Select Your Destination

< Feature Stories >

What are you really living for?

The Eaton Calendar - Mar 26

Dr. Seuss-themed family fun night supports The Empty Bowls Project

Reports, motions and a number of area citizens heard

Speaking Well in Wellsboro

How does your mother's brain work?

Rep. Owlett hosts welcoming event for Nelson & Smith

Hornets fall to Loyalsock in D4 title game

What is your purpose in life?

How can we strengthen our body's most critical muscle?

Hydrating - Being Well This Winter

Behind the scenes of Matthews Motor Company's new project!

Joseph R. Every Scholarship

Asa's story inspires a family to change lives, one child at a time!


Wellsboro falls to Holy Redeemer

Hornets' 4th quarter rally falls short in 46-42 loss in PIAA Playoffs


by Ed Weaver - March 11, 2019

A furious 4th quarter rally by the Wellsboro Boys Basketball team came up short in a 46-42 loss against Holy Redeemer at Troy High School in the opening round of the PIAA State playoffs.

After being shutout in the third quarter and trailing 32-23, the Hornets fell behind as much as 11 before they started making their run. Behind seniors’ Brandyn Tuttle (14) and Andrew Brelo (5) Wellsboro chipped away Redeemer’s lead down to 3 points with under 20 seconds to go. Redeemer drew a late foul to go to the line to shoot two foul shots and hit 1-of-2 to make it a 4 points lead. Wellsboro had one final look at the basket but the shot failed to connect, ending the Hornets’ season.

“We got hot and made it close but it all goes back to the third quarter,” coach Todd Outman said following the loss. “We just had a really bad quarter but we didn’t give up and kept plugging away. Brandyn got hot in the quarter then Brelo hit another long three for us, so they kept clawing and gave ourselves a chance but there just wasn’t enough time left on the clock.”

Early on the Hornets struggled inside with Redeemer’s height and trailed by as much as 7 until the finished the quarter trailing 12-8. The Hornets then heated up from behind the three-point line in the second, connecting on 4 long balls, to tie the game up and then take a 3-point, 23-20, lead heading into the locker room.

The Hornets were unable to recover from the 12-0 run Holy Redeemer went on in the third quarter to pull out the win.

Tuttle led all scorers with 18 points, 14 of which came in the fourth quarter, and pulled down 15 rebounds for his 19th double-double of the season. Brelo finished with 8 points, senior Holden Kennedy added 6 points off the bench, sophomore Joseph Grab and senior Hunter Brown scored 3 points each, and senior Tanner Button and junior Andrew Larson chipped in 2 points each.

The loss ends the Hornets’ season with a record of 23-5 (16-0 NTL Large School Division) and ends the careers of Tuttle, Brelo, Button, Brown, Kennedy, and and Cam Tennis.

“They just did a fantastic job this year and I wish them well,” Outman said of his seniors. “I didn’t start the year out in this position and they accepted me when I had the opportunity to come back in and do it, and I really appreciate that. They’re a great bunch of guys.”


Idea/Concept: Ed Weaver

Videography: Ethan Chabala, Kaitlyn Callahan

Video Editing: Ethan Chabala

Writing: Ed Weaver

Anchor: Ed Weaver

Correspondent: Johanna Vogt


Produced by Vogt Media

Funded by Penn Wells Hotel / Lodge, Arcadia Theatre

< Current Stories >


See More Current Stories


Hornets' 4th quarter rally falls short in 46-42 loss in PIAA Playoffs

March 11, 2019


Turnovers doom Hornets in 70-36 loss to Lancers

March 4, 2019


Wellsboro uses hot start to defeat Mount Carmel 73-48

February 27, 2019


Wellsboro rolls past Hughesville 58-27 in opening round of Districts

February 22, 2019


Lady Hornets, Tigers claim NTL Showdown titles

February 18, 2019


Wellsboro takes wins in NTL Showdown semi-finals

February 14, 2019


Wellsboro picks up 52-31 Senior Night victory

February 7, 2019


Hornets' all-time sack leader signs D1 National Letter of Intent

February 6, 2019


Wellsboro wins 17th straight game, 69-48

February 6, 2019


Hornets claim 2nd straight Berguson Trophy game

February 4, 2019


Wellsboro takes control of NTL Large School standings

January 23, 2019


Wellsboro wins 11th straight game before five game road stretch

January 17, 2019


Tuttle grabs 500th career rebound in Hornets third straight win

December 20, 2018


Big 2nd quarter leads Wellsboro past Mansfield, 58-44

December 19, 2018


Wellsboro evens record up at 2-2 after 65-28 win

December 17, 2018


Barnett to continue athletic career at dream school

December 5, 2018


Coach Zuchowski awards Adams & Callahn for 500 digs, kills

November 10, 2018


Wellsboro turns ball over 7 times as they fall to Troy, 38-32

November 5, 2018


Lady Warriors repeat, Lady Mounties win 3rd straight title

November 2, 2018


Rivals to meet in rematch of 2017 District volleyball finals

October 31, 2018


Green Dragons score 3 early goals to shutout Wellsboro

October 30, 2018


Lady Mounties rally from first set loss to win NTL Large School Division

October 19, 2018


Clymer, Poirier score pair of goals in 4-0 shutout

October 17, 2018


Lady Hornets cruise to Senior Night win

October 16, 2018


Turnovers, penalties, and special teams blunders hurt Hornets in loss

October 15, 2018


Rudy scores 5 goals to lead Hornets to 12th straight win

October 12, 2018


Lady Tigers suffer Senior night loss to rival Wellsboro

October 11, 2018


Tigers run past Tioga County rivals for multiple wins

October 10, 2018


Grab goal lifts Hornets past Tigers

October 10, 2018


Hauser eclipses 1,000 yards rushing in win

October 8, 2018


Load More Stories