ON TAP TODAY: BUSY DAY IN THE VALLEY, HIGHLIGHTED BY ATHENS-WELLSBORO BOYS GAME
(2020-10-13)Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — There’s plenty of action in the Valley on a busy Tuesday, including a key NTL boys soccer match-up with Athens hosting unbeaten Wellsboro on the pitch at Alumni Stadium.
The Sayre and Athens volleyball teams, and the Athens cross country teams are also hosting events.BOYS SOCCER
Wellsboro (7-0) at Athens (9-1), 5:30 p.m.:
The Wildcats are coming off a 2-0 win at NEB Saturday, while the Green Hornets have been off since a 10-1 win over North Penn-Liberty on Oct. 5.
Unbeaten Wellsboro, which leads Athens by 1 game in the NTL standings, can all but lock up the league title with a win.
Earlier this season, Wellsboro defended its home turf with a 2-1 win over the Wildcats. The loss was their first in league since a 1-0 setback against Sayre on Oct. 17. 2015 — a stretch of 69 games. They had won 39 straight in the NTL, dating back to a 2-2 with Wellsboro on Sept. 5, 2017.Sayre (3-6) at NEB (6-7), 4 p.m.:
The Redskins are coming off a 5-4 win over North Penn-Liberty, while the Panthers dropped a 9-1 non-l eague decision to Sullivan County Monday.
Ten days ago, NEB topped Sayre, 5-3, at the Lockhart Street Bowl.VOLLEYBALL
Williamson (0-5) at Sayre (0-7), 6 p.m. JV start:
The Lady Redskins were swept at home by Cowanesque Valley Thursday, while the Lady Warriors have been off since a 3-0 non-league loss to Williamsport Tuesday.Wellsboro (5-1) at Athens (6-3), 6 p.m. JV start:
The Lady Wildcats are coming off a sweep of Towanda Thursday, while the Lady Hornets were swept at North Penn-Liberty.
Sayre at Canton, 4:30 p.m.
NEB, NP-M at Athens, 4:30 p.m.
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