SHAMOKIN BLANKS ATHENS, 6-0, IN DISTRICT 4, CLASS AAAA SEMIFINALS

SHAMOKIN BLANKS ATHENS, 6-0, IN DISTRICT 4, CLASS AAAA SEMIFINALS

June 23, 2021 • Tim Birney

WILLIAMSPORT — Postseason softball is all about pitching, and Shamokin’s Annie Hornberger was on top of her game Tuesday afternoon, limiting Athens to three hits in a 6-0 win here in the semifinals of the District 4, Class 4-A playoffs at Elm Park.

WYALUSING ROLLS OVER ATHENS, 13-0, IN LARGE SCHOOL SHOWDOWN

WYALUSING ROLLS OVER ATHENS, 13-0, IN LARGE SCHOOL SHOWDOWN

June 18, 2021 • Chris Manning

WYALUSING — After playing to a hard fought, 16-14, win over NP-Liberty on Monday, turning around and facing the red-hot Wyalusing Rams was going to be tough for the Athens Wildcats. After going down 3-0 in the first inning things just got worse, and they ultimately fell, 13-0, in five innings during NTL softball Tuesday.

ATHENS' SULLIVAN LEAGUE'S 'OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF YEAR;' FOUR TEAMMATES HONORED AS ALL-STARS

ATHENS' SULLIVAN LEAGUE'S 'OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF YEAR;' FOUR TEAMMATES HONORED AS ALL-STARS

June 17, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens senior Harley Sullivan was voted the NTL’s “Offensive Player of the Year,” and four of her teammates were named to the NTL all-star teams — two first-team and two second-team — in recent voting by the league’s softball coaches.

ATHENS RALLIES TO EDGE NP-LIBERTY, 16-14, IN EPIC COMEBACK

ATHENS RALLIES TO EDGE NP-LIBERTY, 16-14, IN EPIC COMEBACK

May 17, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — There are comebacks, and there are comebacks. North Penn-Liberty scored 11 runs in the second inning to take an 11-5 lead, and led 14-9 after 4 1/2 innings, but Athens scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out a wild, 16-14, win here Monday afternoon in NTL Large School Division softball action.

WYALUSING BLANKS ATHENS, 4-0

WYALUSING BLANKS ATHENS, 4-0

May 12, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Danella Cornell’s two-run home run in the third inning was all the run support Hailey Jayne would need, but Wyalusing would tack on a couple of insurance runs in a 4-0 win over Athens here Wednesday afternoon in NTL Large School Division softball action.

 
 
ATHENS SLAMS WELLSBORO, 13-3, TO AVENGE EARLY-SEASON LOSS

ATHENS SLAMS WELLSBORO, 13-3, TO AVENGE EARLY-SEASON LOSS

May 6, 2021 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Junior Caydence Macik slugged a grand slam and collected seven RBI to lead Athens to a, 13-3, five-inning win over Wellsboro here Thursday afternoon, avenging an early-season NTL Large School softball loss.

ATHENS DOWNS TIOGA, 10-5, TO GO 2-0 AT 'BATTLE AT THE BORDER'

ATHENS DOWNS TIOGA, 10-5, TO GO 2-0 AT 'BATTLE AT THE BORDER'

May 1, 2021 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — Athens took advantage of fourth-inning opportunities to rally past Tioga, 10-5, here Saturday and finish the "Battle at the Border" with a 2-0 record.

MACIK POWERS ATHENS TO 14-3 WIN OVER WAVERLY IN 'BATTLE AT THE BORDER'

MACIK POWERS ATHENS TO 14-3 WIN OVER WAVERLY IN 'BATTLE AT THE BORDER'

May 1, 2021 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — Junior Caydence Macik supplied the offense, and sophomore Aliyah Butler tossed a complete game to lead Athens to a 14-3 win over Waverly here Saturday afternoon in the second game of the “Battle at the Border” softball showcase.

ATHENS KNOCKS OFF TOWANDA, 9-5

ATHENS KNOCKS OFF TOWANDA, 9-5

April 30, 2021 Tim Birney

WYSOX — Athens plated three runs in the top of the fifth inning to take the lead for good on its way to a 9-5 win over Towanda here Friday afternoon in NTL Large School softball action.

 FRANKLIN PITCHES NEB PAST ATHENS

FRANKLIN PITCHES NEB PAST ATHENS

April 28, 2021 Tim Birney

ROME — Sophomore Thailey Franklin tossed a four-hitter to lead Northeast Bradford to an 11-1 five-inning win over Athens here Wednesday afternoon in NTL softball action.

ATHENS RIDES BIG INNING TO 18-8 WIN OVER WILLIAMSON

ATHENS RIDES BIG INNING TO 18-8 WIN OVER WILLIAMSON

April 26, 2021 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens erupted for 10 runs in the third inning to blow open a tie game en route to an 18-8 five-inning win over Williamson here Monday afternoon in NTL softball action.

 
 
Hits
Audrey Hatch

Audrey Hatch
7

Runs
Audrey Hatch

Audrey Hatch
7

Doubles
Harley Sullivan

Harley Sullivan
3

RBIs
Caydence Macik

Caydence Macik
9