North Penn-Mansfield loses hard fought battle against Wellsboro

By: Courtney Bower | SouthernTiogaAthletics.com | February 1, 2020 | Photo courtesy Courtney Bower

 
North Penn-Mansfield loses hard fought battle against Wellsboro
 

Saturday night's game kicked off on a high note for the North Penn-Mansfield Tigers as they pulled ahead of the Wellsboro Hornets in the first quarter by two points 21-19. Wellsboro fought back in the second quarter upping the Tigers 33-31, also by two points going into halftime. The excitement was building in both the crowd and the players as the third quarter began. Dominick Garverick lead the Tigers on the court with the leading 22 points scored. However the Tigers' now 8 point head over the Hornets did not last into the final quarter. Wellsboro beat back on North Penn-Mansfield with ferocity on defense, only allowing the Tigers to score 7 points for the quarter. In the end, the Wellsboro Hornets came out on top with a final score of 65-59.