By: Tim Birney | | October 9, 2021


ATHENS — Junior Brayden Post scored gave Athens the lead midway through the second half, and the Wildcat defense made it stand in a 3-2 win over Williamsport here Saturday in non-league boys soccer action.

Senior Nate Quinn scored in the 5th minute to give the Wildcats a quick 1-0 lead. Senior Daniel Horton was credited with an assist.

In the 24th minute, Horton scored off an assist from Quinn to put Athens up 2-0.

The Millionaires scored two goals in 76 seconds to tie the game at 2-2.

Owen Kaar scored the first goal off an assist from Angelo Kasas with 9:10 remaining in the first half, and Jimmy Pombor netted an unassisted goal with 7:54 left.

After more than 17 minutes of scoreless action in the second half,  Post scored an unassisted goal with 22:48 remaining in game to put the Wildcats up 3-2.

Athens had an 11-7 edge in shots-on-goal, and a 5-3 advantage in corner kicks.

Senior Levi Kuhns recorded five saves in net for the Wildcats.

Athens, now 8-6 overall, travels to Wellsboro Tuesday. Wellsboro is unbeaten in league play, but has one tie, while Athens has just one loss in NTL play.


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Tim Birney

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 five sites in "The Sports Reports" family that cover 24 school districts in five counties: Valley Sports Report (launched Aug. 10, 2009), Tioga County (NY) Sports Report (Aug. 13, 2018), and Northern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 31, 2020); Northern Tier West Sports Report (March 15, 2021) Southern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 16, 2021).