Athens Drops 4-3 Heart-Breaker To Once-Beaten Troy.

By: Tim Birney | | April 24, 2024 | Photo courtesy Matt Patton

Athens Drops 4-3 Heart-Breaker To Once-Beaten Troy.

ATHENS - Once-beaten Troy scored three runs in the fourth inning to rally from an early two-run deficit on its way to a 4-3 win over Athens here Tuesday afternoon in NTL Large School Division softball action.

The Trojans, now 7-1, also complete the season sweep of the Wildcats after a 4-2 win at Troy in the season opener.

"Today's game was just a well-played game between two very tough teams," said Athens coach Brian Wendela. "To hold Troy, which has an explosive offense, to four runs. you know you have a chance to win."

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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).