ATHENS JVs RIDE BIG SECOND QUARTER TO WIN OVER WYALUSING

By: Tim Birney | AthensWildcats.com | January 10, 2022

 
ATHENS JVs RIDE BIG SECOND QUARTER TO WIN OVER WYALUSING
 

WYALUSING — Athens used a big second quarter to take control in a 30-16 win over Wyalusing here Monday night in NTL junior varsity girls basketball action.

The junior Wildcats were held without a field goal in the first quarter, but Mya Thompson was 4-for-4 from the free-throw line. Athens trailed 5-4 after the opening stanza.

Sara Bronson took over for Athens in the second quarter, pumping in 11 points to fuel a 16-2 blitz that gave the Wildcats a 20-7 lead at the break.

Athens out scored Wyalusing, 10-9, in the second half, with Thomason scoring six points, and Bronson adding four.

Bronson led Athens with 15 points, seven rebounds, and 10 steals, and Thompson had 11 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and nine steals.

Raven Glisson had four rebounds and one blocked shot in the win, while Izzy Davis had four boards, and Savannah Persun grabbed three boards.

 

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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.