Athens Tops Wyalusing 8-1, For Fifth Straight Win.

By: Tim Birney | | May 1, 2024

Athens Tops Wyalusing 8-1, For Fifth Straight Win.

WYALUSING - A strong pitching performance by junior Savannah Persun, and several key hits lifted Athens to an 8-1 win - its fifth straight - over Wyalusing here Tuesday afternoon in an NTL Large School Division softball contest shortened to five innings by rain.

"We knew Wyalusing was a team we couldn't take lightly," said Athens coach Brian Wendela. "They have been playing some good softball the last few weeks.

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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).