By: Tim Birney | | October 12, 2021


WELLSBORO — Short-handed Athens, playing without two starters, dropped a 3-0 decision here Tuesday night in NTL Large School volleyball action.

The Lady Green Hornets won by scores of 25-9, 25-17, and 25-13.

Taylor Walker led Athens with 13 setter assists, two kills, and one block, while Cassy Friend had 13 digs, two kills, and one block, and Braelynn Wood added seven kills, one block, and three digs.

Ally Martin had six digs and two kills for the Lady Wildcats, while Ella Coyle registered five digs and two kills, and Kassie Babcock chipped in with three kills and three digs.

Athens, now 3-5, returns to action Thursday at Large School-leading North Penn-Liberty.


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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).