|NTL JV BOYS BASKETBALL: ATHENS RIDES FAST START TO 56-39 WIN OVER COWANESQUE VALLEY (2019-01-10)
Valley Sports Report
WESTFIELD, Pa. — Athens got off to a fast start and cruised to a 56-39 win over Cowanesque Valley here Wednesday evening in NTL junior varsity boys basketball action.
Griffen Stein, who canned a pair of 3-pointers, and Aidan Westbrook scored six points apiece, and Troy Pritchard added five points, including a traditional three-point play to lead Athens to a 17-8 lead after the first eight minutes.
Tucker Brown, Westbrook, and Stein scored four points apiece in the second quarter, and James Benninger-Jones and Ryan Thompson each knocked down 3-pointers as the junior Wildcats built a 35-14 halftime lead.
Stein led Athens with 19 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, and Westbrook added 10 points.
Pritchard scored seven points in the win, while Brown had six, and Benninger-Jones chipped in with five points.
Athens returns action at NEB Friday night.
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