ATHENS BOYS REMAIN UNBEATEN WITH WIN AT TROY; LADY 'CATS FALL

By: Tim Birney | AthensWildcats.com | October 5, 2021 | Photo courtesy Chris Manning

 
ATHENS BOYS REMAIN UNBEATEN WITH WIN AT TROY; LADY 'CATS FALL
 

TROY — The unbeaten Athens boys swept the top four spots in a 16-47 win over Troy, while the Lady Wildcats dropped a 26-32 decision here Tuesday afternoon in NTL cross country action at Mt. Pisgah State Park.

BOYS
Athens 16, Troy 47
Senior Matt Gorsline led the defending NTL champion Athens in a sweep of the top four spots in a 16-47 win over Troy to remain unbeaten.

Gorsline clocked in at 18:30, while junior Ethan Denlinger was second in 19:02, senior Kyle Anthony was third in 19:42, and freshman Carter Lewis was fourth in 19:46.

Sophomore Nate Prickitt was sixth for the Wildcats in 20:38, while senior Izaak Hobday was seventh in 20:54, and senior Sander Bertsch was eighth in 21:00.

Freshman Pierce Oldroyd finished 12th for Athens in 24:35, while sophomore Ryan Gorman was 14th in 26:19, and Brendan Jones was 15th in 27:30.

GIRLS
Troy 26, Athens 32

Freshman Sara Bronson finished first, and junior Emma Bronson finished third, but Troy used superior depth to pull out a 26-32 win.

Sara Bronson cTROY — The unbeaten Athens boys swept the top four spots in a 16-47 win over Troy, while the Lady Wildcats dropped a 26-32 decision here Tuesday afternoon in NTL cross country action at Mt. Pisgah State Park.locked in at 21:16 — 12 seconds ahead of Troy’s Alyssa Parks, and Emma Bronson finished in 22:02, but five of the next six finishers were from Troy.

Sophomore Thea Bentley finished sixth for the Lady Wildcats in a time of 24:50, while Cailyn Conklin was 10th in 28:13, sophomore Emily Henderson was 12th in 30:06, and Ruby Kinsman was 13th in 33:01.
 

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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.