ANTHONY, ELLIS LEAD UNBEATEN WILDCATS TO WIN OVER WELLSBORO

By: Tim Birney | AthensWildcats.com | April 27, 2021 | Photo courtesy Tim Birney

 
ANTHONY, ELLIS LEAD UNBEATEN WILDCATS TO WIN OVER WELLSBORO
 

ATHENS — Kyle Anthony won four events, and Asher Ellis swept the throwing events to lead Athens to a 99-51 win over Wellsboro here Tuesday afternoon in NTL boys track & field action at Alumni Stadium.

The Wildcats improve to 6-0 with the win, while Wellsboro falls to 4-2.

Anthony led a sweep in the 1,600-meter run in a time of 4:57.21, while Connor Dahl was second in 5:03.01, and Matt Gorsline was third in 5:05.15.

Anthony also led a sweep in the 800-meter run in a time of 2:32.65, with Sander Bertsch second in 2:33.52, and Justin Lynch third in 2:37.3.

Anthony, Lynch, Gorsline, and Dahl teamed to win the 3,200-meter relay in a time of 8:49.13

Anthony and Lynch teamed with John Ayres, and Ryan LaSusa to win the 1,600-meter relay in a time of 3:49.44.

Ellis led a sweep in the discus with a toss of 136-feet, 1-inches, while Lucas Aquilio in second at 98-feet, 8-inches, and Ben Pernaselli was third at 96-feet, 9-inches. Ellis also won the shot put with a heave of 44-feet, 4 1/4-inches.

Ellis won the javelin with a throw of 149-feet, 8-inches, and Zach Stafursky was third at 113-feet, 4-inches.

Gorsline led a sweep in the 3,200-meter run in a time of 11:15.27, with Dahl second in 11:28.65, and Izaak Hobday third in 13:00.84.

LaSusa led a sweep in the 400-meter dash in a time of 54.19, while Ayres was second in 58.58 seconds, and Lynch was third in 59.67 seconds.

Brendan Jones led a sweep in the triple jump with a hop, skip, and jump of 34-feet, 2 1/2-inches, while Connor Brown was second at 33-feet, 2 3/4-inches, and Carter Jones was third at 32-feet, 7-inches.

Jaden Wright recorded three of the Wildcats’ six second-place finishes.

Wright finished second in the 100-meter dash in 11.75 seconds, and LaSusa was third in 11.79 seconds. Wright also finished second in the 200-meter dash in 24.69 seconds, and LaSusa was third in 24.89 seconds.

Wright finished second in the long jump with a leap of 16-feet, 8 1/4-inches, and Joe Toscano was third at 15-feet, 10 1/2-inches.

Levi Kuhns finished second in the 110-meter hurdles, and Carter Jones was third in 20.31 seconds. Kuhns was second in the 300-meter hurdles in 47.66 seconds, and Carter Jones was third in 53.66 seconds.

Ethan Denlinger was second in the high jump with a leap of 5-feet. He was third in the pole vault at 7-feet.

Athens returns to action next Tuesday when it hosts North Penn-Mansfield.

 

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Tim Birney is the founder / owner of River Road Media Group. He was born and raised in the Valley, graduating from Waverly High School in 1984.

Birney earned an Associate's Degree in Journalism from SUNY Morrisville in 1986 and a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism / Public Relations from Utica College of Syracuse University in 1988. He began his newspaper career at The Daily Review in Towanda in 1989, before moving on to The Evening Times in 1995. He spent more than 10 years at the Times, the last four as Managing Editor.

River Road Media Group includes Valley Sports Report (launched Aug. 10, 2009), Tioga County (NY) Sports Report (Aug. 13, 2018), and Northern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 31, 2020). Southern Tier Sports Report is set to launch in 2021.