By: Tim Birney | | September 10, 2022


GALETON — Senior Brayden Post scored a pair of goals to lead Athens to a 3-1 win over Galeton here Saturday night in NTL boys soccer action.

Post scored his first goal with 22 minutes remaining in the first half to give the Wildcats a 1-0 lead, but the Tigers scored 12 minutes later to send the game into the halftime intermission at 1-1.

With 16:28 remaining in the contest, Post scored again to make it 2-1, and senior Levent Van Helden, off a feed from junior Korey Miller, tacked on an insurance goal about two minutes later.

Athens registered a 10-2 advantage in shots-on-goal and had a 5-2 edge in corner kicks. The Tigers did not have a shot or a corner kick after the intermission.

Senior Grant Liechty had one save in net for the Wildcats.

Athens, now 4-2 overall and 4-0 in league play, hosts Wellsboro Wednesday in a key NTL match-up.


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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).