ROE, THOMPSON LEAD ATHENS TO WIN OVER WELLSBORO

By: Tim Birney | AthensWildcats.com | April 27, 2021 | Photo courtesy Tim Birney

 

ATHENS — Senior Emma Roe and freshman Mya Thompson won four events apiece to lead Athens to a 97-51 win over Wellsboro here Tuesday afternoon in NTL track & field action at Alumni Stadium.

Junior Hannah Walker, sophomore Emma Bronson and freshman Emily Henderson were triple-winners as the Lady Wildcats improved to 5-0-1 on the season.

Roe won the 100-meter dash in 12.81 seconds, and Hannah Walker was second in 13.06 seconds. Roe won the 200-meter dash in 29.04 seconds, and Cassy Friend was third in 30.68 seconds.

Roe also won the 400-meter dash in a time of 1:07.37, and Abby Prickitt was third in 1:18.24.

Roe and Thompson teamed with Henderson and Walker to win the 1,600-meter relay in a time of 4:39.38.

Thompson won the long jump with a leap of 15-feet, 9-inches, and Friend was third at 13-feet, 3-inches. She also won the triple jump with a hop, skip, and jump of 32-feet, 8 3/4-inches.

Thompson and Henderson teamed with Friend and Walker to win the 400-meter relay in a time of 55.54 seconds.

Walker won the 300-meter hurdles in a time of 54.4 seconds, and Henderson was second in 56.88 seconds.

Henderson won the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 18.3 seconds

Bronson won the 1,600-meter run in a time of 5:50.01, and Cailyn Conklin was third in 7:32.29 Bronson won the 3,200-meter run in a time of 13:13.88, and Conklin was second in 15:38.17.

She also won the 800-meter run in a time of 2:39.55.

Shelby Morris won the pole vault at 5-feet, by virtue of fewer misses. Emily King was third at 5-feet. Morris finished second in the high jump at 3-feet, 6-inches.

Olivia Bartlow won the discus with a toss of 87-feet, 7-inches, while Emma Pernaselli was second at 80-feet, 3-inches, and Meltem VanHelden was third at 76-feet, 1-inches.

Emma Pernaselli was second in the javelin with a throw of 72-feet, 4-inches. She also finished in the shot put with a heave of 26-feet, 8 1/2-inches.

Athens returns to action next Tuesday when it hosts North Penn-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.