Wellsboro knocks off two-time defending D4 champion Millville, 2-1.

By: Ed Weaver | NTL Sports | October 10, 2017

 
Wellsboro knocks off two-time defending D4 champion Millville, 2-1.
 

After trailing 1-0 early, Wellsboro scored two unanswered goals to pick up their 12th win of the year and remain undefeated against two-time defending District IV champion Millville on Monday, October 9.

The Quakers jumped out to an early lead not even five minutes into the game on a Zach Kremer goal.

10 minutes after Millville's goal (25:18), Wellsboro's Tanner Runyan scored on a direct kick to tie it at 1-1. The score remained tied until 21:04 of the second half as Cam Tennis made a header off an assist from Gabe Leach to put Wellsboro in front, 2-1, for good.

The assist was Leach's 50th of his career.

"What a great game tonight," said Wellsboro head coach John Shaffer. "I'm so proud of the boys. We went down 1-nil inside the first 10 minutes and it was the first time we trailed all year. The boys were very resilliant. We really dominated the last 70 minutes of the game. The defense was so good, we limited them to 4 shots and only 1 in the last 70 minutes."

Wellsboro took 9 shots on the day and edged Millville 4-2 in corner kicks. Nate Redell made 3 saves in goal to earn his 12th win this season for the Hornets, while Gage Michael made 5 saves for the Quakers.

Girls Soccer

Elmira 2, Athens 1

The Lady Wildcats scored first with 4:37 left as Ariana Gambrell pressed the goalie and blocked a clearing pass which fell to Morgan Ferguson who finished it for a goal. Athens led 1-0 at the half.

Elmira scored on a free kick to tie it in the second half, and then with 24 seconds left they finished a scramble on the box to make the final score 2-1.

"Elmira provided a great match up for us and the game featured some fantastic play by both teams," said Athens coach Rich Pitts. "He girls played outstanding soccer and we took a big step towards being ready for Districts. We head back into conference play and a huge game with Troy on Thursday."

Wellsboro 5, Wyalusing 1

Wellsboro's Kailee Clymer scored 4 goals on the afternoon, including a first half hat trick, to lead the Lady Hornets past Wyalusing, 5-1 on Monday.

Clymer put Wellsboro up 1-0 eight minutes into the game and scored again two minutes later off an assist from Emma Poirier. Clymer's third goal of the first half came in the 23rd minute off an assist from sister, freshman Kerrah Clymer.

Wyalusing's Sarah Bird cut into the Lady Hornets' lead with 15 minutes remaining in the first half, but Wellsboro wasn't finished scoring.

12 minutes into the second half Kerrah Clymer scored her 10th goal of the year to pad Wellsboro's lead back to three goals before Kailee capped the scoring with 7 minutes remaining on another Poirier assist.

The Lady Hornets outshot Wyalusing 28-11 and had a 5-3 advantage in corner kicks. Sydney Tremper made 9 saves in goal.

Other Scores

Boys

Williamson 5, Troy 2
Galeton 6, Sayre 2
North Penn-Liberty 8, Towanda 0

 

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