Hornets rout CV in final game

Hornets rout CV in final game

By: Ed Weaver | NTL Sports | March 12, 2017

The Wellsboro Middle School Boys Basketball team walked away with a 51-18 win over Cowanesque Valley in their final game of the season on Saturday, March 11.

The Hornets led 16-4 after the first quarter, outscored CV 11-1 to lead 27-5 at halftime, then outscored the Indians 24-13 in the second half to close their season out on a high note.

Two Hornets scored in double figures on the day. Joseph Grab led Wellsboro with 18 points, 14 of those coming in the first half, and Isaac Keane with a season-high 13. Darryn Callahan finished with 7 off the bench, Will Poirier had 6, Nevin DeCosta had 5, and Owen Richardson had 2.

Keane finished with 8 steals, 5 rebounds, and 2 assists; DeCosta had 4 assists; Grab had 4 rebounds; and Poirier, Zach Singer, and Callahan all had 3 rebounds each.

Wellsboro lost the B team game 19-16. The Hornets led 8-7 after halftime, but an 8-2 third quarter by CV had Wellsboro down 15-10. Wellsboro outscored CV 6-3 in the final quarter behind two three-pointers from Liam Manning, but it was too little too late. Manning led Wellsboro with 12 points.

The Hornets finish their season with a 14-7 record.

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Ed Weaver

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.