BALANCED ATHENS JVs ROLL TO 45-28 WIN OVER WILLIAMSON

By: Tim Birney | AthensWildcats.com | January 20, 2022

 
BALANCED ATHENS JVs ROLL TO 45-28 WIN OVER WILLIAMSON
 

ATHENS — Athens took a big lead early, and used balance scoring to pull away from Williamson in a 45-28 win here Thursday night in NTL junior varsity boys basketball action.

Seven different junior Wildcats found the scoring column in a 16-4 blitz in the opening eight minutes.

The second quarter was much the same as six different Athens players scored two points apiece, and stretched their lead to 28-11 at the half.

Conner Mosher led Athens with eight points, while Xavier Watson had seven points, three rebounds, and Kolsen Keathley had six points, three rebounds, and four steals.

Korey Miller scored five points and dished out four assists in the win, while Jase Babcock added four points, four steals, and one blocked shot, Nicholas Jacob and Matt Aquilio chipped in with four points apiece, and Jack Cheresnowsky grabbed a team-high five rebounds.

Athens returns to action Friday at Wyalusing.

 

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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 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.