Wellsboro and Athens boys open with a tie.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | September 6, 2017 | Photo courtesy Charlie Berch

 

Wellsboro and Athens boys open with a tieWELLSBORO — It was a marquee matchup to start the season as the Athens and Wellsboro boys squared off on Tuesday night.

In the end, there wasn't enough time in the game to decide a winner as the contest ended in a 2-2 tie after two overtimes.

Gabe Leach and Tanner Runyan each had goals for Wellsboro in the game and Luke Arnold scored for Athens, while the other Wildcats goal came on a Wellsboro own goal.

Athens had 20 shots and three corners and Wellsboro had 16 shots and three corner kicks in the game.

NEB 1, Troy 0

Jude Jampo scored the lone goal for the Panthers in the 29th minute off a Chaz Labarre through ball.

NEB goalie Adam Cole stopped a penalty kick with 52 seconds left to secure the shutout and avoid the tie.

Josh Nowacowski had eight saves for Troy and Kaden Murray helped run the middle of the field to keep Troy in the game.

NEB won the JV game 1-0 on a Julian Jampo goal.

Galeton 5, Towanda 0

Isaiah Shuemaker had a hat trick for Galeton in the victory.

Julian Martinez and Jake Cochran added goals for Galeton in the victory. Martinez added two assists and Joel Griffen had an assist.

Galeton had 29 shots and four corners and Towanda had three shots and three corner kicks.

Brandon Ruef had three saves for Galeton and Jared McNeal had seven saves for Towanda.

Galeton is at Wellsboro on Thursday.

Williamson 3, Northern Potter 2

In wet conditions, Williamson came away with the victory on Tuesday.

Williamson struck first as Andrew Learn scored with no assist at the 30 minute mark and that's the way the game was at the half.

Less than two minutes into the second half, at 41:50, on a ball fed to him by Foster Kosa, freshman Ricky Kunselman was able to tie the game for Northern Potter.

For the next 20 minutes, no one found the net, but Williamson was able to score at the 60-minute mark when Simon Fish finished off a corner kick served by Eathan Shaefer.

Quick to answer back, Ezra Sprow scored off a throw in by Kosa to tie the game up for Northern Potter just three minutes later.

The winner for Williamson came in the 69th minute when Learn beat the defender with a quick shot to win it.

Justin Robbins had 10 saves for Williamson and Holden Cowburn had 13 for Northern Potter. Williamson had 29 shots and six corners and Northern Potter had 16 shots and four corners.

Northern Potter hosts Athens on Thursday.