Hornets Sting Towanda Black Knights!
The Wellsboro Hornets returned home this weekend after suffering a defeat at the hands of Wyalusing. They will enjoy the comforts of their home turf the next two games, giving them the benefit of home field advantage.
On Friday night the Hornets faced off against the Towanda Black Knights. Wellsboro’s players, the crowd, and the field were adorned with pink in support of the fight against breast cancer.
Michael Pietropola led all passers with 154 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Towanda’s Noah Huff threw for 114 yards and 1 touchdown. The Hornets pulled ahead early, leading at halftime with a score of 21-7. Towanda rallied in the fourth quarter to bring it to a two-score game. In the last 47 seconds, Towanda would punch it into the end zone on a three yard run by Yates to make the score 28-21. The Hornets got the ball back after Towanda’s failed onside kick attempt. Wellsboro claimed victory with a final score of 28-21.
The Hornets now move to 7-2, setting up a critical match-up with 8-1 North-Penn/Mansfield. These two teams will face each other in Wellsboro this Friday, October 31st at 7:00pm. Wellsboro Home Page will be covering highlights of that game as well. Come out and support your teams!
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