By: Ed Weaver | NTL Sports | February 9, 2022 | Photo courtesy Chris Manning
The Wellsboro Varsity Girls Basketball team suffered a 60-21 loss to Towanda on the road on Tuesday, February 8.
The Lady Hornets' offense struggled all night as Towanda held them to just 7 points in the first half then went on to outscore them 29-14, 20 of those points coming in the third quarter, to roll to the win. Towanda also clinched the NTL Large School Division crown.
The Lady Knights got 25 points from Paige Manchester and 20 out of Porschia Bennett.
Wellsboro won the JV game 24-10 to start off the evening. Richardson led the Lady Hornets with 5 points and Morris, sophomore Olivia Chilson, and junior Hailie Kerr also added 4 points apiece.
The loss drops Wellsboro's record to 8-10 (7-6 NTL Large School Division). The team is back in action for Senior Night on Thursday, February 10 against North Penn-Mansfield.