CORNING RIDES QUICK START TO 6-0 WIN OVER ATHENS

By: Tim Birney | AthensWildcats.com | September 28, 2021 | Photo courtesy Chris Manning

 
CORNING RIDES QUICK START TO 6-0 WIN OVER ATHENS
 

CORNING — Corning scored 49 seconds into the match, and cruised to a 6-0 win over Athens here Tuesday night in non-league boys soccer action.

Carter Rosno, off a feed from Jaylen King, gave the Hawks a 1-0 lead in the first minute, then scored about three minutes later, on an assist from Aidan Crane, to make it 2-0.

Luke Johns, off a feed from Rosno, made it 3-0 midway through the first half.

Crane finished off the first-half scoring late in the first half, off another assist from Rosno.

Lenard Jensen and Micah Cornfield added second-half goals for the Hawks. rosin recorded his third assist on Jensen’s goal, and Johns had an assist on the final goal of the game.

Corning had a 19-2 advantage in shots-on-goal, and an 8-0 edge in corner kicks.

Junior Grant Liechty registered 11 saves in net for the Wildcats.

Athens falls to 5-5 on the season.

The Wildcats host powerhouse Maine-Endwell Thursday.

 

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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 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.