Athens over Hornets 21-0 in season finale.

By: Wellsboro Gazette | November 6, 1985

 

A pair of Jodie Cain touchdown runs combined with five Wellsboro lost fumbles led Athens to a 21-0 Northern Tier League football win over the Hornets Friday night in Wellsboro.

It was the final game of the 1985 season for both squads. Wellsboro finished the year with a 5-5 overall record, 2-5 in NTL play. Athens was 4-2-1 in league action, 6-3-1 overall.

Jodie Cain ran for two first half Bulldog touchdowns, a three yarder in the first quarter and a four yarder in the second stanza.

Athens' final score came in the third period when Randy Hatch hit Joe Thompson with a 17 yard scoring pass. Bill Hikok booted all three extra points.

Tim Driebelbies was most of the Wellsboro offense on the night. The senior tailback rushed for 92 yards on 20 carries. Driebelbies has gained 1,102 yards on 217 attempts this year to lead all NTL ball carriers.

Quarterback Eric Olshevski added 21 yards on 11 totes. Kevin Cavanaugh caught the Hornets' lone pass completion, a 17 yarder.