FRESHMAN SAXON LEADS WILDCATS TO THIRD-PLACE FINISH

By: Tim Birney | AthensWildcats.com | August 31, 2021 | Photo courtesy Chris Manning

 
FRESHMAN SAXON LEADS WILDCATS TO THIRD-PLACE FINISH
 

TOWANDA — Freshman Dylan Saxon finished fourth, and helped Athens to a third-place finish here Tuesday afternoon in NTL golf action at the Towanda Country Club.

Wyalusing earned first-place honors on the day with a four-player aggregate score of 370, while Wellsboro was second with a 395, Athens shot a 404, Towanda was fourth with a 448, Cowanesque Valley was fifth with a 454, and North Penn-Mansfield was sixth with at 502.

Sayre did not field a full team due to Covid quarantines that led to the absence of three starters.

Wyalusing junior Brody Fuhrey won low-medal honors with a round of 86, while NP-M junior Andrew Green and Wyalusing sophomore Nick Salsman tied for second with rounds of 89.

Saxon shot a 90 to lead the Valley contingent, while Athens junior Cam Sullivan and Sayre senior Dylan Seck tied for ninth with rounds of 96, and Athens sophomore Evan Cooper finished 11th with a 97.

Sayre senior Dom Fabbri finished 19th with a 104, and Sayre junior Colton Watkins was 20th with a 105.

Junior Lucas Kraft rounded out the Wildcat scoring with a 121, while sophomore Sean Clare and freshman Keaton Sinsabaugh each tacked on non-scoring rounds of 123.

The NTL golfers return to action Tuesday at Corey Creek Golf Course in 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.