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Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — With the regular-season winding down, there are a few things still to be determined, and one of those is the NTL girls soccer title.
This afternoon, Athens hosts Troy in what is essentially a game for the league title.
The Waverly girls swim team, and Athens volleyball is also home today.
Troy (9-0-1) at Athens (9-2-2), 5:30 p.m.: The Lady Wildcats are coming off a 2-1 loss to Class AA (N.Y. State’s highest classification) Elmira Monday, while the Lady Trojans topped Williamson Saturday.
Both teams are unbeaten in NTL play, and tied each other 1-1 in their first meeting earlier this season. This afternoon’s game will likely decide the league title.
Sayre (8-4-1) at Mansfield (3-9-1), 4 p.m.: The Lady Redskins are coming off a 7-1 win over Williamson Thursday, while the Lady Tigers dropped a 5-0 decision at Troy.
Senior Madisyn Wheeler has scored four goals in each of the last two games.
The Lady Redskins cal clinch a berth in the upcoming District 4, Class A playoffs.
In their first meeting, Sayre edged Mansfield, 2-1, in overtime.
Waverly (6-7) at Newfield (3-9), 5 p.m. JV start: The Lady Wolverines are coming off a five-set loss to Newark Valley Wednesday night, while the Lady Trojans were swept at Watkins Glen.
In their first meeting, Waverly swept Newfield by scores of 25-11, 25-10, and 25-10.
Troy (6-5) at Athens (2-9), 6 p.m. JV start: The Lady Wildcats are coming off a 3-0 loss at Wellsboro Tuesday night, while the Lady Trojans dropped a 3-1 decision at Wyalusing.
In their first meeting, Troy won via sweep by scores of 25-17, 25-18, and 26-24.
Notre Dame at Waverly (6-3), 4:30 p.m.: The Lady Wolverines are coming off a 95-91 loss to Watkins Glen Tuesday.
In their first meeting, senior Paige Miller and junior Kennedy Wheeler each won four events to lead Waverly to a 98-55 win.
S-VE (4-7) at Maine-Endwell, 4:30 p.m.: Following a 2-1 double-OT loss at home to Owego Tuesday, the Lady Panthers wrap up the 2017 campaign on turf this afternoon at powerhouse Vestal.
Tioga at S-VE, 4:30 p.m.
Chenango Valley at Waverly, 5 p.m.