ANOTHER COMEBACK WIN! ATHENS RALLIES IN FOURTH TO EDGE WYALUSING, 52-51

ANOTHER COMEBACK WIN! ATHENS RALLIES IN FOURTH TO EDGE WYALUSING, 52-51

January 22, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Junior J.J. Babcock scored 11 points in the final 3 1/2 minutes of the game, including a pair of free throws with 10.2 seconds remaining, to help Athens erase a nine-point deficit, and post a 52-51 win over Wyalusing here Friday night in NTL boys basketball action.

ATHENS JVs ROLLS TO 41-18 WIN OVER WYALUSING

ATHENS JVs ROLLS TO 41-18 WIN OVER WYALUSING

January 22, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens took an early lead, and pulled away during the middle two quarters for a 41-18 win over Wyalusing here Friday night in NTL junior varsity boys basketball action.

ATHENS RIDES SECOND-QUARTER BLITZ TO 78-61 WIN OVER NP-MANSFIELD

ATHENS RIDES SECOND-QUARTER BLITZ TO 78-61 WIN OVER NP-MANSFIELD

January 20, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens used a 14-0 second-quarter run, fueled by eight points in 50 seconds from junior Shayne Reid, to overcome an early deficit on its way to a 78-61 win over North Penn-Mansfield here Wednesday night in NTL Large School boys basketball action.

ATHENS JVs BLOW GAME OPEN EARLY IN 55-17 ROUT OF NP-MANSFIELD

ATHENS JVs BLOW GAME OPEN EARLY IN 55-17 ROUT OF NP-MANSFIELD

January 20, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens raced to a 20-point first-quarter lead, stretched it to 33 at the half, and cruised to a 55-17 win over North Penn-Mansfield here Wednesday night in NTL Large School Division junior varsity boys basketball action.

ATHENS KNOCKS OFF SAYRE, 54-41

ATHENS KNOCKS OFF SAYRE, 54-41

January 18, 2021 • Tim Birney

SAYRE — Athens used a 15-5 run that bridged the third and fourth quarters to blow open a close game en route to a 54-41 win over crosstown rival Sayre here Monday night in NTL boys basketball action.

 
 
ATHENS JVs FALL TO SAYRE, 33-29

ATHENS JVs FALL TO SAYRE, 33-29

January 18, 2021 Tim Birney

SAYRE — Sayre used a 14-5 second-quarter run to rally from an early deficit, and then held on for a 33-29 win over crosstown rival Athens here Monday evening in NTL junior varsity boys basketball action.

NO LETDOWN FOR WILDCATS; ATHENS BESTS NEB, 65-56

NO LETDOWN FOR WILDCATS; ATHENS BESTS NEB, 65-56

January 16, 2021 Bob Baker

ATHENS – Going into Saturday’s NEB-Athens boys basketball contest both coaches were worried how much their respective teams might have left in the gas tank.

ATHENS RALLIES FROM 16-POINT 4TH-QUARTER DEFICIT TO EDGE WELLSBORO, 54-53

ATHENS RALLIES FROM 16-POINT 4TH-QUARTER DEFICIT TO EDGE WELLSBORO, 54-53

January 15, 2021 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens wiped out a 16-point fourth-quarter deficit in less than three minutes, then needed a pair of 3-pointers by sophomore Mason Lister in the final 47 seconds to pull off a stunning, 54-53, come-from-behind win over Wellsboro here Friday night in NTL boys basketball action.

ATHENS JVs FALL AT TROY; DROPS DOUBLE-OT DECISION TO WELLSBORO

ATHENS JVs FALL AT TROY; DROPS DOUBLE-OT DECISION TO WELLSBORO

January 15, 2021 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens dropped a pair of decisions this week, including a double-overtime heartbreaker Friday night, in NTL junior varsity boys basketball action.

TROY TAKES DOWN ATHENS, 70-53, IN EARLY-SEASON SHOWDOWN

TROY TAKES DOWN ATHENS, 70-53, IN EARLY-SEASON SHOWDOWN

January 13, 2021 Chris Manning

TROY — In a physical, foul-plagued game Athens came up short against Troy, dropping a 70-53 decision, in NTL Large School boys’ basketball action Wednesday.

ATHENS FALLS AT MOUNT CARMEL, 61-40

ATHENS FALLS AT MOUNT CARMEL, 61-40

January 11, 2021 Tim Birney

MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel limited Athens to just 15 points, and built a 13-point halftime lead en route to a 61-40 win here Monday night in non-league boys basketball action.

 
 
Points
JJ Babcock

JJ Babcock
47

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