ON TAP TODAY: POSTSEASON SWIMMING, BASKETBALL ON THURSDAY'S SLATE (2021-02-25)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Postseason swimming in N.Y., and basketball, including three home games, highlight Thursday's action.
Section IV, Class C Championships, 6 p.m. @ Waverly: Junior Kaden Wheeler, and sophomores Oscar Williams and Jerrell Sackett are the top seeds in two events, and freshman is the top seed in one and the second seed in another.
The Wolverines are the top seed in all three relays.
Waverly (5-1) at Horseheads (1-2), 6 p.m. JV start: The Wolverines are coming off an 86-15 rout of Newark Valley Wednesday.
Horseheads won at Waverly, 65-49, Friday.
Athens (11-8) at Towanda (4-12), 6 p.m. varsity start: The Wildcats are coming off a 57-47 win over Sayre Tuesday, while the Black Knights topped Milton, 46-43, Wednesday.
Athens is currently the fifth seed in the District 4, Class AAAA playoffs, while Towanda is currently 12th in the eight-team Class AAA field.
Newark Valley (0-3) at Tioga (0-6), 5:30 p.m. varsity start: The Tigers are coming off an 89-47 loss to Waverly Tuesday, while the Cardinals were thumped, 86-15, by the Wolverines Wednesday.
Horseheads at Waverly (5-1), 6 p.m. varsity ONLY: The Lady Wolverines are coming off an 84-31 win over Tioga Tuesday.
Waverly won at Horseheads, 59-53, on Feb. 13.
North Penn-Mansfield (4-7) at Athens (14-6) 6 p.m. varsity start: The Lady Wildcats are coming off a 43-38 loss at home to Towanda Wednesday, while the Lady Tigers dropped a 44-41 decision at Wyalusing Tuesday.
Athens is currently seeded third in the District 4, Class AAAA playoffs, but trails Shamokin (8-5) by just .0005 points. NP-M is the ninth seed in the eight-team Class AA field.
Tioga (1-4) at Newark Valley (4-1), 5:30 p.m. varsity start: The Lady Tigers are coming off an 84-31 loss at Waverly Tuesday, while the Lady Cardinals topped Owego, 58-37.