Middle School Hornets top Towanda
By: Ed Weaver | WellsboroFootball.com | September 7, 2018
The Wellsboro Middle School Football team started their season off on a high note as they beat Towanda 44-8 on Thursday, September 6.
The Hornets started things off with a 75-yard touchdown run by Conner Adams and followed up by a two-point conversion pass to Connor Burrell to give Wellsboro an 8-0 lead. Adams again broke free on an 80-yard run for another score, then found Will Kibler on another two-point conversion pass to make it 16-0.
Adams later connected with Burrell from 11 yard out for another score, then completed the two-point pass to Spencer Wetzel to give the Hornets a 24-0 lead.
Following a Kibler interception the Hornets added one more score before the first half ended as Adams found Kibler. The conversion attempt failed and Wellsboro took a 30-0 lead into the half.
A Black Knight score and conversion cut Wellsboro's lead to 30-8 before the Hornets scored twice more in the second half, both by Burrell. The first score came on a 38-yard run then a 58-yard run and two-point conversion pass to Blake Hamblin.
The win starts the Hornets' out at 1-0 on the year. Wellsboro is on the road on Thursday, September 13 at Bucktail.
Ed Weaver is the owner of Circle W Sports in Wellsboro, PA, is the Sports Director for The Home Page Network and the creator of WellsboroAthletics.com and WellsboroFootball.com. You can follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.