By: Ed Weaver | NTL Sports | October 26, 2018
Junior Caitlyn Callahan became just the third Lady Hornet to record 500 career kills as the Wellsboro Varsity Volleyball team swept Sayre on Thursday, October 25 in their final regular season game.
Callahan came into Thursday's game with 475 kills and recorded her 25th to reach the milestone on the very last hit of the night.
The Lady Hornets cruised in the first set winning 25-6, won the second set 25-16, and edged Sayre in the third 25-23 to win their 16th shutout over the season.
Callahan led Wellsboro with 25 kills, 10 points and 2 aces, junior Megan Starkweather had 19 assists and 2 blocks, senior Heidi Zuchowski recorded 15 points and 6 assists, junior Ryann Adams had 12 points, 4 aces and 11 digs, and sophomore Breighanna Kemp had 7 assists and a kill. Sophomore Bailey Monks pitched in with 2 blocks.
In the JV game the Lady Hornets swept Sayre 2-0, winning 25-11 and 25-17. After their 2-0 win against Northeast Bradford on Tuesday, the team finished their season at 11-8.
The win in the Varsity game completes Wellsboro's season at 17-2 (12-2 NTL Large School Division). The Lady Hornets will be back in action in the District IV Class AA playoffs as the #2 seed.