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Second Quarter Surge Leads Lady Wildcats Past Wellsboro

Second Quarter Surge Leads Lady Wildcats Past Wellsboro

By: Ed Weaver  /  January 14, 2024

A 14-point 2nd quarter by Athens started a 2nd half ran to break open a one-point game and defeat the Wellsboro Lady Hornets 48-42 on Saturday, January 13.

The Lady Hornets led early as they outscored the Lady Wildcats 15-7 behind 5 points each from juniors Chloe Brandenburg and Paige Logsdon. However, Athens went on a 14-7 run in the 2nd quarter to make it a one-point, 22-21 lead in favor of Wellsboro, at halftime.

Athens posted 15 points in the 3rd quarter to take the lead at 36-32 heading into the final frame. Athens again outscored Wellsboro 12-10 over the final quarter to hold on for the six-point win.

Brandenburg led all scorers with 23 points, hitting 5 three-pointers in the game for the second time this season. Senior Maddy Mascho scored 7 points, senior Emily Morris added 6 points, and senior Emily Richardson rounded out the scoring with a point.

Abby Burgess (19) and Addy Wheeler (16) led Athens on the evening.

Athens won the JV game 15-12. Wagner led Wellsboro with 6 points while freshman Elizabeth Ferero and senior Hannah Gilmour scored 3 points each.

The loss drops the Lady Hornets to 3-7 (2-6 NTL Large School Division). The team is back on the court Monday at Sayre.

 

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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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