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Athens outlasts Troy.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | February 1, 2017 | Photo courtesy Brian Fees


Athens outlasts TroyTROY — Athens stayed undefeated in the NTL Tuesday, but it wasn't easy.

The Wildcats were down 16-12 after the first quarter, but managed to claw their way to a 49-41 Division-I girls' basketball win.

Athens led 25-24 at the half before out scoring Troy 18-6 in the third quarter to pull ahead. Troy rallied in the fourth, out scoring Athens 17-6, but couldn't get over the hump.

Shanell Baglini had a strong all-around game for the Lady Wildcats with 11 points, five boards, five assists, five steals and three blocks, while Breana Gambrell added 12 points and seven rebounds.

Emily Lunger added 10 points while Emma Adams, Ariana Gambrell, Kara Chapman and Reagan Lynch had four points each.

Gambrell and Chapman both had four rebounds as well.

Morgan Gentile led Troy with 16 points, five boards, three assists and three steals while Sam Gentile and Carla Proto had six points a piece. Sam also had 11 boards.

Sam Gentile was injured in the second quarter and didn't return.

Roxanne Kingsley added five points and four rebounds, Madison McClelland netted four points with three steals while Stephanie Pazzaglia and Vanessa Watson had two points a piece.

Marissa Bulkley also chipped in with four rebounds.

"We came up short in a hard-fought game against Athens," Troy coach Brian Burchard said. "We battled tough through an injury and foul trouble. I'm so proud of these Lady Trojans."

Troy is at Wyalusing on Thursday.

Sayre 66, Liberty 12

The Redskins captured the NTL Division II title on Tuesday with the victory.

"Very proud to be coach of this team," Sayre coach Eileen Sparduti said. "Another great team win on the road. And another clinch of a Division II title. 27 bench points is a solid night of ball distribution for us. After a slow start, our defense fueled our scoring to pull away convincingly before half time. We are looking forward to celebrating our accomplishments with our home fans and appreciate the loyal band on hand tonight out on the road."

Kaeli Sutryk led Sayre with 15 points and Chloe Tracy had 11.

Camry Lane and Madi Wheeler had eight points for Sayre. It was a career high for Wheeler.

Molly Ball had seven points and Emily Moore six for the Redskins, while Steph Klovekorn had five points, Andi Noldy four and Blair Wampole two points.

Ball had six boards and four steals and Tracy had eight assists and two steals, with two boards.

Sutryk had four boards and four assists and Noldy had three assists. Lane had six boards and Moore had seven boards. Wampole had four steals, six boards and two assists and Wheeler had three steals.

Michaela Schmouder had six points for Liberty and Alyssa Remley, Emma Williams and Marissa Harer had two points each.

Northeast Bradford 50, Williamson 40

Down 16-11 after the first quarter the Panthers out scored Williamson 39-24 the rest of the way for the NTL Division-II girls' basketball win Tuesday.

Lindsay Moore led a balanced NEB effort with 11 points and seven rebounds while Josie Haverly and Aaliyah Bevacqua had eight points each. Bevacqua added 13 boards while Haverly grabbed seven.

Megan Brown netted seven points with four boards, four steals and eight assists. Vickie Rought netted six points with three boards, Emilee Allis added four points while Jaycee Brown and Kira Pruyne had three points each.

Makayla Butz led the Warriors with 13 points while Andrea Sheive added 11.

Emma Dursh, Hannah Deacon and Emylee Yusko netted four points a piece while Brittany Boyce and Lilly Fitzmartin both had two.

Williamson won the JV game 43-36 as Rought had 11 points.

The Panthers host Canton Thursday.

Wyalusing 36, Towanda 28

Madelyn Edsell and Emily Champluvier combined for 27 points as the Rams picked up an NTL Division-I girls' basketball win Tuesday.

Edsell had 14 points, eight boards, five steals, three assists and three blocks while Champluvier had 13 points and four boards.

Miranda Herbert added six points, five boards, two assists, two blocks and two steals and Sarah Bird had three points, four assists and two steals.

Morgan Woodruff chipped in with six boards, Ashley Carter added three and Hanah Chamberlin notched two.

Ali Daum and Megan Paulish had nine points each to lead the Lady Knights while Courtney Bennett and Cearra McLinko added three points a piece.

Kinslee Kriner and Kristin Leljedal both added two points.

Towanda won the JV game 25-23.

Cowanesque Valley 40, Canton 22

CV jumped out to a 9-6 first quarter lead and never looked back as they picked up an NTL girls' basketball win Tuesday.

Morgan Cady led the Indians with nine points while Nicole Hummel added eight points, six boards and four assists.

Paige Swartz and Brynn Williams had six points a piece, Karmen Short netted five, Amaya Walker added four and Patty Wattles chipped in with two.

Tamara Hess led Canton with seven points while Elle Binford and Shea Roupp had four points a piece.

Joelle Urban and Emalie Marnati both scored three points while Hailey Wesneski added a free throw.

Wellsboro 62, North Penn-Mansfield 19

Janessa Davis had a career high 18 points as the Hornets picked up the NTL Division-I girls' basketball win Tuesday.

Lizzie Poirier added 10 points while Jessica Grab added nine points.

Rachael Tuttle and Emma Poirier had six points each, Autum Kitajima netted five points, Cathryn Brought added four points while Liza Manning and Luna Alexander both had two points.

Shaelyn Berguson had six points to lead the Lady Tigers while Lauren Smith added four points.

Brittany Weiskopff had three points, JoAnne McNamara and Sara Swingle had two points a piece while Miranda Hampsher and Elli Fry had one point each.