NTL BOYS SOCCER: EARLY GOALS LIFT ATHENS TO 2-0 WIN OVER NEB (10 PHOTOS)
(2020-10-10)Valley Sports Report
LeRAYSVILLE — Athens scored a pair of first-half goals, then made them stand up in a 2-0 win over Northeast Bradford here Saturday afternoon in NTL boys soccer action.
The Wildcats dominated the time-of-possession, and enjoyed a 17-0 advantage in shots-on-goal, and a 4-1 edge in corner kicks.
Junior Nate Quinn scored an unassisted goal about 10 minutes into the game to give the Wildcats a 1-0 lead.
With 7:02 remaining in the first half, the strong leg of senior Tyler Chambers gave Athens a 2-0 lead on a direct kick.
Garrett Cooper recorded 13 saves in net for the Panthers. Cooper had 20 saves in NEB’s 2-1 loss at Athens on Sept. 30.
Athens, now 9-1, hosts unbeaten Wellsboro Tuesday in a key NTL match-up.
IN PHOTO 1: Athens junior Nate Quinn. ... PHOTOS BY CHRIS MANNING.
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