Wellsboro’s Lady Hornets soccer continue their hot streak as they win their third straight game at home against the Northeast Bradford Panthers by a score of 5-1. The win pushes the Hornets to 7-3-1 on the season with only six games left on the schedule.
In the first half of play, the Hornets controlled possession, but were unable to score until almost halfway into the period.
Jenna Boyce scored her first girl of the night and got the Hornets on the board with 19 minutes remaining in the half and gave the Hornets a 1-0 lead.
The Hornets continued to excel on the offensive end with Cara Tennis also adding a goal to bring the score to 2-0. Boyce had a spectacular game, and scored a second goal in the half, to bring the score to 3-0 at the half and she wasn’t finished just yet.
In the second half Boyce struck again early, giving her a third goal on the night and pushing the Hornets lead to four, giving them some cushion for the remainder of the contest.
Tennis was able to punch in her second goal of the night, just before the Panthers were able to get on the board. The Panthers were unable to score again and the game ended 5-1 Hornets.
Boyce and Tennis carried the load for the Hornets in this one, scoring all of their goals. The Hornets offense looked sharp, with 17 shots on goal and scoring on five of those oppurtunity.
Defensively they were able to put the clamps down on the Panthers, only allowing seven shots on goal and one score.
The Lady Hornets split there next two games on the road against Port Allegany and Troy to move their record to 8-4-1.