By: Tim Birney | | August 17, 2022 | Photo courtesy Chris Manning


WAVERLY — Athens junior Evan Cooper earned low-medal honors, leading Athens to a 6-0 record in the opening NTL golf match of the season here Wednesday afternoon at The Club at Shepard Hills.

Athens fired a four-man aggregate score of 346 to earn six wins, while Wyalusing was second at 369, followed by Wellsboro at 381, North Penn-Mansfield at 406, Cowanesque Valley at 410, and Towanda at 436. Sayre was 0-6 at 503.

Cooper registered five birdies in a round of 80 on the par-72 course, while his teammate — junior Dylan Saxon — finished second with a round of 84.

Wyalusing senior Brody Fuhrey was third with an 85, and Cowanesque Valley junior Nick West and Wyalusing junior Nick Salsman tied for fourth with rounds of 87.

Athens senior Cam Sullivan and junior Nicholas Jacob tied for seventh with matching rounds of 91.

Athens senior Lucas Kraft finished 14th with a non-scoring round of 96, and junior Sean Clare was 20th with a 106.

Senior Kegan Hayford led Sayre with a round of 117, while freshman Karger Green shot a 119, junior David Hall Jr. added a 127, and freshman Ryne Osmond tacked on a 140.

The Athens and Sayre golfers return to action Monday at the Tyoga Country Club in Wellsboro.

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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).