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By: Ed Weaver | PIAA District IV | December 22, 2021
The Wellsboro Varsity Girls Basketball team edged Canton, 43-38, for their third straight win and their fourth of the season on Tuesday, December 21.
The entire game was a nail-biter for the host Hornets as they held slim two points leads after the 1st quarter (10-8) and at halftime (22-20). Canton outscored Wellsboro 13-11 in the third quarter to tie the game up at 33-all heading into the final frame.
Wellsboro, however, held the Lady Warriors to just 5 points over the final 8 minutes, while scoring 10 points, to hang on for the 5-point victory.
Freshman Paige Logsdon recorded 11 points and 12 rebounds for her second consecutive double-double to lead the Lady Hornets. Senior Emma Brandenburg and freshman Chloe Brandenburg scored 8 points each, senior Emma Coolidge added 7, sophomore Maddy Mascho finished with 5, and sophomore Emily Morris rounded out the scoring with 4 points. Emma Brandenburg and Mascho added 9 and 7 rebounds, respectively and Coolidge made 5 assists.
Canton's Kendall Kitchen led all scorers with 13 points.
Wellsboro also won the JV game 21-14 behind 8 points from junior Hailie Kerr and 6 from Morris. The JV team improves to 3-1 with the win.
The Lady Hornets (4-1, 3-0 NTL Large School Division) host Hughesville on Thursday, December 23.
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.