NTL GIRLS' BASKETBALL: WYALUSING FALLS TO ATHENS
(2022-01-10)Northern Tier Sports Report
WYALUSING — A slow first half hurt Wyalusing in their 42-20 loss to Athens during NTL girls’ basketball action Monday.
The Wildcats jumped out to a 24-5 halftime lead, behind 10 points from Caydence Macik.
It was a much closer second half, with Athens out scoring Wyalusing 18-15.
Laci Norton led the Rams with six points, as Olivia Spencer and Layla Botts had four points a piece, while Botts also had two steals. Olivia Leichliter, Bryn Zionkowski, and Chloe Bennett had two points each, with Leichliter grabbing six boards, as well. Elana Jennings chipped in with two assists.
After netting just five points in the first half, they hung with Athens in the third quarter, getting out scored just 8-7 as Norton had three points to lead the Rams.
In the fourth four different Wyalusing players scored, as the Wildcats out scored them 10-8.
Macik finished with 16 for Athens, as Karlee Bartlow netted 11.
The Rams will host Sayre on Thursday with a 6:30 p.m. start.
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