Hornets fall to Montoursville in double overtime

Hornets fall to Montoursville in double overtime

By: Ed Weaver | NTL Sports | October 20, 2021

The Wellsboro Varsity Boys Soccer team dropped a 2-1 heart-breaking loss in double overtime to Montoursville on Tuesday, October 19.

The game was scoreless for the first 40 minutes until junior Peyton McClure converted a pass from sophomore Caden Smith for a goal with 15:43 left in the second half to give Wellsboro the lead. The Warriors, however, would strike back with 2:31 left in regulation to tie the game up at 1-1. The Warriors later scored the game-winning goal roughly midway through the second overtime period for the win.

The Hornets out shot Montoursville 9-6 on the evening but the Warriors had a 4-2 advantage in corner kicks. Junior Aiden Gehman made 3 saves in goal.

In the JV game the Hornets edged the Warriors 2-1 behind goals by freshmen Micaiah Fitch and Jack Bryant.

The loss drops the Hornets' to 9-4-2 overall. The team will be back in action for their final regular season match on Thursday, October 21 on the road in Hughesville.

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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.