Wellsboro pulls away from Towanda

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | January 27, 2017 | Photo courtesy Brian Fees


Wellsboro pulls away from TowandaWELLSBORO - Wellsboro pulled away from Towanda to avoid the upset in NTL girls' basketball action Thursday, winning 48-38.

The Green Hornets led 23-19 at the half while early in the third the Lady Knights led by 2-points.

However, when it was tied at 25-25 Wellsboro went on a 6-0 run to go up 31-25 and ultimately take a 33-27 lead into the fourth quarter.

Once there they outscored the Knights 15-11 for the win.

Lizzie Poirier had 14 points to lead Wellsboro while Autum Kitajima added 11.

Cathryn Brought netted nine, Jessica Grab scored six, Emma Poirier added four, Janessa Davis notched three while Rachael Tuttle scored one.

Cearra McLinko led Towanda with 12 points while Ali Daum added 10 points with five boards.

Courtney Bennett and Megan Paulish had six points a piece with Kinslee Kriner scoring four.

Bennett added seven boards, two assists, a steal and a block while Paulish had three boards, a steal and a block.

Wellsboro won the JV game 38-19 as Heidi Zuchowski had 11 points.

Canton 62, North Penn-Liberty 36

CANTON - Canton out scored the Mountaineers 42-14 in the second half to pick up the NTL girls' basketball win Thursday.

North Penn-Liberty led 20-22 at the half.

Emali Marnati led the Warriors with 21 points while Shea Roupp added 10 points.

Elle Binford and MacKayla Wesneski had six points a piece, Tamara Hess, Joelle Urban and Hailey Wesneski had four points each, Jewell VanRyn added three while Emma Bly and Alexis Palmer both scored two points.

Marissa Harer led NP-Liberty with 12 points while Sarah Alexander and Taylor Thompson had six points a piece.

Katie Mitstifer added five points, Alyssa Remley had four, Michaela Schmouder netted two and McKenzie Bogaczyk notched one.

Sayre 55, NEB 24

Molly Ball grabbed her 500th career rebound in the Sayre win on Thursday.

Ball had 14 points and nine boards, including her 500th, and she added four steals.

Kaeli Sutryk had 15 points and four steals.

Blair Wampole had six points and nine boards, with three blocks and two steals, with two assists, and Chloe Tracy had four points, three assists and four steals.

Andi Noldy had four points and four boards and Camry Lane had four points, five assists, four boards and three steals.

Steph Klovekorn had four points and two steals, while Emily Moore and Brittani Benjamin each had two points.

NEB was led by Josie Haverly with 10 points and Emilee Allis had seven points.

Aayliah Bevacqua had four points for NEB, Lauren Zook had two points and Megan Brown had one point.

"We started slow," Sayre coach Eileen Sparduti said. "Poor shooting and coach (Stacy) O'Conner's defensive game plan kept us guessing early. But, we were able to make some shots in the second period and an offensive adjustment at the half that worked well for us. Our rotation wore them down in the second half. Senior Molly Ball grabbed her 500th career rebound in the second quarter."

Athens 69, Wyalusing 36

Breana Gambrell had 25 points and four boards as the Wildcats stayed undefeated on the season in girls' NTL basketball action Thursday.

Shanell Baglini added 10 points, seven boards, seven assists and four steals while Emily Lunger had 10 points, four boards, three assists and eight steals.

Ariana Gambrell added 15 points, Emma Adams scored six while Reagan Lynch netted three.

Sarah Bird and Madalyn Edsell had eight points a piece to lead the Rams while Miranda Herbert netted seven.

Emily Champluvier scored five, Morgan Woodruff had four while Daphne Fassett and Lexi Schoonover each had two.

Athens is at Seton Catholic Saturday with a 6:30 p.m. start.

Williamson 34, Cowanesque Valley 13

Andrea Sheive had 10 points, nine boards, six blocks and five steals to lead the Warriors to an NTL girls' basketball win Thursday.

Brittany Boyce added nine points and seven rebounds while Makayla Butz had eight points, five boards and four assists.

Maran Davis had three points, Emma Durst added two points and three steals while Emylee Yusko netted two points.

Nicole Hummel led CV with seven points while Paige Swartz, Morgan Cady and Brynn Williams had two points a piece.

Galeton 74, Oswayo Valley 27

Nine different Tigers scored in their North Tier League win Thursday.

Makaya Shadle led Galeton with 18 points while Cortney Parsell added 17 points.

Katelyn Pagano added 11, Laura Parsell, Haylee Ludington, Kitara O'Donnell and Olivia Poganao had six points a piece while Brielle Kalacinski and Eva Olofson had two points a piece.

Galeton won the JV game 23-19 as O'Donnell had six points.

Troy 58, Mansfield 20

Morgan Gentile led Troy with 23 points and Sam Gentile had 19 in the win.

Emilie Cole had four points for the Trojans and Madison McClelland, Autumn Gilbert, Vanessa Watson, Rachel Hickok and Carla Proto had two points each.

Roxanne Kingsley and Marissa Bulkley had one point each for Troy.

Morgan Gentile had five boards, three assists and five steals and Sam Gentile had eight boards, an assist, four steals and a block.

Cole had three boards and an assist, Proto had three boards and two steals and Watson and Gilbert each had rebounds.

Kingsley had two boards and a steal, McClelland had two boards, three steals and a block, Bulkley had five boards and a steal.

Caitlyn Hoffmann had a rebound and Stephanie Pazzaglia had a board, an assist and three steals.

"Our pressure rattled them which allowed for some easy baskets tonight," Troy coach Brian Burchard said.

Lauren Smith led Mansfield with nine points and Sara Swingle had four.

Alyssa smith, Alaina McKee and Shaelyn Berguson all had two points for Mansfield and Miranda Hampsher had one point.

Troy is at Towanda on Saturday.