall To Rival Mansfield

By: Ed Weaver  /  January 7, 2024

Despite outscoring rival North Penn-Mansfield 15-13 in the second half, the Lady Tigers defeated their rival Lady Hornets 30-22 to split the season series on Saturday, January 6.

North Penn-Mansfield took an 11-7 lead after the opening quarter then held Wellsboro scoreless in the 2nd to lead 17-7 at the half. Wellsboro flipped the script to open the third as they held the Lady Tigers to just one point while scoring 6, to cut the lead down to 18-13 heading into the final quarter.

North Penn-Mansfield outscored Wellsboro 12-9 down the stretch to hold on for the win.

Juniors Chloe Brandenburg and Paige Logsdon led Wellsboro with 8 points apiece, senior Emily Richardson scored 4 and senior Emily Morris added 2 points. Logdson pulled down 8 rebounds, Brandenburg made 5 steals, and senior Maddy Mascho had 3 assists.

Kameron Lightner had a double-double, scoring a game-high 13 points and pulling down 11 rebounds, to lead North Penn-Mansfield while Elaina Shaw added 7 points.

In the JV game North Penn-Mansfield edged the Lady Hornets, 16-15. Freshman Elizabeth Ferero had 9 points for Wellsboro.

The loss drops the Lady Hornets to 3-5 overall and 2-4 in the NTL Large School Division standings. The team is back in action against Troy 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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