Babcock, Pernaselli, Reid Lead Athens Boys, Girls To Three Wins In Quad Meet.

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

Babcock, Pernaselli, Reid Lead Athens Boys, Girls To Three Wins In Quad Meet.

ATHENS - Junior newcomer Jase Babcock won four events, and seniors Emma Pernaselli and Kelley Reid were triple-winners to lead Athens to wins over Williamson, NEB, and Canton Tuesday afternoon in a four-team NTL track & field meet here at Alumni Stadium.

Boys: Athens 91, Williamson 48, NEB 33, Canton 17

Babcock was a quad-winner, while Reid won three events, and sophomore Brenden Comstock was a double-winner as Athens racked up three wins on the day. Babcock won the long jump with a leap of 20-feet, while junior Peter Jones was second at 17-feet, 8-inches, and senior Davin Spencer was third at 17-feet, 2-inches.

Girls: Athens 99, Canton 31, NEB 30, Williamson 29

Pernaselli was a triple-winner, while seniors Emily Henderson and Abby Panek, and sophomores Abby Burgess and Lizzie Gorsline were double-winners for the Wildcats in wins over Canton, NEB, and Williamson.

Emma Pernaselli won the shot put with a heave of 32-feet, 2-inches. She won the javelin with a throw of 93-feet, 9-inches.

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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).