ATHENS LANDS FOUR ON LARGE SCHOOL DIVISION ALL-STAR TEAMS

ATHENS LANDS FOUR ON LARGE SCHOOL DIVISION ALL-STAR TEAMS

March 21, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Junior J.J. Babcock and sophomore Mason Lister were named NTL Large School Division first-team all-stars, while juniors Tucker Brown and Nalen Carling were second-team selections by the league’s coaches.

TOP-SEEDED DANVILLE TOO MUCH FOR ATHENS IN CLASS AAAA SEMIFINALS

TOP-SEEDED DANVILLE TOO MUCH FOR ATHENS IN CLASS AAAA SEMIFINALS

March 10, 2021 • Tim Birney

DANVILLE — Dante Harward and Jagger Dressler combined for 40 first-half points to lead Danville in an 86-39 win over Athens here Tuesday in the semifinals of the District 4, Class AAAA boys basketball playoffs.

ATHENS UPENDS LEWISBURG AGAIN IN CLASS AAAA QUARTERFINALS

ATHENS UPENDS LEWISBURG AGAIN IN CLASS AAAA QUARTERFINALS

March 5, 2021 • Tim Birney

LEWISBURG — Fifth-seeded Athens scored the first seven points of the game, and never led by fewer than four points the remainder of the game in a 55-41 win over fourth-seeded Lewisburg here Friday night in the quarterfinals of the District 4, Class AAAA boys basketball playoffs.

FAULTY FREE-THROW SHOOTING DOOMS ATHENS IN 60-58 LOSS TO TROY

FAULTY FREE-THROW SHOOTING DOOMS ATHENS IN 60-58 LOSS TO TROY

February 10, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Junior Ty Barrett’s driving lay-up with 2.4 seconds remaining lifted Troy to a 60-58 win over Athens here Wednesday night in NTL Large School boys basketball action.

TUNKHANNOCK'S CHILSON POURS IN 50; WILDCATS FALL, 88-70

TUNKHANNOCK'S CHILSON POURS IN 50; WILDCATS FALL, 88-70

February 8, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Sophomore Ben Chilson put on a show here Monday night, knocking down 12 3-pointers — nine in the first half — en route to a 50-point performance in leading Tunkhannock to an 88-70 non-league boys basketball win over Athens.

 
 
UNBEATEN NP-LIBERTY TOPS ATHENS, 79-59

UNBEATEN NP-LIBERTY TOPS ATHENS, 79-59

February 6, 2021 Tim Birney

LIBERTY — Noah Spencer poured in 34 points, including 16 points from the free-throw line, to lead unbeaten North Penn-Liberty to a 79-59 win over Athens here Saturday night in NTL boys basketball action.

ATHENS CRUISES TO 53-23 WIN OVER WILLIAMSON

ATHENS CRUISES TO 53-23 WIN OVER WILLIAMSON

February 5, 2021 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Chris Mitchell and Carson Smith led a balanced Athens scoring attack in a 53-23 win over Williamson here Friday night in NTL junior varsity boys basketball action.

ATHENS ROLLS OVER WILLIAMSON, 73-27

ATHENS ROLLS OVER WILLIAMSON, 73-27

February 5, 2021 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens turned a close game into a rout with a second-quarter blitz on its way to a 73-27 win over Williamson here Friday night in NTL Large School Division boys basketball action.

TURNOVER-PLAGUED WILDCATS FALL, 71-34, AT DALLAS

TURNOVER-PLAGUED WILDCATS FALL, 71-34, AT DALLAS

January 30, 2021 Tim Birney

DALLAS — Dallas knocked down six first-half 3-pointers on its way to a 22-point halftime lead, and cruised to a 71-34 win over a turnover-plagued Athens here Saturday night in non-league boys basketball action.

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.

 
 
Points
JJ Babcock

JJ Babcock
348

Assists
Mason Lister

Mason Lister
95

Rebounds
JJ Babcock

JJ Babcock
152

Steals
Mason Lister

Mason Lister
49