Middle School Hornets shutout Bucktail, 44-0
By: Ed Weaver | WellsboroFootball.com | September 26, 2021
The Wellsboro Junior High Football team won their second game of the year with a 44-0 win at Bucktail on Saturday, September 25.
Jonathan Carl opened up the game with a bang as he took an Alec Magli pass 55 yards for a touchdown. Bucktail would get a stop on the conversion.
Magli would connect with Gavyn Jellif for the Hornets second touchdown of the day. Magli would connect with Maxwell Mascho for a successful conversion pass.
Jelliff opened up the second quarter with a 40 yard run. Bucktail would prevent the Hornets from scoring taking over inside their own 10 yard line. Jonathan Carl would get a tackle for a loss resulting in a safety.
On the first play from scrimmage after the safety, Magli would connect with Luke Rothermel for a 35 yard touchdown strike. After a turnover on downs, Magli scampered 37 yards for a rushing touchdown to end the half.
In the second half, Gavyn Jelliff and Maxwell Mascho connected for a 34 yard touchdown pass.
In the fourth quarter, Cole Knapp scored on a run from 10 yards out.
The win evens the teams record to 2-2 on the year.
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.