LATE GOALS LIFT ATHENS TO 3-0 WIN OVER NP-LIBERTY

By: Tim Birney | AthensWildcats.com | October 2, 2021

 
LATE GOALS LIFT ATHENS TO 3-0 WIN OVER NP-LIBERTY
 

ATHENS — Athens scored three goals late in the game to pull out a 3-0 win over North Penn-Liberty here Saturday morning in NTL boys soccer action at Alumni Stadium.

With the win, Athens (6-6 overall) improves to 5-1 in league play, and trails Wellsboro (5-0-1) by 1/2-game.

After nearly 69 minutes of scoreless action, junior Brayden Post found the back of the net with 11:04 remaining in the game to put the Wildcats up 1-0. Senior Mason Hughey was credited with an assist.

With 7:22 remaining, senior Daniel Horton scored an unassisted goal to give Athens a 2-0 lead.

Hughey finished off the scoring three minutes later.

Athens had a 14-1 advantage in shots-on-goal, and a 10-2 edge in corner kicks.

Senior Levi Kuhns had one save in net for Athens.

Athens returns to action Wednesday at NEB.

 

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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.