Mansfield Highlights: 01/16/17 – 01/20/17
It’s time once again to take a look at what happened the past week. The Weekly Highlights are a great way to catch up, but don’t forget that you can always watch the full stories from either our front page or the archives section.
Lady Tigers defeat Wyalusing, 57-51
The North-Penn Mansfield Lady Tigers came into their home match up against the Wyalusing Lady Rams carrying an 8 game losing streak. Despite the development of the young Lady Tigers, they had struggled to put one in the win column the past few games. But that would change on Friday night in the Tiger Den.
Scam Alert for County Residents
Police Chief Jim Bodine advises Tioga County residents to be wary of a phone scam affecting our area. Callers posing as Penelec Energy Company are calling with false claims that area residents are behind or late in their utility payments in an effort to gather private information. Please contact your utility providers directly if you receive a call like this and do not provide any financial or personal information. If you have any concerns regarding your Penelec bill, then call Penelec directly at 800-545-7741. Be alert, be smart and don’t get scammed.
Lady Mounties fall to Wellsboro
Three Lady Hornets scored in double figures as the Wellsboro Varsity Girls Basketball team defeated North Penn-Liberty 60-23 on Tuesday, January 17 in Wellsboro.
The win improves the Lady Hornets’ record to 9-5 (8-1 NTL), while North Penn-Liberty falls to 0-11 (0-9 NTL). Wellsboro will be back in action on Thursday against Sayre, while the Lady Mounties travel to Troy.
MU faces Lock Haven in Double Header
Brielle Kelly scored a game-high 19 points for Mansfield, but a late comeback fell short in a 54-46 loss against visiting Lock Haven Wednesday night at First Citizens Community Bank Court at Decker Gymnasium.
Malik Carter scored a career-high 32 points and pulled down 19 rebounds to lead Mansfield to an 89-82 win over Lock Haven in a key PSAC East matchup Wednesday evening on First Citizens Community Bank Court in Decker Gymnasium.
“We knew it would be game or runs and it was,” said head coach Pat Zipfel. “Malik Carter was just unstoppable and really picked us up when we were down.”
The Mounties wrestling defeats Wellsboro
The North Penn-Liberty Mounties picked up a win over rival Wellsboro on the wrestling mat on Thursday, January 19. The Mounties won 9 matches on the night en route to a 53-13 win.
NPL’s Carl Dinger pinned Wellsboro’s Connor Ramsey at 132 lbs., Cameron Andrews pinned Wellsboro’s Caleb Sinker at 145 lbs., and Justin Kriner pinned Wellsboro’s Robert Brown at 285 lbs.
George Kyle (126 lbs.), Riley Walker (138 lbs.), Judson Wise (160 lbs.), Caleb Heater (170 lbs.), Hunter May (182 lbs.), and Roger Learn (106 lbs.) all scored forfeits.
Wellsboro’s Kaleb Smith won by forfeit at 220 lbs., Hunter Brown won a 11-1 major decision over Coby Knipe at 195 lbs., and Jared Moreno won a 7-2 decision over Casey Amaral at 160 lbs.
There were double forfeits at 113 lbs. and 120 lbs.
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