|NTL BOYS BASKETBALL: WELLSBORO CRUISES TO 81-48 WIN OVER ATHENS (16 PHOTOS) (2018-01-09)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS Wellsboro rode a fast start to a 22-point halftime lead, and cruised to an 81-48 win over Athens here Tuesday night in NTL Large School Division boys basketball action.
Colin Pietropola scored 10 points in the first quarter, and Brandyn Tuttle added seven points as the Green Hornets jumped out to a 22-12 lead.
Pietropola scored seven more points in the second quarter, and Tuttle and Nic Ingerick added four points apiece to fuel a 26-14 run that pushed the Wellsboro lead to 48-26 at the half.
Senior Ethan Lane scored 10 points, and senior Gavin Stein added seven points to pace the Wildcats in the first half.
Ethan Lane led Athens with 13 points, while Stein scored 12 points, junior Aric Westbrook added eight points, and sophomore Aaron Lane chipped in with five points.
Pietropola led Wellsboro with 21 points, while Tuttle and Dalton Prough scored 16 points apiece, and Quinn Henry added 14.
Athens, now 7-4, returns to action Thursday when it hosts Troy.
IN PHOTO 1: Athens Gavin Stein. PHOTOS BY TIM BIRNEY.