By: Tim Birney | | January 20, 2022 | Photo courtesy David Alliger


ATHENS — Athens limited Williamson to two first-half field goals on its way to a 30-11 win here Thursday night in NTL junior varsity girls basketball action.

Mya Thompson scored six points in the first quarter to fuel an 11-2 run in the opening stanza.

The junior Wildcats used a 7-2 spurt in the third quarter to stretch their lead to 18-4 at the half.

Ella Coyle and Thompson scored four points apiece in the third quarter to help Athens to a 26-9 lead heading into the fourth quarter.

Thompson led Athens with 12 points, three rebounds, and five steals, while Coyle had 10 points, four rebounds, seven steals, and one blocked shot, Bronson had four points, four assists, seven steals, and three blocked shots, and Izzy Davis hauled down eight rebounds.

Athens returns to action Saturday at Benton.


About the Author

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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).