Hornet Soccer teams win 3 Thursday games

Hornet Soccer teams win 3 Thursday games

By: Ed Weaver | NTL Sports | September 27, 2019

The Wellsboro Soccer teams combined for three wins on Thursday, September 26.

The Wellsboro Varsity Boys team rolled to their 6th straight win, improving to 7-2 (5-1 NTL) as they beat Galeton 12-1. During this 6-game win streak, the Hornets have outscored their opponents 48-2 (24-1 last two games).

"Eight different players scored and five provided at least one assist tonight," head coach Todd Fitch said. "There is a rhythm to this game and right now the boys are flowing with it."

Junior Kaeden Mann led the way for the Hornets with a 4-goal performance on the night, tying him for 2nd in goals in a game with Brett Rudy, Noah Fitch, Josiah Hill, and Erik Stemcosky.

Junior Will Poirier scored a pair of goals, while junior Luke Pondo, junior Joseph Grab, sophomore Owen Richardson, senior Luke Leach, Alvaro Garza-Seijo, and sophomore Dustin Benedict all scored goals.

Mann also contributed 3 assists on the night in addition to his goal total. Junior Ethan Ryan, Grab, Poirier, and Pondo also recorded assists.

Wellsboro also won the JV game, scoring a 4-0 shutout. Freshman Sam Rudy scored a pair of goals and freshmen Jack Poirier and Jackson Brill also added goals.

The Lady Hornets traveled to Sayre and earned a 3-0 win to erase a two-game losing streak. After a scoreless 1st period junior Jessa Lohr scored with 25:36 to go on a deflected shot to put the Lady Hornets up, 1-0. 12 minutes later junior Jena Boyce converted a pass from freshman Jordyn Abernathy to make it a 2-0 game.

Wellsboro's third goal came on a Sayre own goal with 6:18 remaining.

The Lady Hornets took 30 shots on goal and prevented the Lady Redskins from registering a shot attempt.

The win improves the Lady Hornets' record to 5-4-1 (5-3-1 NTL).

In the Middle School game, the only game in Wellsboro on the night, the Horents scored a 4-0 win over Troy.

Dillon Boyce had a hat trick for the Hornets, scoring 1 in the first half and 2 more in the second half. Jacob Abaidi also scored for Wellsboro as the Hornets out shot Troy 16-1.

The young Hornets improve to 6-2-1 on the season.

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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.