Athens Offense Backs Persun's 2-Hitter In 11-1 Win Over NEB.

By: Tim Birney | | April 17, 2024 | Photo courtesy Tim Birney

Athens Offense Backs Persun's 2-Hitter In 11-1 Win Over NEB.

ATHENS - Junior Savannah Persun tossed a two-hitter, and Athens pounded out 14 hits in a five-inning, 11-1, win over Northeast Bradford here Tuesday afternoon in NTL softball action.

"Today was a complete team effort, and I think we finally showed what we are capable of when we play at our full potential offensively and defensively," said Athens coach Brian Wendela.

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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).