BALANCED WILDCATS PLACE FIRST AT LEAGUE MATCH FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT WEEK

By: Tim Birney | AthensWildcats.com | September 13, 2022 | Photo courtesy Lance Larcom

 
BALANCED WILDCATS PLACE FIRST AT LEAGUE MATCH FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT WEEK
 

WESTFIELD, Pa. — All six of Athens’ golfers placed in the top 15, and the Wildcats took first place for the fifth consecutive week here at the NTL golf match at River Valley Country Club.

The Wildcats shot a four-player aggregate score of 356 to top runner-up Wyalusing by 12 strokes. North Penn-Mansfield was third at 374, edging out Cowanesque Valley, which was fourth at 378.

Wellsboro placed fifth at 378, while Towanda was sixth at 432, and Sayre was seventh at 498.

Athens junior Evan Cooper finished third with an 83, and sophomore Dylan Saxon was fourth with an 86.

Senior Lucas Kraft shot a 93 to finish 11th for the Wildcats, while sophomore Brady Darrow shot a 94, senior Cameron Sullivan carded a non-scoring round of 95, and junior Nicholas Jacob shot a non-scoring round of 96.

Cowanesque Valley junior Jordan Vargeson was low-medalist on the way with a 79, edging out second-place finisher Andrew Green of North Penn-Mansfield by one stroke.

STANDINGS: 1. Athens, 30-0; 2. Wyalusing, 25-5; 3. (tie) Wellsboro, 17-13 and North Penn-Mansfield, 17-13; 5. Cowanesque Valley, 11-19; 6. Towanda, 5-25; 7. Sayre, 0-30.

The NTL golfers return to action Monday at the Towanda Country Club.

 

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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.