Lady Hornets hang on against Liberty

Lady Hornets hang on against Liberty

Wellsboro fends off Liberty comeback attempt to stay undefeated

 

by Ed Weaver - April 16, 2016

The Wellsboro Varsity Softball team held on for a 6-5 victory over North Penn-Liberty to remain undefeated on Friday, April 15.

The Lady Hornets, who only had 5 hits on the entire afternoon, jumped out to an early 4-0 lead after the first inning and then scored 2 more runs in the second to lead 6-0. North Penn-Liberty got 3 runs back in the third and 2 more in the fifth to cut it to 6-5, but the Wellsboro defense dug in and held on for the win.

Sophomore Sydney Tremper was 2-for-2 with a double and 2 RBI’s to lead Wellsboro at the plate. Senior Alexa Singer was 1-for-3 with a double and RBI, senior Jenny Young was 1-for-4, sophomore Alyssa Yungwirth was 1-for-4, and sophomore Brianne Keane had an RBI.

Singer scored 2 runs, senior Sarah Ingerick scored a run, senior Darci Warriner scored 2 runs, and Yungwirth also added a run.

Yungwirth picked up her second win of the year, making her 11-0 for her career. The sophomore threw a complete game, 3-hitter and struck out 13 batters while only allowing one walk.

For North Penn-Liberty, Brooke Harvey was 1-for-4 with an RBI, Abby Heatley was 1-for-3 with 2 RBI’s, and Lauren Smith was 1-for-3. Harvey scored 2 runs, while Smith, Jillian Berguson, and Carmen Bates also added runs. Kristina Buchanon started on the mound for Liberty, only lasting 1/3 of an inning for the loss. Savanah Doney pitched the remaining 5 2/3 innings, giving up 3 hits, 2 runs (1 earned) and added 2 strikeouts.

The win improves the Lady Hornets’ record to 4-0. The team will be back in action on Monday, April 18 as they host Cowanesque Valley.

Credits:

Writing: N/A

Photography: Sarah Wagaman

 

Produced by Vogt Media

< Current Stories >

 

See More Current Stories

 

Modeling fall & winter fashion and Christine A. Moore hats

October 20, 2020

 

Landon, Binford combine for 41 points in Troy win

October 19, 2020

 

Bronson, Laudermilch win individual league crowns

October 19, 2020

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

October 17, 2020

 

Krone family runs, paddles & bikes in Step Outdoors event

October 16, 2020

 

Spacious, peaceful home atop the hills above Hills Creek

October 15, 20202 (Previously aired May 23, 2020)

 

Recommendation from Family Medicine Physician Lara Jaussi, DO


October 14, 2020

 

The Eaton Calendar - Update

October 13, 2020

 

Blossburg resident breaks personal growing record

October 13, 2020

 

Keane's 4 touchdowns lead Hornets to Homecoming win

October 12, 2020

 

Lehman's 3 rushing TDs lead North Penn to victory

October 12, 2020

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

October 10-11, 2020

 

News, Sports, & Weather with Lauren Gooch

October 9, 2020

 

Women of all ages enjoy Ladies Night at Tyoga Golf Course

October 9, 2020

 

Take a tour of 214 Earl Circle

October 8, 2020

 

Local bus service gets creative & reinforces safety measures

October 7, 2020

 

A growing audience, a fantastic host, and the best agents ever!

October 6, 2020

 

Pick your pumpkin at Rockberry Farms!

October 5, 2020

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

October 3, 2020

 

Support This Year’s Friends of Soldiers + Sailors Campaign

October 2, 2020

 

Keep Tioga County Open!

October 1, 2020

 

Be kind and courageous, and keep Movin’ Together!

September 30, 2020

 

New Blossburg business brings extra flavor to the county!

September 29, 2020

 

Trojans rally from 14-point deficit for 34-21 win

September 28, 2020

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

September 26, 2020

 

Q&A with Laurel Health Centers' Angela Dixon, CRNP

September 25, 2020

 

Back to Basics with Pastor TJ Freeman

September 24, 2020

 

Hornets end 10-game losing streak with Athens

September 23, 2020

 

Will you help walk dogs, clean, or play with kittens?

September 22, 2020

 

Panthers top Hornets 17-14 on Senior Night

September 21, 2020

 
 

Load More Stories