Male Athlete of the Week
North Penn-Liberty Soccer
Cadian Alexander is a sophomore for the Liberty boys soccer team and had a huge game with a season opening hat trick. Alexander led his team in goals with three, and also in shots with six and pressured the Sayre defense throughout the evening helping Liberty to a huge 9-1 win to open up their season.
According to coach Grinnell, Alexander is expected to be one of the standout performers on this team. With a fairly young roster for Liberty, they will look for the young players on this team like Alexander to step up and help lead if they plan on improving on last season.
Liberty’s next game is Thursday Sept. 12 where they will host North East Bradford.
Female Athlete of the Week
Helping lead her team to a 2-0-1 record to begin the season, Jenna Boyce has been a key component to their early success. Scoring four of the teams nine goals on the season, she has already shown to be a big part of the offense for the Hornets. Boyce also had a huge goal this past weekend, with the score tied against Williamson in overtime, Boyce came up clutch with a goal with only two and half minutes remaining in the game to give the Hornets a 5-4 lead and eventually give them the win.
Boyce leads the Hornets with shots on goal with 16 and has shown an innate abillity to get to the goal and pressure the defense in the process.
Boyce will look to continue her great season when Wellsboro hosts Athens Thursday Sept. 12.